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Beauty Horse: Let Your Children Grow Up In Happiness

While browsing the pony section at a toy store in Stockholm (Sweden) during my last trip there, I stumbled over this obvious My Little Pony knock-off toy: Beauty Horse. What’s fascinating is that they have combined two different pony toy … Continue reading

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Fleamarket Rundown Spring/Summer 2014

Another journal showing off some of the more interesting items I’ve found at fleamarkets this season (and possibly the season before that as well; things have kind of piled up). Due to length, I’ve this time tried sorting everything into roughly defined categories. … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #65: Slagsmålsklubben – “Fixa Halvljuset”

A few days delayed due to… stuff. Which seems to be the most common cause of delays. But this week I bring you Slagsmålsklubben, probably Sweden’s (currently) most popular bit pop / chip tune – ish band. They have some … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #54: Monster & Maskiner – “Sometimes I Don’t Have Heartache”

(Delayed a week due to scientific theory reductionism.) Sweden seems to be the place to be if you’re keen on professional chiptune / bitpop like music, with the two big bands in the genre being Pluxus and Slagsmålsklubben – both … Continue reading

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Fidelity Wars #10: Detektivbyrån – “Lyckans Undulat”

I stumbled over the Swedish trio Detektivbyrån sometime earlier this year, actually through the forums for the band The Mountain Goats. They’re a folktronica band, generally focusing on percussion, glockenspiel and the accordion, with some keyboard/synth thrown in. They have … Continue reading

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