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HAPPY NEW YEAR..!!! - January 28, 2017

Brand New Year, 2017.............In April 2017, Ariana records will have been in the music business 37 years..!!

That's a long time to be making music, and providing music for the world.........

But.... We Love Music that's why we do it.

Up coming projects, "Catch The Ghost" heads back into Cavern Studios with Bill Cashman

in February.

The "PO" Band, and The UnderCover Band will be over at "The Hideout on February 18th for a rockin good time

and it's PO's Birthday.............Come check it out............."It's Gonna Be A Good One"

TIME TO GET ROCKIN,,!!! - November 10, 2016

It's been a while since I checked in, but it's because it's been
pretty busy around Ariana Records these days.
"Po Band is gigging and rehearsing for up coming shows,
"UnderCover band" has been out playing,"Catch The Ghost" is
over at the Cavern Recording Studio with Bill Cashman at the controls
and "1000 Poets are heading back to MudBone South to start their next record.
"WHEW"..........did I miss anyone...........Mr. Jimi
Rock on "WIP Band"........Long Live "DABONE"..........
 





BUSY JUNE 2016 - June 3, 2016

June is gonna be a busy month musically speaking around here for the bands....

The Wip Band, and The Undercover Band will be doing a benefit up at Hacienda del Sol

resort Saturday June 25th for the Southwest Catastrophic Illness Fund.

It's gonna be a great gig, buffet, silent auction, raffles.

Buy tickets online at............http://bit.ly/danceanddonate

Then On Sunday, June 26th, "The Po Band" will be back at the Boondocks for an early show from

5:30-8:30.

Heading into the studio will be Ariana records newest signing, "The Invisible Roommates"

the will start recording their 5 song ep in late June.

Every musician in the world, should checkout "Jared Leto's" film, "Artifact"

great lesson about the music business............Stay Kool cuz it's getting hot..!!




HERE IT COMES.!!! - May 4, 2016

Like it or not, summer is right around the corner.........
And it's gonna be a hot one.
Lots of musical events shaping up for the summer.
The PO Band will be doing a show at The Boondocks May 22nd.
The UnderCover Band will open.
A benefit show, featuring The Wip Band & UnderCover Band will 
be in June...........Stay Kool.!!

IN DA STUDIO SPRING 2016 - April 11, 2016

It's spring time in Tucson..............
Lots of buzz going on, "The Po Band" so far has done two awesome
shows in support of "Po's new cd project, "Rails."
The turn out has been awesome, more shows in the works.
"The Wip Band" has been busy rehearsing for some summer shows,
and "Catch The Ghost" have been getting ready to go into the Cavern
and start a project with Bill Cashman.........
Word from the front office is that a new band, "12 Car PileUp"
are getting ready for the studio sometime this summer.
And..........Mr. Jimi is in the middle of collecting demos, so he
can start recording his first solo outing, stay tuned..........

LIVE MUSICK!! - February 22, 2016

Time to start thinking about spring..........It's right around the corner.
Musick happenings going on around Ariana Records headquarters............
Scott Jaxx is working on his second cd project which will probably be a 6 song ep.
Nick Musiker currently in the "NOOK" his recording studio laying down tracks for his 3rd solo outing.
"PoPo" Privett wrapping up his first solo cd project.
And Ariana Records has signed a new artist, the band........"Invisible Roommates" to a distribution deal.
UnderCover Band will be gigging in the next few months.
The Wip Band in rehearsals for an up coming show...........

WHAT'S HAPPENING ! - January 22, 2016

WHAT'S HAPPENING...............

 Well for starters.........The duo, "1000 Poets" are putting the finishing touches on the cd cover for their

 second record, "STARE"

 The "CATCH THE GHOST" band are wrapping up rehearsals before heading into the Cavern Recording studio

to start work on a 6 song ep.

Tom "PoPo" Privett has just about finished his recording project and is in rehearsals for a CD release party.

The 'UNDERCOVER BAND" with "Billy Yates" on guitar rocked New year's....and will begin booking other gigs

over the next few months..............Rock On Children !!!

NEW YEAR NEW MUSICK !! - January 8, 2016

New Year New Musick................

That's what's happening over here at Ariana Records for 2016.

In the works.......New cd project from the band, "CATCH THE GHOST"

Guitar player Nick Musiker is working on his 3rd recording project.

The duo, "1000 Poets" will begin work on their third cd project for Sugo Music in february.

Tom "PoPo" Privett working on his cd for "Smart Monkey Records" over at The writers Room with Duncan.....

The Undercover Band rocked Hacienda Del Sol Resort  to bring in the new year with over 200 friends on hand.!!

And...........Ariana Records CD Compilation 2016 is already in the works...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS !! - December 15, 2015

Time to take a break for the Holidays...............
Ariana Records will be closing til the 1st of the year..........2016 !!
Wow! who would of thought that when we started this little record label in the early 80's
that we would still be in business, let a lone still here..........
Any way thanks to family, friends, and you the fans, for keeping us around all this time
Have a great Holiday season...........
Look for new cd projects in 2016
Mr. Jimmi

THE LITTLE WHITE TURTLES - November 11, 2015

A new band is about to enter the studio and start recording their first project 
for Ariana Records.
"The Little White Turtles" made up of veteran musicians from the ariana records family.
No word yet on what the record might sound like.
Kind of a revolving door of players...........Should be interesting. Stay tuned...............
"1000 Poets second record, "Stare" is now available on all the music outlets world wide
If you not going to the U of A football game this weekend, checkout the band, "Kind Budz"
they will jamming............at The Arizona Beer House, they are funn......... 

1000 Poets release "STARE" - November 2, 2015

The duo, 1000 Poets released their second record,

 "Stare" on October 20th.

Sugo Music in partnership with Ariana Records has made

the record available at all music outlets world wide........

Now streaming on your favorite...........

Fall Is Just Around The Corner - September 15, 2015

Finally............Fall is coming.........That means live music will once 
again be happening in the old pueblo.
The UnderCover band, The WIP Band, Two Hand Band, will be out
gigging. Get out and support live music this season...........
Watch for an "ep" by a new signing, "Cannibal Sanchez"
Rockon Children.............

HEADING INTO SEASON - August 8, 2015

we're heading into "Music Season"

Bands are going to be coming out of the woodwork

looking for gigs this fall and winter.

Look for......"UnderCover Band" "Catch The Ghost"

"The Wip Band" to be hitting the streets..........

LOVE DA RAIN!! - July 29, 2015

GOTTA LOVE DA RAIN...........MONSOONS ARE HERE, AND MUCH NEEDED................
Musically............It's summer that means more recording going on then playing out.
Tucson is more happening in the fall and winter for the local music scene.
In the studio...........Well that's another question.
Everybody seems to be working on some sort of project.
"PoPo" recording his cd project at Master Dukes studio and over at Duncan's Writer's Room.
"1000 Poets" still wrapping up their second cd, "Stare" a video for the song, "In My Head"
is now complete.
"Catch The Ghost" in rehearsals to start recording this fall.
Av Musiker is recording his third record in his studio, "The Nook" should be ready this winter............

ARIANA RECORDS SUMMER 2015 - July 14, 2015

IT'S HERE............SUMMER THAT IS.......

While some of the bands have taken the summer off, there's

still alot of recording activity going on.

Over at MudBone Records South, "1000 Poets" are wrapping up

the mix, the cover, and the copyrights for their second record,

"Stare" a video for the song, "In My Head" has just been

completed.........

LIKE IT OR NOT IT'S GONNA GET HOTT !! - June 14, 2015

Well..............Summer's in full swing, and it's heating up in the Old Pueblo, Baked Apple
or whatever you want to call it.
The second record from the duo, "1000 POETS" "STARE" is finished.
Copyrights,  then off to the record company.............
Also.........a group calling themselves "Candlehour" out of canada are currently working on a "claymation"
video for the song, "IN MY HEAD" from the record.
In the studio............"Thank God F4 Fingers'....."Scubattails"........."BeatNik Grip".........
"Cannibal Sanchez"............new band, "VooDo Jimmy @ The Hungry 4"..............

HELLO SUMMER !! - May 27, 2015

WELL...........LOOKS LIKE IT'S GONNA START HEATING UP.........
THE WEATHER, AND THE MUSIC..............
TIME TO STAY INDOORS WRITE SONGS, AND MAKE RECORDS.............
THE BAND, "CATCH THE GHOST"....NIK MUSIKER/GUITAR & VOCALS, "DC COMER"/BASS & VOCALS,
 DOUG WILSON/DRUMS, AND MR. JMI/VOCALS, ACOUSTIC GUITAR ARE HEADING INTO THE STUDIO
THIS SUMMER TO RECORD. 
1000 POETS ARE DONE RECORDING, THE CD COVER LOOKS AWESOME (THANKS MIKE)
AND THE RECORD IS IN IT'S FINAL MIXES BEFORE BEING TURNED OVER TO SUGO MUSIC.
"POPO" IS WORKING ON HIS SOLO CD PROJECT OVER AT DUNCAN'S WRITER'S ROOM..........
MASTER DUKES HAS A HALF A DOZEN PROJECTS GOING...........
AND MARKY MARK IS BUSY BEING MUSICKAL, AND MAKING MAGIC WITH ART PROJECTS.................
AS FOR "THE UNDERCOVER BAND"............IT'S VACATION TIME.............

BEAUTIFUL TUCSON WEATHER - May 17, 2015

Sure is awesome weather in the old pueblo these days............

But like all good things, it 's gonna end.

Then it will be time to stay indoors and start and finish recording projects.

1000 Poets are wrapping up their second cd, 'STARE" should be ready summer.

BeatNik Grip is in the studio working on their next project, as is "Thank God F4 Fingers"

and the band, "Catch The Ghost" continue rehearsals for their cd project.

Tommy Dukes is busy with at least 4 bands and a trio with daughter Emily.

Mr. "PoPo" recording his next solo project over at Duncan's "A writer's Room"...........

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROB..!! - April 27, 2015

Happy Birthday to our musical brother, ROB from The Wip Band........

Saturday will be a rocking party at Rob's house.

Music will be by........The UnderCover Band, The Wip Band, and featuring jams

by local music legends............

Keep on Rockin Robby............Should be awesome...............

RECORD STORE DAY 2015 - April 17, 2015

Saturday April 18th is Record Store Day...........
Record store day is an annual event, founded in 2007, held on the third saturday of April each year, to
celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store.
The day brings together, artists, fans, and thousands of independent record stores across the world.
Enjoy. !!
1000 Poets have released another track, "Cold Fear" on the Ariana Records soundcloud page
check it out.............www.soundcloud.com/arianarecords

BEAUTIFUL WEATHER.... - April 13, 2015

So the weather in Tucson right now is awesome............

And music is every where......Bands are playing outside at different venues

so get out and enjoy some live music this week.............

All the brothers are busy doing different music projects.

Catch The Ghost had an awesome rehearsal are getting back into working on

their cd project.

In the studio, "PoPo" continues work on his side project, he was joined in the studio

at Master Dukes, by Mark "G" and Mr. Jimi doing tracks for the song, "Forge On For John"

a song for our brothers..........

"1000 Poets" will be releasing their new cd, "STARE" sometime in late May............

Enjoy the weather, because YOU know what's next.............Yep......Much love to you & yours..........

CATCH THE GHOST 2015 - March 18, 2015

CATCH THE GHOST..................are heading back into rehearsals after a break.

The Undercover Band is on hold, because of other band member commitments.

"PoPo" Tom Privett is recording over at Duncan's studio with members of "Straight Shot" and other

music guests for his project.

BeatNik Grip are still in the "MoleHole" recording their new cd.

"1000 Poets" are finishing up mixing and designing the cover for their cd project,"STARE"

The WIP band are in rehearsals for Brother "Rob" who will be celebrating his 60th in May................

SPRING IS IN THE AIR - March 7, 2015

Looks like..............Spring is in the air at least out here in the desert......
Goings on over at Ariana Records.......... Recording artist, Scott Jaxx just released a new music video
for the song. "Hollywood" check it out on youtube..............His first full length cd called, "HOLLYWOOD"
continues to do well. The song, "All These Girls" would be a great cover for Keith Urban.!!
come on Keith check it out.......
"1000 Poets" are putting the finishing touches on their second record, "STARE" recording is done
mixing is almost complete, and the cd cover is in the works.
The band, "BEATNIK GRIP" continue work on their 5 song "EP" 
Av Musiker is working on his third cd project over at his studio, "The Nook"
Tommy "PoPo" will go in to the studio mid march to start work on a five song cd.
And the band "Catch The Ghost" will begin again rehearsing for their studio project.................

WINTER? WHAT WINTER - February 18, 2015

So.........while the rest of the country is digging out from the snow, here in Tucson,az.
we're hanging out by the pool.
Nick Musikar sat in for Tommy Dukes at the Hogpit and it was a great show!!
The place was packed, and UNDERCOVER kept them rocking.
1000 Poets are still finishing up their second record, "STARE"
and the release of the single, "East Coast Attitude"(walk da walk) by BeatNik Grip
has been pushed back to March.
Thank God F4 Fingers are in the studio working on their next record
And this saturday the band, "Straight Shot" will be over at the Boondocks and.....it's PoPo's Birthday.!!!

UNDERCOVERBAND & FRIENDS - January 26, 2015

The Undercover Band again.......

Will play  "THE HOGPIT" on Sunday february 8th from 5:30-8:30............

Along with friends and extended family they will rock this eastside location.

This time out, "AV" Nick Musikar will be sitting in for Master Tommy Dukes on vocals and guitar.

1000 POETS..........are "finally"putting the wraps on their long awaited second cd project, "STARE"

And........Ariana Records recording artists, "THE RAKEHEADS" have had two of their songs,

"Life Is A Movie" and "Longer Look" picked up for a film project................

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