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    Friday, 18 July 2008

    Back in the 80s there was a scene that blossomed in the Arizona desert. Green on Red were one the first and more well-known bands, but they soon left for L.A. Giant Sand, Naked Prey, Rainer, Woodcocks, Sidewinders, Al Perry & the Cattle, Black Sun Ensemble, River Roses and many more were labeled by the music press as the "desert sound", although there are only three records that you can actually smell the desert: Meat Puppets' "Up On The Sun", Black Sun Ensemble's "Lambent Flame" and Al Perry and the Cattle's "Cattle Crossing" - and all three of them have nothing in common musically.


    The Arizona bands (mainly from Tucson) were playing good, old rock'n'roll music, with loud guitars, high tension and lots of energy. By this I don't mean that the Arizona scene was just generic rock ... Read more »
    Category: Alternative/Punk | Views: 3421 | Added by: RainyDaySponge | Date: 18 July 2008 | Rating: 0.0/0


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