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Fairy Bones “Pink Plastic Cups” Weslynn “Black” The Happy Few “Running on Empty” Jet Black Alley Cat “Golden” Curse of Lono “Pick Up the Pieces” Bat House “Alright, Spaceboy” The Leisure Principle “You’ll Never Know”Read More →

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At 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.Read More →

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Alrighty gang, this wraps up our 2016 Awards portion of the year. A big thanks to everyone who came out to the Awards Show at the Trunk Space last night. We will now continue to cover all the new shit. More local, national, and international music coverage is on theRead More →

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20 Sundressed “Autopilot” Directed by Cory Davis 19 Sugar Skull Explosion “I Don’t Want To” Directed by Plastic Monsters 18 Confetti Club “Clutches of Emotion” Directed by Justin Humbert 17 Dadadoh “Do It” Directed by Bryan Preston 16 The Brothers Comatose “Black Light Moon” Directed by Colin Blackshear 15 Injury Reserve “All This Money”Read More →

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20 RNA “Delta” The experimental noise act known as RNA released Between The Mountains and Us on Jan. 1st of 2016. The ruckus release included the stellar single “Delta” which mixes a sludgy sound with high energy guitar antics. 19 Aesthetically Sound “In My Feelings” This mellow R&B track from AestheticallyRead More →

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Fairy Bones might have been a point of musical contention amongst the staffers here at YabYum in 2016, but one undeniable fact remains: this band is poised for success. And I know you might be thinking we’re attributing this position to the band’s smart social media methods or their out-of-this-worldRead More →

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Fairy Bones “8-Ball” Um, if Fairy Bones could stop voicing all my internals anxieties, that would be great. “8-Ball” does just that but in a rowdy, spiraling, soundstorm that I just can’t seem to get enough of. The band dropped two new singles this month at The Rebel Lounge and nowRead More →

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The Stakes joined us in the Radio Phoenix studio back in July for another fresh edition of Rise! They brought along some great tracks and we certainly had fun discussing the new full-length album, the band name as a verb, and, of course, warehouse shows. Take a listen, and checkRead More →

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Those feisty individuals known as Fairy Bones came down to the YabYum HQ Reading Room and performed some new tracks for our listening pleasure. Acoustics were strummed, black bean burgers were consumed, and a Dadadoh doc was watched. Most excellent of times. “Pink Plastic Cups” “Two Tongues”Read More →

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Harper and the Moths “Walking Through Fire” Fairy Bones “Notes From Wonderland” Huckleberry “Bad News” Jerusafunk “Gateway Movement” DWARF “Misinformed”Read More →

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All photos by Matty Steinkamp Contributing Photographer The McDowell Mountain Music Festival (or M3F), invaded Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix this past weekend for three days of music, hula-hooping, craft beer, food trucks, and, of course, more music. National acts like Animal Collective, Beck, Kid Cudi, and the Avett Brothers (myRead More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer “It’s the little things I can’t let go. They just build up till they explode.” My fellow Phoenicians, it is with sad and heavy heart that I must inform you that you have been the victims of an extensive and elaborate scam. A deception soRead More →