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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Jason Grishkoff is living our dream. He took his passion for music and turned it into a profitable business model. Not only does Jason manage Indie Shuffle, a popular music blog that compiles playlists introducing its readers to new tracks every day, but he alsoRead More →

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by Joe Golfen Staff Writer Huckleberry Shasta City, Bad News Ricky For their latest ep, Tempe’s Huckleberry lives up to their moniker with a gorgeous record that’s sweet, a little bitter and evocative of long country road trips. The six-piece kicks off their four-song album with “Shasta,” a warm, breezyRead More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Things That Aren’t Words Remember the Details The Tucson five-piece known as Things That Aren’t Words released their 5-track debut in April. Remember the Details achieves that compelling combination of sweet and somber with an enchanting musicality and poetic lyrics. “Your Heart is an Ocean” opens the EP, drawingRead More →

Logan & Lucille  Logan & Lucille The Tucson musical duo of Logan Greene & Lucille Petty found more than a unique opportunity for alliteration, they found a uniquely upbeat approach to indiefolk in this era when sad-bastard music has taken hold. That’s not to say Logan & Lucille is without theirRead More →

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Pat The Bunny Probably Nothing, Possibly Everything I’m a little obsessed with the folk punk of Pat The Bunny. The solo project of Ramshackle Glory’s singer/guitarist, Pat the Bunny brings introspective meanderings out with the aggressive passions that fostered them. Released last December, Probably Nothing, Possibly Everything offers ten tracks thatRead More →

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The Trunk Space commemorated 10 Years with the biggest (and longest) show anyone has thrown in these parts in quite some time if not in all of Phoenix history. The Indie 500 continued for 10 days (or nights) during which time a total of 500 songs were performed. The showRead More →

Wooden Indian Color is Work Wooden Indian creates a sort of magical dreamscape for listeners to wander through on Color is Work. The album, which the band released back in 2012, was recently re-issued on cassette through Rubber Brother Records. And I, for one, am thrilled with the re-release. Color is Work mightRead More →

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The Hill in Mind Thimble This is one of those albums that got completely overlooked. Even though I was a fan of their self-titled debut, even though I always try to stay apprised on new music, I somehow missed the September release of Thimble. It happens. Even good bands get lost inRead More →

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by YabYum Staff PRMR Antennae Antennae is an appropriate name for the long-awaited new album from PRMR (formerly The Premiere). It sounds like the product of an alien race’s attempts to emulate the best of  our hip-hop radio and indie rock blogs. The result, with its off-kilter mix of elements, isRead More →

  The Bittersweet Way heavens The Bittersweet Way has been on the scene for quite some time now with more than a decade under their belt. And their latest release heavens might be my favorite album to date from the Phoenix duo. Garage indie pop with a distinctive nod towardRead More →

The Trunk Space has become much more than a venue during the course of their 10 year run thus far. They’ve become a key player in the Valley’s developing arts scene, a launching pad for new acts, and a hub for all the wondrous and strange and wondrously strange musiciansRead More →