PHX AM After Party with No Age, White Rabbits, and More Over the Weekend
White Rabbits at Crescent Ballroom
It's safe to say it's been a while since I've been so blown away by a band I didn't even know.
Everyone I spoke to before the White Rabbits show started hadn't even heard of the band except for one or two people, so considering my sample audience, White Rabbits definitely gained quite a few new fans last night. Read more.
I've never been a skater, but back in high school, my skate-rat brother and I were locked in a nuclear arms race with my brother to discover cool new bands and one-up each other. I had tattered copies of Alt Press and Spin on my side, but he had insight into a more surprising world via his skate videos and issues of Thrasher. There's no single "sound" that defines skate culture, and in those days he discovered hip-hop like Black Star, classic punk like Fugazi, and hardcore like Refused.
The Phoenix Film Festival continued on Saturday night as stars and local film enthusiasts gathered at the Harkins Cine Capri theater on Scottsdale Road and the 101.