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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Sean Bonnette of AJJ

Sean Bonnette of AJJ joined host Garrett Bowers on this edition of The YabYum Hour on Radio Phoenix. The two talk on a range of subjects from guitar technique to skateboarding to who would win in a street fight between Sean and Stephen Steinbrink. Garrett also plays songs based on the conversation along with some new YabYum favs. Check it out. You’ll definitely want to find out what regular attendees of Desert Trash are to be called going forward…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Sam Etling

Garrett is holding down the YabYum Hour fort on Radio Phoenix. As producer, DJ, and host, he’s truly making the show his own. On this edition, he called up Sam Etling of Sore Eyes to talk about his new EP, It’s Really Gonna Suck, for Now. He also has another excellent edition of “Songs You Wouldn’t Normally Hear on the YabYum Hour”. Check it…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: COVID-19 Special Pt. 1

With social distancing in full effect due to COVID-19, Garrett has stepped up from behind the Radio Phoenix console to sit back down behind his own desk and produce The YabYum Hour. Calling it “The Mutiny of Anna and Bonnie” (our regular co-hosts), Garrett has picked out a bunch of tracks for our listening pleasure. While half the selections can be read about on this very website, the other half are completely chosen by Garrett himself and his eclectic musical taste. Enjoy the show!

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Genevieve Rice

Comedian Genevieve Rice stopped by the Radio Phoenix studios for our last (for the time being) in person interview on The YabYum Hour. She talks about helping to run the Bird City Comedy Festival, who would portray her in a Hollywoodland production, and falling asleep to David Sedaris’ diary among other topics. Bonnie and Garrett also play a collection of new songs featured on YabYum as well as some Editor’s picks and Genevieve’s Wings selection…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast: Ghost in the Willow

Gil from Ghost in the Willow stopped by the Radio Phoenix studios back before all the quarantining began and now the broadcast archive is available for all. Find out some history of the band and hear some funny stories along the way. Gil also brought down a playlist of folx he actually knows or would call a friend so make sure to check out all the songs below. That’s right, tune in to find out how he connects with The Replacements…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Optimystical

The band Optimystical stopped by the Radio Phoenix studios and now the broadcast archive is available for all. Fusing hip hop, indie rock, edm, and experimental music into their sound, find out more about the band in this interview. Hear tales of shooting their music video, “Blind”, and check out the premiere of their brand new song, “All Types of Love”. They also brought in a stellar playlist of tracks to set the vibe right in the studio. Check it…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Sad Dance Party

Sad Dance Party rolled through the Radio Phoenix studios at the end of January and the now the broadcast archive is available right here, right now. Regular hosts Anna, Bonnie, and Garrett were unavailable so former hosts Mark and Carly stepped in behind the mics along with some help from DJ Hockey Chuck behind the board. We chat with the band about upcoming new music and they share so stories from the road. With the night’s playlist of songs put together by Garrett, we all have fun talking about bands we’ve either heard of or have no clue about…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Mega Ran

For our first Radio Phoenix broadcast of 2020 we were hyped to have Phoenix-based “teacher/rapper/hero” Mega Ran live in the studio. With a couple of the regular hosts unable to make the show, former show host Mark was obviously psyched to take part along with co-hosts Bonnie and DJ Hockey Chuck. Not only do we discuss Mega Ran’s past and future in music, we compare Bonnie and Mega’s teaching careers, talk shop about releasing music through the internet, chat about independent gaming, and feature a great playlist put together by Mr. Ran himself. Make sure to check below for the complete track listing…

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