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Q&A With Suzanne Vega

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A Q&A with Suzanne Vega The Passionate I   When I told my shrink I was interviewing her, he laughed. Not a mean laugh, an impressed laugh. It was cool. He just didn’t think I’d be into her. Most of the bands I like he’s never heard of, and they just sound angry. It turned out he’s a Suzanne Vega [&hellip
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An Interview With Silverchair

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Emotion Sickness Silverchair Gets Moody Recently I spoke by phone to bassist Chris Joannou and singer/guitarist Daniel Johns.   Have you started doing the whole press-tour thing again? Joannou: Yeah, we just finished a record and are promoting it now. We were just on the road for the last three weeks doing a small town or two with a [&hellip
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Interview with Christal Methodists’ Joel Schalit

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The Christal Methodists have been satirizing Christian and conservative media since 1992, most recently on two full-length CDs, 1997’s New World Odour and 1998’s Satanic Ritual Abuse. They do it simply by turning preachers’ and radio talk show hosts’ words and voices against them, using loops and samples, sometimes goading them on with prank call-ins, sometimes simply sampling them over [&hellip
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Rancid on The Road

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Rancid on the Road An Interview with Matt Freeman • Where are you now? Florida, and it’s so ugly. Yeah, I hate looking at how it’s gotten ruined–when you fly over it, it’s so flat. It’s tree clump, mall, mall, highway and a little patch of trees. They totally fuckin’ ruined it. That’s so true. It’s fucked up not having any mountains [&hellip
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Cheap Trick

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CHEAP DATES Live at LiveatBudokan Yeah, he likes me to shove potatoes up his ass.” “Robin Zander the Cheap Trick singer?” “No, a dude that works with them, I told you, who do you think gets us in every time?” “Too bad it’s not Robin Zander, though actually I think I’d like him more as like a father than a [&hellip
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Coal

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  They’re buying a lot of poisoned foods: Land O’ Lakes butter, Paul Newman’s salad dressing, Sprite, Burgers ‘n’ Buns, and way-too-orange carrots and Cheetos. I know it’s all poisoned coz only safe foods are safe. I try not to stare, unlike my mom, I know she’s trying to figure out what they are. If they’re secret agents of [&hellip
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