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by Mitchell Hillman

It’s been just over a year since I’ve written about music in this town.

I’ve been laying low working on perfecting recipes of health and happiness, while churning out a slew of paintings and tending to my own self care. So it had to be something truly special to apply my pen to poetic musings of the vibrant goings on of the Phoenix music scene. This past Saturday was an emotional and boisterous explosion of saying farewell to a venue that was a staple for local bands over the last twelve years, The Rogue Bar. Having been in the thick of it for most of those years, it was the truly special event that made my heart swell, my soul soar and present a time tunnel of memories and friends that sparked a fire in my mind…Read More →

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What can you say about Mitchell Hillman: the man, the myth, the music-loving writer? In addition to writing for local music publications (like Java) or his own blog (Sounds Around Town), Mitchell has signed on to be part of the ragtag team behind YabYum Music + Arts and we couldn’tRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Back in 2009, for those of you who don’t remember, a major moment in Arizona music history took place – the When in AZ compilation came to life. More than fifty Arizona acts covering favorite tracks from other Arizona musicians are featured on this one massive collectionRead More →

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We had an extra special show in April featuring local music writers Mitchell L. Hillman and Jeff Moses. For the complete playlist, look below. And, don’t forget to tune into Radio Phoenix at 8 pm this Friday for the next installment of the YabYum Music & Arts Hour!!! The BungalowRead More →

Sharing love is what we’re all about. Here are some highlights from other local blogs because no one can cover all the goodness Arizona has to offer! And, no one can eat fifty eggs.  We love when other local music blogs introduce us to new bands which is exactly whatRead More →

Phoenix Taco features the stunning photographs of Jonathan Alvira’s “Last Reminisce of a Culturally Thriving Downtown” – a must see.  “Black Clouds”, an installation piece by Latin American artist Carlos Amorales, is on display at the Phoenix Art Museum along with other works from Diane and Bruce Halle Collection. The exhibition –Read More →

5 Geeky Things to do this Weekend is brought to you by Lightning Octopus, one of our favorite nerd havens for Zonies… more than five offerings of nerdy, fun-lovin’ events can be found here. The fashion-savvy blogger behind Fabulously Average is keeping her readers posted on all the happs forRead More →