Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Mountain Goats’ All Eternals Deck

I’ve been rather lukewarm to The Mountain Goats‘ recent output, with recent being anything released after 2005’s magnum opus The Sunset Tree. Earlier this year the band released their seventh studio album, All Eternals Deck. Having been disappointed by the … Continue reading

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Current Backlog Of Games, 2011

I recently finished Deus Ex: Invisible War, the follow-up to the cult / critic / fan favourite Deus Ex game. Compared to the first game, it seemed somewhat dumbed down, less complex and less polished, and the narrative wasn’t as … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #104: Oddvar Torsheim – “Mari Maria Sudu-Deli-Dei”

Hipp hipp hurra! It’s the 17th of May, Norway’s constitution day! So time to get out some Norwegian music. Except, I don’t have much. Except for this here cover of the classic Boby Dylan song “The Thime They Are A-Changin’”, … Continue reading

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Bokura Ga Ita

Finally made it through the anime series Bokura Ga Ita, which turned out to be a slow, dull, and overall pretty forgettable high school romance anime series. I thought it was only 13 episodes long when I started watching it, … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #103: Avey Tare – “Laughing Hieroglyphic”

I guess I might qualify as a fan of Animal Collective. Their last album, Merriweather Post Pavilion, was great. But sometimes they get a bit too experimental, too ambient, too droning, or too noisy, giving the listeners little in the … Continue reading

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Ingen Liker Eivind Kirkeby

So I gave in to the “evil” TuneCore, and now I have a compilation album that’s available through the iTunes Store,,, and which should eventually be available through eMusic, Napster, Rhapsody, Spotify, and some other sites and services. … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #102: They Might Be Giants – “Mas Fun”

Finally managed to get my hands on Then: The Earlier Years, They Might Be Giants‘ double-CD release collecting their first two proper albums together with B-sides and exclusives. I’m still working my way through the daunting track list – altogether … Continue reading

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