Concerts

Phoenix Art & Soul, Phoenix Indie Bowl 2009, and Neon Indian Over the Weekend

Phoenix Art & Soul While music-minded patrons shopped for deals on used CDs and audio equipment at the Used Beats Swapmeet, more than fifty artists set to work painting New Times stands with their own artistic visions. See them up close and personal at Local Breeze next First Friday. In the meantime, check out these shots of the stands mid-progress from Saturday, November 21, 2009...see photos

Phoenix Indie Bowl 2009 in Photos First the bad news: New Times is not your 2009 Indie Bowl champions. I take full responsibility for the failure of our vaunted "All Midwest Transplant Team," as I had by far the team's lowest score of the night in our first game, which I only partially redeemed myself for in the second...full story

Concert Review: Neon Indian at the Rhythm Room What do you do when you create a lo-fi masterpiece -- a meticulous side-project that builds on your already impressive resumé as an electronic music mastermind? Get some friends to tour with you and flesh out your brilliant, albeit subdued, sound. Such is life for Brooklyn musician Alan Palomo, whose latest project, Neon Indian, came through Phoenix last night...full story

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Jonathan McNamara