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The Sink or Swim “Wasted Time” Live at Newport Hall Naïm Amor “Woman” from T-Town Studio Sessions David Bazan “Oblivion” Live at Little Elephant Alabama Deathwalk “2 Weeks” from The Trundle Sessions I’m Glad It’s You “Keepsake” from A Fistful of VinylRead More →

Who loves Indie Dream Pop? This guy. by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor Swirling vocals? Check. Fuzzy, sweeping guitars? Check. Smash bang drums accompanied with interesting bass lines? Check. If you dig Indie Dream Pop, you’re going to love, and I mean, love, Joyriot. Max Encinas, vocals and guitars, has writtenRead More →

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by Nicole Royse Arts Editor In honor of the 50th anniversary of Maurice Sendak’s children’s classic, Where the Wild Things Are, The Burton Barr Central Library is bringing the Valley a delightful collection of 50 artworks! Maurice Sendak is an acclaimed author and illustrator who pioneered the children’s genre. Sendak wasRead More →

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Who are you and what do you do? I am Kevin Caron, a sculptor. I excite and delight people with my fabricated metal and 3D printed sculptures. Nothing makes me happier than seeing someone look at one of my sculptures from every angle, soaking it in – or trying toRead More →

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We know most of our readership is comprised of musicians and music-hounds. The best way to expand your listener base is to get your music out there to as many ears as you can. Music blogs and publications help get your music to new audiences so we’re going to regularlyRead More →

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The Tastemaker’s Ten offers you a brief, educational playlist to help introduce some of your favorite musician’s favorite musicians. To kick off our new series, we asked Pete Hinz of JJCnV, a man of discerning taste if ever there was one, to provide us with “ten tracks he thinks everyoneRead More →

by Carly Schorman Senior Editor We get a lot of submissions. A lot. Recently, for a new YabYum series, I started researching other music publications to see what other folks are looking for when it comes to submissions. Given that so many of our readers are musicians, we thought itRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Genre Legendary Rock Act Genre has been making music on the local music circuit for years now and their most recent release, Legendary Rock Act, shows the band has no plans of slowing down. The album’s official title includes the disclaimer “The Demos” because most of theRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Karima Walker “Lullaby” Ever have one of those days where every song sounds the same? That was my day and then I heard “Lullaby” from Tucson’s Karima Walker. The song had a way of soothing my weary soul (and ears). Mellow and meditative, “Lullaby” isRead More →

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Who are you and what do you do? Marco Albarran: I’ve been an artist from a very young age. I do feel blessed that after all these years I can still call myself an artist. It hasn’t been easy, but that’s what makes creating worth it! I am currently workingRead More →