In the Phoenix Valley, the DIY scene has seen an astronomical growth within the last five years or so. If you are in Tempe, you have most likely stumbled upon a show in houses around the college town featuring a plethora of local and touring bands on any given night. Among those bands who have been pioneers of the Valley’s burgeoning DIY “revival” is Tempe’s Twin Ponies. However, according to singer/guitarist Wayne Jones at every show, the exact location of Twin Ponies’ origin is Southern [Ave.] & Hardy [Dr.] in Tempe…
Lumberjerk Records is putting out its first compilation, Strait Outta Comp, and it combines two of our favorite things: good music and a good cause. The label, and its forthcoming compilation, are the brainchild of Justin Weir (of Celebrations Guns fame) and features a smorgasbord of Arizona alt- and indie- artists,
The melodic rock of Twin Ponies has been a viable presence in our scene since the band formed in 2013. They followed up their debut release – Pores – with a split cassette also featuring Celebration Guns. This past Friday, Twin Ponies dropped their new EP, Friendly Pet Mass Graves, at The Rebel Lounge.
Twin Ponies “Merciless and Masculine” This first single from the new Twin Ponies’ album has me super stoked for their forthcoming release, Friendly Pet Mass Graves. “Merciless and Masculine” offers listeners a dynamic track full of uniquely timed musicality and unstoppable rocknroll energy. I am hooked and counting down the days until
We like bands working together in the harmonious creation of a single release that exposes fans of both to the sound of their contemporary. Sharing, after all, is caring. Celebration Guns & Twin Ponies celebration guns // twin ponies split Celebration Guns opens the four song release with two tracks
In the spirit of the season, Playboy Manbaby put together a Halloween house show this past Saturday. Playboy Manbaby has developed a reputation as one of the strongest live acts in the local scene and Tempe house shows are definitely this band’s niche. They brought along Rubber Brother Records label-mate