North Dakota Pat Waggy My crush on North Dakota has gone way past the hearts-on-my-notebook phase. They are everything feisty and fresh; two qualities sorely lacking in too much art these days. When Michelle Blades, one member of the North Dakota trinity that also includes Mo Neuharth and Emily Hobeheidar, migrated acrossRead More →

After 20 years in the desert, Marianne Dissard is returning to Europe. Tomorrow night (Wednesday) marks the last Arizona show for the French chanteuse as a resident Zonie. When I first heard Dissard would be relinquishing her Tucson digs for the wider world abroad, I was a little dismayed. For years nowRead More →

Usually around this time of year, we’re bustling around trying to wrap up our awards issue. This year with our new blog format in place we’re excited to announce our new annual Awards Month!! Every day we’ll highlight another individual or group that helps to make the Arizona music andRead More →

There are so many great new releases out! We’d thought we’d cover the gamut and showcase 3 albums from around the state that completely sound different from one another yet are all awesome. Take a listen! Saint Maybe Things As They Are Tuscon has its very own supergroup, Saint Maybe.Read More →

Tempe Starving Artist makes its triumphant return to print. If you haven’t snagged a copy yet you can check the issue out online here. And don’t forget to mark your calendars for next month’s PHOENIX FMLY FESTIVAL!  Check out this interview with Howe Gelb of Giant Giant Sand from EarRead More →

Want your flyer included in Flyer Friday?? Just email it to us yymeditors@gmail.comRead More →

Check out these awesome shows happening around AZ this week! If you want your flyer included in our next Flyer Friday just send it our way – yymeditors@gmail.com – no fees, just love & support.Read More →

Want your show flyer included in our Flyer Friday extravaganza? Just email it to us – yymeditors@gmail.comRead More →

by Jofrin Pezzati It took me several years to come to terms with the fact that as time moves forward I grow increasingly cynical and bitter towards the world around me. In other words, I’m like an old crotchety man sitting on his porch with a shotgun wailing wildly atRead More →