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If there is someone who has changed the Podcast game in the Valley of the Sun, it is Matthew Slusser.

A former member of the now-defunct surf-rock band Phantom Party, Slusser started his Podcast “Getting Stoked” in 2017, which has quickly become a channel for frank, open discussions with local bands with topics ranging from mental illness and getting real about the entertainment industry. Slusser’s earnest and accessible candor has also landed him interviews with nationally-known artists, such as Culture Abuse…Read More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – Now I’m not gonna’ beat around the bush here: we at YabYum love Phantom Party. We named them our Best New Band of 2016 and with good reason: their on-point performance skills and totally unassuming air back up their qualified knack for crafting crisp, summeryRead More →