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.
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 5:40 AZ TIME Protesters on...
Andy Warpigs Debuts Video for NEET, Tackles Late-Capitalist Alienation
As much as I’ve seen of “Welcome to the NHK,” it’s the story of a ‘NEET’ in training, or what they call a hikikimori in Japan. Which is someone who stays home and doesn’t necessarily have a stable job or income. They are people who don’t leave the house for anything more than groceries or...
Keep On Pushin’ – Art, Birth, and Mother’s Day
“In many ways, our society still views the female figure as grotesque and that the things that it does are kind of grotesque as well. We’re always trying to clean up those things or beautify them in some way.” Solis wanted “to really embrace the physicality of the experience and to openly show a vagina,...
The Satanic Temple on Menstruatin’ With Satan And Messin’ With Texas
We sat down with representatives from The Satanic Temple's Arizona Chapter to find out more about their "Menstruatin' With Satan" and what else the Temple's got cooking in their cauldron.
Song of the Dead Bird – An Interview with Phoenix’s Poet Laureate
Rosemarie Dombrowski being Phoenix’s Poet Laureate feels a little like that amazing girl you know who is dating that awful bro. Like, why is she even with that city, she could do so much better. And yet, she is ours, Phoenix’s, and it’s nice to see the city returning some of that love she so...
Fade Away and Radiate: The Phoenix Burn Grows Cold
EDITOR’S NOTE: All photos in this piece were shot by Lauren Karp. Last weekend was the 29th Art Detour, and I couldn’t have given less of a shit about it. In past years, it was an exciting prospect: a chance to roam around the downtown scene, reconnect with folks, and see what they’re up to....
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.
Outer Space is Hosting a Open Synth/Noise Jam
Featuring, the Chaos System, which is the only bass setup I've personally seen cause a wood floor to produce sine waves.
Looking Back At PHX SUX’s Previous Nights of Neuralgia
neuralgia [n(y)o͝oˈraljə] noun intense, typically intermittent pain along the course of a nerve, esp. in the head or face. PHX SUX has been throwing shows since we started, but our experimental noise Nights of Neuralgia (NON) have been the most popular by far. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights over the last...