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Switch Affect (Chris Gartmann, Alana Orchid, Juliana Warkentin, Jacob Booth)

In a world of neopsych and retro garage bands, it's time for some neo-Bowies and Enos: Tucson-connected Switch Affect and Bowie acolytes Everyone is Dirty. Plus more local listings in your weekly TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. Read more»

David Bowie never appeared in many conventional movies, but "Labyrinth," directed by Jim Henson of "Muppets" fame, produced by George Lucas and featuring a young Jennifer Connelly as well as the British rocker, may be among his least predictable. And we've got a pair of tickets that could be yours. Read more»

Reed performing in 2004.

Rolling Stone magazine reported that American rock legend Lou Reed died Sunday at the age of 71. The cause of his death is not yet known, but Reed was a heavy drinker and drug user for years, and had a liver transplant in May. Read more»

Self-portrait: extreme close-up

Andrew Gardner is the singer and lead guitarist of local indie pop veterans, La Cerca. The band plays twice this weekend, opening for Spindrift at the Red Room on Thursday, and for Hairsprayfireandgirls at Plush on Saturday. Read more»

Horrific abuse, mass layoffs, emotional isolation, the crumbling economy, and foreclosures – this week’s new release DVDs center around the country’s ills, past and present. Read more» 6