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Bear Ghost “Necromancin’ Dancin‘” Looks like Bear Ghost is starting off the year swinging. The recently released the second single from their forthcoming album, Blasterpiece. The new single, “Necromancin’ Dancin’”, is more than four minutes of feisty fun prog rock. The new track is available for preview below along with “Funkle Phil”, theRead More →

Seventy-five percent of YASKY, formerly known as Why Ask Why?, joined us live on the air at Radio Phoenix for another installment of Rise! The complete playlist can be found below… Complete Playlist: YASKY “Hole to Hell” Please “The Drive” Pride through Strife “By The Way” The Pleasure Victims “Grind” horizon iRead More →

A lot of new spots popped up on the local scene in 2015, but it’s Valley Bar that has won us over despite its unusually high percentage of intoxicated hipsters. But with drinks like “The Janet Napolotini” and “That’s a Ducey” served in the Rose Room (named for Rose Mofford),Read More →

by Song River Staff Writer & Hay Girl The Hay Girls chat with Gingher Leyendecker of The Hardways. Read the interview here…  Song River: What brought The Hardways together back in 2003? Gingher Leyendecker: I used to play classical guitar and 12 string and took lessons from Kurt Hauser at the TonalRead More →

by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor The Historic Coronado Neighborhood only covers a mere half square mile, but within that small area, in those tiny homes, there’s a lot of music being played. In fact, there are no less than 75 musicians and a dozen bands and solo artists, covering genresRead More →


The one and only Song River sits down with Brannon Kleinlein to discuss everything ALMF and what’s to come next by Song River Staff Writer Song River: Hey Brannon, thank you so much for taking a few moments out of your busy schedule to speak with me. Brannon Kleinlein: Well, thankRead More →

Harrison Fjord Puspa in Space I’ve just about had it with these kids and their pun-laden names. Thankfully, the upbeat, jazz-infused pop of Harrison Fjord quelled my initial irritation with their catchy future jams. These newcomers on the local scene just released their debut EP, Puspa in Space, this summer toRead More →

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Brent Miles and Jennifer Glenn of The Heartless Bartons came down to the Reading Room at YabYum HQ to play a couple of songs. Check out the video and then head to ThirdSpace tonight to see the band live and in person. More on that event can be found here.Read More →