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Those wacky rascals of JJCnV came down to the studio to help celebrate our 100th episode with Radio Phoenix. With “Pete’s Pick” and Jeff “on the ball”, there’s plenty of punny innuendo to go around along with a playlist of tracks from the band and editors. Take a listen. CheckRead More →

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Dana Stern might be a familiar face from her role with post-modern punk-rockers JJCnV, but in addition to being a badass musician, she’s also a vegan baker, occasional DJ, karoake queen, and local tastemaker. With that last bit in mind, we asked Dana to take part in our Tastemaker’s Ten seriesRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – “Being in a band is tough. Being in a band with a significant other is even harder – just ask Greg Allman and Cher, Lindsey and Stevie or Liam and Noel (OK, so the Gallagher brothers weren’t really a couple but they sure didRead More →

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The Tastemaker’s Ten offers you a brief, educational playlist to help introduce some of your favorite musician’s favorite musicians. To kick off our new series, we asked Pete Hinz of JJCnV, a man of discerning taste if ever there was one, to provide us with “ten tracks he thinks everyoneRead More →

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Alrighty, folks, this is where we lay it all on the line and each member of staff gets to name their favorite band/album from the preceding year. Awards’ month is a contentious time for us, but everyone came through in the end with their banner held high for their personalRead More →

One of our favorite local acts, JJCnV, came down to YabYum HQ to record a couple tracks. If you haven’t seen them live already, you’re missing out. Check out these videos and then head down to Valley Bar this week (Dec. 23) to see them perform with Okilly Dokilly, TreasureRead More →

decker. “Patsy” Captain Squeegee “Farce 500 Million” The Love Me Nots “You’re Not Giving Me Enough” JJCnV “Real Boy Appeal” Hy Brasil “Tightrope”Read More →

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Giant Sand “Transponder” NUMB BATS “I Don’t Know Why/ To Die” Sunset Voodoo “Summer Haze” JJCnV “Gaze Upon the Yonder” The Thin Bloods “You and You and You”Read More →

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JJCnV Leathered, Weathered, and Feathered The best part of having a new JJCnV release on the list for coverage is that every time someone at HQ suggests switching to a new album I get to yell, “Hey, I’m working!” After weeks of endless listening, I’m not quite ready to giveRead More →

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JJCnV just so happens to be one of our favorite punk bands. Ever. So we were super excited to learn they had an EP in the works. Leathered, Weathered, and Feathered is due out later this week. April 4th to be exact. I got a sneak peak of the 7-track release andRead More →

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Lenguas Largas  Come On In Tucson’s Lenguas Largas released Come On In through L.A.’s Recess Records back in August. It was the perfect addition to our summer listening and we kept right on at it through the rest of the year. According to the band’s Facebook page, “[Lenguas Largas] hope to oneRead More →

When we introduced Throwback Thursday to the blog, we were really excited to find out what sort of rad albums might come our way that, while not necessarily “current” in the media’s use of the term, manage to hold their relevance throughout the test of time. Death Takes A HolidayRead More →