Archive for April 30th, 2013

  • I wasn’t in Tempe or Phoenix or anywhere near here in the early 1990s, honestly, I wasn’t even aware that there was a scene here during that time until a few years ago. At that time I was thousands of miles away devouring records from Seattle, D.C., Chapel Hill and Manchester like mad. In researching this town fairly thoroughly there’s been a rollercoaster ride of scenes throughout the years since about 1926. One of these peaks was indeed the early 1990s and there is a new indie movie being released that pays homage to that space in time, based on...

    Stuck Outside Of Phoenix Premiere!

    I wasn’t in Tempe or Phoenix or anywhere near here in the early 1990s, honestly, I wasn’t even aware that there was a scene here during that time until a few years ago. At that time I was thousands of miles away devouring records from Seattle, D.C., Chapel Hill and Manchester like mad. In researching this town fairly thoroughly there’s been a rollercoaster ride of scenes throughout the years since about 1926. One of these peaks was indeed the early 1990s and there is a new indie movie being released that pays homage to that space in time, based on...

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  • Fayuca has become a legendary local band during the last decade—between the amazing music they make, which intricately weaves  the sounds of their Latin heritage into an obvious love of punk rock, reggae and ska and the way they present that music live, which is completely unhinged. I had seen them several times set the rabid crowds afire at many a venue with full on electric performances that made my mind reel—but when I saw them performing a few songs at an intimate Fervor Records party with the same intense ferocity, I was absolutely blown away. Here is a band...

    Fayuca’s Funky Fusion of Reggae, Punk, Ska and Latin Roots

    Fayuca has become a legendary local band during the last decade—between the amazing music they make, which intricately weaves  the sounds of their Latin heritage into an obvious love of punk rock, reggae and ska and the way they present that music live, which is completely unhinged. I had seen them several times set the rabid crowds afire at many a venue with full on electric performances that made my mind reel—but when I saw them performing a few songs at an intimate Fervor Records party with the same intense ferocity, I was absolutely blown away. Here is a band...

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