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Hey Petty people,

Getting the next batch of magazine articles typed up for you guys. Taking a bit longer than I'd like. 

So for now, have an early concert review.

Hope you like it,

Aimee

Hey Petty people,

After a bit of discussion, Liberty and I decided to replace the Discord chat with a shiny new IRC channel. Well, not that shiny. IRC is older than the World Wide Web.

Best part: You don't need to sign up for an account! Just pick out a nickname and join. (If you come up with a really good nickname and don't want others to steal it, you can register it - but that's optional.)

If you just want to hop in, you can use this link

If you've already got a favourite IRC client (I like HexChat) it's #ThePettyArchives at irc.foonetic.net (port 6667). If you have problems with that, try staticfree.foonetic.net.

Hope to see you there. (I leave it open all the time, so if I don't respond right away, just wait a while. I'm probably asleep or away from the computer..)

- Aimee

Hey Petty people,

Prepare for trouble! And make it doub–actually, what the fuck am I doing?

Oh yeah. The interviews. Surprise! Here's two.

Guitar Heroes - February 1983 

"People that come over sometimes think I'm strange, or that it's hard to talk to me. I've done interviews where I was playing the guitar and they'll say, 'will you stop that, because it's going all over my tape and I can't hear what you're saying?' It's what I like to do. You'd think I'd be better than I am from playing all that much!"

International Musician and Recording World - February 1983

"But they were actually doing something new and exciting; and they were good enough to get away with it and still make good music. Trouble was, what happens after that is that everyone starts playing fifteen-minute numbers. And that's when got bored and stopped listening. Maybe that's what gave me the confidence to start writing songs seriously myself in the first place. I had to do it for myself because it was the kind of music I wanted to hear."

And now I've gotta type up some more.

- Aimee (listening to Half-Life 2: Episode Two Soundtrack - Sector Sweep)