7 Rad Rock Videos from Alt- to Indie- featuring Weird Radicals, Fever Joy, Instructions, The Lad Classic, Calamity the Kid, Rite to Remain, + CATERPILLARS | YabYum Music + Arts | your PHX guide to music everywhereRead More →

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by Jacob Unterreiner – Josh Medina is a remarkably talented audio engineer. He is also the Kevin Bacon of the Arizona Music scene. If you’re in a local band, odds are you’re not more than two degrees of separation from Josh; either you’ve recorded with him, or you’ve been in aRead More →

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Lumberjerk Records is putting out its first compilation, Strait Outta Comp, and it combines two of our favorite things: good music and a good cause. The label, and its forthcoming compilation, are the brainchild of Justin Weir (of Celebrations Guns fame) and features a smorgasbord of Arizona alt- and indie- artists,Read More →

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Rubber Brother Records fostered a cassette revival in the Valley of the Sun. Averaging more than one cassette release per week over the course of their very first year. The label decided to take part in this year’s Cassette Store Day – tape culture’s answer to Record Store Day –Read More →

The Foster Family Band “Heavy Now You Know” The first song I ever heard from Perry Allen immediately sealed my fate as a fan for life (see “take my bones to the valley” here) so you can begin to imagine my excitement when I heard he had joined ranks withRead More →

The Puppy Love Mixtape is the first ever benefit compilation tape from Rubber Brother Records. It premieres new material from Dogbreth, The Wavelengths, and Good Friends Great Enemies paired alongside some older tracks in the label’s discography. Dogbreth’s track “Close With You” is one of their sweeter, mellow tunes withRead More →

In the spirit of the season, Playboy Manbaby put together a Halloween house show this past Saturday. Playboy Manbaby has developed a reputation as one of the strongest live acts in the local scene and Tempe house shows are definitely this band’s niche. They brought along Rubber Brother Records label-mateRead More →

Albums are good. Bands make good albums…. Blanche Beach Blanche Beach Describing the sound of Blanche Beach has become an exercise in contraction; it’s sorta pop and it’s sorta punk but it’s definitely not pop-punk. It’s more rocknroll than anything and occasionally that rock becomes grinding and aggressive like onRead More →

This weekend marks the official launch of Rubber Brother Records, Phoenix’s newest and perhaps most promising music label. Yet another entity to emerge from the unceasingly creative mind of Robbie Pfeffer, Rubber Brother Records already signed many of the weird art bands I already love and a bunch of weirdRead More →