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When Dom Rabalais or “Real Dom” from Iowa made his appearance at Aaron Ponzo’s Soda Review hosted at The Trunk Space on along with Bxnshy, Curt Oren, Belly Eater, and Yipee!, I had no idea what I was witnessing…Read More →

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7 Awesome Alt Rock Music Videos featuring Sunday at Noon, Donna Missal, Tender Glue, NFOE, Ben Millburn, The Dose, New Heat | YabYum Music + Arts | your PHX guide to music everywhereRead More →

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Adobe & Teardrops This “New York-based alt-country and Americana blog” is really a gem. In addition to regular music updates on new tracks and albums, Adobe & Teardrops also offers links to free and cheap music downloads for all you alt-country fans out there. Be warned before sending in yourRead More →

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Lauren Ruth Ward “Blue Collar Sex Kitten” Usually it’s Lauren Ruth Ward’s sultry Americana swagger that has us all wound up, but this week it looks like Ward is ready for rowdy and rocking. “Blue Collar Sex Kitten” is the latest hit to come out the songwriting partnership between L.A.-basedRead More →

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The Sedona act decker. is known for continually pushing their sound in new directions with each and every release they put out. The year 2015 brought us Patsy, an introspective folk masterpiece, and the band returned again in 2016 a little rowdier but with the same fervent intensity that first put them onRead More →

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Soft Shoulder “Repeat #4 aka Desert Plants and Scooter in Carport” When Soft Shoulder drops a single on you, they really go for it. It’s always more than a song; it is an entire sonic experience. And that’s what you’ll find on “Repeat #4 aka Desert Plants and Scooter in Carport”.Read 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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Fairy Bones “8-Ball” Um, if Fairy Bones could stop voicing all my internals anxieties, that would be great. “8-Ball” does just that but in a rowdy, spiraling, soundstorm that I just can’t seem to get enough of. The band dropped two new singles this month at The Rebel Lounge and nowRead More →

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The Handsome Family “Gold” I love love love The Handsome Family so I’ve been counting down the days until their new album comes out next month. Unseen, the 10th studio release from the married duo, drops on September 16th, but The Handsome Family shared this little ditty to tide fans over untilRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor Orin Portnoy is a mystery man to me. I only say this because he fits the definition perfectly: “A man about whom little or nothing is known”. And while it may be true that every person I don’t know is a “mystery” person,” the ideaRead More →