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Laura Jean Anderson “Won’t Give Up on You” Live at Kingsize Soundlabs Jared & The Mill “Still Alone” from BalconyTV Lowlife “Oh, Memory” Lisa Prank “Turn It Up” from The Trundle Sessions Orouni “The Lives of Elevators” Live on Findspire General Crush “Virtue” Sara Robinson Band “Sledgehammer (Rhianna cover)”Read More →

electropop singles feat

Be Charlotte “One Drop” The Scottish trio known as Be Charlotte crafted this dance pop number with just enough gritty energy to reel you in on that first spin. The layered vocals can move from a too-cool-for-school monotone to ethereal flourishes, all brought to you by Charlotte Brimner; the band’s teenage frontwomanRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Ivory Tusk “Ripples” The folk songwriter known as Ivory Tusk enchants listeners on his new single, “Ripples”. This single provides an engaging opening for Ivory Tusk’s recent release, Rising Lights, which came out on Jan. 8th. Ivory Tusk originates from Buenos Aires where he also recordedRead More →

7 Fresh HipHop Music Videos feat

G.I. Magus “Go Home” El Capitán “Sun Tzu” Joshua Luke Smith “Heart of Man” L’Orange & Mr. Lif “The Gentle End” Teammate Markus “Cup of Tea” Eclectic Method “Meta Hip Hop” RealLifeEmojis “Low Top Nikes”Read More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – We first featured Nightair last October with their single “Supernova” from the band’s 2015 EP and then again a couple months later for their music video, “Clouds”. This year, the O.C. act is gearing up for a brand-spanking-new EP this summer. And, in prelude to thatRead More →

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At the end of year, in preface to our Annual Awards, the YabYum Editors like to take a moment and play their favorite tracks from all the Arizona bands and artists that left an impression on them. This is that show, the 2016 Awards preview. No guests. No witty banter.Read More →

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Yelle “Ici & Maintenant (Here & Now)” Sam Woolf “Fast n Dirty” Little Destroyer “Rattlesnakes” Papillon Rising “Things Are Looking Up” The Gift “Clinic Hope” Tribal Leader “Renegade” Vian Izak “World of Trouble”Read More →

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Jason P. Woodbury is a pop culture writer, essayist, and podcaster native to Arizona. His work’s appeared in Relix Magazine, FLOOD Magazine, Phoenix New Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Pitchfork, Tucson Weekly, and elsewhere. He’s a regular contributor to Los Angeles-based music blog Aquarium Drunkard, where he co-hosts theRead More →

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German Error Message “2017” German Error Message actually comes to us from Nashville, no matter what the name implies. Their haunting single “2017” instantly won me over with its experimental layers of sound, but it was the tempered yet deeply moving vocals of Paul Kintzing that absolutely broke my heart andRead More →

K.Flay “Blood in the Cut” Muuy Biien “Moral Compass” LUMER “Futile” Grain Death “Springfield” Music and Medicine “Another Week”  Goldblume “Bleach” EarlyRise “Someday”Read More →

rocksteady feat

by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – For some us, the moment we hear the “upbeat” stroke in music, we’re done. I mean, we’re wrecked, nothing else will come close to providing that joyous feeling music can bring – for when it hits, you feel no pain. Here are some theRead More →