Arizona has an up-and-coming food scene, and there's a lot to be proud of, for sure. But when Chow Bella published a list of things that make Phoenix a better food town than New York City, I just had to laugh. The difference in size alone makes the two incomparable. Since moving back to New York six ... More >>
By now you've no doubt read, re-read, shared on Facebook and Twitter, and angrily commented on our friends at West Coast Sound's monster of a list, The 20 Worst Hipster Bands.
Like it or hate it, it's hard to debate one key fact brought up by Ben Westhoff: "...most of today's 20 and 30-something b ... More >>
Dammit, Scumbag SteveLet's go ahead and start this whole thing off with a rhetorical question: is there any one thing more subjective than one's taste in music? Probably not. Taste in music is like a snowflake -- everyone has their own, unique set of genres and bands that they enjoy listening to ... More >>
Penny LaneDJ Jake GoldsmithName: Jake Goldsmith
AKA: DJ Goldsmith
Current gigs: Wednesday nights at Bar Smith for The Scenario with Hempsey in the Main Room.
Genres spun: House, disco, techno, acid and many, many others.
How did you get started as a DJ? I've always loved music and have alway ... More >>
Listening to Fortress, the latest album from indie rock quartet Miniature Tigers, is a rather enjoyable affair, yet it leaves me heartbroken. My sorrow is born of the fact that Fortress would have been a top contender for album of the year among Arizona bands, if the band was still operating out ... More >>
Just when you thought Trey Parker and Matt Stone couldn't get any more offensive, they did it. According to TwentyFourBit, Parker and Stone are making a Broadway musical about Mormonism."Growing up in Colorado, a lot of our friends were Mormons and we always thought their book would make a great ... More >>
William Fucking Reed is hitting the road for the Empire State in the spring.Start spreading the news: William Fucking Reed is moving to New York Fucking City in April.
The stylish 32-year-old DJ has apparently had his fill of being a Phoenician and will become a Gothamite after his moves to the ... More >>
Brooklyn has become a mecca of sorts for indie rock in the past decade, with numerous new bands emerging from its brownstone-lined streetsI was listening to Sirius XMU yesterday while driving with the air conditioning on, since it's a balmy November in the Valley. On came a song by new indie/psyc ... More >>
Michael McDonald's recent collaboration with Grizzly Bear is as mind-bogglingly fantastic as you can imagineIt came to my attention yesterday that former Doobie Brother/Kenny Loggins partner-in-crime Michael McDonald had collaborated with Brooklyn indie rockers Grizzly Bear for their new single " ... More >>