Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fidelity Wars #111: The Magnetic Fields – “Plant White Roses”

So I finally got my hands on Stephin Merritt’s Obscurities. The definite highlights are “I Don’t Believe You” and “Yet Another Girl” – which I’d already heard – and the previously unreleased “Forever And A Day” and “The Song From … Continue reading

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When Oslo Got Vandersliced

Lately I’ve been trying to get some gigs in the Oslo region. But that isn’t easy. You have to find venues which seem appropriate, venues which tend to host musicians that are roughly within the same genre as yourself. In … Continue reading

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Hefner’s Dead Media Re-Issued 2-Disc Version… Deluxe

Originally released in 2001, Hefner‘s Dead Media was the band’s fourth (or fifth, if you count Boxing Hefner) and final album. Rather than giving their fans another album of accessible piano- and guitar-driven pop/rock songs a la We Love The … Continue reading

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