Giant Sand (Musical Group)

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    April 2, 2009
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    March 12, 2009
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    May 17, 2007

    Man of Steel

    Jon Rauhouse gives his music the ol' iPod shuffle

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    September 21, 2006

    Living With Post-War

    M. Ward's recipe for political change: Let's ignore the president

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    February 16, 2006

    French Connection

    La vida en rose

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    September 1, 2005

    Legend City

    Tucson's Club Congress throws a mammoth 20th-anniversary party

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    July 14, 2005

    Ready, Betty, Go!

    L-Word band rocks The Biz

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    April 28, 2005

    Ciao, Bella

    And mush, Huskies

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    October 21, 2004

    Bordertown Riot

    Culture Clash opens Actors Theatre's 20th season

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    October 23, 2003

    Band of Blacky Ranchette

    Still Lookin' Good to Me (Thrill Jockey)

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    August 7, 2003

    In Darkness, In Light

    M. Ward attends his hero's funeral and walks away with designs for an evocative new album

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    April 24, 2003

    Howe Gelb

    The Listener (Thrill Jockey)

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    September 19, 2002

    Heart and Steel

    Jon Rauhouse's debut showcases this fine pedal-steel guitarist

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    January 10, 2002

    Handsome Devils

    Brett and Rennie Sparks are the squabbling Sonny and Cher of gothic, underground country

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    October 18, 2001

    French Twist

    The Amor Belhom Duo are Parisians by birth, and Tucsonans by choice

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    September 13, 2001

    Miracle Worker

    Former Dream Syndicate leader Steve Wynn puts the ghost of his old band to rest with the finest album of his career

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    June 28, 2001

    Tales From the Dark Side

    Troubled singer/songwriter Billy Sedlmayr teams up with guitarist Rich Hopkins for a collection of songs that chronicles a life spent on the fringes

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    June 21, 2001


    Even My Sure Things Fall Through (Quarterstick), Aerocalexico (Our Soil, Our Strength)

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    May 17, 2001

    Cuacha Doin'

    With the rerelease of their 1988 debut, the Sand Rubies finally seem ready to start making music again

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    March 22, 2001

    Teddy Morgan and the Pistolas

    Crashing Down Live @ 7 Black Cats (Mongrel Music)

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    March 15, 2001


    Live at the Performance Center (Glitterhouse Records, German import)

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    December 14, 2000

    Road Weary

    The Grievous Angels bid goodbye with a bleak chronicle of a traveling band

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    July 27, 2000

    Various artists

    Down to the Promised Land: 5 Years of Bloodshot Records (Bloodshot)

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    July 27, 2000

    Border Crossing

    Through its nods to tradition and embrace of innovation, Calexico emerges as a desert bloom

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    July 6, 2000


    Hot Rail

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    June 29, 2000

    Eternal Flame

    The music of Arizona guitar legend Rainer Ptacek lives on with a trilogy of new releases

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    April 13, 2000

    Tower of Power

    CPR offers a breath of life to the Valley Latin scene

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    March 23, 2000


    Rock 'n' roll rousers the Van Buren Wheels roll to success at SXSW

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    March 2, 2000
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    February 10, 2000

    Credible Excuses

    Bright days ahead for Mark Norman and Ghetto Cowgirl

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    January 27, 2000

    Cracking Wise

    Inscrutability suits Tucson art popsters Wise Folk Malcontent just fine

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    September 30, 1999

    Desert Noir

    Calexico's Joey Burns and John Convertino take a dark and wondrous turn with The Black Light

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    September 16, 1999
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    September 2, 1999

    Desert Sons

    Shoeless Joe makes twangy art out of broken dreams

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    February 4, 1999

    Home Truth

    Local musicians increasingly find their bliss in the parallel universe of home recording

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    November 12, 1998

    Billy's Blues

    Singer/songwriter Billy Sedlmayr has spent half his life battling the law and his own dope demons

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    August 13, 1998

    When the Levy Breaks

    The man who transformed Nita's Hideaway into a beloved music venue now focuses on full-time band management

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    December 18, 1997

    Copy Cats

    In the tired realm of tribute albums, imitation is the sincerest form of flatulence

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    August 7, 1997

    Inner Flame

    New tribute album illuminates the art of Rainer Ptacek

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    June 19, 1997

    Indian Uprising

    Native rocker Keith Secola is big in Europe and on the rez, but scarcely known on the hometown scene

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    June 12, 1997

    Power Trio

    Peter Buck goes West with Eitzel, Middle Eastern with Tuatara, and everywhere else with Minus 5

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    February 27, 1997
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    September 26, 1996

    Giant Sand Gives Fans the Boot

    When is a bootleg not a bootleg? When it's "official." Howe Gelb explains why.

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    June 6, 1996
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    May 2, 1996
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    March 23, 1995
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    January 20, 1994
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    January 6, 1994
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    October 6, 1993



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    November 25, 1992



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