Articles tagged phoenix

Jay-Z’s Philadelphia Experiment: The Budweiser Made in America Festival, 2013

Can the white and non-white, racially progressive, pro-gay rights, middle and lower middle-classes embrace a notion of patriotism as much as any other Americans? Jay-Z thinks so, and for the second year in a row, he was right.

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12 Jun 2013 // 4:57 AM

Primavera Sound 2013: Days 1 and 2, Barcelona

Over the last few years, Primavera Sound has separated itself from other festivals that are similar on the surface by booking consistently interesting lineups highlighted by a handful of acts that don't just play anywhere.

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Sweetlife Festival: 11 May 2013 - Washington DC

Washington, DC’s Sweetlife Festival does things a bit differently. And that is a very good thing.

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3 Oct 2011 // 9:56 PM

Whisperlights: Surfaces

Sunbaked Phoenix, AZ, septet Whisperlights clearly draws as much inspiration from geography as from etymology on Surfaces.

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14 Jan 2011 // 11:30 AM

The Year in Music: April 2010

M.I.A’s controversial music video for “Born Free” is released. In the clip, violence against red-haired people is used as a metaphor for

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Phoenix: iTunes Festival: London 2010

This truncated live EP hits the highlights of last year’s Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.

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13 Aug 2010 // 3:05 AM

Phoenix: 30 July 2010 - London

After almost a decade spent toiling away in relative obscurity, Phoenix have now well and truly asserted themselves as one of France’s greatest musical exports, a group capable of executing a performance of unarguable quality at the drop of a hat.

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Adam Kesher - “Hour of the Wolf” (MP3)

Contrary to any images conjured up by the name, Adam Kesher is not a solo act. Rather, they are a French five piece, whose infectiously

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Strictly Global: A Source for Music Videos on Broadcast TV

The kind of show you wished MTV would make.

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24 Feb 2010 // 10:00 PM

Phoenix: Live & Unplugged

Still riding the wave of their 2009 success, Phoenix return with acoustic versions of their greatest hits. A must for fans only.

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Phoenix may be approaching a saturation point, what with Cadillac commercials and appearances on every late night talk show known to man, but if you

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Last Wednesday, the ubiquitous Phoenix continued to make the rounds by appearing on Last Call with Carson Daly. The band pulled out the fan favorite “1901”,

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Phoenix, continuing to make the late night rounds, performed “Girlfriend” off their current record, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

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29 Sep 2009 // 12:46 PM

Phoenix: 25 Sept. 2009 - Central Park Summerstage, New York

Words and Pictures by Zach Schwartz

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Words and Pictures by Kirstie Shanley

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Phoenix is still getting great mileage out of “Lisztomania”, which they played on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night.

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25 Jun 2009 // 7:44 AM

Phoenix took in its cultural surroundings to craft a breakout album

This year’s answer to Vampire Weekend and Franz Ferdinand — a buzzing indie-rock band with a catchy, danceable record — the French synth-pop quartet Phoenix has

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Phoenix: Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

And the award for Comeback of the Year goes to ...

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French band Phoenix releases their latest album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix on May 26th. That’s still a good way off, yet they are already hitting

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7 Aug 2008 // 10:56 PM

Asia: Phoenix

Easily the best Asia album in 25 years. If only it hadn't been released a quarter of a century ago.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

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"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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