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INTERVIEW: Scarlet Sails

What do The Violent Femmes, Nine Inch Nails, and Dresden Dolls all have in common? At one point or another, all three have featured drummer Brian Viglione. These days, however, Viglione has taken on a new endeavor, along with his wife, Olya. Scarlet Sails is their project, and the band is hitting the road to make a name for themselves.

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REVIEW: Violent Femmes at Summerfest

On Thursday night, the Violent Femmes received a hero’s welcome from their hometown crowd at Summerfest. The duo of frontman Gordon Gano and bassist Brian Ritchie were joined by percussionist John Sparrow, and within seconds of calmly walking onstage, the band kicked things off with “Blister In The Sun”, arguably their most recognizable songs. This came as a surprise to

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AUDIO: Violent Femmes – “Memory”

The Femmes are back. This week, the group released “Memory” from “We Can Do Anything”, their first album in 15 years. According to frontman Gordon Gano, the song had been recorded as a demo several years ago, and was forgotten about until going through the archives. This led to the group recording a new version, which is ultimately the single

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