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Can’t Cool Me Down – Car Seat Headrest

Album: Can't Cool Me Down (Single) Artist: Car Seat Headrest Genre: Indie rock Sub-Genres: lo-fi, garage rock, lo-fi pop Label: Matador Description: Typical of Car Seat Headrest, their new single Can't Cool Me Down features a groovy bass line and pulsing beat. This song also features piano, xylophone or a similar instrument, and some synthetic sounds… Continue reading Can’t Cool Me Down – Car Seat Headrest

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Gem and Jam Festival Returns to Tucson This Weekend!

Gem and Jam Festival is back in Tucson for it's 13th year at the Pima County Fairgrounds! The three day music, art, performance, and gem & mineral festival returns to the desert January 31 through February 2nd. The eclectic festival features musical artists spanning three stages (plus late night sets!), mineral exhibits, dancers, art, and… Continue reading Gem and Jam Festival Returns to Tucson This Weekend!

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Spoon- Inside Out (Demo)

Album: (Single)- Inside Out (Demo) Artist: Spoon Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Experimental Rock Label: Matador Records Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: Spoon has released a demo version of their most popular song, "Inside Out" which was off the album They Want My Soul from 2014. The original version of the song is 5 minutes however… Continue reading Spoon- Inside Out (Demo)

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Hometown Hero- Landon Elliott

Single: Hometown Hero Artist: Landon Elliott Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Acoustic, Singer/Songwriter, Pop Rock Label: American Paradox Records Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: I would recommend listening to these singles. Hometown Hero is very peaceful, an acoustic driven track that will be sure to bring a calm feeling to anyone who listens. By Now is more rock… Continue reading Hometown Hero- Landon Elliott

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Cataldo – “Literally Main Street” Album Review

Album: Literally Main Street Artist: Cataldo Genre: Indie Sub-Genres: Label: Self Released Non-Airable Tracks: N/A Release Date: September 27th, 2019 Description: Eric Anderson's (a.k.a. Cataldo) 6th studio album "Literally Main Street" explores the memories of Anderson's life growing up. However, the album doesn't embellish the simplicity of life as an adolescent. In fact, the album… Continue reading Cataldo – “Literally Main Street” Album Review

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Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Movie: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Production Company: Greenwich Entertainment Release Date: September 6, 2019 Starring: Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris Directed By: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Rating: PG-13 Genre: Documentary Runtime: 95 minutes Streaming Service: N/A Description: In only 95 minutes one could enter the theater knowing nothing about… Continue reading Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

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Wareika Hill Rastamonk Vibrations by Monty Alexander

Album: Wareika Hill Rastamonk Vibrations Artist: Monty Alexander Genre: Jazz Sub-Genres: calypso, reggae Label: Monty Alexander Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: Listening to this album was definitely a new venture for me. Usually, lyricless songs lose my interest, however, this album gave me flashbacks of the childhood cartoons I watched--namely Schoolhouse Rock! and Pink Panther. Monty… Continue reading Wareika Hill Rastamonk Vibrations by Monty Alexander

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Wand-Laughing Matter

Album: Laughing Matter Artist: Wand Genre: Alt Sub-Genres: Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock Label: Drag City Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: This album pleasantly surprised me. The vocals were reminiscent of Paul McCartney, and the overall sound had a chill 1960s Beatles vibe. I preferred songs with an emphasis on the vocals like "Rio Grande" and "Walkie Talkie."… Continue reading Wand-Laughing Matter

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Little Simz- GREY Area Album Review

Album: GREY Area Artist: Little Simz Genre:  Rap Sub-Genres: Hip-hop Label: Age 101 Music Non-Airable Tracks: All of them, sadly. Description: This album is an upbeat female-led hip-hop album with an emphasis on Simz as she discusses her rise to success. Sounds Like:  Grime Rap (Stefflon Don, Skepta, etc.) Recommended Tracks:  VenomBoss Reviewer’s Name: Aidan… Continue reading Little Simz- GREY Area Album Review

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Borderlands Game of the Year Enhanced Edition Review

Developer: Gearbox Software Genre: RPG 'Looter Shooter' Platform: Playstation 4, Xbox One, Steam Release Date: April 3rd Rating: 4/5 Description: Borderlands Enhanced takes the best parts of the Borderlands original game, with significant upgrades. The addition of an FOV slider as well as a mini-map allow the game to be a lot more tolerable and… Continue reading Borderlands Game of the Year Enhanced Edition Review

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We Fell in Love in October Sampler-Girl in Red Review

Album: We Fell in Love in October (Sampler) Artist: Girl in Red Genre: World and Jazz, Alt Sub-Genres: Indie Rock/pop, Singer/songwriter Label: Marie Ulven (Self-Released) Non-Airable Tracks: Summer Depression, I Need to Be Alone Description: This sample is a collection of singles and songs from upcoming EPs by Norwegian singer-songwriter Marie Ulven, aka Girl in Red.… Continue reading We Fell in Love in October Sampler-Girl in Red Review

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Lovely EP by The Transparent Tones

Album: Lovely EP Artist: The Transparent Tones Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Rock Label: Self-Released Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: The Transparent Tones have a classic alt-rock sound with a "bright" sound, contrasted to classic emo-alt rock. It's fast-paced, groovy and has overall cheery tones. I am amazed at the variety they are also able to achieve with… Continue reading Lovely EP by The Transparent Tones

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Michelle Blades-Visitor

Album: Visitor Artist: Michelle Blades Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Synth Pop Label: Midnight Special Records Non-Airable Tracks: NONE Description: I prefer the sound of her vocals on tracks such as "Literally" and "Ring", rather than the opening track "Politic!". She has a very soft voice with nice vocal range. This is a good album to put… Continue reading Michelle Blades-Visitor

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Present Future Dreams by Eliza and the Organix

Album: Present Future Dreams Artist: Eliza and the Organix Genre: Alternative Sub-Genres: Alt-jazz Label: Eliza Waldman Non-Airable Tracks: None Description: A very interesting album filled with topics like cocaine, masturbating, remembering, wanting to forget and dreaming. I think vocalist Eliza Waldman has a very intriguing way of telling stories, as she doesn't quite sing--she sing-talks (imagine… Continue reading Present Future Dreams by Eliza and the Organix

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PHOENIX LIGHTS RETURNS – 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY 04/05 – 04/06

Do not miss this insane fifth iteration of Phoenix Lights! The Lights return to The Park at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, AZ, with a line up that is bigger and better than ever, the likes of which include: KASKADE: no introduction needed Malaa: the mystery French deep house DJ brainchild of DJ Snake, Mercer,… Continue reading PHOENIX LIGHTS RETURNS – 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY 04/05 – 04/06

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Dream Theater – Distance Over Time Album Reivew

Album: Distance Over Time Artist: Dream Theater Genre: Metal Sub-Genres: Progressive Metal Label: InsideOut Non-Airable Tracks: n/a Release Date: February 22nd, 2019 Description: Dream Theater is back with Distance Over Time which ranks as their best album since Black Clouds and Silver Linings back in 2009. It would seem as though the band consciously made… Continue reading Dream Theater – Distance Over Time Album Reivew