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The Maine Rock a Homecoming Show

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By Kelly Fox. The Modern Nostalgia Tour is now winding down after trekking all over the country. With powerhouse veterans The Maine hosting up-and-comers Night Riots and Dreamers, this lineup was created to… Continue reading

Film-culture of Music in India

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By Mythili Gubbi. From giving people company while shopping in big malls or at small roadside shops while playing on full volume through phone speakers; from playing in wedding celebrations to dance parties;… Continue reading

The Goldrush Music Festival

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By Carson Mlnarik The first ever Goldrush Music Festival was a success. Hip-Hop and EDM music lovers from all over packed in at Rawhide Western Town to enjoy some of the top musical… Continue reading

“Jimikki Kammal” is the Latest Diwali Dance Craze

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by Ranjani Venkatakrishnan The Malayalam song “Jimikki Kammal” has rocketed to fame as everyone’s new Diwali dance number! Through October, at any and every Diwali party and event, Jimikki Kammal was a must-play,… Continue reading

Live Review: LANY

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By Kylie Lamunyon Crowds poured into the Van Buren in downtown Phoenix on November 2nd.  Excitement filled the air, everyone was ready for LANY. Last night’s show was a sold-out stop on The… Continue reading

Feature: A Summer High

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    by Ellena Whitfield Fiftyone West is a quaint coffee shop in Tempe during the day. From 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM, customers can come in and try an array of drinks… Continue reading

Oh Wonder Brought Romance to the Van Buren

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by Sedona Rose Saulnier It is 8:00 pm and the area around West Van Buren and 7th Avenue is booming. People are dressed in their most self-expressive attire. Everyone has a radiant beaming… Continue reading

Widowspeak’s Return to Phoenix is Well Acclimated to the Western Air

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by Julian Hernandez Widowspeak returned to the Valley and performed an intimate set at the Rebel Lounge, with the dreamy guitars and ethereal vocals they’re known for, and continue to draw desert dwellers… Continue reading

Album Review: Protomartyr, “Relatives in Descent”

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by Julian Hernandez Protomartyr opened up their 2014 album, Under Color of Official Right, with the lines “Shade goes up/ Shade goes down/ One of my dead moods.” Certainly, Protomartyr’s newest release, Relatives… Continue reading

Moon Taxi at Crescent Ballroom

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    by Ellena Whitfield The sun sets to the west of the Crescent Ballroom, located on the corner of 2nd and Van Buren. The venue’s restaurant is already packed with fans, both… Continue reading

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