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dog4

The breakout star of our pets-and-politicians blog

One zebra, two bear cubs, a trout, four horses, several cows, a falcon, many dogs, no cats: that was the inventory, around press time, of Phoenix staff writer David S. Bernstein's latest Internet sensation, MAPOLIWITHANIMALS.TUMBLR.COM — yes, a Tumblr d
What’s up, dog?
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 18, 2012
rtl

Getting real with Tumblr’s favorite editor

The relationship between an editor and her writers can be a complicated one.
GIF it away now
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  May 18, 2012
Locked in at the Captured Tracks showcase for the night....

Locked in at the Captured Tracks showcase for the night....


Locked in at the Captured Tracks showcase for the night. It’s the most solid line-up of the official shows for sure: Blouse on now (playing...
By Liz Pelly  |  March 17, 2012
Trevor Powers (Youth Lagoon) is so tortured and so covered in...

Trevor Powers (Youth Lagoon) is so tortured and so covered in...


Trevor Powers (Youth Lagoon) is so tortured and so covered in denim. Emotional electro, sounds like dream adolescence & the desolate midwest. Caught him yesterday...
By nonsensenoir  |  March 17, 2012
Oh hey it’s Craft Spells straight chillin on 6th outside...

Oh hey it’s Craft Spells straight chillin on 6th outside...


Oh hey it’s Craft Spells straight chillin on 6th outside the Wadzilla party at Treehouse. Indie Buzz Bands, they’re just like us here at SXSW....
By vanyarecords  |  March 17, 2012
Well done, Wadzilla. U look good bb _mm

Well done, Wadzilla. U look good bb _mm


Well done, Wadzilla. U look good bb _mm
By vanyarecords  |  March 17, 2012


Herra fucking Terra at Wadzilla. _mm

Herra fucking Terra at Wadzilla. _mm


Herra fucking Terra at Wadzilla. _mm
By vanyarecords  |  March 17, 2012
No but seriously — Boston is ruling Austin. _mm

No but seriously — Boston is ruling Austin. _mm


No but seriously — Boston is ruling Austin. _mm
By vanyarecords  |  March 17, 2012
I know there are now laws against saying shit like...

I know there are now laws against saying shit like...


I know there are now laws against saying shit like “killing it,” but Jesus fuck You Can Be A Wesley are laying it down HARD...
By vanyarecords  |  March 17, 2012
Total Slacker at yesterday’s WNYU showcase at Baby Blue...

Total Slacker at yesterday’s WNYU showcase at Baby Blue...


Total Slacker at yesterday’s WNYU showcase at Baby Blue Recording Studio. My favorite showcase of this year’s SXSW so far, for sure. Total Slacker, Coasting,...
By Liz Pelly  |  March 17, 2012
Mmothss from Ireland kicking off today’s show at the Hype...

Mmothss from Ireland kicking off today’s show at the Hype...


Mmothss from Ireland kicking off today’s show at the Hype Machine’s “Hype Hotel”, a spot where different bloggers have been curating lineups all week. Today’s...
By Liz Pelly  |  March 17, 2012


Shitload of Pics from Tonight's Massive March Down Sixth and Tom Morello #OccupySXSW Show

Shitload of Pics from Tonight's Massive March Down Sixth and Tom Morello #OccupySXSW Show


After an unbelievably long week of workshops and shows, titanic blunts and dozens of rap sets, I had reservations about joining Occupy Austin (also known...
By bostonphoenix  |  March 17, 2012
Everyone is trying to sound like Dinosaur Jr this year.

Everyone is trying to sound like Dinosaur Jr this year.


Everyone is trying to sound like Dinosaur Jr this year.
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012
Some band or other who I though was going to be Wavves but...

Some band or other who I though was going to be Wavves but...


Some band or other who I though was going to be Wavves but wasn’t as it turned out. UPDATE: oh durr, it’s Clap Your Hands...
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012
Yo can anyone else see a dancing bunny or is it just me?

Yo can anyone else see a dancing bunny or is it just me?


Yo can anyone else see a dancing bunny or is it just me?
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012
Wrapped up the Boston Phoenix photo shoot at Austin Metal &...

Wrapped up the Boston Phoenix photo shoot at Austin Metal &...


Wrapped up the Boston Phoenix photo shoot at Austin Metal & Iron with enough time to catch 2:54 live at the Fader Fort. Don’t know...
By vanyarecords  |  March 16, 2012


YO DO THESE RED FACES MAKE OUR FACES LOOK RED?

YO DO THESE RED FACES MAKE OUR FACES LOOK RED?


YO DO THESE RED FACES MAKE OUR FACES LOOK RED?
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012
Boston’s own Bearstronaut are a good Boston band from...

Boston’s own Bearstronaut are a good Boston band from...


Boston’s own Bearstronaut are a good Boston band from Boston. I would dance to their set right now but a gentle-man never dances outside in...
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012

HEY ALL BANDS AT #SXSW: SAY YR NAME WAY MORE TIMES. ALL OF THE TIMES ACTUALLY. #PROTIP


HEY ALL BANDS AT #SXSW: SAY YR NAME WAY MORE TIMES. ALL OF THE TIMES ACTUALLY. #PROTIP
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012
Vibing 2 In Like Lions’ spacey guitar jamz at Vanya...

Vibing 2 In Like Lions’ spacey guitar jamz at Vanya...


Vibing 2 In Like Lions’ spacey guitar jamz at Vanya Records showcase. CAME TO AUSTIN TO SEE BOSTON BANDS.
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012
People really like to wait in line for free shit here. I...

People really like to wait in line for free shit here. I...


People really like to wait in line for free shit here. I wouldn’t wait in a line that long for the cocaine blow job party....
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012


This is how you get around sxsw. PRO TIP: hungover pedicab rides...

This is how you get around sxsw. PRO TIP: hungover pedicab rides...


This is how you get around sxsw. PRO TIP: hungover pedicab rides kind of blow.
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012
Interviewed @Tacocats from Seattle, of @hardlyart recs at their...

Interviewed @Tacocats from Seattle, of @hardlyart recs at their...


Interviewed @Tacocats from Seattle, of @hardlyart recs at their friend’s hotel. They’re so great, playing Boston this spring. Garagey basement-show-bred pop punk with feminist tendencies....
By Liz Pelly  |  March 16, 2012

Does the dude from Soft Swells have purple hair or am I still...

Does the dude from Soft Swells have purple hair or am I still...


Does the dude from Soft Swells have purple hair or am I still drunk?
By ptsotl  |  March 16, 2012

Snoop Dogg “killing it” at the Doritos thing right now


Snoop Dogg “killing it” at the Doritos thing right now
By ptsotl  |  March 15, 2012
Grimes has the most wonderful voice + Visions was a perfect pop...

Grimes has the most wonderful voice + Visions was a perfect pop...


Grimes has the most wonderful voice + Visions was a perfect pop album + churches have pretty amazing acoustics, huh. #shedoesntlookathinglikejesus
By nonsensenoir  |  March 15, 2012


Another former Boston favorite decamped for NYC, Chase Nicholl...

Another former Boston favorite decamped for NYC, Chase Nicholl...


Another former Boston favorite decamped for NYC, Chase Nicholl formerly of Yes, Giantess, rips the roof off of Maggie Mae’s with his new raucous outfit...
By ptsotl  |  March 15, 2012
Despite their threats, these people never got naked in the...

Despite their threats, these people never got naked in the...


Despite their threats, these people never got naked in the street. Rip off.
By ptsotl  |  March 15, 2012
Heavy Guilt honkey tonkin the shit out of 6th Ave.

Heavy Guilt honkey tonkin the shit out of 6th Ave.


Heavy Guilt honkey tonkin the shit out of 6th Ave.
By ptsotl  |  March 15, 2012
View through the bar, the passionate, rustic indie of We Are...

View through the bar, the passionate, rustic indie of We Are...


View through the bar, the passionate, rustic indie of We Are Augustines at Maggie Mae’s. The Rise of these former Pela dudes from Brooklyn has...
By vanyarecords  |  March 15, 2012