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Comment Archives: stories: Music

Posted by RockinMetal FanGirl on 08/11/2013 at 11:49 PM

Re: “Soundbites

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

Re: “Blues Explosion!

Always did like that band. Love the raw sound and the randomness some songs have.

Posted by BBlueskye on 08/09/2013 at 6:33 PM

Re: “Mother Falcon and Sun Bones, Solar Culture Gallery, August 3

i love how accurate this is

Posted by Sally Sarcasm on 08/08/2013 at 10:48 PM

Re: “Mother Falcon and Sun Bones, Solar Culture Gallery, August 3

sun bones 4 lyfe.

Posted by Sean Goff on 08/08/2013 at 7:23 PM

Re: “Soundbites

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

Re: “Love Their Way

Saw Richard and Tim in Charlotte at The Chop Shop on July 31st and was blown away by Richard's presence on stage and how tight the entire band sounds. I don't think many who have heard the Furs recently would dispute that they sound better today than ever before. And Richard's smile and pure joy is nothing short of infectious. One regret is that we didn't bring our 11 and 14-year-old children - this set would be a fantastic experience to share forward with the next generation. Hope they keep touring and that we'll have the chance to see them in North Carolina once again. Favorites from the 90+ minute set: Heaven; Love My Way; Heartbreak Beat; The Ghost In You.

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Posted by Erik Olson on 08/04/2013 at 7:50 PM

Re: “Live

P.S. Death in Color is Y&H's 2nd EP ;)

Posted by mangoson on 08/02/2013 at 2:38 PM

Re: “Nine Questions

Chicago Store was the only instrument store in Tucson that actually supported local musicians back in '96. They sponsored the local television show with in-kind donation of rental gear, "Let's Get Into Trouble, Baby". Wasn't Rainbow, wasn't Beavers, wasn't Guitars, Etc. nor any of the others that were approached. Chicago Store really came through.

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Posted by Rip Harvest on 08/01/2013 at 8:19 AM

Re: “Nine Questions

I'm reading this seven years later from across the world at 11.30pm, and this kid is still talented. I miss Tucson.

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Posted by jtdj on 07/22/2013 at 8:31 AM

Re: “Nine Questions

Why did it take so long for Curtis to be in Nine Questions? He's one of the few people it actually makes sense to write about in this fashion.

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Posted by Rachel W. on 07/19/2013 at 12:40 AM

Re: “Joshua Levine Was Right: Neutral Milk Hotel Announces Reunion Tour, Haters Can Suck It

This attempt to prove all the commenters of the original article wrong is even more pathetic than the original review, and that's saying something. First of all the fact that a reunion announcement has been made doesn't automatically make Mangum's motivation for touring before to be an advertisement. Also, at the time of the review this had not been announced, which is why this newest disgrace of an article on the topic appeared over a month after the original. If you were so sure why not jump to Levine's defense when the comments were being written. This is all a moot point, though, because the original article still stands as a personal vendetta, not a review. That one of the things the commenters latched on to to make their point has panned out doesn't invalidate the content of their discussion. This is a petty, juvenile announcement, and one I'm surprised representatives of the weekly would be willing to stoop to. After going back and reading the original review, as well as the comments, I actually think the commenter you quote here was right on the money, despite his criticism of the reunion announcement. Shame on you weekly indeed!

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Posted by sahara on 07/18/2013 at 5:37 AM

Re: “Nine Questions

Get an editor on this!

Posted by McLovin on 07/16/2013 at 7:46 AM

Re: “Soundbites

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

Re: “Soundbites

Really interesting Stephen, thanks​!​

I think that you would be really interested in some recent research that I have come across about crowds and citizen science.​ ​

It’s called “The Theory of Crowd Capital” and you can download it here if you’re interested: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abs…

Really powerful stuff!

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Posted by Juan Mario Inca on 07/04/2013 at 4:08 PM

Re: “Love Their Way

Saw the Furs last year in Bristol UK. Simply stunning. Met Richard and his young lady in the city centre prior to the gig. Had a good chat with them. Can't wait for new material.
ATB
Perce

Posted by Perce Thrower on 07/02/2013 at 11:40 AM

Re: “Soundbites

I heard Doo Rag is reforming for this.

Posted by Pat Doud on 06/20/2013 at 9:06 PM

Re: “Jimmy Eat World: Damage (RCA)

Excited to see they're back in action with a new album! Love I Will Steal You Back http://smarturl.it/StealYouBackVEVO

Posted by Britten Zeit on 06/20/2013 at 4:26 PM

Re: “Jimmy Eat World: Damage (RCA)

Definitely think this is one of their strongest releases in awhile. I Will Steal You Back is one of my favorites as well. http://smarturl.it/StealYouBackVEVO

Posted by bromosapien on 06/20/2013 at 12:02 PM

Re: “Isaiah Toothtaker: The Tucson Weekly Interview

This puto ain't got shit on cavities . None of those tats r from prison, but he wants you to think they are. Tell this fuckin actor to come to my hood westeren hills lets see how tuff he is when he ain't Rollin w hipster emo down town left wing homos

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Posted by Tooth giver on 06/18/2013 at 3:26 PM

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