5 years ago | Lists
Crescent Ballroom celebrates its fifth anniversary today. It's hard to imagine what downtown would look like without the venue, which in terms of influence seems older than it is. But back in 2011 owner Charlie Levy just wanted to create a venue w...
5 years ago | Q&A
The "hardest working band in the world" is back. After years of silence following their heartbreaking 2013 album Hummingbird and a massive globetrotting tour to support it, they just released the considerably more optimistic followup Sunlit Y...
5 years ago | Local Wire
Back in 2004, Andrew Jackson Jihad played local Phoenix venues for tiny audiences. But over the past 12 years, they’ve made six acclaimed studio albums, headlined international tours, and risen to the forefront of folk punk before starting fresh w...
5 years ago | Concert Review
Weezer and Panic! at the Disco (P!ATD) share a number of odd similarities: both got alarmingly popular after their debut album, especially with a youth audience; both went on to significantly change their style for a sophomore album that they...
5 years ago | Hip-Hop
Vic Mensa doesn't hesitate about taking risks, but for too long, those risks were with his personal health. As the Chicago rapper and Savemoney founder rose in popularity and began collaborating with the likes of Kanye West and Skrillex, his drug ...
5 years ago | Nerd Culture
Phoenix nerds, we know you don't need any more distraction than you already have, given you probably haven't stopped playing Pokemon Go for the last month. But you need places to walk while playing, right? And you need to find other trainers to pl...