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by Zach Lewis Contributing Writer “No one was Safe. No one was Sober.” This quote from Saturday’s main organizer of debauchery, A Claire Slattery, perfectly sums up what was an exciting evening of community support and indulgence. Situated just west of Arizona State’s main Tempe campus, the Maple Ash (Farmer Wilson)Read More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor “Vengeance”, the first track off the new Liam and the Ladies album Tour EP, strikes at the heart of the Ladies’ enduring and growing presence as one of the premier ska acts in the Valley. They’re inflicting righteous retribution on those who would dare say “skaRead More →

Wait a minute. A new diner is opening downtown so Bragg’s Pie Factory will actually be serving pie?! The new Bragg’s Factory Diner is also vegetarian/vegan? When I think it couldn’t get any better, I learn that the diner is the collaborative effort of Liam Murtagh (from my favorite local skaRead More →

An ILLustrated Mess William Reed takes on the YabYum 7! Good Friends Great Enemies made one of my favorite albums of the year, really, truly.  Queen of country in the Valley, DJ Dana, answers the YabYum 7! Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market provide one of my favorite alternatives toRead More →

With so many great Arizona albums constantly coming out, sometimes we can’t quite cover everything we’d like to. With that said, we wanted to showcase three albums we’ve been checking out!_ First up is Peachcake who, a couple months ago, released the much anticipated Unbelievable Souls. Check out Mitchell L.Read More →