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U2, "The Joshua Tree", and the myth of America

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.
Soft Shoulder, Silver Apples, And The Sweet Sound Of Entropy

Soft Shoulder, Silver Apples, And The Sweet Sound Of Entropy

This week on "Rock Blotter": We let Soft Shoulder's "Songs and Intermissions" punch a hole in our eardrums.
Lav Andula Makes Music For Necromancers To Chill Out To

Lav Andula Makes Music For Necromancers To Chill Out To

Noise music, cheesy dance pop, and the Star Wars Expanded Universe collide in this week's Rock Blotter as we listen to Lav Andula.
Willetta Conjures Spirits With Their Ghostly "Frisson" EP

Willetta Conjures Spirits With Their Ghostly “Frisson” EP

For this edition of Rock Blotter, we listen to the ghostly sounds of Willetta's "Frisson" EP.
Fetal Pink Rolls Us Up In A Ball Of Sound Like A Druggy Katamari

Fetal Pink Rolls Us Up In A Ball Of Sound Like A Druggy Katamari

This week's Rock Blotter dives deep into the death rock sounds of Fetal Pink.
Kendrick Lamar Pulled The Stars Down From The Sky In Phoenix

Kendrick Lamar Pulled The Stars Down From The Sky In Phoenix

Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. Tour kicked off on Wednesday night in Phoenix. PHX SUX was there to witness King Kendrick showing us all why he deserves to wear the rap crown.
koleżanka Hooks Us With "bury me"

koleżanka Hooks Us With “bury me”

For this edition of Rock Blotter, we take a look at koleżanka's quietly cosmic "bury me".
Sunn Trio's New Album Is The Perfect Soundtrack For Chasing Mirages

Sunn Trio’s New Album Is The Perfect Soundtrack For Chasing Mirages

This week on ROCK BLOTTER we take a look at Sunn Trio's free jazzy new album. A blend of jazz, noise, psychedelia, and world music, it's one of the raddest local LPs we've heard this year.
Michelle Embree Talks About D.I.Y. Tarot Cards And Telling Stories

Michelle Embree Talks About D.I.Y. Tarot Cards And Telling Stories

Michelle Embree is a storyteller, author, and Tarot reader. We talked to the touring artist about performance art and metaphysics before her upcoming show at The Trunk Space.
"My Baby's Fun Had Gone": How The Labyrinth Soundtrack Saved Bowie From A Decade Of Sucking

“My Baby’s Fun Had Gone”: How The Labyrinth Soundtrack Saved Bowie From A Decade Of Sucking

The "Labyrinth" soundtrack is back out on vinyl for the first time since its release in 1986. We take a look back at the album and the positive impact it had on Bowie during his time in the Zeitgeist's "doghouse".