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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Fairy Bones “No One Can Suffer Like I Can”  The alt-glam rockers known as Fairy Bones have been causing quite the stir in the Phoenix music scene since their very inception. Maybe that’s because they have a distinctive sound that’s difficult to cram intoRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Wiccan Babysitter / Benjamin Galaxy “Rat” The Wiccan Babysitter/Benjamin Galaxy endeavor is a bit of a mystery I stumbled across in my unending quest for new music and it reaffirmed my commitment to this aforementioned quest. “Rat” is that instance when your angst grows toRead More →

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ATR31 “The Air” The duo known as ATR31 is so uber hip and modern they actually met on Tinder. True story. The pair established a musical connection and took their project’s name from the anime series, and movie, Neon Genesis Evangelion. “The Air” comes to us from their self-titled debut EP.Read More →

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1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Damian Jim, and I’m Dine’ (Navajo) from the Four Corners area in Utah who works out of Phoenix, AZ . I’m an artist who creates fantastic art based on my experiences as a person living in 2 differentRead More →

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Are you the type of person who is always looking for new and exciting things happening in your hometown? Do you like to share these findings with others? Then you should definitely consider joining the YabYum Music & Arts team! We’re looking for a few good folks to cover music ofRead More →

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Lonna Kelley Take Me Home Spiderman Even before I had a chance to sit down with Lonna Kelley’s latest release, a friend of mine told me she woke up thirty minutes early for work every day so she could listen to the album in its entirety. That’s quite a recommendation,Read More →

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Courtney Marie Andrews Leuven Letters Courtney Marie Andrews released Leuven Letters back in November and I have to admit I’m a little bummed I only recently came across it. All those cold, winter months that could have been spent enveloped in Leuven Letters were instead passed with other, lesser albums. Andrews establishedRead More →

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Party Gardens Moon Synth-heavy indie rockers out of L.A. known as Party Gardens counts some Phoenix transplants amongst its ranks including members of Yellow Minute and What Laura Says. The group released Moon on March 27th. The six track album combines appropriately Cali-inspired surf and psychedelia with an effervescent indie pop that reminds me of otherRead More →

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Social Lovers Enjoy the Ride The Phoenix act known as the Social Lovers released Enjoy the Ride on vinyl through Cherries Records outta Chicago and already the album is sold-out. Before you get too flustered, know that you can still get your internet hands on a digital copy. The lounge-style electronica makesRead More →

Wooden Indian Color is Work Wooden Indian creates a sort of magical dreamscape for listeners to wander through on Color is Work. The album, which the band released back in 2012, was recently re-issued on cassette through Rubber Brother Records. And I, for one, am thrilled with the re-release. Color is Work mightRead More →

While we might be your favorite, we’re definitely not the only music blog doing their part to spread the gospel of local arts. No, no, no. In fact, I’d say there are some pretty heavy hitters in nearby states that warrant the attention of musicians and music-lovers alike.  Tiny MixRead More →