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Andrew W.K. shares what he learned from working with Lee "Scratch" Perry

Andrew W.K. is best known for his single "Party Hard" from his 2001 album I Get Wet, but really, he's one of the hardest working people in show business. The guy puts himself fully into all he does, particularly his music, be it the party rocking variety, classically-inflected piano pieces or making noise and exploring the avant-garde. In advance of his show at the Marquis Theater this Sunday, we spoke with the multi-talented musician about his background in experimental music, growing up in Michigan, how he became the bass player for Current 93 and he gave us his take on working with the legendary producer Lee "Scratch" Perry.

See also: Photos - Day in the Life: Andrew W.K.'s Denver Warped Tour

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.