Giant Sand is an alt-country band from Tuscon, Arizona. They have released eighteen studio albums and bear similarities to
bands such as Calexico, Lampchob, and Smog. Giant Sand have been the primary outlet (side projects include but are not
limited to; The Band of Blacky Ranchette, OP8, Giant Giant Sand, Arizona Amp and Alternator, and Howe Gelb and a Band of
Gypsies) for Howe Gelb's skewed take on the American song since the late 70s.