Lauren Farrah has stories to tell on debut EP ‘Great Expectations’


Is the singer-songwriter dead? While a few may argue that the girl/guy/person-with-lots-of-feelings-and-a-guitar motif is grasping for straws, I myself doubt that it will ever become passé in music. Nothing is more honest—for better or for worse—than those in the singer-songwriter … Continue reading 

Record Store Day celebrates Black Friday: Miguel’s 10 Picks


If you thought that the indie music industry would have no hand in Black Friday, you’re wrong! The morning after Thanksgiving, Record Store Day participating stores will be offering exclusive releases of vinyl and CDs for the money-guzzling holiday. Get … Continue reading 

Phoenix bands perform at MonOrchid’s first show

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Saturday saw MonOrchid’s first concert, a free show featuring Phoenix-based rock bands Sketching in Stereo, Former Friends of Young Americans and The Alchemy Heart. Jonathan Carroll, owner of Songbird Coffee and Tea House, organized the event and invited the performers. … Continue reading 

Downtown Chamber Series challenges listeners with a retread of its past


The first performance of November’s Downtown Chamber Series took place this Saturday at Legend City, displaying both musical beauty and a strong commitment to exposing the audience to the flourishing downtown Phoenix art community. The Downtown Chamber Series was started … Continue reading