You can't listen to more than 30 seconds of Sand Rubies' 1990 single "We Don't Do That Anymore" before it become obvious that the Gin Blossoms weren't the first Arizona band doing the jangle-pop thing.Tucson's Sand Rubies -- originally called The Side Winders before a North Carolina cover band su ... More >>
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PICK YOUR NOSE, TAPE UP YOUR GLASSES, GRAB YOUR PLASTIC POCKET PROTECTOR. NERD ROCK IS ALIVE AND WELL.