Slusser took time to focus on his other creative endeavors, like his podcast. But, in the last few weeks, he took a break from his Getting Stoked throne to get back into music, creating his first full-length solo-album under the name, A Night Without Monsters. Can’t you mentally picture the logo on a Hot Topic shirt? You won’t be disappointed. While the album contains new writing conventions spawned by mixed genres, this album reflects on the Matt’s massive metal love. While I sense some nods to metalcore, Matt dug into the sound he wanted and ended up with…
by Mark Anderson
Persistence is the key.
Just ask about that with Tucson singer-songwriter Adam Townsend whose new album, All My Fires, is essentially a decade in the making. Produced by Grammy-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Langhorne Slim, Benjamin Booker), with both indie-rock and soul overtones, All My Fires caught my ear immediately and is one my favorite Tuscon albums of 2019.
by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen – On March 31st, Kill Your TV took the stage along with Aerico and The Linecutters to release their electrifying new record, Castle Bravo. For an Arizona punk band based out of Gilbert, the contemporarily formatted frustration highlights the genre’s local growth and unique suburban angst. While
by Carly Schorman – Andy Warpigs Counter Culture-Shock! Andy Warpigs’ 2014 release, Folk-Punk Yourself, pretty much secured his place in the annals of Phoenix underground music forever, but it’s his sophomore full-length that might supplant that debut as the official YabYum favorite. Counter Culture-Shock! has an angst-laden grit much darker than previous
by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – decker. Into the Red Now, I’ve been part of the decker. fanbase since his 2009 debut, Long Days. And, in the years to follow, decker. has been a consistent presence in the desert rock scene while the band and its principle songwriter (or centripetal force)