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    Calexico’s Joey Burns to Guest DJ on Today’s Edition of The Home Stretch

    Calexico return to Tucson this weekend to play a special homecoming show at the Rialto this Saturday before heading out again on an extensive European tour. To celebrate, we had guitarist-vocalist Joey Burns stop by to tape a guest DJ set with us, which we will air just after 4pm on today’s edition of The Home… Read more »

  • Calexico video live in Studio 2A – Coyoacan

    Calexico packed in to KXCI’s Studio 2A for a live set on Locals Only. With members all over the globe, this was a rare moment to get the full band together as they were rehearsing for a tour behind their latest album, Edge Of The Sun on Anti/City Slang. Here’s the song Coyoacan from that… Read more »

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    Tom Waits – Bone Machine – Classic Pick on The Homestretch

    TOM WAITS – BONE MACHINE Released September 8, 1992 – 23 years ago Waits 10th studio release marks a transition from his earlier, somewhat traditional blues-infused debauched lounge singer persona into the gloom & doom champion of unorthodox, surreal industrial folk. Featuring stripped down arrangements, non-traditional instrumentation, and Waits ominous, dirgeful growl, this is one… Read more »

  • Electric-Warrior

    T. Rex – Electric Warrior – Classic Pick on The Homestretch

    T. REX – ELECTRIC WARRIOR Released September 24, 1971 – 44 years ago Marking a transformation from hippie folk-rock to flamboyant guitar driven bombast, T. Rex’s 6th studio release ushered in the 70s glam rock era. Characterized by extravagant, fuzz-drenched riffs, propulsive grooves, and sexual innuendo, Electric Warrior influenced countless hard rock, power pop, punk… Read more »

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    Andy Summers, of The Police, talks about his Light Motifs photography exhibit at Etherton Gallery

    Andy Summers, photographer and guitarist of The Police, talks with Hannah Levin from The Home Stretch about art, music, the creative process and specific images below. Andy is in Tucson for the opening reception of Light Motifs, photographs by Ralph Gibson and Andy Summers, at Etherton Gallery, Saturday, September 19th, from 7 to 10pm. The… Read more »

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    Siouxsie and the Banshees – Peepshow – Classic Pick on The Homestretch

    SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES – PEEPSHOW Released September 5, 1988 – 27 years ago Siouxsie and the Banshees’ 9th studio album is the last great release from one of the most prominent 1980s gothic post-punk bands. Dark, sensual, and sophisticated with a crazed array of carnival accordions, exotic rhythms, abrupt horns, haunting operatic warbles, and… Read more »

  • We did it!

    We did it!

    Your support makes a difference... Thank you so much!

    Woohoo! Your support over the last couple of weeks helped KXCI cross the finish line for this early fall membership drive! This calls for high fives and high kicks! Thank you for taking the time to make a difference. We heard from roughly 800 new and renewing members and over 250 sustaining members! We are so grateful for your generosity of spirit, time and treasure! If you missed your chance to become a member during the drive you can still join the membership family with your tax-deductible contribution today! A gift of $15/month powers an hour of KXCI today, and an hour of KXCI tomorrow. How many hours of KXCI will you power? Click the “Pledge Now” link and activate your membership power today!

    Mighty thanks!


  • Win a Ford Mustang

    Win a Ford Mustang

    Purchase your tickets today!

    KXCI is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a limited edition Ford Mustang. With an estimated value of $70,0000, this limited edition model is expected to increase in value as a collectible.
    When you purchase a ticket from KXCI, the proceeds stay with your community radio station. Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100. You can now purchase tickets online.

    With your $25 Contribution (or 5 tickets for $100) you could win a 2015 Ford Mustang, 50th Anniversary Edition. The best part is that 100% of your contribution will support the station you love. KXCI gets to keep all the proceeds from the tickets that we sell- and the more tickets that we sell, the more tickets that we can get. A maximum of 100,000 tickets will be sold by Tucson nonprofits. The drawing will be held November 13, 2015. Entries must be received by November 6, 2015. Thanks to Jim Click !

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KXCI is operated by the Foundation for Creative Broadcasting, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Gifts to KXCI are tax-deductible minus the value of any gifts received. Our tax ID# is 94-2746379. Missing a receipt? Please contact Michelle@KXCI.org.

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