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Van Christian in a video for 1987's 'I'm Coming Home.'

Some bands just sound so great when you're driving, and one of my favorite driving bands has always been Tucson's Naked Prey, led by singer-guitarist Van Christian, who died overnight Monday. — Falling James of Leaving Trains Read more»

Blogger and Fish Karma fan Kay Sather holds up a copy of the Whole Enchilada LP

In which your trusty scribe muses on the origins of desert rock and the fact that some things suck way worse than disco. Especially Nazis. It's your local music column at TucsonSentinel.com. Read more»

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Here at the Sentinel, we would like to commemorate National Poetry Month's end by invoking Baudelaire's poetic imperative to "Get Drunk." Not that this necessitates the imbibing of potent potables; Baudelaire goes on to direct readers to intoxicate themselves "On wine, virtue, poetry, whatever!" Read more»