After a two-and-a-half-year run, DJ William "Fucking" Reed has decided to pull the plug on Sticky Fingers, Bar Smith's ultra hip Friday night dance party (which just so happened to win our best of award for Phoenix Best Weekly Dance Night for Hipsters in 2012, and a whole bunch of other years before ... More >>
In this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, we profiled 10 new(ish) bands we expect to dominate Phoenix iPods and boomboxes this long, hot summer. We'll be focusing more deeply on those artists over the next couple of days on Up on the Sun.
See the entire list: 10 Phoenix Bands You Should Be Listeni ... More >>
William Fucking ReedReed deejays Sticky Fingers every Friday night at Bar Smith. For more info, visit Sticky Fingers' official website.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Currently, my car radio defaults to KWSS 106.7-FM, which hosts ... More >>
You've got to get up to get down for Jen Deveroux's birthday circus! Psych yourselves up for what's sure to be an almost too fabulous dance party.The awesome cartoon element of this flier caught our eye right away. We can't imagine that anyone will be sitting in a corner with a martini by themsel ... More >>
William "Fucking" ReedWelcome to Pop Quiz, a new recurring series where we sit down notable folks about town and force them to take a geeky pop culture test. Today we feature electronic maven William Fucking Reed.
Look out First Friday -- Sticky Fingers, the weekly electronic bash that goes down ev ... More >>
When she's not spending her time being a gossip girl, Taylor Momsen is content with leaving her fans still wanting more. At least that's what the lead singer of The Pretty Reckless did last time the band performed here, when they limited their set to just half an hour. Talk about a drag.Maybe Mom ... More >>
Halloween weekend showed no signs of slowing down at The All Hallow's Day (Night) Costume Ball at The Crescent Ballroom. Live entertainment included a costume contest (congrats E.T.), Flamenco Por La Vida, and DJs Sean Watson, William Reed, Don Ricardo, Benni Beatnik, and many more.
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Greyhound SoulIt's big music weekend here in Phoenix. We've already mentioned the JFA/Father Figures/Asses of Evil/Anarchy Taco party at Hollywood Alley; the chilled-out sounds of Washed Out, Tour de Fat, and Foo Fighters, but each weekend we bring five shows that may have slipped through the cra ... More >>
Sometimes a remix doesn't need to drastically depart from an original song. The Strobes -- a Phoenix-based DJ collective featuring William Reed, Ryan Breen, Thomy Hoefer (AKA Prince $$) -- doesn't go off the map with their take on T. Rex's classic rock anthem "Bang a Gong (Get It On)," keeping t ... More >>
Anthony "Hartbreaks" HartHere's some heartbreaking news for Phoenix's DJ and indie music scenes: Anthony Hart (who goes by the stage name DJ HartBreaks) is planning to vacate the Valley next month and will head for the concrete jungle of New York City.
The 29-year-old made his plans known yester ... More >>