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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – Eamon Ford is more than meets the eye. You certainly may have seen him either attending or, even more likely, performing at various venues around the Valley. In T-shirt and cap, the young man has quite an unassuming air. However, as Audile Collective, he is responsibleRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Huckleberry “Working Backwards” PHX Americana favorites, Huckleberry, are gearing up for a brand new album. Yes folks, on April 7th, Huckleberry will be releasing their latest LP on limited edition vinyl. In prelude to this momentous occasion, the band shared a couple early tracksRead More →

by Joe Golfen Staff Writer Though it’s held in a park in the middle of downtown Phoenix, which is built atop a tunnel that runs above a freeway, the McDowell Mountain Music Festival really does feel like it’s own peaceful world. A better world really. It’s a place where earlyRead More →

2016 awards recap

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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The title to Huckleberry’s 2016 EP might be a little clunky, but the four songs it represents are fluid and fabulous. Shasta City, Bad News Ricky came out in March and its breezy Americana sound stayed with us all year. This stellar six-piece out of Tempe has been making rounds on the Valley circuitRead More →

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by Joe Golfen Staff Writer Huckleberry Shasta City, Bad News Ricky For their latest ep, Tempe’s Huckleberry lives up to their moniker with a gorgeous record that’s sweet, a little bitter and evocative of long country road trips. The six-piece kicks off their four-song album with “Shasta,” a warm, breezyRead 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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Huckleberry Problems Huckleberry lands somewhere toward the Americana side of the indie spectrum with their mild-mannered, desert-infused rocknroll. Their much anticipated follow-up to 2013’s Fine Highway dropped in September. Problems offers listeners eight tracks of Huckleberry gold for fans new and old. The album opens with “Trouble is Real” which reveals the band has subduedRead More →

Sweet Ghosts “Wreckage” The Tucson duo known as Sweet Ghosts first captured our attention with their 2014 full-length release, Certain Truths, and now their getting ready to unveil their new recording efforts. We couldn’t be more excited. The first single (set for release on 7″ vinyl on Sept. 4) shows SweetRead More →

While compiling our latest installment of “3 New Albums” we noticed that the three to top the list of must-hear recordings were all released by bands whose names begin with the letter “H”. Coincidence? Perhaps not. Think harmonious and hellacious. Or, maybe, hard-hitting hymnals for the habitually hapless? Hallelujah! _ TheRead More →

The Haymarket Squares – “16 Tons” (From the Arthouse Soundtrack) Calabrese- “Ghostwolves” The Riveras- “Siren Song” Futuristic – “Long Days, Cold Nights” Huckleberry – “Sail Away” on Driving With Gass 2-27-13Read More →