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Bodega Dream “Polaroids” Bodega Dream fuses psychedelic indie rock and old school hiphop on their politically charged single, “Polaroids”. The Brooklyn-based quartet originally from Miami contains some rather talented players. Darion Ray Kelley spits the pensive lyrics with a slightly aggressive air that reflects the current societal malaise many of usRead 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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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Wolvves Paradox Valley Before you embark on the new Wolvves’ album, the first thing you’re going to want to do is forget everything you think you know about Wolvves. This isn’t the Millennial Party Band of days past. Paradox Valley represents a shift not onlyRead More →

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by Joe Golfen Staff Writer History Machine History Machine “Dime” gets things started with a fake out, a jangling take on an old-school rock-n-roll ballad with a gentle melody, the sweetness undercut by the dark minor chords of a chorus that asks “When did we forget how to talk?” 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 →

by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor The three-piece psychedelic outfit known as The Blank Waves are getting ready to release their debut s/t album later this week at The Trunk Space downtown. I had a chance to preview the release and I must say I was more than pleasantly surprised byRead More →

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by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor Tell me your vibe is Psyche/Death Rock with retro Jazz/Country and you have my attention. Alex Oropeza (guitars/vocals), “Yuma Joe” Byrnes (drums) and Bill Cuevas (bass) execute this sound, by the way, and they had my complete and utter absorption from the very first drop ofRead More →

The Psychedelephants Asymmetrical Geometry The much anticipated release of Asymmetrical Geometry from The Psychedelephants came after a year long hiatus from the band. And I, for one, could not wait to get my hands on a copy. I’d remembered catching the band live (probably at the Rogue) before they took their breakRead More →