5 rad singer-songwriters 500

by Carly Schorman – Erin Rae “Putting on Airs” If you don’t know Erin Rae yet, you better make that a priority today. This Tennessee-raised songwriter approaches modern indie folk like she’s stringing together a flower wreath in 1971.  There’s something forthright about the earthy Americana of Erin Rae andRead More →

by Carly Schorman – The Breakup Society “Strength Was Always Your Weakness” Nicole Laurenne (of The Darts) and Bob Hoag (of Flying Blanket Recording) join The Breakup Society on their new single for an all-star summer smash. “Strength Was Always Your Weakness” shines a bright ray of sunny pop intoRead More →

Pampa Folks “Soulrise” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Spotify Esbie Fonte “Ace’s High” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Spotify Sigrid “High Five” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram Aaron Taos “Venom” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Spotify Anja Kotar “Poster Child of California” Facebook – Twitter – InstagramRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Of The Valley “Italy” Brian DellaValle, the songwriter behind Of The Valley, divides his time between Copenhagen and Toronto, but hopefully he’ll put a stateside tour on his to-do list because I’m so obsessed right now. “Italy” conveys a certain stolen intimacy; like a secretly witnessed exchange ofRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – The Wanda Junes “All Roads End” The Wanda Junes released a brand new album, Today, on cassette last week, but they teased fans with this closing number beforehand. “All Roads End” has a solemnity that feels hard won through hard living. And the sentiments contained within the lyrics areRead More →

foster family band 500

The Foster Family Band set up at The Listening Room Phoenix just to knock us down with their stellar performance of “Masquerades”. Check out the video of that performance below as part of our Songs from the Listening Room series. Plus, make sure you continue on below the video to ourRead More →

by Carly Schorman – Bobby Baritone “Shaving Private Ryan” Bobby Baritone has a low-key indie style that makes me think he’d mesh well with in Phoenix. Maybe we’ll get a chance to find out this summer when the Seattle performer sets off on tour. Matthew Fildey is the songwriter behind theRead More →

koleżanka, Sun System, Willetta, The Edisons, Elna Rae, Black Paw, Soft Deadlines, Broken Girls from Affluent Backgrounds, and Zodiac Bash

Before the successful release of last year’s Straight Outta Comp, Lumberjerk Records founder Justin Weir already had plans of releasing a second volume. His hope was to feature other bands he hadn’t yet worked with and possibly have twice as many songs on the next compilation, with all the profits continuingRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Mt. Joy “Mt. Joy” In the year(+) since Mt. Joy hit the music scene, they’ve certainly cultivated a fanbase for their buoyant indie sound and have more than 18 million Spotify streams to prove it. The L.A. (by way of Philadelphia) act dropped this s/t singleRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Sabiyha “Bird” Get ready for a voice that will haunt you. “Bird”, the debut single from London-based artist, Sabiyha, provides the perfect introduction to the combined power of her lyricism and vocals. Brooding, orchestral indie-folk sets the backdrop for the heart-wrenching performance on “Bird” as theRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Avi Jacob “Pickup Truck” Ask anyone down at #YabYumHQ and they tell you I have a propensity for sad  bastard music. It’s my thing. Avi Jacob dives deep into that well of emotions we all harbor inside to offer compassion and clarity, but it might breakRead More →