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by Carly Schorman – Radio Phoenix, home to The YabYum Hour, also provides air time to a couple of sassy music-loving broads known far and wide as The Hay Girls. Carol Pacey and Song River both arrived in the music scene following very different paths, but together they are aRead More →

by Song River Staff Writer Armed with fish references galore, drummer Lou Resnick sat down with me to chat about his new band, The Sink or Swim, and the journey from Ohio to Phoenix and on into the land of creating their own unique rocknroll sound. Holding fast and anchored-tight, TheRead More →

by Song River Staff Writer Dialing in from Tempe, the rock band Something Like December is bringing home some much needed rock. Not wired in the typical-sounding dial tone either, it’s true alternative music, making SLD a solid contender in the explosive music machine happening in Arizona right now. Their firstRead More →

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by Song River Staff Writer Understanding our path can prove quizzically challenging. This struggle can drive us to either embrace what is happening and take action or do nothing at all. Divided Minds is a band of four friends. A young band by not only by the standards of age yet they are aRead More →

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Alrighty, folks, this is where we lay it all on the line and each member of staff gets to name their favorite band/album from the preceding year. Awards’ month is a contentious time for us, but everyone came through in the end with their banner held high for their personalRead More →

by Song River Staff Writer & Hay Girl The Hay Girls chat with Gingher Leyendecker of The Hardways. Read the interview here…  Song River: What brought The Hardways together back in 2003? Gingher Leyendecker: I used to play classical guitar and 12 string and took lessons from Kurt Hauser at the TonalRead More →

by Song River Staff Writer The Phoenix local scene holds some truly great jam bands. Mill’s End, when experienced live, brings a powerhouse element to the sounds of a fully engaged jam session. Check out their new EP, The Swann Sessions, and catch them at one of the many venues they willRead More →

Song River chats with Luna Aura about music, societal conventions, and her upcoming tour!  – Song River: I was sitting in the early morning hours listening to Super Nova.  Your first EP release showcases a lot of diversity. How close is the expression you’ve given on Super Nova to who you areRead More →

Song River talks to local musician Zack Phillips on DLUXRadio as part of the Hay Girls Show. Read the interview below…  – Song River: For yourself when you listen to music, is it a complex thing that you struggle with, or is it something that flows through you effortlessly? (Hold onto thatRead More →

Song River of YabYum talks with Kelsee Ishmael from Harper and the Moths who are currently working on a new EP due out early next year.  – Song River: I read your bio description and it says, “Sexy indie rock n roll…” – doesn’t everything independent just exude sexy? Kelsee:Read More →

Song River chats with Yod from the band Fu who recently released their new EP titled, I.  – Song River: First off, I have to ask because no one seems to be sure… pronunciation of “Fu?” Yod: It is pronounced: “PHOO.” SR: Where did the name originate? Yod: It’s aRead More →

Song River of YabYum gets metaphysical in her recent interview with Brandon Decker of decker. The band is currently on tour, but they’ll be back in October just in time for the Apache Lake Music Festival. – Song River: Tales are often better told from the spirit and heart. DoRead More →