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7 Mellow Music Videos featuring Keston Cobblers Club, Nishla Smith, Delafaye, Swimming Bell, Marinho, Panic Baby, + Cyrene…Read More →

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What album got more airtime at YabYum HQ this year than any other? It was, without a doubt, The Echo Bombs’ April release, Pleb. These ten-tracks of turbo fueled disappointment provided us with some of our favorite singles of the entire year, but the best way to listen is from start to finish and then all over again…Read More →

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The Echo Bombs are fucking rad. They brought down their feisty shenanigans to the Radio Phoenix studios as well as a kick ass playlist of tasty jams to share with all of us. Aren’t they sweet? Tune in to find out just how saccharine they can be… Catch The YabYumRead More →

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by Joe Golfen – Used to be, rock bands put out a record at least once a year. The Beatles, The Stones, everybody. Even with the all the advances in recording technology, most modern bands don’t hold themselves to that grueling pace. But Phoenix rockers No Volcano have pushed outRead More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer One of the single most important inventions of the modern music era is the Tascam Portastudio. At the time of its conception, it was intended for musicians to record demo versions of songs that would later be fleshed out in a fancy commercial recording studio.Read More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer Call me a crotchety old man, but I long for the days of how music was released before the almighty EP. I mean I get it, attention spans aren’t what they used to be thanks to glorious technology. The way music is produced and distributedRead More →

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Dead Pretties “Social Experiment” The London-based trio known as Dead Pretties just launched their debut single and, I must say, it’s pretty fucking stellar. “Social Experiment” is a rowdy and hip garage rock number that is (of course) set for release on slick 7″ vinyl because how cool is that? Pretties’Read More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer – Whoever said that you eventually get accustomed to the summers here in Phoenix is a damn fool. There is NO getting used to them! In the four short years that I’ve been in the Valley, they seem to only get worse with each revolution. ApocalypticRead More →

The Rifle

by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor The Rifle’s profile reads, “Making music (secretly) in Tucson”, but after listening to Rib to Rib, the secret will soon be out about Nelene DeGuzman and her writing and musicianship. Sparse is how I would describe this record. Lo-fi is another way to characterize thisRead More →