Monthly Archives: January 2010

Hefner’s We Love The City Re-Issued 2-Disc Version… Deluxe

On September 28th 2009 the new double disc reissue version was released of Hefner‘s We Love The City album, an album originally released in 2000. Darren Hayman, the band’s singer-songwriter, hails this as his favourite album from the band’s career, … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #61: The Vitamin String Quartet – “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want”

Following up last week’s pick of The Smiths‘ “Girlfriend In A Coma”, this week’s pick if The Vitamin String Quartet‘s version of The Smiths‘ “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want”. The Vitamin String Quartet – “Please, Please, … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars Volume 4

Last weekend another fifteen track milestone was reached for Fidelity Wars, completing the fourth volume of this weekly music column epos. Have I proven yet that I have awesome and varied taste in music? Which, of course, is the whole … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #60: The Smiths – “Girlfriend In A Coma”

My British friend Lawrie (hi Lawrie!) has gradually been getting me into The Smiths, exposing me to some songs here and there. While I haven’t exactly been won over and started collecting all their singles on vinyl, they do have … Continue reading

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Juletide Specials ’09

Christmas, or Jul as we call it here, is a time for giving, for receiving, for good food and good company, for peace among men, and for Christmas specials – films or televised features about or otherwise made for this … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #59: Jean-Claude – “Do-Re-Mi”

This week I’m featuring a tune I’m not quite sure how I came to acquire, but which is an awesome piece of retro video game sounding electronica. The artist name in the tag ID reads ·Jean·Claude·, with little dots before … Continue reading

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Getting Wet With BioShock

I recently finished the critically acclaimed video game BioShock on my PC, which currently holds an impressive score of 96 over at Metacritic. So my expectations were high coming into it; the setting seemed intriguing, and I’d heard good things … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #58: Crooked Still – “Ain’t No Grave”

I’m tempted to start off the new year with the 15-minutes long dance mix of songs from the Lucky Star CDs, but instead I’ll be starting off with the song I was supposed to post a few weeks ago when … Continue reading

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