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by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

When I last caught up with Josué Kinter, it was under more awkward pretenses as I covered the slightly bombastic Endless Bummer 3, hosted by Bloody Basin. In the review, I not only mischaracterized certain roles within the band, but there were moments when my mind was overwhelmed with condensing absolutely everything I saw. Since his band Hex Wave happened to be second-to-last on the lineup, I’m sure there was some degree of disconnect in my mind after spending a considerable amount of time in the late summer heat…Read More →

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by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

It looked like Holly Pyle, the chief vocalist behind House of Stairs, caught me at quite the mentally awkward time when I was asked to check out their debut album…Read More →

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by Carly Schorman – Sabiyha “Bird” Get ready for a voice that will haunt you. “Bird”, the debut single from London-based artist, Sabiyha, provides the perfect introduction to the combined power of her lyricism and vocals. Brooding, orchestral indie-folk sets the backdrop for the heart-wrenching performance on “Bird” as theRead More →

The D.C.-based artist known as Kid Mango has a sweet new single to share today. There’s a conversational framework to the music that lends the hiphop track a jazzy, spoken-word vibe as we move through this triptych aptly titled, “threes”. We gave radio listeners a sneak peek of the track aRead More →

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Heart Society “Rocket” Teneia Sanders-Eichelberger and Benjamin Eichelberger, the married duo behind Heart Society, called the Valley home not too long ago and they have the Phoenix New Times awards to prove it. In 2015, they cashed out and bought a trailer to take their musical message to the road. FastRead More →

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Kat Wright “Come Dance” This single comes to us from Kat Wright’s debut LP, By My Side. The Vermont songbird has a sultry sound that calls to mind London Soul, but “Come Dance” is a joyous declaration. And the music video really captures the exuberance of the song. Facebook – TwitterRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – After years, the wait is finally over. The Stakes, Phoenix’s premiere live hiphop band, have released their debut full-length album, Prophecy. And believe you me, the album was worth the wait. To quote a friend, “this shit is fire right here.” After years ofRead More →

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Those klezmer crusaders known as Jerusafunk dropped by the Radio Phoenix studios and now the podcast is available in all its deliciousness. We talk all sorts on the new record The Hierophant, the upcoming J-Funk tour, and try to find out all we can about band member side projects. NotRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor Jaime Paul Lamb is a music archivist. Not only of his own bands (of which there are many), but of many great lofi/garage/punkrock bands across this fine nation as well. We here at YabYum came across his music a couple years ago and were instantlyRead More →

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Em & The Fates “Beautiful Life” NYC’s Em & The Fates go for an old school soul sound on their new single “Beautiful Life”. Grrrl group vocal harmonies lock down that vintage vibe with a nod to Motown. Add to that the radiantly positive message and you have the makingRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Howe Gelb The Open Road – Arizona Amp & Alternator Singer-songwriter Howe Gelb is practically synonymous with the Tucson sound: something a little dusty and desolate. Back in February, Gelb released the aptly-titled album, The Open Road – Arizona Amp & Alternator, which offersRead More →