Goth Boy Clique 4evr: Lil Peep Remembered

New School rapper Lil Peep died Wednesday night in Arizona. Our desert hellscape has claimed the life of a rising artist, who was an inspiration to the misanthropes and outcasts living under this rock of a city.
Downtown Phoenix Protest of Donald Trump (live coverage by PHX SUX)

Downtown Phoenix Protest of Donald Trump (live coverage by PHX SUX)

Do you think the 45th president is enabling fascism even more than former heads of state have? We at PHX SUX see the argument, and have some reporters on the street today. Stay safe out there…   As of 4:00 AZ TIME:   As of 5:00 AZ TIME As of...
PREMIERE: Jerusafunk's Cosmic Debut 'The Hierophant'

PREMIERE: Jerusafunk’s Cosmic Debut ‘The Hierophant’

Jerusafunk is clearly in tune with the inner funk of the galaxy.
Is Phoenix’s Lit Scene Really On Fire—Or Is It Just Blowing Smoke?

Is Phoenix’s Lit Scene Really On Fire—Or Is It Just Blowing Smoke?

It is a cliché that the Phoenix is a bird which burns itself down to birth something new... but it's fucking true.
Stop Calling Roosevelt Row an Arts District

Stop Calling Roosevelt Row an Arts District

Pete Petrisko tells us why it's NoMoRoRo. Calling Roosevelt Row an "Arts District" at this point might be the greatest bait-and-switch scheme Downtown Phoenix has ever witnessed.
How I Learned To Love Phoenix By Flirting With Seattle

How I Learned To Love Phoenix By Flirting With Seattle

A visit to Seattle reminds our writer about what's REALLY great about living in Phoenix.
Why Are the Names of Phoenix Suburbs So Shitty?

Why Are the Names of Phoenix Suburbs So Shitty?

The name Phoenix is nothing short of kickass, layered in meaning and metaphor. So why do all the other names for cities in Maricopa County fucking suck?
'The Last Phoenician' — Imagining Phx Lovecraft-Style

‘The Last Phoenician’ — Imagining Phx Lovecraft-Style

In the heart of this arid cradle once sprawled a city: a network of glass and steel that dared to defy the tyrant sun's will. Yet there came a time when the weeping earth did swallow all of mankind and its arrogance, while the great solar eye watched unblinking.
Loving the Blemish

Loving the Blemish

True to its perfect name, Phoenix is a risen city, one destined to destroy itself ad nauseum. Living here is pure defiance, not only to nature, but to reason.
Wait, So You Hate Phoenix?

Wait, So You Hate Phoenix?

Nope.
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Check out this dope write up of WAVVES and Joyce Manor by Ronin Woods!
Get Spooky With This "Goosebumps" Synthwave

Get Spooky With This “Goosebumps” Synthwave

One Phoenix artist is determined to bring back the scares. DreamReaper hits us with a kick ass re-imagining of the classic Goosebumps theme in an open love letter to nostalgia and the supernatural.
Father John Misty was Radiant at the Orpheum

Father John Misty was Radiant at the Orpheum

Flute solos played and fog dispersed throughout the theater as the crew set up for Father John Misty - All of this setting one of the strangest tones the Orpheum may have ever housed.
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U2, “The Joshua Tree”, and the myth of America

Last night we saw U2 play "The Joshua Tree" in Glendale. Here's our thoughts on their trip down memory lane.
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Things That Don’t Suck In Phoenix This September

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‘Poltergeist’ Was The Perfect Suburbanite Horror Flick

Rest in Peace, Tobe Hooper.
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PHX Protest Attendees Recall their Experiences

We spoke with protesters and witnesses about Tuesday nights rally.
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dent’s ‘Tweaker’ Is Agitated Garage Rock At Its Best

Garage rock bands are a dime a dozen and Phoenix's music scene is no exception to this plague. But every once in a while a gem comes along—in this case, dent—that reminds you why you fell in love with this genre in the first place.
Images from Phoenix Trump Rally and Protest 8/22/17

Images from Phoenix Trump Rally and Protest 8/22/17

We have photos from the Trump protest in Phoenix last night.