Things That Don’t Suck in Phoenix This February
It's Valentine's Day across the valley. Don't get distracted from sucking face by a sucky show! Stick with these recommendations if you want a fantastic and yawn-free February in Phoenix (and outlying areas.) Click fliers for links to events.j
We’re Hosting A Punk Benefit For Syringe Access And Harm Reduction
If you happen to use opiates, Arizona is one of the worst states to live in. That’s why PHX SUX is throwing a benefit show on Friday, January 27th for Shot in the Dark, one of the only organizations in Phoenix that gives a shit about drug users. Come listen to some kickass jams and...
New Grand Avenue Records Is A Beacon of Hope
Grand Avenue and Roosevelt hasn't had much luck in the past year: the Trunk Space moved, Reyna's Dollar Store is no more, and the business that took its place didn't quite last six months. The Bikini Lounge alone stands its drunken vigil over the chaos, offering us cherries soaked in Everclear to help the emptiness...
¡Hasta Nunca Arpaio!: Rob McElwain on Painting Protest Signs and Bringing Friction to the Status Quo
"It's not just about Arpaio. It is about indifference and responsibility. You can't be passive. You know the definition of crazy? Doing same thing and expecting different results. My message is, you can't just show up at major protests [...] and hope for change. The establishment has that shit covered."
Sugar Skulls, Dead Cats, And Rotting Scenes At The All Souls Procession
Our correspondent walked the streets of Tucson during their annual All Souls Procession. What strange sights did he see? What kind of ghosts haunted his imagination? Read on and find out.
Television Tuned Into Tucson For A Must-See Performance
New York rock legends Television played Tucson last night. Was their performance a must-see, or did our correspondent tune out? Don't change the channel: Read on to to find out!
Premiere: ‘RADICAL’, The New Album by Tempe Rapper Dadadoh
In these volatile times Dadadoh has helped establish a scene for alternative hip-hop and Afro punk music in Arizona, America's least favorite red state, and an emerging market for radical music.
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.
RPM Orchestra’s New Video Addresses Trolley Museum Closure
Written using 1920's slang, the song fits in well with RPM's diesel punk aesthetic, which includes creative uses for contact mics, scoring silent films, and dressing the part: like a Great Gatsby extra.