Monthly Archive: April, 2015

Artist to Watch: Turbo Fruits

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Artist to Watch: Turbo Fruits by Jess Swarner   “Turbo Fruits. Fruitsss.” I had to laugh when vocalist Jonas Stein corrected me for referring to his band as a singular turbo fruit. To… Continue reading

Brand New at The Marquee Theatre

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Brand New at The Marquee Theatre 4/16 by Alex Hyberger photo by Alex Hyberger   It was a sold out crowd at the Marquee Theater on Thursday, April 16th, in anticipation for Brand… Continue reading

Dustin Kensrue: “Carry the Fire”

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Dustin Kensrue Carry the Fire [Vagrant, Staple, 2015] by Riley Hoffman   What begins as a bluesy feel, quickly turns into a rock ballad by the third song on Dustin Kensrue’s latest album,… Continue reading

Switchfoot at the Pima County Fair

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Switchfoot at the Pima County Fair 4/22 Let’s hop in the DeLorean for a second and travel back to when I was 12 years old and picking up drum sticks for the first… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Leon Bridges

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The Sweetness of Modern Gospel: Leon Bridges, an artist to watch by Amanda Luberto photo from the Dallas Observer   Every so often, an artist comes around that makes the world remember glory… Continue reading

Hozier at The Marquee Theatre

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Hozier at The Marquee Theatre 4/19 by Ann Marie Schlup   In a profile I wrote about Hozier last October, I said 2015 could be the singer-songwriter’s biggest year. Flash-forward to six months later,… Continue reading

Out of ‘Toon: A Look at Cartoon Music

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Out of ‘Toon by Damon Smith   Anybody here remember Ducktales? If you don’t, do yourself a favor and Google the theme song. It’ll never completely leave your head once you hear it.… Continue reading

Artist to Watch: Izzy Mintz

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Artist to Watch: Izzy Mintz by Jamie Barnes Nowadays, the creative combination of  jazzy instrumentals, rap metaphors, and bass drums can still be considered underrated. This stands to be the case for Phoenix… Continue reading

10 songs that came out this semester – a playlist

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By: Jazmyn Walker

Mastodon: A Preview and Other Misc. Things

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Mastodon: A Preview and Other Misc. Things by Oren Simchy-Gross As some of you metal fans might already know, Mastodon, the iconic sludge-metal band, is coming to play at The Marquee Theater in… Continue reading