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Paula & The Pockets stepped on to The Listening Room Phoenix stage and wowed everyone with their performance of “Video 39”. Check out their stellar video and then go on to read our Q+A with lead singer/guitarist Paula Tesoriero below. Please enjoy our final performance of Songs from The Listening Room and make sure to check out the playlist of all who participated to see if any of your favorite (or next favorite) Arizona artists took part in our series…Read More →

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The House of Stairs strolled through The Listening Room Phoenix and set the stage a-fire with “Soul of My Own + Veil”. Please enjoy this performance and more as part of our “Songs from The Listening Room” series and check out our Q+A with lead singer Holly Pyle below…Read More →

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It takes a lot to keep this boat afloat in the tenuous metaphorical waters of the Southwest and we couldn’t do it without the generous support of our community sponsors. Rather than opening our sponsorship to third-party sales, we opted to partner with local and independent business owners that weRead More →

say what 700

by Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen – In the span of a tumultuous four years, I’ve found my life-path joyfully, yet exhaustively consumed by the world of music journalism. While there is no shame in practicing your passion (even if it means cramming yourself into someone’s living room with a used Nikon andRead More →

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Jim Bachmann swung through The Listening Room Phoenix and tore the house down with “Poor Man’s Son”. Please enjoy this performance and more as part of our “Songs from The Listening Room” series every month as well as a Q+A with Jim below…Read More →

businesses that support the arts 700

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 →

We’re big fans of The SunPunchers so, obviously, we were over the moon with excitement to have them take part in our Songs from The Listening Room series with this rendition of “Make Love Stay”. Check out the video of their live performance from The Listening Room Phoenix and then continueRead More →

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The Foster Family Band set up at The Listening Room Phoenix just to knock us down with their stellar performance of “Masquerades”. Check out the video of that performance below as part of our Songs from the Listening Room series. Plus, make sure you continue on below the video to ourRead More →

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Robin Vining joined us at The Listening Room Phoenix for the latest installment of our continuing series, Song from The Listening Room. Playing “One Day/Can’t Remember”, he mesmerized all in attendance. Check out his performance, and then read a short Q+A with Robin about this song, some of his influences,Read More →

phantom party 500

The Phantom Party dudes rolled down to The Listening Room Phoenix to take part in our latest Songs from The Listening Room. They played one of our favorite songs, “Peach Honeymoon”, from their A Year In Bed EP which was also featured on our 2017 Favorites Spotify playlist. Check itRead More →