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With Autumn in full swing, we thought it best to bring forward some of our 2019 Americana favorites together into this seasonal playlist. From indie-folk to rustic rock, let this be the soundtrack for road trips to look for changing leaves or late mornings spent cozying up with a cupRead More →

St. Vincent “Los Ageless” If St. Vincent hadn’t already established her indie street cred early on, that album with David Byrne really locked it down. The indie-electro artist just released her latest album, MASSEDUCTION, and it ready to head out on tour. She’ll be stopping at The Van Buren in Phoenix onRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Wayward Sun Casual Stoicism The new LP from Wayward Sun awakens gently, but you astute listeners will begin to note that there seems to be a slight disquiet just beneath the gentle moving aural waves of Casual Stoicism. The dreamy atmosphere that pervades the album has momentsRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – The PHX outfit known as Red Tank! takes just the right amount of rowdy and arty and smashes them together for a Postmodern sound that will delight punks both new and old. In fact, we liked the band’s 2016 release, BIO/FEEDBACK, so much we gaveRead More →

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Ben Zaidi “Irene” Ben Zaidi certainly has as promising a start as any artist could hope for. After growing up in Seattle, Zaidi moved to New York City before attending Harvard University to study music and creative writing. The new single from the artist, “Irene”, is soulful and soft-spoken. The minimalRead More →

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Luna Aura “The Next One” Phoenix might be Luna Aura’s hometown, but this pop potentate spends a lot of time in the Los Angeles area these days. Luna Aura’s latest single addresses that “infamous LA/Hollywood lifestyle,” pairing her introspection with an uplifting energy. If you dig, “The Next One” I alsoRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor lost valley lost valley Brooklyn’s lost valley proves you can do a little with a lot. On his self-titled debut, you’ll find 11 stripped-down tracks of some of the best bedroom pop I’ve heard in quite some time. “ctl” kicks off the release with somethingRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Dogbreth Second Home There is something a little sad that stirs inside me when I notice that Dogbreth’s Bandcamp page is now tagged “Seattle” instead of “Phoenix”, but I know that our dusty desert will always hold a special place in the hearts of theRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – It’s no secret that decker. is a bit of a sweetheart of the YabYum staff. It seems like oh-so-many years ago now that Brandon Decker took the award for Songwriter of the Year and since that time we’ve watched the band/the artist/the collective finely tuneRead More →

The Fairy Bones crew joined forces with Dadadoh for a whirlwind tour. We asked them to snap some pictures for us along the way. Armed with disposable cameras and a sense of adventure, they set forth. Chelsey Louise of Fairy Bones was kind enough to take time out of herRead More →