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Comment Archives: stories: Music: Soundbites

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I feel Dan's pain! As a huge fan of alt-country, Americana, and all it's various sub-sub genres the Mumford and Son's, Lumineers wave has been a trainwreck. Still, O' Death is badass! Been rocking out to them for years now! Thanks for covering this show.

Posted by Bryan Parker on 10/30/2014 at 7:33 AM

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WOO! can't wait to check out show tonight !!

Posted by Mel Melo Dominguez on 10/15/2014 at 4:04 PM

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Yeah, unfortunately the show was for us a drag also. We work for a living so having to wait around an hour longer after the first two bands were done and then the Cat Power sound check was a bit exhausting. And the focus on stage once they came out kind of reminded me of the last B.B. King concert i attended . But shelling out $32 bucks for the Rialto is kind of ridiculous anyways given the terrible acoustics. Seems it was only two or three years ago shows were 10-12 bucks. $16 for something special. And that $1 extra for the Rialto renovation fund, wheres that going? Haven't they paid for the new signage already?

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Posted by realista1 on 10/03/2014 at 11:35 AM

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i wish i had read this Cat Power article before shelling out money to see her. Actually, I didn't see her. After waiting for an hour for her to show up to her own concert, i got my money back and left. My wife stayed with our son. She said it was sad because Chan looked and sound strung out and kept misplaying. My wife finally walked out. Won't be spending money to support her drug/alcohol/mental illness, hope she gets every other suckers' money to pay for admittance to rehab/mental health facility.

i hope head over heart gets better equipment or something. i wanted to like them but they sounded pretty horrible.

the opening guy, jessssssssssss, was pretty good. i would have been okay with watching him for the hour instead of listening to craptastic 70's rock classics.

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Posted by Not a Rancho Snob on 09/27/2014 at 12:30 AM

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Love the use of B+B titles- nice work!

Posted by Kirtina on 06/10/2014 at 2:28 PM

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Good for you, Rat T. I'll try to find room in next week's issue for the gripping story "Editor caught in grammatical error fiasco!"

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Posted by Dan Gibson on 05/22/2014 at 1:35 PM

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Grammatically, a while is a noun phrase in which "a" is an article and "while" functions as a noun meaning "a short period of time"

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Posted by Rat T on 05/22/2014 at 8:53 AM

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Down the Drain: To be fair, "the FUCKING editor of Tucson Weekly" has years of experience writing about music, so it's not that weird. Kind of made my living doing this sort of thing for awhile, actually.

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Posted by Dan Gibson on 05/16/2014 at 11:27 AM

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Oh, and do the Spice Girls count?

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Posted by Baron Harkkonen on 05/16/2014 at 10:28 AM

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The Belgian band Bene Gesserit is another

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Posted by Baron Harkkonen on 05/16/2014 at 10:27 AM

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Well, there's the German band Dune, for one ; )

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Posted by Dylan Smith/TucsonSentinel.com on 05/14/2014 at 10:52 PM

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Where is Steve? I mean, really, why is the fucking EDITOR of Tucson Weekly writing the soundbites column?

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Posted by down the drain on 05/14/2014 at 9:57 PM

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Nice placement Mr Siegel! Cheers

Posted by Obie Serious on 03/23/2014 at 10:03 PM

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Love it!

Posted by Bryn Jones on 03/23/2014 at 9:23 PM

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KXCI is 91.3, ladies and gentlemen, not 92.1 as you say in the Sonic Solstice blurb! I can't think of many people who would actually be confused by that error, but it's still wrong

Posted by Robert Hanshaw on 12/12/2013 at 4:23 PM

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The bus came by and he got on. Mike, I'll miss you

Posted by Rich Tustin on 10/21/2013 at 9:18 AM

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I'd just like to add one event coming up this Sunday, Sept 29. Tribute to Michael Begala at Valley of the Moon, form 1 to 8, featuring 4 bands he played with here in Tucson: Linda Lou and the Desert Drifters, Wayback Machine, and Top Dead Center, plus members of West River Band. Bring a cooler and chair, or you'll be able to get refreshments there.

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Posted by Randy Clamons on 09/26/2013 at 10:33 AM

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I knew Michael off and on for many years, and saw him play in various different bands over those years and was always amazed by his guitar playing. He put something into it that few are able to do. He was also such a gentle and kind man. I remember talking to him at a show at the Rialto not too long ago, and he told me he remembered the guitar and the amp I was playing at a gig I had done and that he had attended many years before (at the Route 66 Bar, of all places). He had that much attention to detail, and he was one of the most generous and nicest people I've ever know. He will be missed by so many in the Tucson music community, for he was genuine, a true gentleman and a very special spirit.
R.I.P Michael, we loved you, man.
R. Walker

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Posted by Ronaldo Walkero on 08/09/2013 at 8:53 PM

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Randy was right when he said... some people could play Jerry's notes... Mike could play his MUSIC. RIP

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Posted by porchsong on 08/08/2013 at 8:46 AM

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Stephen,

Filter is technically a two-hit wonder. Take a Picture, with its annoying refrain of "There goes my aeroplane", was actually a bigger hit than Hey Man, Nice Shot.

Jason

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Posted by Schmackie on 07/05/2013 at 1:11 PM

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