Music

Recordings | May 2015

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By Cait Brennan, May 2015 Issue. Mary Epworth Dream Life Highline Records |  The tendency in music reviews is to compare something new to something that’s come before, [...]

Recordings | April 9, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, April 9, 2015. Namoli Brennet Ditch Lilies self-released |  In a career full of astonishingly beautiful songs, Namoli Brennet continues to rise. Every album [...]

La Reina Grupera

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By Megan Wadding, April 9, 2015. Ana Bárbara, a Latin Grammy award-winning singer originally from San Luis Potosi, Mexico, will headline the Phoenix Pride festival’s Main [...]

Recordings | March 26, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, March 26, 2015. Jobriath Jobriath A.D. Factory 25 |  Jobriath’s list of firsts is inspirational and heartbreaking – he was the first openly gay rocker [...]

Recordings | March 12, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, March 12, 2015. Jimmy Somerville Homage Membran Records |    From Bronski Beat to the Communards to his illustrious solo career, Jimmy Somerville has [...]

Recordings | Feb. 26, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Feb. 26, 2015. Jellyfish | Bellybutton / Spilt Milk | Omnivore Recordings |  For a brief, shining moment in the ‘90s, it seemed like power pop was [...]

Recordings | Feb. 12, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Feb. 12, 2015. Rumer – Into Colour Atlantic Records |  4 Stars The pressures of fame can crush the most hardy of hearts, and for London songstress [...]

Fairy Bones

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By Desi Rubio, Jan. 29, 2015. Photo credit: Frank Cordova From the outside, this downtown Phoenix residence appears to be a quaint 1930s home in a once-charming neighborhood. [...]

Recordings | Jan. 29, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Jan. 29, 2015. Sweater-Kinney | No Cities To Love | Sub Pop | Long before she brought the absurdist comedy delights on IFC’s Portlandia, Carrie [...]

Cary NoKey to Make Arizona Debut

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By Anthony Costello, Jan. 29, 2015. Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Rob Fusari – known for writing smash hits for Lady Gaga and Destiny’s Child – is [...]

Recordings | Jan. 15, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Jan. 15, 2015. Ani DiFranco | Allergic To Water | Righteous Babe Records |  On her newest album, Ani DiFranco continues to defy expectations. In the best [...]

Country Idol

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By Desi Rubio, Jan. 1, 2015. Country music fans looking to kick-off the New Year with a twang and a two-step are invited to attend and participate in the Country Idol, a [...]

Recordings | Jan. 1, 2015

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By Cait Brennan, Jan. 1, 2015. D’Angelo & The Vanguard | Black Messiah | RCA |  It’s been 15 years since one of R&B’s most important and innovative young [...]

Weed Out The Weak

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By Desi Rubio, Dec. 18, 2014. Weed Out The Weak’s drummer Roc Smith (left) and lead vocalist and guitarist Kurt Klassen. Photo courtesy of Weed Out The Weak. It’s 7 [...]

Albums of 2014

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By Cait Brennan, Dec. 18, 2014. This year was overflowing with great albums by legends, rising stars and Valley bands. From celebrating the tide of equality to weaving tales [...]
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