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Jim Waters, for those not in the know, is the man behind Waterworks Recording in Tucson. And it seems like Jim has recorded just about everyone, from Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Calexico to Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg. Jim even worked with Sonic Youth in the 90s before relocating his NYC recording space to the sunny Sonoran. Don’t get me started on his local roster which includes too many stellar Tucson acts to possibly name them all, but Brian Lopez, Lenguas Largas, Whispering Wires, Billy Sedlmayr, and much more have all recorded at Waterworks and the list just goes on…Read More →

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Matt Rendon from such awesome bands as The Resonars, TWGS, Freezing Hands, and Harsh Mistress (plus many more), joined Anna and Bonnie at the Radio Phoenix studios and now that broadcast is available forever in this archived edition of The YabYum Hour. Matt also runs Midtown Island Studio in Tucson so not only did he bring a bunch of great stuff he’s played on, he brought in a bunch of bands that have recorded there as well…Read More →

Tom and Amy brought us a hardrocking holiday with Little Steven in December and the podcast of that broadcast is now available. Make sure to catch the ‘It’s Not Our Fault’ version of The YabYum Hour with Amy + Tom every first and third Wednesday of the month and, as always, this show’s complete playlist can be found below…Read More →

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Tom and Amy made their way to Radio Phoenix for The YabYum Hour, this time interviewing Stephen McDonald from Redd Kross/Off!/The Melvins!! They also play a bunch of rad tunes so be sure to tune in. The complete playlist can be found below.

Catch The YabYum Hour every Wednesday at 7:00 PM only on RadioPhoenix.org — where the Valley comes to Talk.Sing.Connect.Read More →

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On this installment of The YabYum Hour on Radio Phoenix, our senior editors (Carly and Mark) choose tracks from some recently featured singles and new hits from local favorites. It’s also new co-hosts Anna and Bonnie’s first show!!

Check out the complete playlist below and make sure to tune in every Wednesday night at 7 PM for more local music fun on Radio Phoenix — where the Valley comes to Talk. Sing. Connect.Read More →

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Carly gives us these 5 Flavors of Folk featuring Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Stoner, Tiffany Williams, Old Nobodaddy, + Vern Matz…Read More →

Every week, the YabYum team picks out some of their favorite upcoming events in the Phoenix Metro Area. For more Upcoming Shows, head here! And, be sure to click on the flyers below for more information about each event.Read More →

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Okay, so there were a lot of really wonderful live events that happened in the Valley throughout last year, but the surprising standout was definitely CRISPYFEST at The Trunk Space. Sadly, the event was to celebrate the end of Exxxtra Crispy; a local favorite of party rockers everywhere…Read More →

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The exquisitely crafted indie pop of Asian Fred has taken our staff, if not yet the world, by storm. The Tucson band’s debut EP, Super No. 1, was released in September and quickly became a favorite of our editors before spreading like wildfire through our audio team and radio show hosts…Read More →