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At the end of year, in preface to our Annual Awards, the YabYum Editors like to take a moment and play their favorite tracks from all the Arizona bands and artists that left an impression on them. This is that show, the 2016 Awards preview. No guests. No witty banter.Read More →

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20 RNA “Delta” The experimental noise act known as RNA released Between The Mountains and Us on Jan. 1st of 2016. The ruckus release included the stellar single “Delta” which mixes a sludgy sound with high energy guitar antics. 19 Aesthetically Sound “In My Feelings” This mellow R&B track from AestheticallyRead More →

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Okilly Dokilly “White Wine Spritzer” La Bête Blooms “Breaking In” Sonoran Chorus “Dog” Frequency Within “Wonder” Red Tank! “Anthropocene” Surviving the Era “City Church” Moth Wings “I Used to Hate Myself”Read More →

3 Stellar 3-Song Releases

by Lenore LaNova Senior Editor Sonoran Chorus Laird Sonoran Chorus might have only popped on the local scene less than a year ago, but they’ve already released a two-track single and a six-track EP. Now, they have the three-track Laird to add to their ever expanding discography. We were first introducedRead More →

5 rad music videos

Phantom Party “Derby Daze” Scattered Melodies “Community” Sam Means “Other Side of You” Marianne Dissard “Heaven Is For Blobfishes” Sonoran Chorus “Hack”Read More →

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by Mark Anderson Senior Editor For a band that chose the name “Sonoran Chorus” over “Business Cats”, they are doing surprisingly well for themselves. Born from the ashes of 2014’s best pun-based-band-name Leonardo DiCapricorn, Sonoran Chorus not only steps up the smarts in band naming, but in ridiculously good rocknrollRead More →

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Casa Butthole Records The Casa Butthole Collective is gearing up to launch a record label and they could use some help along the way. This DIY project aims to promote music in the Phoenix-Metro Area which is something we can definitely get behind. Contributors can earn buttons, tshirts, tapes, orRead More →

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Twin Ponies “Merciless and Masculine” This first single from the new Twin Ponies’ album has me super stoked for their forthcoming release, Friendly Pet Mass Graves. “Merciless and Masculine” offers listeners a dynamic track full of uniquely timed musicality and unstoppable rocknroll energy. I am hooked and counting down the days untilRead More →