• Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    The Five Greatest Hip-Hop Clean Versions of All Time

    There's a reason Arrested Development's fourth season came fully-bleeped despite being on Netflix, and it's the same reason some people prefer their Die Hard replays on basic cable and their "Gold Digger" MP3s ripped from a Wal-Mart version of Late Registration. Sometimes the censored version is jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    10 Tripped Out Songs About Hallucinogens and Psychedelics

    See also: The 10 Coolest, Scariest, Freakiest Songs About Heroin See also: 10 Songs About Cocaine See also: 15 Songs to Light Up to on 4/20 Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. It's in many ways the enduring holy trinity of pop music. Like it or not -- we're not advocating anything -- drugs are responsib ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Seven Awesome Things About The Gathering of the Juggalos

    ‚Äč When it comes to summer music festivals, most people tend to think of well established, corporate-sponsored events like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, or the Pitchfork Music Festival. But one music festival that seems to be establishing itself as something of a big ticket in recent years is the annual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Sir Jinx: What Happened After N.W.A. and the Posse?

    ‚ÄčThis is an installment in The Posse Project, a 12-day series where catches up with all 12 guys pictured on the cover of N.W.A's first album, N.W.A. and the Posse. Today we continue with Sir Jinx, a producer who went on to create the beats for some of the hardest hitting diss trac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Hanson, Smashing Pumpkins FINALLY Form Supergroup

    This is what happens when you let Xzibit pimp your band nameIt was announced this week that SXSW will be getting yet another addition to its already fruitful lineup: Tinted Windows. The band consists of Taylor Hanson (Hanson, duh), James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins), Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick) and Adam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Phoenix's Top 10 Local Hip-Hop MCs

    As our readers have pointed out before, "Top 10" lists are subjective. The list that follows is our take on the ten best hip-hop MCs in the Valley. But since there are dozens and dozens of rappers in the PHX, we're sure to leave somebody's favorite out.

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Bach to Basics

    Because it's not Taco Bell's Cannon

  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    The Longest Yawn

    Heavily padded football movie hits all the familiar notes

  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Blaze Rock

    Death of a Dream
    (Urban Authentic Music)

  • Film

    November 10, 2005

    Off the Tracks

    Clive Owen gets pushed to his limits, right along with the audience

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    O.C. Can You Say

    When indie goes prime-time, what's left?

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Fast Track

    Smooth-rhyming rapper Ol' Green Eyes rides his ticket to overnight stardom

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Scopin' Shorties

    The Kreme Machine parachutes into Jamaican Blue Lounge, an oasis of anti-Snottsdale in the belly of the beast

  • Calendar

    August 15, 2002

    Suburban Nightmare

    Anger Management Tour brings Slim Shady to Valley of the Sun

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    The X-ecutioners

    Built From Scratch (Loud Records)

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    High and Dry

    Tha Liks X.O. Experience (Loud/Columbia)

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Rap and Roll (and Fold)

    Thanks to Dr. Dre and his partners in crime, smoking dope looks cool again

  • Calendar

    April 10, 1997