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Between Love And Nothing At All

I should have made this blog entry a month or two ago, but then some stuff happened, and then some other stuff happened, and then I got sick. Regardless, I am happy to announce, slightly delayed but what the heck, … Continue reading

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Funds: Denied

So, I’ve had this idea to try going on a UK mini-tour with The Society Of Poor Academics. Playing a handful of small venues. It’s hard finding places in Norway to perform, as there’s not much of a singer-songwriter anti-folk … Continue reading

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Vi overlever uten Eivind Kirkeby

After two to three years of over-ambitiousness and self-doubt, the third full-length album by The Society Of Poor Academics is here: Vi overlever uten Eivind Kirkeby – or “We’ll survive without Eivind Kirkeby” as it roughly translates to. But can … Continue reading

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Songs I Have Yet To Write

I believe it was Darren Hayman who once said something akin to how coming up with a good title is half the work of making a song. Once you have a good, evocative title, the rest of the song will … Continue reading

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Kostnadseffektivt

This weekend saw the release of Kostnadseffektivt, a digital only EP by The Society Of Poor Academics. The title of the EP is the Norwegian translation of the title track, “Cost Efficient”, which features vocals and guitar by Lara Mishler … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To Blast Processing?

The latest EP from The Society Of Poor Academics, Whatever Happened To Blast Processing?, collects four video game themed songs. You can buy digital copies from bandcamp here, or physical copies here. The physical print run is limited to 25 … Continue reading

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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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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, Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and which should eventually be available through eMusic, Napster, Rhapsody, Spotify, and some other sites and services. … Continue reading

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All Things Ascension

Another year has gone by, and there’s much left to do. Books to read, games to play, lyrics and blog posts to write. But at least I can now, finally, tick my new digital-only EP off my to-do list, as … Continue reading

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Legend Of the Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole

A week or two ago I saw Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole at the cinema – in digital 3D! Arguably better than analogue 3D. It’s directed by Zack Snyder, the man behind the excellent Dawn Of The … Continue reading

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