A longtime supporter of Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu says the sheriff tipped him off that 40 to 50 migrant kids would soon be placed in his community. Oracle resident Robert Skiba believes that the minors will be bused by federal authorities to the Sycamore Canyon Academy on Tuesday. He told m ... More >>
Hawaii-bred reggae rock group Iration take change in stride. Each of their albums explores a different side of their musical influences--ranging from drummer Joseph Pickens' love for Lamb of God to lead vocalist/guitarist Micah Pueschel's penchant for the Beatles--while keeping their roots in tradit ... More >>
The last time I spoke to Tonsil Yeti they were just releasing their debut album, A Bomb and A Bull, which quickly made the band a recognizable fixture in Flagstaff's local music scene. This time around, I caught the Northern Arizona quintet hungover somewhere in California (they didn't quite know wh ... More >>
The six musicians of Hollywood Undead blend an eclectic mix of musical tastes -- old school hip hop, heavy metal and classic rock, to name a few. The band wears masks, updated this year based of inspiration from masks created by the fans. The band ha toured the world, helped sell out UK's p ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship
C'mon, Jesse, rock the boa, for old times' sake... Do the reporters who pen the Political Insider column for the Arizona Republic know how to use Google? Does their editor? I wonder this after reading this Sunday's edition of the Insider. The column talks up the fact that the former governor of Mi ... More >>
Many people in P-town are transplants who’ve made the trek from elsewhere to try and build a better life here in the Valley of the Sun. Some people, like John W. Edwards, bring their booming indie businesses with them. This week, we’d like to give a Local Label Spotlight shout-out to Edwards’ ... More >>
The very, very best of 2007
Penn & Teller kick much troofer butt... I thought it might be instructive to answer this e-mail from 9/11 troofer Brian Cook in Ventura, California, who writes in response to last week's cover story, The Yoda of 9/11: Regarding your article the Pheonix New Times, great job at ignoring the science ... More >>
P-town's bi-Beyoncé and her chubby Chamillionaire check up on some Latin flava at Pan Dulce
World Without Tears(Lost Highway)
Mark Insley does an emotional detox in the desert and creates an Americana gem
Local roots-music queen Rena Haus moves back to Minnesota to save her family's farm
Royal Crown Revue may be the don of gangster bop, but Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is starting to muscle in on its turf
Is the Lone Fire a preview of California-style infernos to come?
NO,YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A ROCKET SCIENTIST. JUST FLEX YOUR MISSILES.