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Throwing Muses

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Throwing Muses (1986)

Interview by Mat Snow, Rock's Backpages Audio, November 1986

The girls and boys on commune upbringings, parental marriages, women in rock, male v female sensibilities, Newport and Boston, having children and much more.

File format: mp3; file size: 50.9mb, interview length: 55' 35" sound quality: **½

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Throwing Muses: Grannie Takes A Trip

Profile and Interview by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 29 November 1986

MAT SNOW is much taken with THROWING MUSES a faith-healing four from Massachussets. ...

Throwing Muses: Storm Troupers

Interview by Paul Mathur, Melody Maker, 19 March 1988

THROWING MUSES' REBUILDING OF POP'S DARK SIDE IS WINNING THEM LOTS OF NEW FRIENDS. PAUL MATHUR AMBLED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC TO TALK TO SINGER KRISTIN ...

Throwing Muses, The Pixies: Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, Sounds, 16 April 1988

"WHAT ABOUT those Pixies – motherf***ers, huh?" enquired a grinning Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses. She referred to the previous band and no one in ...

Throwing Muses, Pixies: Town & Country Club, London

Live Review by Jon Wilde, Melody Maker, 14 May 1988

BATTLE OF THE BANDS ...

Throwing Muses: Hunkpapa

Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 21 January 1989

"I HAVE two heads." Kristin Hersh starts Hunkpapa with these words. ...

Throwing Muses: Daughters Of The Fatherland

Interview by David Stubbs, Melody Maker, 28 January 1989

THEIR HUNKPAPA ALBUM IS WIDELY REGARDED AS THEIR MOST ACCESSIBLE YET. THEY'RE SOON TO TOUR BRITAIN WITH THE SUNDAYS. THEIR CARD TRICKS ARE CRAP. DAVID ...

Throwing Muses: Portsmouth Polytechnic

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 18 February 1989

BIG PAPA GIRL ROCKERS ...

Throwing Muses and Band Of Susans: Loving The Aliens

Report and Interview by Dele Fadele, Melody Maker, 1 July 1989

THROWING MUSES, BAND OF SUSANS: GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY, BIRMINGHAM HUMMINGBIRD ...

Throwing Muses: Serious Shrinking!

Interview by Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 2 February 1991

Having gone 'kooky' at 14, KRISTIN HERSH now has command of the voices in her head and channels the demonic energy into making unnerving yet ...

Throwing Muses: The Real Ramona

Review by Mike Barnes, Select, March 1991

4AD SHOULD really come clean and put Play Loud stickers on copies of The Real Ramona. ...

Throwing Muses: The Real Ramona (Sire) ***½

Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 27 June 1991

AS THROWING Muses has developed, so have the band's imperatives. On the Muses' first album, Kristin Hersh and Tayna Donelly, the group's two singer-songwriters, were ...

Throwing Muses: Red Heaven

Review by David Cavanagh, Select, September 1992

AFTER LAST YEAR'S The Real Ramona, which seemed to please everybody at least some of the time, the Muses split in half. Tanya Donelly and bassist ...

Kristin Hersh: Tortured by the Muse

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 10 September 1992

Caroline Sullivan on the nightmare illness which drives singer-songwriter Kristin Hersh ...

Throwing Muses: University

Review by Ben Thompson, MOJO, February 1995

RETURNING TO COLLECTIVE ACTION after last year's earth-shaking individual effort Hips N Makers, Kristin Hersh sounds happy to have some back-up noise behind her again. ...

Throwing Muses: University (Sire/Reprise)

Review by Jon Young, Musician, March 1995

KRISTIN HERSH may envy the commercial inroads made by Belly and the Breeders, but she'd never let it show. Having helped pave the way for ...

Throwing Muses: Great American Music Hall, San Francisco CA

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, June 1995

WHEN KRISTIN HERSH leads Throwing Muses, it's what she doesn't do that scares you. Drummer David Narcizo wastes himself rolling his wrists far past any ...

Kristin Hersh

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, March 1998

At 6, Kristin Hersh was a hippy commune kid whose babysitter was on acid. At 22 she had a brain tumor and thought evil spirits ...

What Happened To Angry Female Music Stars?

Comment by Jude Rogers, The Guardian, 25 March 2010

Are there any angry women left in rock and pop? Joan Jett, riot grrrl figurehead Kathleen Hanna and others talk about where it went wrong ...

Baker's Dozen — Songs Are Syringes: Kristin Hersh On Her Favourite Tracks

Interview by John Doran, The Quietus, 28 October 2013

Throwing Muses are releasing Purgatory/Paradise, their first album in a decade, so Kristin Hersh met up with John Doran to discuss her favourite records (not ...

4AD Records: Labelled with Love

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, Classic Pop, November 2013

A new book, Martin Aston's Facing The Other Way, tells the story of a label that scored just a single number one hit during the ...

Throwing Muses/Tanya Donelly: Islington Assembly Hall, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 26 September 2014

Donelly was in strident, declamatory form alongside stepsister Kristin Hersh and the rest of her former alt-rock cohorts. ...

see also Belly

see also Tanya Donnelly

see also Kristin Hersh

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