Nathan Willett of Cold War Kids says that when it came time to make the band's new record, the forthcoming Dear Miss Lonely Hearts (due April 2), they decided to play less to what the band "should be," and more to what it "could be." "I feel like we started to do that with the last album [2011's Min ... More >>
We love movies and we love food. And every once in a while, a scene comes along that sticks in our brains for, like, ever.
These are the scenes that combine film and food in the best way -- to make you laugh or smile or maybe even get a little misty-eyed. From '90s action flicks to modern animated ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: DJ Dana, Courtney Marie Andrews, Sun Ghost, Source Victoria Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, in which Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artists. If yo ... More >>
"Vinyl isn't dead...But something is rotten in Phoenix."
That's the tagline for The Big Something, the first feature for Phoenix-based Running Wild Films. The film is a whodunit revolving around the murder of a record store owner, and was shot on location at Phoenix's Tracks in Wax record store ... More >>
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Ever since Oprah name-dropped the Moscow Mule, this classic cooler is suddenly red hotWe're uncorking our latest column, Bottoms Up: a weekly guide to everything brewed, bottled, blended, barrel-aged and generally booze-soaked.
Sometimes it's impossible to nail down e ... More >>
A young Frank Sinatra, after being arrested for "carrying on" with a married woman (which was a crime way back then). Not one of the things that makes him cool, but a damn good photo.When it comes to crooners, they don't get any cooler than Frank Sinatra. Over the course of his 60-year career, "O ... More >>
Kevin Smith on George Carlin: He only wanted to be an actor, but no one would give him a big role.I had a really good time talking to writer/director/actor/unrivaled geek icon Kevin Smith for this week's music section. Such a good time, in fact, that I couldn't fit all of the worthwhile, oft-prof ... More >>
Lauren GilgerJosh Parry behind the bar at SideBar in downtown Phoenix.Josh Parry is serious about drinks.
He will not allow his bartenders to free-pour the sweet and sour in one of their signature cocktails, a Cucumint Martini. It must be measured with a jigger.
"It's that exact," he says. "If y ... More >>