I had the pleasure of interviewing local artist James B. Hunt (whose Nxoeed blog is required reading for anyone living in AZ) for PHX SUX. Click the link to read (it’s one of my favorite interviews- dude was dropping fascinating tidbits left and right).
PHX SUX: Artist James B. Hunt On Death, Dreams, And CB Radio Drug Deals
Here’s my review of last week’s sold-out, crazy-packed Run The Jewels show at the Marquee in Tempe for the Phoenix New Times.
Phoenix New Times: Rap BFFs Run The Jewels Ran The Clock at Sunday Night’s Tempe Concert
Here’s my latest piece for PHX SUX. This one touches on what happened in Oakland, and why it’s so important to keep D.I.Y. spaces running (and at a low profile). It also features photos from some of the rad Phoenix D.I.Y. spaces of old (Inner City Youth Center, Theater In My Basement, and the Iron Lady- R.I.P. You sweet old house venues).
PHX SUX: Going Underground: On Oakland & Why We Need D.I.Y. Spaces Now More Than Ever
Last night (on that most miserable of election nights) I went to see Death Grips play at the Marquee. Here’s my review of their frenetic, LOUD (seriously, my ears are still ringing) show for Phoenix New Times–
My latest PHX SUX is about a beloved annual Halloween tradition that I’ve written about on here before. If you’re in town tonight and appreciate mind-altering sounds, come out to St. Augustine’s at 9pm in Tempe and open up your third ear.
On Monday night I went to the Marquee (my least favorite venue in Arizona, to put it mildly) and saw Echo & the Bunnymen (w/opening act Jennie Vee). Here’s my review of the show for PHX SUX.
PHX SUX: Echo and the Bunnymen Sang the Hits Without the Heart
My latest piece on Phx Sux just went up: It’s a review of “Energy Charge”, the new art exhibit that opened at ASU Art Museum. Spoiler alert: I think it’s pretty rad.
Phx Sux: ‘Energy Charge’ Defies Everything I Hate About Video Art