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Tucson sounds: The show must go on

Little Cloud's Big Break. Gaza Strip get back to work. The SandWinders revist the pool room. New releases from These Loud Thoughts, Blue Sea Sky, Exbats and more. It's your local music column from TucsonSentinel.com.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: A new, not so viral edition

Thoughts on "viral" fame, a return to live music and a new identity for some old friends. Featuring music news from Female Gaze, Shit Knife, Midtown Island, Birds & Arrows, Gat Moony, Miss Olivia and the Interlopers and more. Plus this week's local music listings — because there actually are some.... Read more»1

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A snowball's chance In Tucson: Best of 2020 lists and holiday releases from local music folk

Holiday-themed releases from Calexico, Little Cloud and more, plus the Exbats' Bobby Carlson and a host of Tucson musicians share their best of 2020 lists.... Read more»

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Deck the halls with local music

Ring in the season with a handful of local new releases that will distract you from holiday music overload, including Just Najima, Weekend Lovers, Flor De Nopal, Chateau Chateau, Sh*t Knife, and the Resonars.... Read more»

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Moving through space with Tucson's Chezale

Grab a seat at the virtual table as we chat with a new acquaintance, catch up with old friends Miss Olivia and the Interlopers, Marianne Dissard, Gabi Montoya and Tucson Vibe's Robin Hunn, and check out new music from some of our favorite local bands. Plus virtual live streams, virtual venues, musician's resources and more.... Read more»

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Batting a thousand: Bisbee's Exbats score a hit with 'Kicks, Hits and Fits'

Bisbee band the Exbats have recorded a game-changer of an album, "Kicks, Hits and Fits." Plus, your weekend gig listings.... Read more»

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Listening party! Music from Hatpin Duo, Just Najima, the Rifle, Weekend Lovers, Bryan Thomas Parker & Exbats

In which your intrepid reporter curls up on the floor with a cup of hot cocoa and a fat stack of local music releases to summarize the soundtrack of a new year. Plus, your weekend gig listings. ... Read more»

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2020 vision: A look at upcoming local music releases

JJP's preview of forthcoming local music releases in 2020, live music listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com local music roundup. ... Read more»

Weekend music

Tucson Sounds: Hank Topless pairs heartbreak & homicide, pathos & pedal steel

Tucson's Hank Topless has a pair of newly released albums, plus Electric Witch, Woodenstock, Kristin Hersh, live listings and more! It's your local music roundup at TucsonSentinel.com... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Help Me Wanda! The cosmic, mellow weirdness of the Wanda Junes

The Wanda Junes' Bobby Carlson on friendship, music, DIY spirit and making it all worthwhile. Wrought Iron's Clinton Smith and Eric Schaffer of the Other Troublemakers weigh in on the subject of the business of music. Plus this week's live show listings, music news and more.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Adam Townsend's desert-bred blue-eyed soul

Adam Townsend's desert-bred blue-eyed soul; seasoned bands find new fans at a pair of Downtown shows; Rock for Paws celebrates Sir Paul; a rock and roll battle at the Screening Room; tour news and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder - a conversation with Deanna Cross

Although Tucson is a fabulous place to play music, it isn't an easy place to be a working musician. Still, some locals, by ingenuity, intestinal fortitude, and an eye for opportunity, manage to make a living. One of them is Dee.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: The local spin on Record Store Day 2019

The lowdown on Record Store Day this year, plus: K Records' Calvin Johnson comes to town, an invasion of Exbats and this week's live gig listings in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup. ... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Loveland, JT Rivers, Joyce Luna

Tucson supergroup Loveland, along with J.T. Rivers and Joyce Luna, plus music news, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. ... Read more»

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Fairytale of Tucson: A holiday ballad (plus, a goodbye to local band the Frecks)

A holiday ballad with apologies to the Pogues, farewell to local teen rock goddesses the Frecks, local music news, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. ... Read more»

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Spring roundup: Perk up your ears for these Tucson bands

As spring rolls in and bands make their way to and from town as part of the SXSW touring circuit, our local music heroes are beginning to emerge from hibernation and hit stages (and record store shelves) once more. Luckily, your intrepid local weekly music columnist is on the case. ... Read more»

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