Courtney Comes Home: The Shondes

Courtney Comes Home: The Shondes

With a tremendous versatility built up over playing with different groups in Tucson, Robbins' guitar gives even more dimension to The Shondes, which Rolling Stone had described as "Riot-grrrl furor, arena bombast and klezmer stomp."

Hue Are You?

It’s going to take more than a 30-foot fall to stop Baroness.

Adios, Compadre

A gathering of the tribes was held Saturday at the ranch of a life long friend of the Ronstadt clan to remember a musician, historian, father and all around solid guy – Michael J. Ronstadt.

Furious Island: AJJ

"We used to be cool and now we're P.C. bitch-asses."

Studio Love

Jon Rauhouse loves to record music in Tucson.

Rock Pickups: Silversun Pickups

"Hide your cradle and a headstone in the watermark when the sea comes," sings Brian Aubert of the Silversun Pickups in "Cradle (Better Nature) which kicks off the bands' most recent full length effort, Better Nature (2015, New Machine Recordings)

Stage Share: Old Crow Medicine Show, Brandi Carlile

Critter Fuqua doesn't care too much about fixing any particular label on the music of Old Crow Medicine Show.

The Thrill Has Come

Rather than close the doors on five long careers playing electric blues, the members of the Golden State-Lone Star Blues Revue sought to kick up a notch.

Pop Matured: Atlas Genius

There is something very soothing about the music of Atlas Genius.

Groove Meter: Greyhounds

It's never bothered the Greyhounds for a minute that nobody—from fans to their label to music writers and DJs—knows quite how to describe the band.

Good Bloat Days: Bloat Records

Bloat Records is like alien abduction. Any rational Earth dweller, in their heart of hearts, knows UFOs have to exist.

Nobody Loves No One: Wicked Game

Isaak's talents are many, but chances are you know him because of his 1989 song "Wicked Game."

Control Freak: Gatecreeper

Gatecreeper's upcoming record, Sonoran Depravation, which will be released on Relapse Records this fall, is brutal, intense and possibly the best death metal album to ever be recorded in the Old Pueblo.<

Cultivate and Create: Marley B

The single word Marley B chose as the title of his debut solo album carries a host of meanings.

A Baffling Experience: Lonesome Shack 

Seattle blues trio Lonesome Shack was just about finished with their newest album when a troubling thought occurred to songwriter/guitarist Ben Todd: it didn’t feel right. 

Altered States: PIPELiGHTS

Both the name PIPELiGHTS and the album title 518 reflect on the moment Corcoran and Sarabia decided to move on from The Borderline Sound.

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    • Thank You to the Weekly and Dan Buckley for memorializing Mike Ronstadt. He was a…

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