by Carly Schorman

I remember the first time I stopped in at Welcome Diner, even if I can’t remember the date. They had just settled into a convert trailer off of Roosevelt and 10th Street and I was in the neighborhood for a house show just across the street. There was furniture hobbled together in front of the trailer and iced tea was served in mason jars. Of course, I didn’t have time to order (that time) because the police were already busting up my boyfriend(now husband)’s show across the street because the homeowners forgot to secure permits for their impromptu First Friday concert…Read More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Yelle “Interpassion” If you’re planning a Postmodern rollerskating party this summer, YELLE will provide the playlist. The French Electropop songster creates a lush but breathable sound space for that ultra hip vocal delivery that has marked YELLE’s music thus far: sorta disimpassioned yet superRead More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor – For some us, the moment we hear the “upbeat” stroke in music, we’re done. I mean, we’re wrecked, nothing else will come close to providing that joyous feeling music can bring – for when it hits, you feel no pain. Here are some theRead More →

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by Song River Contributing Writer A formula for success necessitates a partnership of focused, committed individuals who love what they do. Keys player and vocalist Alex Gow Bastine of Brothers Gow spoke to YabYum recently about their focus, uniqueness, and commitment to their passion for music. Song River: Brothers Gow claims aRead More →

Lenguas Largas “Kawasaki Dream” Tucson’s Lenguas Largas came up to the Valley on Nov. 7th to play the Crescent Ballroom with Pissed Jeans and Gay Kiss. If you missed the show, you missed out so we decided to offer up this summertime single from the band to really stick itRead More →