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Comment Archives: stories: Music

Re: “Vintage Vinyl Tucson

They were The Nazz, in between the Spiders and Alice....come on Lee!!! This is a GREAT record...and you can quote me.

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Posted by Johnny D MostlyVinyl on 11/30/2016 at 10:17 PM

Re: “Vintage Vinyl Tucson

Cortez High school i think. What a cool article,and i salute you Lee.
your friend,-billy

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Posted by William Sedlmayr on 11/30/2016 at 2:52 PM

Re: “Memories and Meaning

whoever took that photo did a damn good job.

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Posted by Gilbert Flores on 11/29/2016 at 10:09 AM

Re: “Noise Annoys

So happy Josh is back at the weekly!

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Posted by Jordan Prather on 11/28/2016 at 8:02 PM

Re: “Know Your Product

Great article!

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Posted by panachic61 on 11/27/2016 at 8:25 PM

Re: “Vintage Vinyl Tucson

Doesn't matter who does it, 'Bald Headed Woman' is still a dog. The Sot Weed Factor just underscored that fact and made it even doggier. Let it serve as a warning to young and new bands: The Kinks and The Who only did it because they had no real choice, being green. naive and under the thumb of their producer, Shel Talmy .

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Posted by innocent bystander on 11/23/2016 at 5:44 PM

Re: “Noise Annoys

Obama deported around the same amount that Trump is planning on and there's been a nary a peep about it from those that claim they care now.

Funny how "punk rock" is now the abusive alcoholic father that sired all the bastard children that this publication (and I might argue this writer) has loved so dearly as of yet. The fact that none of those vaunted institutions ever took real lessons supplied by "punk" to heart seems completely lost.

As for the "make punk great again" that too goes to the fact that there are lots of idiots running around now sputtering things they have no idea about. "Punk" never went away and never stopped producing great music, because the institutions/reasons for the anger never disappeared. Even if a majority of the public, and yes that includes people who claim to love "punk", aren't paying attention.

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Posted by Lawrence Miller on 11/17/2016 at 10:48 AM

Re: “Know Your Product

The next Pushing Buttons is December 3rd at The Flycatcher (not the 5th....oops. my bad)

Posted by J Lugo Miller on 11/17/2016 at 8:41 AM

Re: “Know Your Product

Super dope picks! Dec. 5th is going down!!

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Posted by Pike Romero on 11/17/2016 at 8:05 AM

Re: “Noise Annoys


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Posted by Larry McNeil on 11/17/2016 at 6:39 AM

Re: “B-Sides: Viva La Vinyl

This is a great young record store that lends itself to live gigs [local & out of town],it is not
some hipster joint where you would be embarrassed to ask for Elton John's "Madman...." lp or the 1st
E.W.&F. "Keep your head to the sky" lp.However,the folks working there know alot about new Genre's
i never heard of .They will find you an old "Rainer Ptacek" or a new "Katterwaul".Wooden Tooth has
kind,stand -up guys who own it and you won't go wrong stoppin' in.I been there...These stores are treasure for minds who crave music.

Posted by William Sedlmayr on 11/16/2016 at 3:07 PM

Re: “Dance Away


Posted by tucsonjohn on 11/10/2016 at 2:11 PM

Re: “Noise Annoys

Couldn't agree more. Foxx Bodies. They're mesmerizing. The raw, simple emotion is striking in it's clarity and wry sarcastic humor. Bella is brilliant and the chemistry is deep. They make me feel silly and tragic at the same time. No, I'm not on drugs. lol

Posted by auntie bean on 11/03/2016 at 12:08 AM

Re: “Hitsville AZ

i think that even having studio's in this town again,is a real encouraging sighn that there are places of different attitudes and not just 1 and the rest follow suit/knock off's of the same parameters.There is always a revolving cast of the older fellas and a bunch of new cats that are ready& eager to make music they want to hear,to be important,.This project is real cool and bare naked songs.That has an audience that i hope buys it.Good luck to all involved.We are lucky to avoid alot of pretentious groups that wont even listen to a band in a bar or on record playing it's heart out giving up words,melody's that let your mind drift ,or make you feel a little less alone.Here's to you all and sales that might just make a part 2.-a fan

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Posted by William Sedlmayr on 10/31/2016 at 4:36 PM

Re: “Noise Annoys

Periods and correct grammatical use of english,don't mean that it has passion or a story.
I'm very bad at that end of things but i'm not sure that is the game changer in rock n roll or writing about it.But i try to learn as i go ,spose that is good enuff for a note pad and a record.These days most musicians can't get near a publishing deal .now that is a shame.World wide shame.

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Posted by William Sedlmayr on 10/21/2016 at 7:26 PM

Re: “This Ain’t Basketball

"We like to dace on stage"...

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Posted by Firsttimecaller on 10/21/2016 at 4:42 PM

Re: “Noise Annoys

"anyone's guess is as good as anyone else's"

"the chances aren't high that Mute Swan won't fade off"

"the fact remains that historically, the worldand when I say the world I mean Germany and France likes its Tucson music"

Really? Anyone's guess is as good as any one else's why the standards for what doesn't not get published by the Weekly here seems to be written by kid's whose chances aren't high that that they won't not pass 3rd grade English class.

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Posted by Toni L on 10/21/2016 at 12:12 PM

Re: “Noise Annoys

i would have to disagree on the music that "makes it out of here" truth is very little really makes it out of anywhere cuz it is such a wide open game that have persistance and work ethic will travel.Rock and roll is a young mans game /always will be/It is anyones guess as to who and why folks sell a few records in europe .I think they appreciate songwriters more then in states. But Tucson is only helpe by media and the occasional breakthrough .Young cats like Gabe and Brian work real real hard to rise . But ya know the music industry confuses me and ive yet to see any spoils so to speak.more power to the young bands ,it is there game in the end.

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Posted by William Sedlmayr on 10/21/2016 at 11:00 AM

Re: “Noise Annoys

I think the "music" that "influenced" Mr Gelb et al was more the yowling of feral cats in the alleys of Tucson and discombobulated street poetry of the bohemian wino than the awesome soundtracks of any western movies no matter what era

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Posted by Lawrence Miller on 10/20/2016 at 2:41 PM

Re: “Noise Annoys

Hey, Joshua...a "50s Western" would be cowboy music, like Rex Allen and Roy Rogers. The music that may have "influenced" Gabe Sullivan and Howe Gelb and others is more likely the Ennio Moricone soundtracks of Sergio Leone's "spagheti westerns" of the late 60s-early 70s. The ones that did so well with Clint Eastwood.

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Posted by Cranky Cowboy on 10/20/2016 at 2:20 PM

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