by Carly Schorman – RPM Orchestra “Hey You” RPM Orchestra cooked up something special for their new two-track Onus Records single including this new personal favorite from the camp, “Hey You”. The experimental orchestra perhaps best know for their innovative silent film soundtracking at Filmbar even created a visualizer (asRead More →

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Hit Bargain “In Quiet Streets” Facebook – Instagram  Ocean Alley “Confidence” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Spotify Thumpasaurus “Mental Karate” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram Simple Man “Exit 49” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram Jennifer “Bloodstained Blues” Soundcloud  Monarchy “MID:NIGHT” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – SpotifyRead More →

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Capitano “Gypsy on a Leash” This track is about daring to be yourself and the music video directed by Katja Kuhl captures the spirit of that nonconformity rather nicely. We’ve featured the unique aesthetic of Capitano on our site before and this video should help explain why. We dig weird. FacebookRead More →

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Scott Mitting, the insider’s insider on experimental and electronic here in the Valley, stopped by the Radio Phoenix studio and brought some stellar tracks down with him. Not only do we get to hear a variety of experimental acts from AZ and beyond, we get the rundown on all ofRead More →

Flower Festival “proverbs” The experimental indie act known as Flower Festival released a two-track single earlier this August perfect for that final stretch of hazy heat only those of us in the Sonoran can really understand. Start by stretching out underneath your best ceiling fan on full blast and allowRead More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer Call me a crotchety old man, but I long for the days of how music was released before the almighty EP. I mean I get it, attention spans aren’t what they used to be thanks to glorious technology. The way music is produced and distributedRead More →

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koleżanka (Kristina Moore joined by Arky and Winter Calkins) joined us at the Reading Room and shared these lovely songs with all in attendance, which now includes all of you as well. Both tracks will appear on their much anticipated debut album Vessel, which is due out in June. ButRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – WOLFZiE makes chillwave music. Now, if you’re over 35 and still have no idea what chillwave is, it’s basically electronic pop with a nostalgic, throwback style to the 80s/90s in not only production, but in the sound’s entire presentation as well. (Editors Note: Please understandRead More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer – Whoever said that you eventually get accustomed to the summers here in Phoenix is a damn fool. There is NO getting used to them! In the four short years that I’ve been in the Valley, they seem to only get worse with each revolution. ApocalypticRead More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer “Oddly, at the time, I was on a kick of watching “Taxi Driver.” For some reason, I’d always, at the end of the night, I’d put that on and, you know…I think… I was losing it then. This was right in the time where IRead More →

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Collaboration haunts with recent sound collage… by Chris Nunley Staff Writer What is “music” to you? Or better yet, what do you perceive music is to most people? Is it the presence of melody and harmony? A super-dope-phat digital beat from a laptop? Vocals processed and auto-tuned to the pointRead More →

by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Soft Shoulder has been making gritty, experimental music around the Valley for ten years now, chasing all those people who only think they’re into avant-garde music out of bars and into the reality that they’re nowhere near the edges of the industry. At the heartRead More →