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Tucson sounds: Anchorbaby's new grooves

Anchorbaby weaves a soundtrack beyond fixed borders, musicians gather out of love for Leo Schwamm, Mermaids return with a surf rock soundtrack, Second Saturdays return, the kids remain all right and more in your TucsonSentinel.com local music roundup. ... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Looking back at 2 years of local music for our 'columnversary'

The Tucson Sounds column has entered its "terrible twos" and your trusty local music scribe is going to bring you up to date on the status of the bands and venues we've covered in the last 24 months. Plus, some new stuff.... 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: Meet your local sound tech #1: Ted Riviera

Musician/sound guy Ted Riviera tells you how to go live at your local dive in the first of our guide to local sound techs, plus, a few dispatches from the local music scene to come, weekly listings and more in your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music update.... Read more»

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Tucson sounds: Just Najima's Southwestern gothic soul

Najima reworks modern influences and old traditions, plus: Kristine Peashock documents Tucson places and spaces with an interviewer's eye; new music from Nanami Ozone and The Resonars; a Kid Congo pajama party, and gig listings & more in your TucsonSentinel.com music roundup. ... Read more»

Tucson music: JJP's Best of 2017

"Best of" lists are ridiculously subjective. But I made one anyway. Plus, 2018 in local music and this week's live gig listings. It's your weekend roundup from Tucson Sentinel.com!... Read more»

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Leila Lopez gets under your skin

Tucson musician Leila Lopez on over a decade in Tucson's live music scene, plus Bryan Thomas Parker faces the edge of revolution on his newest release. It's your TucsonSentinel.com weekend music roundup.... Read more»

Photos: DACA protesters at Tucson City Hall

A day after the Trump administration announced the wind-down of DACA, hundreds of people rallied here to show their support for the program, and shouted down Mayor Jonathan Rothschild with calls for Tucson to become a "sanctuary city." ... Read more»

County board told: No 'censure' of Miller over 'proud to be white' comment

The rest of the county board isn't able to vote on any sort of discipline over Supervisor Ally Miller's remarks last month about racial pride, according to confidential legal advice released Tuesday. But that didn't preclude members of the public from calling on the District 1 Republican to resign, or at least apologize.... Read more»

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The Rifle's sound spirals into onstage grooves

Tucson band The Rifle is bigger on the inside. If you were to meet the trio before hearing them, you'd expect a far more stripped-down sound than the epic soundscape of the band's first full-length release, "Anabasis." Plus, The Sinners and more in weekend music.... Read more»