Mimicking Birds Return to Phoenix

July 24, 2009

The first time Portland, OR’s Mimicking Birds played in Phoenix it was opening for Modest Mouse at their Sold Out Marquee Theatre show this spring. This time they will be coming out on their own on their way to Texas to play at Austin City Limits. They will play at… Read More


July 24, 2009

The Honorary Title’s Jarrod Gorbel and Dustin Dobernig hit the road in late August for an acoustic tour with Good Old War and Cory Branan, and Tucson’s The Holy Rolling Empire supporting. They will play at Modified Arts on Thursday September 10th. Gorbel is currently putting the finishing touches on… Read More

The Revival Tour hits Tempe November 10th

July 21, 2009

The second annual folk / punk tour The Revival Tour will stop at The Sets in Tempe on November 10th 2009. This year the Arizona date of the tour will feature Chuck Ragan of Hot Water Music, Jim Ward of Sparta, At The Drive-In & Sleepercar, Frank Turner, and Joey… Read More

I was Interviewed on KJZZ Today

March 23, 2009

Our local NPR affiliate KJZZ ran a story this morning on Arizona bands at SXSW and the I HEART AZ party I hosted. They interviewed PJ and Ian from Dear And The Headlights, Brian and Andrew from Kinch, and then myself for the story. Listen to Arizona Rocks Austin Festival… Read More


February 10, 2009

I am so proud to finally announce I HEART AZ, The Official Unofficial Arizona SXSW Party! I HEART AZ is a celebration and showcase of some of the best new artists coming out of Arizona today. The last few years have seen an explosion of new artists from Arizona breaking… Read More

Go Kinch!

December 31, 2008

The Phoenix New Times just published their list of “Phoenix’s Best Records of 2008.” Congrats goes to Kinch who took the top spot of their album “Advances.” You can download the #1 Phoenix Album here for FREE. Other top albums were by Back Ted-N Ted, The Loveblisters, Miniature Tigers, The… Read More

Revival Tour Video

December 21, 2008

The Revival Tour (that was here in November) has posted a video made from footage from the tour. It is kind of neat. Watch it after the break. REVIVAL ROAD revival tour 08

Dear and the Daytrotter

December 17, 2008

Daytrotter have posted their Dear And The Headlights sessions.

The Morning Of in The Phoenix New Times This Week

December 1, 2008

The Morning Of plays some melodic, upbeat numbers that rest on the dual foundations of a piano-guitar backdrop and a girl-guy vocal combo.” – From The Phoenix New Times this week. You can see The Morning Of at Modified Arts tomorrow night with My American Heart.

Local Downtown Phoenix Spots in New York Times

December 1, 2008

Did anyone else see some of our cooler Downtown local hot spots in The New York Times this weekend? Hotel San Carlos, Matt’s Big Breakfast, Made Art Boutique, and The Welcome Diner all got mentions. Congratulations to all of them. New York Times: 36 Hours in Phoenix