The Dandy Warhols, Roxy Lounge, 5/20/12

The Dandy Warhols The Roxy Lounge Sunday, May 20, 2012

You'd be hard-pressed to find a band as crowd-pleasing as The Dandy Warhols. On Sunday night, the Portland-based quartet covered all their bases, unwinding into shoegaze drifts of fuzz that sent out waves of psychedelic charm balanced by catchy power-pop sing-alongs.

This was the band's first stop in the Valley in almost 14 years. Courtney Taylor-Taylor told the crowd, "Our first time playing in Scottsdale, none of this was here," he said, referring to the crowded Old Town strip.

"We played in a strip club attached to a wrecking yard," Taylor-Taylor said. "Those are my two favorite places, combined into one!"

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Troy Farah is an independent journalist and documentary field producer. He has worked with VICE, Fusion, LA Weekly, Golf Digest, BNN, Tucson Weekly, and Phoenix New Times.
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