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Flickerstick returns to Philadelphia

Before their show at the TLA in Philadelphia, I had the pleasure to sit down with Flickerstick for a third time. Once again the guys were great and very candid in their comments. Listen* as we talk about making music, the new EP & DVD and growing as a band.

1. How good is it to finally have no music out to the public?
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2. Were you surprised at all by the reaction to the EP as some fans had you pegged as "turning emo?"
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3. Is the full length CD done yet? Will it have all the songs on the EP on there or is it all new songs?
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4. Is the EP full of old songs or were they new songs that just didn't make the full length recording?
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5. Is this a formula you would like to continue to follow where it is record, then EP, then record to shorten the length of time without new studio material out to the public?
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6. How much DVD footage did you have to whittle down to get the final product?
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7. How were the bands chosen for this tour?
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8. Has this tour been as rushed as it has sounded?
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9. MP3.com is changing/has changed over and is no longer a home of independent music. How much has that hurt newer/younger bands?
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10. Is the fire still there within the band?
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11. Was it strange playing without Dominic when he was out with his herniated disc?
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12. Dominic, has playing with the Mermaid Purse strengthened the energy to play within the band?
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13. Rolling Stone recently put out a list of their Top 500 CDs of all time...what are your thoughts on the list and lists like this in general?
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I want to thank the guys in Flickerstick for once again taking the time to talk with me. They are always real nice and cool to hang with. Keep your eye up for when Flickerstick comes to your town, you will not be disappointed.

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