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Altrok Ticker 4/29/2004
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To The Fall, With Love, From Tucson:
The Fall are a curiosity, and curiosities are fun to write about. On the eve of The Fall's appearance in Tucson, an appreciation (via the Tucson Weekly.)

More Proof That You Can't Keep Up:
Here's a rundown of upcoming band appearances in Montreal. Of the 39 bands mentioned, I've heard of exactly three (Peaches, Young Heart Attack, and The Unicorns, which we've played at Altrok Radio.) I want to hear them all, but ultimately, to be honest - even if I could tell you all about each of them, would you have the time to listen? It's daunting...made even more so by the fact that commercial radio doesn't even bother to look. But here - look. Find out what you can. Let us know how it comes out...

If You Told Me This'd Happen Back In 1982, I'd Have Told You To Get Stuffed.:
But firstly, I'd have said "with Jay Leno?!? But there they'll be: The Cure, on The Tonight Show, debuting a new single Friday night. 'Course, he's had P.J. Harvey on, too, so ya never know.


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