Radio Phoenix Podcast: Jason Woodbury

jason woodbury 001Mr. Jason Woodbury joined us in the war room that is the Radio Phoenix Studios and together we hashed out a musical takeover of epic proportions. OK, so that didn’t actually happen but we did discuss local music past and present. He also brought down some killer AZ tracks which we happily played over the internet airwaves and, as always, the complete playlist can be found below.

Now then, make sure to tune in every first and third Wednesday of the month at 7 PM for The YabYum Hour, only on radiophoenix.org.

Complete Playlist:

Billy Sedlmayr “Pan American Highway Blues”

koleżanka “Snow Cone Summer/Flyfishing”

Eric Bachmann/Jon Rauhouse “Camille”

A Technicolor Yawn “Blankets”

The Beans “Empty Shoes”

Karima Walker “We’ve Been Here Before”

Howe Gelb & Lonna Kelley “Terribly So”

Vernon Wray “Lonely Son”

Rainer “The Oasis”

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Recorded live on March 1, 2017

Radio Phoenix Podcast: Strange Lot

strange lot 02We’d been wanting Strange Lot to come down to the Radio Phoenix Studios for some time so it was great to have them down in the laboratory mixing it up. We talked the new record, our love of Tucson music, and animated videos. And don’t forget that TONIGHT, March 4, is the Strange Lot + Desert Beats Dual Record Release Party with Snake! Snake! Snakes! and Dead Canyon at Valley Bar!

Make sure to tune in every first and third Wednesday of the month for The YabYum Hour, only on radiophoenix.org.

Complete Playlist:

Strange Lot “Gods & Clods”

The Myrrors “Liberty is in the Streets”

Snake! Snake! Snakes! “Breakdown”

The Desert Beats “Wolfman Is Here”

The Thin Bloods “Peter Was A Virus”

Slow Moses “High or By or”

Strange Lot “Born”

Destruction Unit “If Death Ever Slept”

Dent “Visit”

PRO TEENS “Control”

B.O.T.S. “Lil’ Smokey Fangers”

Saddles “Face Paint”

Diners “fifteen on a skateboard”

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Recorded live on February 15, 2017

Radio Phoenix Podcast: Parlor Birds

parlor birds 01Brand new band Parlor Birds joined us at the Birdcage, that is, the Radio Phoenix Studios, earlier this month and now the podcast is available for your listening pleasure. We chatted with Mike and Kuhar about the band, what’s coming up, and, as usual, our guests brought along some killer tracks to play on the air. If you like what you hear, check out their second show at Rogue Bar on Saturday, March 4, and tune into the YabYum Music Hour every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 PM only on Radio Phoenix!

Complete Playlist:

Parlor Birds “Lizzards”

Rose Colored Eyes “Deadman”

Treasurefruit “C’est La Vie”

Field Tripp “John Wayne”

Jay Allan and the Uncommon Good “Never Go Back”

Korbe Canida “Bathtub”

The Black Moods “So Good”

The Darts “Revolution”

The Sweet Nothings “Thoughts in my Head”

The Sink or Swim “Revolving Doors”

Wyves “Bitch Has Got Problems”

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Recorded live on February 1, 2017

Radio Phoenix Podcast: Sturdy Ladies

study ladies 00Our regular host, Mark Anderson, came down with a bit of a bug so Senior Editor (and button pusher for the YabYum Music Hour on Radio Phoenix) declared it a Ladies Night with The Sturdy Ladies. Roddy was on-hand to help out and The Sturdy Ladies’ brought some stellar tunes to share. You can find the complete playlist below along with the podcast of our live show.

Complete Playlist:

Sturdy Ladies “Sturdy Ladies Theme”

Whispering Wires “Time Travel Pills”

The Rondelles  “Cafeteria Rock”

Holly and the Italians “Tell That Girl to Shut Up”

The Shaving Party “Sounds”

Bosswitch “Born to Death”

Jumping Bomb Girls “Neptune Married the Treble”

The Real Kids “Do the Boob”

Sturdy Ladies “Cat Olympics”

Krab Legz “Claws Across America”

The Echo Bombs “Mervin Hellville”

Candygirl “Beehive”

The Wilt Family “Death is Unlike You, Baby Bird”

Sturdy Ladies ” Creepy Crawly”

Plus a Special Bonus Surprise Song we can’t reveal here…

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Recorded live on January 18, 2017

Radio Phoenix Podcast: Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra

afrobeat orchestra 01PAO! PAO! PAO! The Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra (well, 5/16ths of the band) joined us down at the Radio Phoenix Studios and now you can hear the podcast. The complete playlist can be found below.

Complete Playlist:

Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra “Come With Us”

Flower Festival “I’m a Waste of Time”

Nanami Ozone “Wet Mouth”

PRO TEENS “Goodnight Moon’d”

Dungeon Destroyah “Fried Tofu”

Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra “Go In Get Out”

Gospel Claws “Walk Me Down”

Jerusafunk “Gateway Movement”

House of Stairs “Silence Won’t You Come Back”

Yojimbo Billions “(Hold On to Your) Passport”

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Recorded live on January 4, 2017

Radio Phoenix Podcast: 2016 Awards Preview

2016 awards 01At the end of year, in preface to our Annual Awards, the YabYum Editors like to take a moment and play their favorite tracks from all the Arizona bands and artists that left an impression on them. This is that show, the 2016 Awards preview. No guests. No witty banter. Just kick-ass jams. Enjoy!

PS. Thanks to everyone who came out to our 2016 Awards show at the Trunk Space, it meant a lot!

PSS. That sound is Scott taking pics in the background…

Complete Playlist:

Katterwaul “Follow You Home”

Wyves “Spoils of War”

Fairy Bones “Pink Plastic Cups”

Asian Fred “Kick Back Your Head”

Diners “15 On A Skateboard”

Sonoran Chorus “Cartons of Bottles”

US Depressed “Fault & Pepper Salami”

Phantom Party “Derby Daze”

Foresteater “Very Friendly People”

Aesthetically Sound “In My Feelings”

The Foster Family Band “How Can I?”

Gene Tripp “Here It Comes”

Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra “Come With Us”

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Recorded live on December 21, 2016

Radio Phoenix Podcast: Travis James

travis james 00Travis James showed up with a crew when he came down to the Radio Phoenix studios. We talked all his current projects, Slope Records, and what’s upcoming for mohawked troubadour. Plus, he brought a ton of great tracks including some that can be heard no where else (for now)! As always, you can check out the complete playlist below.

Complete Playlist:

Travis James and the Acrimonious Assembly of Arsonists “Shiny New Toys”

The Linecutters “Education”

Sad Kid “Gas Station Burrito”

The Haymarket Squares “Burn it down”

Monster May I “Goodnight Goodnight”

Couples Fight “Space”

Travis James and the AAA “Eviction Ballad”

Diego Galvan “Life Has Been Empty”

Sarah Amstutz “Empty Plate, Empty Girl”

Rum Drinker “Tropical Contact High”

Sugar Skull Explosion “I Don’t Want To”

Andy Warpigs “N Bombs and C Bombs”

The Doyenne “G U L L Y”

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Recorded live on December 7, 2016

Radio Phoenix Podcast: Red Tank!

red tank 01Red Tank! came down to the Radio Phoenix studios and we had a blast talking up music and bands. We chatted about the wall of noise, new songs, and snowed-out tours. And, of course, they brought along some stellar tracks that we were jazzed to play and, as always, the complete playlist can be found below.

Complete Playlist:

Red Tank! “The Void”

Wolvves “Harriets 1 & 2”

No Age “Teen Creeps”

RIVIVR “Resilient Bastard”

Dogbreth “Cups and Wrappers”

RNA “Between The Mountains And Us”

Lightning Bolt “The Metal East”

RT! “Hummingbirds”

Captain Samurai “Tired”

Drug Church “But Does It Work?”

Mitski “I Will”

Saw Fox “Big Girl”

Sonic Youth “Skip Tracer”

Recorded live on Nov. 16, 2016

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Radio Phoenix Podcast: The SunPunchers

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Lindsay Cates and Betsy Ganz (l to r), photo courtesy of The SunPunchers

The SunPunchers joined us at the Radio Phoenix studios on a most tremendous of nights. At one point we thought the station might actually combust into flames. OK, maybe it wasn’t quite that dramatic, but it sure was a swell time hanging out with Betsy and Lindsay and listening to the great song selections they picked out. Listen to the podcast and check out the complete playlist below And don’t forget to keep your ears open for that new album from The SunPunchers next year!!

Complete Playlist:

The SunPunchers “The Rug”

Courtney Marie Andrews “How Quickly Your Heart Mends”

Stephen Steinbrink “Absent Mind”

Karima Walker “Hands in Our Names”

The Blood Feud Family Singers “Lonely Night”

Nowhere Man and A Whiskey Girl “Oh Up Above”

The SunPunchers “Screwtop Head”

Calexico “Crystal Frontier”

Eric Bachmann/Jon Rauhouse “Jojo Blanco”

Radiation City “Juicy”

John Prine/Iris DeMent– “In Spite of Ourselves”

North Brother Island “Jenny Lind”

Nina Simone “Ballad of Hollis Brown”

Recorded live on November 2, 2016

Radio Phoenix Podcast: Citrus Clouds

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Citrus Clouds: Erick Pineda, Stacie Huttleston, Angelica Pedrego (l to r)

Earlier this month Maryvale’s own Citrus Clouds joined us in the Radio Phoenix Studios for another edition of Rise. Not only did they bring some tracks off their new record, Imagination, they brought along some stellar picks of artists they enjoy as well. Make sure and head to Valley Bar on Nov. 2 to catch the Imagination Release Party when the music will start at 7:30 PM. More on that event here.

Complete Playlist:

Citrus Clouds “The Sun is in My Eyes”

Fatigo “The Golf Cart Preacher”

Depeche Mode “Strange Love”

The Nix “Diamond Eyes”

Nanami Ozone “Be Cool to Me”

Citrus Clouds “Imagination”

Tierra Firme “Populous 2”

The Echo Bombs “Biter”

Factories “Story Like Yours”

Dadadoh “What I Got”

The Lonesome Wilderness “Wasted”

Ego Tripping “Impression”

Recorded live on October 19, 2016

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