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.
“The Goblin King’s City” Is Full Of Dance, Magic, and “Magic Dance”
Here's another reason why PHX DOESN'T suck: local artists can pull off a kick-ass "Labyrinth" stage musical. Here's one show that won't get its head dipped in the Bog of Eternal Stench.
Hip Hop / Music / Show Reviews
Words Within The Rhyme: An Intimate Evening Where Rap Meets Spoken Word
Mystic Blu elaborated on the idea of having rappers sharing poems minus the usual trappings of musical accompaniment or crews. She wanted to capture the intimate power of poetry, to highlight the words, the feelings, the people.
Terror Pigeon Put Us On Our Backs Last Night
Last night, Terror Pigeon put on a special performance for an audience lying on the floor of the Trunk Space. Our correspondent, flat on his back, was there to experience it first-hand,
Priests Testified At Valley Bar Last Night
Last night erudite DC punks Priests played Valley Bar. Our correspondent was there to hear them spread the good word.
Lawn Gnome Lifts Off With Nik Turner’s Hawkwind
I would have never guessed that legendary space-rocker Nik Turner would bring his silver spaceship in for a pit stop at Lawn Gnome Publishing. In a crimson-trimmed gray blazer fit for a high-ranking space admiral, Nik Turner took to the stage with his band. Armed with a flute and saxophone, he screeched and noodled, narrated...
Andrew W.K.’s Lecture Brought Phoenix The Party and… Group Therapy?
When you party into the abyss, the abyss parties into you. When I arrived at the corner of 4th Avenue and Monroe on Monday night, I had little idea of what to expect from the one called Andrew W.K. and his travelling lecture on the "Power of Partying"...
Echo and the Bunnymen Sang the Hits Without the Heart
Echo and The Bunnymen played the Marquee in Tempe on Nov. 10th. Our man on the scene heard them play all the hits, but wishes he heard some heart from the '80s alt-pop kingpins.