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After years of treating YabYum as a “labor of love,” you may have noticed that we opened the site up to advertisers this year. But, as with all things here, we seek to maintain an ethical standard in all that we do. Rather than opening our sponsorship to third-party sales, we opted to partner with local and independent business owners that we believe in supporting…Read More →

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by Carly Schorman – Mouse Powell “Coffee” Picking just one single to feature from Mouse Powell’s latest album is a challenge in of itself. The album features some choice guest spots from PHX musicians, like Jason Devore of Authority Zero and Andy Chaves of Katastro. “Coffee” mixes musings on love andRead 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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Socks “Forevermore” The four-piece from Modesto, CA that performs under the moniker Socks combines the talents of Gabbi Krikke (vocals), Joey Oliveira (guitar), Josh Hoogendoorn (bass), and Aaron Inacio (drums). “Forevermore” is the first single from Socks and it shows some serious promise for what’s to come from this newbie band.Read More →

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 Jillian and the Giants “Mr. Airplane” Tuscon’s Jillian Bessett first captured our attention with the release of her solo endeavor, Electric Moon, back in 2014. Now, she’s back (with a band) and ready to release her latest single and a brand new album. “Mr. Airplane”, the title track, starts off gently –Read More →

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Wolvves “Untitled” EMYLE “Let It Rain” R.Ariel “Her” Dan and Drum “Party ‘Til” The Heirs “What You Want”Read More →

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by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Celebration Guns the me that used to be Celebration Guns, the Phoenix ambient indie pop act, released their much anticipated sophmore effort, the me that used to be, last month on limited edition black virgin vinyl. “The Volunteer” opens the EP with an expansive energy that willRead More →

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Consumer Demo 2015 The 3-piece punk outfit from Phoenix known as Consumer has some mighty fierce musical prowess to throw your way. Even though Demo 2015 is just that – a demo – there is some serious skill and raw energy on these tracks that make them worthy of your listening time.Read More →