Dana Williams “Preach” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Spotify Charley Crockett “Lil’ Girl’s Name” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram Brian Lopez “Your Nomenclature” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram Shira “Am I Beautiful” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram IRTH (formerly Daemon & Airdrie) “Go Easy” Facebook – Twitter – Instagram GabrielRead More →

decker. “Holy Ghost” Sofar New York AJJ “No More Shame, No More Fear, No More Dread” from The Trundle Sessions Courtney Marie Andrews “Irene” Live on KEXP Brian Lopez “Static Noise” from The Crypt Sessions Lily Virginia “Long Time” Henry Black “Six Feet Under” from Sofar New York Andrea Silva “Dirt”  Read More →

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Best Music Videos of 2015: 15. Numb Bats “To Die” Director: Michelle Blades 14. MRCH “Highway Drivin’” Director: Frank Thomas 13. decker. “O.D.B.” Director: Matty Steinkamp 12 Giant Sand “Transponder” Director: Lucy Dyson 11. PRO TEENS “Mona” Director: Michael J Buckius 10. Captain Squeegee “Seek” Director: Matty Steinkamp 9. Gardens & Villa “Fixations” Director: Austin M. Kearns 8.Read More →

by Brent Miles Staff Writer Most of the music emanating from Tucson bears some sort of influence from prolific (German-born Tucsonan) guitarist Rainer Ptacek, who passed away from a brain tumor in 1997. It isn’t necessarily a strictly overt musical influence but something more enigmatic. This is apparent on theRead More →

MRCH “Highway Drivin’” Brian Lopez “Modern Man” Alta Violet “Pass the Time” The Everests “Rowena” Banshee Speak / Hoodlum Joe “Do You Have a Lighter”  Read More →

by Rosie Magana Contributing Writer Maybe you haven’t yet heard of chicha music? Maybe you’ve never even swayed to the rhythm of cumbia? If you fall into either of these groups, I have an amazing suggestion for you: Chicha Dust, a Tucson band who puts a psychedelic spin on PeruvianRead More →

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by Frank Ippolito Associate Editor So, I get this email from the wonderful and lovely editors filled with a bunch of new stuff to listen to – made my day, actually. But I thought that instead of taking each album one by one and listening to them in their entirety,Read More →

Local bands and musicians have been known to show their chops by covering other artists they love. Here are 7 rad cover songs for your enjoyment. Lonna Kelley “I Won’t Hurt You” Originally recorded by The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band Halocene covers “Uptown Funk” Featuring Jacqueline Dunford Originally recorded by MarkRead More →

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Field Tripp “John Wayne” Brian Lopez “Static Noise” Nerdzerker “BIC (Blowing in Cartridges)” Travis James and the Acrimonious Assembly of Arsonists “Everybody Lies (Truth Be Spoken)” Bad Neighbors “Once Upon a Planet”Read More →


Brian Lopez “Crossfire Cries” I don’t know what I love more about Brian Lopez: his voice or his musical sensibility. On “Crossfire Cries” you can hear the perfect merging of the two, a promising sign for his forthcoming album, Static Noise, which is set for release in September from Funzalo Records.Read More →

Brian Lopez “Montjuic“ The Veragroove “Broken Glass“ Steff Koeppen & the Articles “Two Cities” Robots with Rayguns “Sugarbaby“ There There “Prelude”Read More →