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We’d been wanting Strange Lot to come down to the Radio Phoenix Studios for some time so it was great to have them down in the laboratory mixing it up. We talked the new record, our love of Tucson music, and animated videos. And don’t forget that TONIGHT, March 4,Read More →

2016 awards recap

Alrighty gang, this wraps up our 2016 Awards portion of the year. A big thanks to everyone who came out to the Awards Show at the Trunk Space last night. We will now continue to cover all the new shit. More local, national, and international music coverage is on theRead More →

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Snake! Snake! Snakes! came into being back in 2010, and since then, the band has undergone several transformations in sound since the orchestral indie rock of their s/t debut. And, this year alone, Snake! Snake! Snakes! released both an LP in April and an EP in December. When you listenRead More →

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Casey Hopkins “Touch” Snake! Snake! Snakes! “Numb” Candy Cigarettes “My 45” Dirt Friends “My Guts” The Molochs “You And Me” The Well Rested “Towers” Tom Misch “Watch Me Dance”Read More →

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Snake! Snake! Snakes! “Breakdown” Phoenix’s Snake! Snake! Snakes! headed down to the Old Pueblo to record their new EP with Matt Rendon at Midtown Island Studios. “Breakdown” is the first single from that forthcoming effort. The band’s style certainly has morphed since we first heard them back in 2010. TheRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor RØÅR Impossible Animals Local sweethearts of the music scene, RØÅR, recently released a new LP at the end of April. Impossible Animals reconfirms Roar’s status as one of the bands you should be keeping an eye (or ear) on. “Dream” opens the album. A befitting position forRead More →

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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 Joe Golfen Contributing Writer Photos by Zach Lewis Contributing Photographer The McDowell Mountain Music Festival once again took over part of Margaret T. Hance Park, filling the normally quiet section of downtown Phoenix with three days of indie-rock, experimental electronica, and jammy funk. The always eclectic lineup seemed especiallyRead More →

We always seem to find one artist every year that really confronts that lazy, shiftless musician archetype with perspective-changing force. This past year, Dan Tripp (aka Allmond) of Field Tripp fame went above and beyond to earn our award for “Hardest Working Musician”. In addition to releasing THREE EPs withRead More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor The 12th Annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival is slated to be held March 27-29, 2015. And, for the third year in a row, MMMF will be holding the party at Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix. Last weekend, event organizers released the much-anticipated line-up and this year promisesRead More →

1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Deon Doughty. Throughout the years, I have found a lot of unique ways to express myself artistically, including: painting, music, poetry, film making, acting, directing, lighting, promoting, graphic design and my bread and butter, web development. Currently my creativeRead More →