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  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    DJ Element Announces His Retirement

    One of the best turntablists in Arizona, if not the entire southwest, announced today that he's hanging up his headphones for good and bidding farewell to the DJ world. Logan Howard, known to many by his moniker DJ Element, dropped a bombshell on the local music scene within the last hour when he s ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Rappin' Radical

    Grime is the unholy terror of the Valley's hip-hop scene

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Quiet Riot

    Rockin' the house but shying from the spotlight, DJ Element is the Valley's no-flash grandmaster

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    About Fase

    Compelling release show lives up to disc

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Casket Life

    That's one for new Stomping Ground Records

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Hot and Bothered

    Goldwater heir and local urban-music impresario join forces to turn up the Heat

  • Music

    February 19, 1998

    Know Doubt

    Long-awaited Know Qwestion CD answers all skeptics

  • Music

    October 2, 1997

    Bring the Pain

    Wu-Tang's tour of apathy gives hip-hop yet another black eye

  • Music

    April 10, 1997
  • Music

    September 19, 1996

    Worst of Phoenix--The Music Scene

    Just a few splashes of vinegar to cut all the honey in this issue . . .

  • Music

    March 7, 1996
  • News

    December 21, 1995

    The War on Hip-Hop

    Nightclubs draw minorities, they get dissed by the authorities. Rap ain't allowed in this white-bread town. Don't hire our Kops? We bust yo' chops. Word.