Posts tagged "tempe"
Soft Deadlines, redactions, and the modern intelligence state

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

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

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

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

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 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

‘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

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

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...
Guns, Tuition, & Fear: Considering an International Student Perspective

Guns, Tuition, & Fear: Considering an International Student Perspective

The international students I teach were scared. These horrific murders would scare anyone, but imagine confronting these realities as an outsider here, without a support system and with little understanding of why this keeps happening in the country you’ve chosen to call home for four years … Why do we always choose the easiest path...