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Farewell, from the Editor

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Farewell, from the Editor   Dear COTMA readers, First of all, I would like to thank you for being along for the ride, whether this is the first post you have ever read… Continue reading

Interview: Study Habit

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Interview: Study Habit by Taylor Gilliam photo by Deanna Romani   Kevin and Nick of Study Habit stopped by the Blaze Radio studio to talk naming their band, pineapple pizza, and the possibility… Continue reading

Phoenix’s Inaugural Lost Lake Festival Lineup is a Must-See

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Phoenix’s Inaugural Lost Lake Festival Lineup is a Must-See by Taylor Gilliam Early Tuesday morning, promoters Superfly announced The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, and Odesza as the headliners of Phoenix’s inaugural… Continue reading

Femme Flare: Women’s History Month (Playlist)

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Femme Flare: Women’s History Month (Playlist) by Jazmyn Walker   Listen on Spotify here! Cherry Bomb – The Runaways Rapture – Blondie Cranes in the Sky – Solange Love On The Brain –… Continue reading

The Art of Music Supervision: A Playlist

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The Art of Music Supervision: A Playlist by Andrea Brown   Have you ever seen a movie or show and all you could focus on was the incredible music? If so, give thanks… Continue reading

Quinn XCII is Taking it ‘One Day at a Time’

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Quinn XCII is Taking it ‘One Day at a Time’ by Nikole Tower   One minute the stage outside of Comerica Theater on the night of Viva PHX was nearly empty. The next… Continue reading

Your Guide to Viva PHX 2017

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Your Guide to Viva PHX 2017 by COTMA Staff Viva PHX is often considered Arizona’s own little South by Southwest, and with dozens of bands spread out over 20 venues, it’s easy to… Continue reading

The Lighthouse Bring Sunshine and Substance from Across the Pond

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The Lighthouse Bring Sunshine and Substance from Across the Pond by Taylor Gilliam The Lighthouse have somehow fit in a hundred shows, a major European festival appearance, an EP, and a couple of… Continue reading

The Griswolds Threw Arizona a Birthday Party

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The Griswolds Threw Arizona a Birthday Party by Vanessa Herb   The Griswolds came back to Arizona and were better than ever. They brought energy and fun to Arizona on its birthday, and… Continue reading

Run the Jewels Brings Frustrated Community Unity

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By Kelsey Hess I watched two strangers hug at the Marquee Theater last Sunday. It’s not odd to see camaraderie at concerts, but it is surprising to see strangers hugging at a Run the… Continue reading