At The Drive-In Puts On Cinematic Show In Tempe
I’d seen these guys play as The Mars Volta. I’d seen these guys play as Antemasque and now I’d seen them in At The Drive-In. At one point in my life I seriously thought the day would never come, but here I was, covered in sweat, and beyond proud of it.
Soft Deadlines, redactions, and the modern intelligence state
It’s common enough to go check out a local band, and find some musicians that clearly got a handle on their craft and a cohesive sound. But every once in a while one of those damned hooks get stuck in your head and you just have to go home with a copy. After repeated exposure,...
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...
Artist James B. Hunt On Death, Dreams, And CB Radio Drug Deals
We sat down to talk with prolific Phoenix artist James B. Hunt about CB radio, Current 93, treasure hunts, and being chased by cops during the Super Bowl.
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
Going Underground: On Oakland & Why We Need D.I.Y. Spaces Now More Than Ever
What should D.I.Y. spaces do, in the wake of the horrific Ghost Ship tragedy in Oakland? One of our writers shares his thoughts on a possible way forward.
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.
‘Energy Charge’ Defies Everything I Hate About Video Art
If I wanted to enjoy cinema, I’d go to a theater or stay home and not have to deal with assholes walking in front of the screen every 10 seconds or muttering that they don’t understand it to everyone within earshot.
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.
Scenes from the Naked Pizza Reunion Show
When Naked Pizza used to gig—and they used to gig hard—they were legendary. We can't disclose any of the insane details of some of their past shows ('cuz we ain't snitches) but anyway...