Archive for March 15th, 2013

  • Russian Arms and Optics pretty much had me at their name alone. I had no idea what I was going to hear when they sent me their tracks, but I loved the band name, it stuck in my head, so much so that when I met Liz last fall, I immediately remembered it to her smiling surprise. This past January 25th, they released their new EP Dark Matter at the Icehouse Tavern and it is three blistering songs of indie rock, with a dance punk sensibility, a touch of alternative metal and amazing female vocals that tie it all together,...

    Russian Arms and Optics-Dark Matter EP

    Russian Arms and Optics pretty much had me at their name alone. I had no idea what I was going to hear when they sent me their tracks, but I loved the band name, it stuck in my head, so much so that when I met Liz last fall, I immediately remembered it to her smiling surprise. This past January 25th, they released their new EP Dark Matter at the Icehouse Tavern and it is three blistering songs of indie rock, with a dance punk sensibility, a touch of alternative metal and amazing female vocals that tie it all together,...

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  • While many of the bands we know and love, as well as many of our friends are in Austin celebrating SXSW, there are still a lot of opportunities to see some great live music–especially from bands you may not be entirely familiar with. Turns out you can send over twenty bands out from Phoenix and we still have a ton more to catch in the act of performing their hearts out. Amazingly enough, this weekend is packed from beginning to end. Friday, March  15, 2013 The Sail Inn-Tempe: International Pop Overthrow The first night of the International Pop Overthrow is...

    What’s Going Ahhhn…

    While many of the bands we know and love, as well as many of our friends are in Austin celebrating SXSW, there are still a lot of opportunities to see some great live music–especially from bands you may not be entirely familiar with. Turns out you can send over twenty bands out from Phoenix and we still have a ton more to catch in the act of performing their hearts out. Amazingly enough, this weekend is packed from beginning to end. Friday, March  15, 2013 The Sail Inn-Tempe: International Pop Overthrow The first night of the International Pop Overthrow is...

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