A & TJ were joined by Rick for this kick ass Couples Fight acoustic session of Songs From the Reading Room! Jokes were cracked, a superb banner was hung and no one broke out the machete. Big thanks as always goes out to Burning Empire Media for making ’em happen!Read 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 →

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Celebration Guns joined us down at Radio Phoenix studios for our bi-monthly installment of Rise! They brought along some swell tunes to share. The complete playlist can be found below. Good job on the inclusion of crowd noises, sound editor. Complete Playlist: Celebration Guns “The Volunteer” Twin Ponies “Willoughby” SaddlesRead More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Lenguas Largas Abba Daddy Tucson’s Lenguas Largas is a longtime YabYum favorite. Over they years, they have crafted their own unique psychedelic punk sound. Their latest LP, Abba Daddy, is a summertime dream, the kind you might have while doing peyote with Brian Wilson. Abba Daddy features six brand-spanking-newRead More →

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Those feisty individuals known as Fairy Bones came down to the YabYum HQ Reading Room and performed some new tracks for our listening pleasure. Acoustics were strummed, black bean burgers were consumed, and a Dadadoh doc was watched. Most excellent of times. “Pink Plastic Cups” “Two Tongues”Read More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Celebration Guns the me that used to be Celebration Guns, the Phoenix ambient indie pop act, released their much anticipated sophmore effort, the me that used to be, last month on limited edition black virgin vinyl. “The Volunteer” opens the EP with an expansive energy that willRead More →

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Phoenix rockers Scorpion vs. Tarantula came down to Phoenix Center for the Arts for another installment of Rise on Radio Phoenix. They assembled a superb playlist including a track of their new self-titled EP. Listen to the podcast here and don’t forget to check out the complete playlist below! Playlist:Read More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Ohioan “Bad Attitude” Tucson’s Ohioan is preparing for their release of a limited edition tape through Baby Tooth, a cassette label. “Bad Attitude” is the first single from the forthcoming EMPTY // EVERY MT. I was just about halfway through my first listen (which, btw, isRead More →

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The talented musician who preforms under the moniker I Am Hologram came down to join us in the Radio Phoenix studio for our bi-monthly installment of RISE! We now have that show available in convenient podcast form. The complete playlist can be found below with additional links to all theRead More →

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Treasurefruit, those Southwestern Psychedelic Rockers themselves, came down to YabYum HQ to perform in the Reading Room. Anamieke, Matt, and Ehren laid down that desert dwelling groove and we are all the better for it. Special thanks as always to Burning Empire Media for producing this series with us! “Darkside”Read More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Photos and Video by Matty Steinkamp Contributing Photographer Brandon Decker is the master of ceremonies that presides over the band decker. The act, centered out of Northern Arizona, keeps busy between extensive touring and recording endeavors. In 2015, they released Patsy, an album of resounding beauty andRead More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor I’ve been enchanted by the vocal stylings of Laura Kepner-Adney for years now (proof here) so the emergence of Laura and the Killed Men with their debut EP last year caused considerable stir down at YabYumHQ. The band recently completed their follow-up effort, Everchanging Trail, dueRead More →