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by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen – As I fasten my headphones and search for the 1970 seminal Right On album from The Supremes, I realize I’ve sunk into a musical wasteland the last two years running. I put on this record one more countless time and my lackadaisical brain sinks into theRead More →

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Jacob Unterreiner – Oliver Ackermann is a Renaissance man. He is the singer and guitarist in shoegaze stalwarts, A Place to Bury Strangers. He is also the founder of Death by Audio, a boutique guitar effects company. Along with manufacturing pedals, Death by Audio was a musical collective. Oliver andRead More →

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by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen – Since I attended their feverish album release show featuring sets from a slew of local mainstays, Not Confined managed to stab their way into my heart with their unrepentant attitudes and hardy yet good-natured stage presence . With my trusty bong in hand prepared to typeRead More →

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Prizefighting Kangaroo Episode 02: The Best of 2017
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Two jackamoes from the desert get opinionated with cinematic culture. Join us.Read More →

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Prizefighting Kangaroo Episode 01: Corpse Party
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In the premiere episode of the Prizefighting Kangaroo, Ashley and Amy talk about some of the actors and behind-the-scenes folks from the movie industry who shuffled off this mortal coil in 2017…Read More →

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James Fella, musician and founder of Gilgongo Records, is quite the record hound so we knew that asking him to tackle the arduous task of compiling a list of only ten songs that he thought everyone should hear might be like asking him to pop by the seventh level ofRead More →

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By Ashley Naftule – “I sing something into the air — that’s where it starts for me.” Katie Haverly is telling the oldest story in the book: In the beginning was the Word. Nothing, split open into the fullness of life by a vowel, a note, a vibration humming outRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Shovel “Monty” The first single from Shovel’s forthcoming LP has all that fiery energy one gets at a live Shovel show. This punk two-piece from Phoenix packs the punch of a full band experience and fans should be excited for a new take-home experience, It’s Fun toRead More →

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Robin Vining joined us at The Listening Room Phoenix for the latest installment of our continuing series, Song from The Listening Room. Playing “One Day/Can’t Remember”, he mesmerized all in attendance. Check out his performance, and then read a short Q+A with Robin about this song, some of his influences,Read More →

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The Phantom Party dudes rolled down to The Listening Room Phoenix to take part in our latest Songs from The Listening Room. They played one of our favorite songs, “Peach Honeymoon”, from their A Year In Bed EP which was also featured on our 2017 Favorites Spotify playlist. Check itRead More →

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The folks at Prizefighting Kangaroo look back on 2017: a great year for movies and a terrible year for everything else. Amy and Ashley talk about the best things they’ve seen, the worst things they’ve seen, and also bring up old classics they rediscovered throughout the year. They also spendRead More →

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by Dale I. Rasmussen – New Year’s resolutions get a bad rap these days. It seems that for every person you know who’s buying new running shoes or a couple of boxes of nicotine gum, there’s a half-dozen more all too happy to explain why, and usually when and how,Read More →