adam townsend 700

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.Read More →

by Carly Schorman

Zachary Wubbena is the prolific songwriter behind the stoner-rock sounds of Tempe’s Bindi-Eye. His new album, Ultraviolet Idiot, is the latest in a string of dreamy, lofi, prosaic releases to emerge from the artist and just might prove his best work to date…Read More →

EPs 700

3 New (Local) EPs Definitely Worth Hearing featuring the stellar sounds of Arizona musicians, including Asian Fred, Gene Tripp, + The Edisons | YabYum Music + Arts | arts as means to enlightenmentRead More →

kill your tv 500

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. WhileRead More →

3 Fun + Feisty New Releases

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 previousRead More →

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)Read More →

LP 00

by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Lost on You dropped in May and I’ve probably memorized the lyrics on the LP from LP in their in entirety. In fact, this album is so good that even this review was only supposed to be 250 words – I COULD NOT BERead More →