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Sultry soul rockers Sister Lip unveiled their first studio album just a couple short weeks ago and I’ve snuggled with the repeat button ever since. The group has already established quite the steady following among local music aficionados. For fans of the band, you might already be familiar with the songsRead More →

The New Classic The New Classic Full disclosure: I tried really really hard not to like this disc from The New Classic. I mean, like, really hard. But, alas, each and every song from beginning to end is freaking catchy as all hell. Make no mistake – this is powerRead More →

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YabYum joins Radio Phoenix twice a month to bring even more eclectic, local offerings for your earholes. For our inaugrual show, we asked Evan Bisbee of The Paper Knife to come down and talk some jazz. Musical guests for the evening include Dry River Yacht Club, Good Friends Great Enemies, JimmyRead More →

  The Bittersweet Way heavens The Bittersweet Way has been on the scene for quite some time now with more than a decade under their belt. And their latest release heavens might be my favorite album to date from the Phoenix duo. Garage indie pop with a distinctive nod towardRead More →

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Emby Alexander “Sleeping In The Library” Claiming to be the SOUND OF PHOENIX, Emby Alexander (for right now anyway) might just be right. If “Sleeping In The Library” is any indication as to what is to come from their new album Frontispiece, get ready for a percussion-fueled, rollicking good timeRead More →

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We had an extra special show in April featuring local music writers Mitchell L. Hillman and Jeff Moses. For the complete playlist, look below. And, don’t forget to tune into Radio Phoenix at 8 pm this Friday for the next installment of the YabYum Music & Arts Hour!!! The BungalowRead More →

The Linecutters “Yolocaust” This three-piece thrash outfit is making waves before the members are old enough to drink to their successes. The Linecutters just released their first single in anticipation of their forthcoming EP, The Pirates of Suburbia. If “Yolocaust” speaks authentically for what’s to come from The Linecutters, their EPRead More →

There’s been a lot of talk, almost to infinitum, about “Pay to play”. Every artist knows what this is: the artist pays the promoter or venue before they can take the stage. The payments can originate either directly from the artist or to be collected from the artist through theRead More →

Audioconfusion Sampler 3 You might have seen copies of this collection floating around town. Jalipaz of Audioconfusion, one of the Valley’s most popular recording studios, has pulled together tracks from some of our favorite bands that recorded at none other than his own Mesa studio. Where else can you hearRead More →

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Sam Means feat. Anthony Green Blue Jeans I can’t get enough of this pop ditty certain to have you hitting the repeat button an embarrassing number of times. Combining the beat and dynamics of vintage pop with a contemporary implementation of warm fuzz and electronica elements, Sam Means proves heRead More →

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Fans who packed The Marquee Theatre in Tempe caught a great double feature, cheering on the funk-master George Clinton as well as local openers Captain Squeegee from Mesa. The two groups had styles all their own, but each left the crowd cheering for more. Danny Torgersen, lead vocalist and trumpet forRead More →