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By Matt Marn Staff Writer For Phoenix guitarist and songwriter Ryne Norman, every new opportunity is a chance for something great. Every new fan, each potential collaboration with another local artist means so much to him, he gives everything he has to each new venture – and to every wordRead More →

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1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Pete Petrisko. I make things and sometimes make things happen.   2. How did you get your start? I first got my start in the late 80s, organizing an art exhibit in downtown Phoenix for painter, and convictedRead More →

Buy Your Friends Music

by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor Many of you who are reading this right now are musicians. Musicians, who spend hundreds, thousands of hours creating music. Hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on gear. And hundreds, more like thousands of dollars recording it. Not to mention all the time and effortRead More →

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Young guitarist Gus Campbell rocks crowds across Phoenix, shoots live music video by Matt Marn Staff Writer The crowd is packed into Last Exit Live – more so than it has probably been in a long time. Phones and cameras are out – no one wants to forget what’s aboutRead More →

Leonardo DiCapricorn // Red Tank!  Nerf War This split cassette release off the Rubber Brother Records label out of Tempe comes with a walloping seven tracks as opposed to the usual 2×2 we get find on splits. Somehow that feels like an extra bargain once you get into the goodnessRead More →

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Jordan Prather is tired of waiting around. Faced with the prospect of marketing his new electro-pop project, Head Over Heart, in a city without much of an electronic music scene (outside of live DJs) – and the uncertainty, or even futility, of seeking label support – he simply started hisRead More →

Actors Theatre

by Mark Anderson Senior Editor Have you been hearing more about the Actors Theatre lately? I know I have and I can see why too. A consistent buzz has been building around the troupe for the past 30 years! Well, almost 30. Starting in 1985, the Actors Theatre of Phoenix certainlyRead More →

Rad Music Videos

Katterwaul “No Free Meals” For more on Katterwaul, check out Tucson Portraits: Brittany Katter of Katterwaul. Book of Shred “Don’t Wait” Kathryn Rose “Consistency” Lenguas Largas “Yard Sale Heart” Lonna Kelley “Something Strange” More rad music videos here…Read More →


It all started with a post to Instagram: “Everyday I’m gonna post me wearing a different local bands shirt till I’m out. Warning, I have a bunch.” And with that Jalipaz of the mighty Audioconfusion Creative Recording Space embarked on journey that has lasted well over 3 weeks and doesn’t showRead More →

New Albums

Prom Body  Naughty By Natural  I first hopped on the Prom Body train when I came across Creep the Strange (their 2013 full length) last year. The brainchild of Tucson’s Michael Fay also of Sleep Like Trees and Pollution Solute, Prom Body has recently been enjoying some early attention for the newRead More →