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THEORETICAL GUYMark Dery meets downtown avant-rock icon Glenn Branca (1948-2018) in 1985. Plus Sounds' Ralph Traitor reviews Branca's 1981 debut The Ascension and New York Rocker's Tim Page interviews Jeffrey Lohn of Branca's former No Wave band Theoretical Girls in 1979…

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SUZI'S CUE — Journo-turned-publicist/manager Toby Mamis talks to Suzi Quatro (Zoo World, 1974), meets the Beach Boys in New York (Creem, 1971) and discusses Labelle and more with former Ready, Steady, Go! producer Vicki Wickham (Phonograph Record, 1971).

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