Monthly Archives: October 2008

Fidelity Wars #4: The Nimoys – “Rainb035”

Various videoes featuring the story of Christian The Lion have circulated the web. Few have been spared the touching tale of a lion’s reuinion with his former caretakers. Musician Dennis Driscoll made one such video: I really like the music … Continue reading

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In The Aeroplane Over Pram Town

Darren Hayman has been awfully prolific, releasing a total of three albums this year (if you count the re-issue of Hefner‘s The Fidelity Wars) and it’s not about to stop. His next album is seeing release this January, called Pram … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #3: Lucky Star – “Cosplay No Kokoroe”

Last weekend I learnt that the Lucky Star OVA had been released, to which my reaction was something along the lines of “Oh my God oh my God oh my God! *faints*” Lucky Star is one of my favourite anime … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #2: Hefner – “Broodmare”

Hefner has been remarkably productive the past couple of years for a band on indefinite hiatus. Since 2006, they’ve released a best of collection (The Best of Hefner 1996 – 2002), a collection of unreleased songs (Catfight!), a live show … Continue reading

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Submit To Satanic Messiah!

The Mountain Goats, one of my favourite bands, just released their new EP today, entitled Satanic Messiah. And, it’s available to download – for free! At the band’s blessings! They’re trying out one of those “pay if and whatever you … Continue reading

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Notes For Future Lovers Are Hard To Come By

Apparently Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy (aka. Bonnie “Prince” Billy) released a 7″ single a few months ago. It included two exclusive tracks, was limited to 500 copies, and was released under the title Notes For Future Lovers. Not surprisingly, it sold … Continue reading

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Non-Buyer’s Remorse

I consider myself a crafty consumer. I try to look for the best prices and read up on reviews online. I try to keep my eyes open for sales and occasionally plunder through bargain bins for potential booty. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #1: The French – “Theme From Hill Street Blues” (Peel Session 18.08.04)

Welcome to the first “Fidelity Wars”, the blog’s (in theory) weekly music column showcase feature thingy. I guess I’ll just call it a column. It takes its name from the British urban folk-rock band Hefner‘s second album, which is considered … Continue reading

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The First Pun

Well met and welcome to the blog! I’m still trying to master the wonderful beast that is WordPress, so bear with me. Or moose with me rather, as here in Norway we have plentiful supply of free-roaming moose. Actually, I … Continue reading

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