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THE SAGE OF SIN CITY SOUTHA NORTHWEST LEGEND COMES IN OUT OF THE RAIN

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He may be one of the pioneers of America's independent rock scene, but Sage doesn't like to advertise it.

"That's how I got into music--by looking into a microscope and learning how certain grooves made certain sounds."

Sage says his intent was for the Wipers to succeed by word of mouth only.

"The goal was to make 15 albums in ten years. There were no plans to promote an image."

"We never made a video. I definitely drew the line at that."

"If Tempe were to get the right clubs at the right time, it could be another Seattle someday."

"I just didn't want to follow along with the others. Because then everyone's on the same road and you're all going nowhere.

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Ted Simons