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Music Video of the Week | “Rap God [Remix]” by Dax

We don’t often feature remixes. Like, never. But we can’t deny that this remix from Dax warrants the once over (or a thrice over). For this version of “Rap God,” Dax delivers more than six minutes of lyrics at hyper speed with enough melodic force to keep the listener frozen. This isn’t just a trick you catch in passing and quickly lose interest in. This is a performance that commands attention…

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New Music Alert | “Bright Blue” by KRXS

KRXS dropped this new lyric video for his single “Bright Blue” which comes to us from his brand-spanking-new EP, Songs Your Parents Will Hate. The Phoenix artist occasionally navigates the dangerous waters of rap-rock on his EP, but this track is a pop punk banger. “Bright Blue” brings a breath of romance to us in this dreary world and delivers it with some house shaking energy – if your speakers can handle it…

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Comp for a Cause | The Trunk Space

Like many others, our favorite community center and concert venue is feeling the COVID crunch. However, The Trunk Space has long served as a creative multipurpose room and launching pad for local artists and those just passing through our dusty stretch to desert. And those artists remember what The Trunk Space has done for them and this community. Together with the help of Related Records, Dark Hall Coffee, and The Coronado, these artists released a whopping 42-track compilation to support The Trunk Space…

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Music Video of the Week: “Romance in Outer Space” by Sargeant X Comrade ft. Kool Keith

This LoFi NeoSoul single by Sargeant X Comrade is exactly the mellow I needed and I want to share it all with you here today. “Romance in Outer Space” could just about sell me on the title alone, but the chill, spaced-out aural landscape combines Retro Soul sounds with a modern beat and flourishes in the mix – including an interlude from Kool Keith…

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New Music Alert | “Beauty in the World” by Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl

Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl released this melodic number just as 2020 was nearly its close. But, sadly, all the horrors of that year did not appear to end at midnight on New Year’s Eve so this song might just be needed to help carry us a little further. “Beauty in the World” reminds us to take time to focus on the beauty around us; the moments in our lives as they keep moving by…

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New Music Alert | “Arizona” by UPSAHL

UPSAHL makes a declaration of self in her latest single, “Arizona.” This song was released as a bonus track on her new EP, Young Life Crisis, which came out in December. Rather than a testament to her home state, UPSAHL dives deep into the grrrl from Arizona. The same one who moved from bubble gum pop as an emerging artist to the brash and polished performer that she is today…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Garrett’s Last Show

As the saying goes, nothing lasts forever. And on this edition of The YabYum Hour, Garrett Bowers hosts his last show. After taking over last April due to COVID-19 lockdowns, Garrett is moving on. But before he goes, he chats with former co-hosts of The YabYum Hour, Anna and Bonnie, as well as with YabYum Editors Carly and Mark. They reminisce on some of their favorite moments and guests from the show, as well as play tracks that remind them of the good times…

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Music Video of the Day: “Declaration of Rights” by Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl released this melodic number just as 2020 was nearly its close. But, sadly, all the horrors of that year did not appear to end at midnight on New Year’s Eve so this song might just be needed to help carry us a little further. “Beauty in the World” reminds us to take time to focus on the beauty around us; the moments in our lives as they keep moving by…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Tour Guide Saul

Last month Garrett Bowers hosted The YabYum Hour on Radio Phoenix and welcomed guest Kaleb Hargous AKA Tour Guide Saul. The two discuss Tour Guide’s two singles as well as Kaleb’s involvement as lead singer of Tempe-based band BOYCOTT!. They also chat about Saul’s growing production technique and some of the projects currently being produced…

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