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Do You Really Want To Hurt Violent Femmes

I don’t really want to hurt you… by Walter Price   1991, or sometime earlier in 1990 more likely someone approached Violent Femmes about covering Culture Club’s 1982 reggae-lite hit “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me” for their forthcoming album Why Do Birds Sing?…Weird idea, right. But I didn’t initially remember from ’91 was…

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3 Reasons Why Ten-79

by Walter Price   From the probably not the first place you think of for right on indie / alt-rock York, England comes a band I’ve been digging for a while. Since they released thier pretty amazing ‘Love, Life & Lies’ album in June 2014. You may remember that I gushed at it’s retro textures of…

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Nothing More

“Really, as artists, we’re here to absorb the beauty and the destruction of what’s going on and tell the world about it.“ by Jenafur Schlangen (band fotos by Kae Wrenn)   After being forced to cancel their Minneapolis show due to icy road conditions on their way to east from Denver, luckily, the band Nothing More…

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Hearing Johnny Marr

“I was just riffing on that really, because maybe it looked like a Rock N’ Roll guitar.”  – Johnny Marr   By Walter Price   Now with two brilliant solo albums under his belt (The Messenger 2013 / Playland 2014) longtime guitar and alt rock hero Johnny Marr’s name isn’t on a comeback, he’s been…