Tom Reardon

Road Trip

April 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, May 2019 Issue. Depending on how fast you drive, Joshua Tree National Park is about four and a half hours from Phoenix. That’s four episodes of Game of [...]

Recordings

April 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, May 2019 Issue. Kinda like two truths and a lie, this month features two relatively new local Arizona bands and one old British band. Spring has fully sprung [...]

Recordings

March 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, April 2019 Issue. As we slip into spring and the desert is starting to bloom, it seems only natural to look at three recent releases with local Valley of the [...]

Tiki Oasis makes its Arizona debut

March 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, April 2019 Issue. Growing up in Phoenix in the 1970s was a surreal treat, at times. For example, across the street from the Arizona State Mental Hospital on [...]

Recordings

February 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, March 2019 Issue. Weezer — Weezer  (Teal Record) Does the world really need a Weezer covers record? Having lived through the initial era of “Africa,” [...]

Creative Trespassing

January 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, February 2019 Issue. We’ve all been there before. The clock on the wall seems to be going in the wrong direction and whatever time your shift is scheduled [...]

Recordings

January 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, February 2019 Issue. Relationships and records go together — all too well sometimes. For this month’s relationship-themed issue, I paired some album [...]

Recordings

December 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, January 2019 Issue. 3×4: The Bangles, The Three O’Clock, Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade Yep Roc Records’ new compilation is a must have for any fan of [...]

Phoenix Dining Gets Whyld

November 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Tom Reardon, December 2018 Issue. All photos by Maria Vassett. Does Phoenix need a Vegan district? If you subscribe to the belief system of one Keith Wyatt Jr., it [...]