The hippest cat around: Vincent Leon

written by: LeeAnn DiSanti on May 3, 2011

In a little more than a year, HipCats Entertainment has grown to be a local Phoenix staple, putting on concerts at Phoenix First Fridays, Scottsdale, Ariz., Third Thursdays.

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Serj Tankian-Left of Center-Portrait

Serj Tankian’s Perfect Harmony

written by: LeeAnn DiSanti on February 3, 2011

Typical orchestral work adds a classical, refined air to music, but with “Left of Center,” it dictates the battle between chaos and order.

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Captain Squeegee band portrait
Now, Now - Neighbors EP album cover

Now, Now – Neighbors EP

written by: LeeAnn DiSanti on December 7, 2010

Electro-fueled songs dominate the short list of tracks and, although good, they’re shadowed by the two acoustic/electronic pairs.

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Artwork by artist Evan Brightly

Evan Brightly Redefines ‘Rock Art’

written by: LeeAnn DiSanti on November 18, 2010

Evan Brightly is unique, artistic and multifaceted. Evan Brightly has written a novel, produced an album and is an established painter. Evan Brightly isn’t even a man.

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Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced album artwork

Jimi Entertains World

written by: LeeAnn DiSanti on November 17, 2010

He was different, dirty and, more often than not, drugged up, but like him or not, Jimi Hendrix’s raw talent is undeniable.

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Christina Aguilera in a towel

Christina Aguilera Turns Tech

written by: LeeAnn DiSanti on November 3, 2010

A far cry from her starting gig on the set of “The Mickey Mouse Club,” Christina Aguilera ditched the mouse ears for a pair of leather ballet heels in her single “Not Myself Tonight” off the 2010-released Bionic.

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M.I.A. in sonic t-shirt gun
Bryan Ferry - Olympia album artwork with kate moss

Bryan Ferry – Olympia

written by: LeeAnn DiSanti on October 25, 2010

At 65, you would think that former Roxy Music front man Bryan Ferry would become a bit more conservative in his music. Surprisingly, the vulnerability is an insight to the Ferry’s true state of mind.

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