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Interview: Kristin Hersh revisits the early days of Throwing Muses in her new memoir, Rat Girl
Twenty-five years ago, Kristin Hersh was a guitarist, singer, and songwriter from Newport whose band Throwing Muses was building a rep for riveting shows around Providence and Boston.
Turmoil and triumph
| September 10, 2010
Reunited and it feels so . . . heavy
Lead Throwing Muse Kristin Hersh has often said that she doesn't write her songs so much as channel them, so it wasn't surprising that at times it felt like tonight's sold-out crowd was witnessing an onstage exorcism.
Throwing Muses, live at the Middle East Downstairs, March 14, 2009
| March 17, 2009
When we listen to a song, whether it's an old favorite or a new sound, we rarely consider the circuitous path that the tune has taken to reach our ears.
Throwing Muses blow minds even as they push 30
| March 09, 2009
Songs of catharsis
London’s Soho Arts Theatre is a tiny, buttoned-up venue in the heart of that city’s venerable theatre district.
Kristin Hersh runs the emotional gamut on Learn to Sing Like a Star
| February 21, 2007
Kristin Hersh’s family affair
It’s a family affair. Really.
Throwing Muses, 50 Foot Wave, and Bullseye
| August 15, 2006
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