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by Carly Schorman – We’ve been getting more and more requests from musicians to premiere singles, music videos, and albums, but it seems like some folks are a bit confused about what a premiere actually is. The editors thought it might be helpful to offer up this short tutorial aboutRead More →

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Lumberjerk Records is putting out its first compilation, Strait Outta Comp, and it combines two of our favorite things: good music and a good cause. The label, and its forthcoming compilation, are the brainchild of Justin Weir (of Celebrations Guns fame) and features a smorgasbord of Arizona alt- and indie- artists,Read More →

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We are super beyond excited to premiere the brand new Citrus Clouds single, “Life Happens”, right here, right now. Citrus Clouds features couple Erick Pineda on vocals/guitars/lyrics and Stacie Huttleston on bass/vocals [more on that here], along with Angelica Pedrego on drums. Featuring their trademark desertgaze sound, “Life Happens” is an airy, honest,Read More →

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We’re super excited to host the premiere of Delafaye’s latest single, “West Coast Vibes” from his forthcoming EP, Highlands. Now, I first heard the music of Andrew Shockley (aka Delafaye) with the artist’s 2016 EP, The Hilltop. His somber style and heart-torn voice immediately caught my attention. Since then, I’ve been tryingRead More →

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The NorCal duo known as SUNMONKS are gearing up for the grand unveiling of their first full-length album with a brand-spanking-new music video. “Cannibal Wit” (as a single) creates quite a cinematic soundscape but I wasn’t quite prepared for the stunning accompaniment that the music video provides. One might describe this as aRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – We first featured Nightair last October with their single “Supernova” from the band’s 2015 EP and then again a couple months later for their music video, “Clouds”. This year, the O.C. act is gearing up for a brand-spanking-new EP this summer. And, in prelude to thatRead More →

Baseball Gregg combines the intercontinental talents of Sam (Stockton, CA) and Luca (Sasso Marconi, Bologna). Together, they create the summer-y beach pop that is helping me through these desperately hot, Arizona dog days. All you dream pop aficionados should definitely check out this new video as well as Vacation, the newRead More →

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Phoenix musician Qais Essar fuses modern musical sensibilities to the tradition of classical Afghan instrumentation to create some truly unique sounds in our Western deserts. In anticipation of the release of his new album, Tavern of Ruin, tomorrow night at the Newton, we’re very excited to  debut his latest music video for theRead More →