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McDowell Mountain Music Festival: A Photo Series

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival: A Photo Series photos by Frank Gonzalez      

Cynthia Lennon – Remembering the fab lady associated with the Fab Four

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Cynthia Lennon (1939 – 2015) By: Alexandra Watts It was hard for me to write this piece. The level of difficulty didn’t stem from the unfortunate circumstances of its writing, but rather how… Continue reading

History repeats – a music show host helps you get over Zayn Malik with some good ol’ music knowledge and history

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By: Alexandra Watts Wednesday at 10:14 A.M. Attempting to straighten my hair and my thoughts when I glance down and see the following from my friend Jeanne, an avid Zayn girl:   I… Continue reading

The Beach Boys – Examining their influence, sound, and genius prior to Pet Sounds

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The Beach Boys – Examining their influence, sound, and genius prior to Pet Sounds by Alexandra Watts   I just finished up watching the new trailer for Love & Mercy. The movie stars… Continue reading

Thanks, Radio Disney

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Thanks, Radio Disney by Alexandra Watts   Next time you’re talking to a millennial, before blaming them for being selfish and hopelessly addicted to technology, ask them about their favorite radio station when… Continue reading

Front Porch Step Steps Down

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Front Porch Step Steps Down by Jess Swarner   For fans of the Vans Warped Tour, winters are usually filled with an exciting flurry of band announcements and speculations about the headlining acts.… Continue reading

Local Spotlight: Pocket Leaf

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Local Spotlight: Pocket Leaf by Alaina Nevarez   Last Friday, I got the opportunity to catch a local band at Tempe’s Marquee Theatre. Pocket Leaf is a local band instrumental band—that’s right, no… Continue reading

Staff Picks: Best 5 Albums of 2014

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Staff Picks: Best 5 Albums of 2014 As the year comes to a close, we asked staff members to submit their top 5 albums of 2014.  It was quite the year for music,… Continue reading

OVO on the Rise

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OVO on the Rise by Ivan Rodriguez   Drake has been known for making many award-winning albums and has landed many of his singles onto the billboard charts. But what most people do… Continue reading