Turn On, Tune In…

Turn On, Tune In…

Grab your oil wheels, LAVA lamps and "Have a nice day" T-shirts, because the Psych-Out! music festival is truckin' on through Tucson.



The music world for the coming week

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Prof fuses the self-conscious hilarity of the Beastie Boys with modern rap aggression.

Gutt Check

It's a sweet gig for Jeff Gutt, who now gets to tour the world with musicians that he admires immensely, performing for adoring fans.

Addictive Sound

Music has taken The War on Drugs to far-flung places like Singapore, Melbourne and Paris.


Where to be and what to hear this coming week.

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Ryley Walker is an amalgamation of about every big name from the ’60s/’70s chamber folk, jazz rock and rustic singer/songwriter scene, but creates something new.

A Record of Many Colors

The story of Carlos Arzate's new record can be summed up in the story of how its centerpiece song came to be.


The musical love happening this week...

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Sometimes a upbeat, infectious folk tune is just what you needed, and Brie Capone is seemingly gifted with crafting them.

All Grown Up

Tiffany was known worldwide as the spunky, denim-clad pop-teen who would show up in malls and sing to the screaming masses.


The music world this week.

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“The most rewarding thing about recording is when you manage to capture a great, one-of-a-kind performance,” says venerable Tucson producer/engineer Jim Waters.


Xavier and his brand of musical happenings.

Girls Rule at SXSW

South By Southwest is an all-you-can-hear sonic buffet—and as with any buffet, you might try something only to realize you don’t really have an appetite for it.

City of Song

You can see art and music in the way the buildings are constructed, in the buskers on street corners and in the very way the city is laid out.

5 Great Shows from SXSW

These five sets were some of the best we saw at the festival.

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Hailing from the far-off land of Tucson, Foxx Bodies brings a noisy punk sound mixed in with catchy sung vocals.

History & Hope

Even more than being a musician, Lucy Dacus considers herself someone who chronicles, catalogs, captures. A historian.


This week in music.

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These psychedelic punks are fresh off the release of their self-titled debut album and sounding at equal points fresh and revivalist.

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Hailing from Nashville, Blank Range plays a unique style of passionate, electrified Americana.

Seeing Song

Mussorgky's Pictures at an Exhibition comes to Tucson with a breathtaking visual companion piece.


Xavier highlights what's new and interesting in music scene.

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The Frights have the vocal aggression you'd expect, but mixed in with the throbbing basslines, breezy guitar and jangly percussion in surf music.


Recent Comments

  • Re: Addictive Sound

    • Just wanting to correct the date: The last time they played Tucson was 2014 at…

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    • I am enjoying reading your highlights, Xavier. It helps me keep abreast of all thats…

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    • Great piece. I can't wait to hear some of these new artists.

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