Is it possible to have a New Years Resolution for a whole city? Not sure, but I have one. One for Phoenicians one and all, myself included. So here goes: Let's take some musical risks, Phoenix. Let's look for opportunities to try new things. No sticking to known quantities.
We want to help. There is a lot we try to accomplish with our pieces. We want to criticize intelligently, we want to give context. But a lot of the time, we want to introduce. If any piece I write on a band I believe in earns them even one new listener, I consider it a success. But you don't have to depend on us, or other music journalism outlets for that matter, to find out about new things. There are pitfalls to that.
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