Michael Lopez


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  • 4 years ago | Lists

    ​Inspiration comes from many different places, the radio being one of them. While carousing around town in my hooptie the other day, the Notorious B.I.G./Puff Daddy/Mase 1997 classic "Mo Money, Mo Problems" came on over my speakers, much to...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    It seemed to happen when no one was looking, but all of a sudden, Australia has turned into a hotbed of electronic music. Credit Cut Copy's brilliant 2004 album, Bright Like Neon Love, for luring the eyes and hears of music fans Down Under. The at...

  • 9 years ago | Lists

    So why the hell am I waxing nostalgic all of the sudden? This will be my last post as an Up on the Sun blogger. I have decided it is time to move on from UOTS and from Phoenix, as well. Before I go, I felt like I should share...

  • 9 years ago | Sound Off

    Editor's Note: We here at Up on the Sun are sad to announce that we are losing Michael Lopez as a staff blogger. Lopez is moving back to his hometown, Portland, Oregon. Over the past three years, M.Lo has been a distinct voice on this blog and in ...

  • 9 years ago | Lists

    A scenario like this happens more often than not, but there's still hope for those albums initially overlooked -- hope that usually comes in the form of a song that went unnoticed in the first place, yet now begs for repeated listens. That one son...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    The Last Place, upon further listens, is a solid, well-rounded indie rock record. The album chronicles a failed relationship, a topic that lends itself rather well to Kennedy's songwriting abilities. Army Navy have, thankfully, managed to inj...

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