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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – We first featured Nightair last October with their single “Supernova” from the band’s 2015 EP and then again a couple months later for their music video, “Clouds”. This year, the O.C. act is gearing up for a brand-spanking-new EP this summer. And, in prelude to thatRead More →

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by Song River Staff Writer Understanding our path can prove quizzically challenging. This struggle can drive us to either embrace what is happening and take action or do nothing at all. Divided Minds is a band of four friends. A young band by not only by the standards of age yet they are aRead More →

Staff writer Chris Nunley talks with Gabi Manning who records music under the name GABI about her dreamy lo-fi debut… – Chris Nunley: Hello. Kindly introduce yourself to our readers. Gabi Manning: Hello friends. My name is Gabi Manning. I write and record my own music. I love juice, KristenRead More →

by Song River Staff Writer & Hay Girl The Hay Girls chat with Gingher Leyendecker of The Hardways. Read the interview here…  Song River: What brought The Hardways together back in 2003? Gingher Leyendecker: I used to play classical guitar and 12 string and took lessons from Kurt Hauser at the TonalRead More →

by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor I’ve been a fan of Good Friends Great Enemies ever since their 2012 self-titled debut, a release that went on to win our award for Album of the Year. Since their inception the band has continually pushed their own boundaries, exploring and incorporating different genresRead More →

by Song River Staff Writer The Phoenix local scene holds some truly great jam bands. Mill’s End, when experienced live, brings a powerhouse element to the sounds of a fully engaged jam session. Check out their new EP, The Swann Sessions, and catch them at one of the many venues they willRead More →

Song River interviews Danny Torgensen, the trumpet-wielding frontman of Captain Squeegee. The band just returned from New York and will be playing Apache Lake Music Festival this weekend!  – Song River: Since Captain Squeegee’s inception, around 2003, the claim of no original founding members taunts your bio headline. How hasRead More →

Song River chats with Luna Aura about music, societal conventions, and her upcoming tour!  – Song River: I was sitting in the early morning hours listening to Super Nova.  Your first EP release showcases a lot of diversity. How close is the expression you’ve given on Super Nova to who you areRead More →

Song River of YabYum talks with Kelsee Ishmael from Harper and the Moths who are currently working on a new EP due out early next year.  – Song River: I read your bio description and it says, “Sexy indie rock n roll…” – doesn’t everything independent just exude sexy? Kelsee:Read More →

Song River chats with Yod from the band Fu who recently released their new EP titled, I.  – Song River: First off, I have to ask because no one seems to be sure… pronunciation of “Fu?” Yod: It is pronounced: “PHOO.” SR: Where did the name originate? Yod: It’s aRead More →

Song River of YabYum chats with Brandon Blaise of The Counterfeit Party for The Hay Girls Show! – Song River: It has been a little over a year since The Counterfeit Party formed, correct? Brandon Blaise: Yes, and we’ve been busy writing and recording, as well as adjusting to our currentRead More →