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On this edition of It’s Not Our Fault, Amy and Tom show some local love by playing some tracks from bands all around the state of AZ. Tom welcomes back Amy and Dan after their jaunt in LA attending Bikini Kill two weeks before and we learn a bunch of info about all of these great bands. Check it…Read More →

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by Mark Anderson – What is jazz? And what makes it good? These are questions I feel the best jazz musicians in the business ask themselves constantly while pushing a medium that exists on the bleeding edge of music. Of course, all answers to the question are entirely objective, butRead More →

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by Mark Anderson

Persistence is the key.

Just ask about that with Tucson singer-songwriter Adam Townsend whose new album, All My Fires, is essentially a decade in the making. Produced by Grammy-nominated Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Langhorne Slim, Benjamin Booker), with both indie-rock and soul overtones, All My Fires caught my ear immediately and is one my favorite Tuscon albums of 2019.Read More →

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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 →