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Post by krizrox » Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:09 am

Really enjoyed the SA article and interviews in the latest edition. Some years ago, the Chicago Trib ran an article on Steve and his wife around Christmas time. The nature of the article had to do with a charity thing Steve & spouse were involved in - apparently Steve liked to go to the post office and get letters to Santa and then select a few to donate money or gifts to. I always thought that was the coolest thing to do. The post office was planning on ending that by not giving out "Santa" letters to strangers - effectively ruining his charity. I don't know what he's been doing since then but I applaud him for doing that. Seems like a real human being to me. Steve you're welcome at my house for musician soup and a beer any time! ;-)
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Post by TapeOpLarry » Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:44 am

Part of my incentive for doing this interview with Steve was to show someone more than the character he's been made out to be by lazy journalists. He's a fascinating musician, excellent recordist, and a smart dude who thinks about things. Sure, there may seem to be contradictions in his statements, but hell, I'm full of that too.
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Post by suppositron » Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:57 am

Awesome! I really enjoyed this article as well. He is a pretty outspoken guy and come across as abrasive, but I just love the records he makes. It was nice to hear that In Utero situation in greater detail, too. Such a shame. If the record companies were trying to go after more underground acts why wouldn't they let them put out a genuine sounding record?
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Post by RodC » Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:22 pm

Crap, I think my sub expired. I set reminders for this all the time, but I didnt this round.

If I renew now will I get this issue?

I wish TO would send out an email to remind us that its time to renew.
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Post by JGriffin » Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:17 pm

Yeah, mine expired awhlie ago and I keep meaning to try to reinstate it.
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Post by crow » Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:29 pm

If I had two copies, I'd send you each one. Since I only have one, you'll have to thunderdome it.

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Post by numberthirty » Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:00 am

crow wrote:If I had two copies, I'd send you each one. Since I only have one, you'll have to thunderdome it.
Is that a sneaky PRF joke?

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Post by vvv » Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:16 am

Izzat why I didn't get it?

Anybody gotta quick link for the re-up?
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Post by tonewoods » Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:31 am

Here ya go....
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Post by RodC » Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:36 am

Ya have to ta do it every 6 moths.
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Post by crow » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:02 am

numberthirty wrote:
crow wrote:If I had two copies, I'd send you each one. Since I only have one, you'll have to thunderdome it.
Is that a sneaky PRF joke?
It was a dumb Mad Max joke. What's PRF?

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Post by cfMC » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:07 am

Great article, thanks.

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Post by RodC » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:18 am

crow wrote:If I had two copies, I'd send you each one. Since I only have one, you'll have to thunderdome it.
Man, I would t take dwlb out for the SA article, but the Neve article may make me warm up the gas gussler and take a trip.
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Post by crow » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:16 am

Based on your profile pictures, I would bet on you exiting the Thunderdome intact.

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Post by crow » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:17 am

And thanks for bringing this up, because despite having received the new issue, it appears that I'm due to re-up, myself.

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