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Before the successful release of last year’s Straight Outta Comp, Lumberjerk Records founder Justin Weir already had plans of releasing a second volume. His hope was to feature other bands he hadn’t yet worked with and possibly have twice as many songs on the next compilation, with all the profits continuingRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Breakup Shoes “Brian Wilson is My Dad” Consider the bright, beachy sound of Breakup Shoes a warm, indie-pop welcome from ever-Sunny Arizona. “Brian Wilson is My Dad” will brush up against you like a gentle summer breeze. The track was recorded by Jalipaz over at AudioconfusionRead More →

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There is Danger joined us live on Radio Phoenix for Rise. They brought along some swell tunes (the complete playlist can be found below) and we talked all things There is Danger – past, present, and future. Complete Playlist: There is Danger “Gold Mine” dent “Visit Us” Of the PaintedRead More →

Foreign Language Taxus baccata Brace yourself for the sweeping beauty of Foreign Language, the latest project from Kristina Moore who captured our music-loving hearts with Where are All the Buffalo? Opting for a new moniker as well as a shift away from the accordion-centered musicality,  Foreign Language released their debutRead More →

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The Woodworks Unhealthy Decisions Release Show: May 16th at Rogue Bar The Woodworks put out one of our favorite albums last year, Safe Mode. So we were more than a little surprised (and delighted) to find out the band already has a new album set for release this month. Despite the speedy turnRead More →

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There is Danger “Youth” There is Danger is definitely a staff favorite here at YabYum. It’s really not surprising once you give the band a listen. The music is orchestral and the lyricism subtle while There is Danger creates a dream-pop transcendentalism that will sweep you away. “Youth” is the first single we’ve heard fromRead More →

Our love for the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art runs true and deep so when we heard that an anonymous donor bought up all the remaining tickets to the Lit Lounge event on Thursday, June 26th, with the intention of sharing with the greater community, we were almost giddy withRead More →

Mark Calexico – Spiritoso My staff pick for the year 2013 would have to be Calexico’s Spiritoso. Released 10 years after their seminal album Feast of Wire (my introduction to Calexico, given to me by my cousin Rex), Spirtoso draws from that release as well as their entire catalougue to createRead More →

There is DangerLiving DreamsIllya Riske has proven himself an attention-worthy songwriter: first in the Whisperlights and now with There is Danger. On the first listen of Living Dreams, I’ll admit, I wasn’t taken aback. And, I really really wanted to be taken aback. Then there was the second listen. However,Read More →