WELCOME TO HOMEGROWN!
Your new music fix from our own backyard
Friday at 11pm w/ Mo!
Like one of one the bands we’re playing on Homegrown?
Vote which band deserves The Song Of The Week at the bottom of the page.
Monday: Broken Girls From Affluent Backgrounds
BROKEN GIRLS FROM AFFLUENT BACKGROUNDS IS A 4-PIECE POST ROCK / AMBIENT ROCK BAND FROM PHOENIX, ARIZONA. BY PULLING FROM DIVERSE INFLUENCES THEY HAVE ACCOMPLISHED AN IMMERSIVE LISTENING EXPERIENCE WITH MULTILAYERED GUITAR RIFFS HEART-WRENCHING VOCALS, AND DEEP, UNRELENTING GROOVES. AFTER RELEASING THEIR FIRST EP, “AGGREGATE”, AND A HANDFUL OF SINGLES, THEY ARE ON THE VERGE OR RELEASING THEIR NEW EP “FICTION WILL SEE US THROUGH”. YOU CAN CATCH BROKEN GIRLS FROM AFFLUENT BACKGROUNDS ON FACEBOOK. PREVIEW THEIR SONG “BRIDGES” BELOW AND IF YOU DIG IT, VOTE TO HEAR THEM FOR THE SONG OF THE WEEK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.
Ruthcrest (formally Escaping Phoenix) began in Phoenix, Arizona with Adam Garcia (Vocals), Aaron Garcia (Bass), Charlie Carrillo (Lead Guitar), Jason Newcomer (Rhythm Guitar ) and
Vini Severino (Drums). You can catch Ruthcrest on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Preview their song “By Your Side” below and if ya dig it, vote to hear it again for The Song Of The Week at the bottom of the page.
Since their inception in 2015, indie electronic duo MRCH has been recognized by The Guardian as “band of the week” and CMJ as – one to watch, with CoS debuting their recent single Glitter McQueen. The duo has toured extensively, opening for Chvrches, Skylar Spence, Kero Kero Bonito, and many others.
MRCH songs have been featured on Shameless, Guilt, The Vampire Diaries, Pitchfork/Ford In Focus series (ft. the front-women of Best Coast and Sleigh Bells), Famousin Love, and most recently the dark comedy Search Party.
MRCH is currently prepping for 2018 tours, with a wistful new track on the way. Full of glassy synth + biting guitar; Slay Me is the dark pop act’s take on a shy love ballad. You can preview “Slay Me” below and if you love it, vote to hear it as the song of the week at the bottom of the page!
For fans of: Purity Ring, Metric, Cocteau Twins, Phantogram, Beach House. Don’t forget to follow MRCH on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Thursday: Skull Drug
Skull Drug is a melodic thrash punk band formed in 2010 in Chandler, AZ. Since 2014 the lineup consists of Evan Williams- Vocals, Guitars; Justin “Hoon” Waldrop- Vocals, Guitars; Roger St. John- Vocals, Bass; Wyatt Clark- Drums. They’ve shared the stage with bands such as Authority Zero, NOFX, Bad Religion, Goldfinger, Dead Kennedys and more
They’ve been featured on numerous compilation albums including most recently earning Track 1 Side A on “The World Is Watching” compilation being distributed by Squidhat Records in vinyl, cd and digital formats.
In the last two years, Skull Drug has done two full west coast tours as well as many regional trips to Nevada and California.They have a solid fan base in Arizona and Southern California and are always working hard to expand their reach.
Skull Drug was the official winner of the 2017 Go Punk Yourself Punk Off and was honored to play the Punk In Drublic beer and music festival in Phoenix.
You can catch Skull Drug performing April 19th at 51 West for Punk Rock Prom and on Facebook and Bandcamp. Check out their song “The Quickest Fix” below and if ya love it, vote to hear it as The Song of The Week at the bottom of the page.
Your Song Of The Week this week is….