The Exbats joined hosts Anna, Bonnie, and Garrett in the Radio Phoenix studios on this edition of The YabYum Hour. Inez and Kenny share stories about their constant touring, recording their new album at Midtown Island studios in Tucson with Matt Rendon, and even brought it rad playlist featuring songs all recorded at Midtown… with one major exception…Read More →

Matt Rendon 700

Matt Rendon from such awesome bands as The Resonars, TWGS, Freezing Hands, and Harsh Mistress (plus many more), joined Anna and Bonnie at the Radio Phoenix studios and now that broadcast is available forever in this archived edition of The YabYum Hour. Matt also runs Midtown Island Studio in Tucson so not only did he bring a bunch of great stuff he’s played on, he brought in a bunch of bands that have recorded there as well…Read More →

matt rendon 700

Which Matt Rendon is cooler? Matt Rendon, the sound engineer behind Midtown Island Studios in Tucson, or the musician Matt Rendon of such noted acts as The Resonars? Thankfully, they are one and the same so we can just embrace our love of all Matt Rendon forms. And, today, he’ll be taking on the roll of official YabYum Tastemaker for this special “Best Drummers Ever” installment of The Tastemaker’s Ten!Read More →

3 rowdy new 500

by Carly Schorman – The Exbats I Got the Hots for Charlie Watts This album landed on my desk just in time for the warming Phoenix weather. I’m ready for shorts and pool parties and lofi garage punk that has a carefree go-fuck-yourself-for-interfering-with-my-fun attitude. The ExBats [from Bisbee!] capture thatRead More →

rifle 500

by Mark Anderson – The Tucson band known as The Rifle is a welcome addition to the Arizona music scene and their new album, Anabasis, proves a testament to the emotive power of desert rock. Their new album, Anabasis, is a definite Must Hear. Combining the singing-songwriting talents of Nelene DeGuzman (whichRead More →