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by Carly Schorman

Let’s begin with just a little clarification on the terminology.

Personhood is the condition of being an individual person. Persona is the part of yourself that you present to others. Now, I’m sure many of you are already drawing conclusions about where this post is going, and maybe you are right. But, if you’re an active internet user, this is conversation you should be having with yourself every single day…Read More →

4th wave ska 500

by Mark Anderson – No other music but Ska I feel quite has the power to evoke either pure nostalgic memories and/or fury intent on inciting riots at the same time. For those of us that danced into the depths of a skanking pit, we might look back to aRead More →

standing rock 00

by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – We decided to take a moment out of our regularly scheduled music programming to bring you a special holiday message this Thanksgiving. Sure, a few weeks ago I would have said that most of the people in this country are horrified by the atrocities committed byRead More →

ask 00

by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor I should start by saying: Don’t get your skivvies in a bunch. If one of these questions strikes too close to home and you know you’ve sent us one of the following questions in one incarnation or another, don’t worry. You are not alone. TheseRead More →

sharing is caring title

by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor How you can help the Phoenix music scene without even getting dressed. I just completed my third viewing of CBGB starring Alan Rickman, (aka Hans Gruber, Professor Snape, and many more…), and it occurred to me, there’s a pretty big reason why I have toRead More →

band title

by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor We frequently get asked for suggestions on how to improve a band’s standing in the community or the press response the ellicit. So, as a special holiday season present, I compiled a few of my suggestions for maximizing your band’s potential. Enjoy. 1. Make Decent Music ThisRead More →

Wish For

By Frank Ippolito Associate Editor So, I get this album from my fabulous YabYum editors to review, er, give my opinion on it. And I swear to you, I started and stopped, wrote and deleted, then again, like, five times. That never happens. Well, yes it does, but you getRead More →

Buy Your Friends Music

by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor Many of you who are reading this right now are musicians. Musicians, who spend hundreds, thousands of hours creating music. Hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on gear. And hundreds, more like thousands of dollars recording it. Not to mention all the time and effortRead More →