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One of my least favorite questions to ask artists is, “How did your band get its name?” So I didn’t ask local musician Austin Ryan how the name No Lungs came about, but if I had to guess, it probably has something to do with Austin’s Earth-shattering vocal delivery…Read More →

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As we look to keep our promise of adding more Spotify playlists this year, we offer you The Last Days of Winter.

It’s the final few weeks of Winter in 2019 and we’ve assembled a playlist to go along with the cold winds as they shift into the Summer breeze…Read More →

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The Phantom Party dudes rolled down to The Listening Room Phoenix to take part in our latest Songs from The Listening Room. They played one of our favorite songs, “Peach Honeymoon”, from their A Year In Bed EP which was also featured on our 2017 Favorites Spotify playlist. Check itRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – Those fuzzy, lovable Tucson surf(ish) rockers known as Best Dog Award are back with their new album, We Can Be Happy, recorded by Matt Rendon at his Midtown Island Studio. But, as often with the good news, comes the bad – the band isn’t actuallyRead 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 →