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Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift @ the Columbia City Theater (3/16/15)

The first thing I usually do when I get home from a concert is go through my scribbled notes and put together a complete and proper setlist.  If I don’t have time to do it that night, then I definitely … Continue reading

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Hooray For Everything.

I’m happy to announce that after over 12 years of searching, I have finally tracked down and purchased a copy of the first Heavy Blinkers CD, Hooray For Everything.  It’s shown somewhere below face down with everything else I’ve acquired … Continue reading

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The G in Bell Gardens is very twirly.

I recently ordered a copy of Bell Gardens’ Slow Dawns For Lost Conclusions from Insound, an online music retailer I’ve used on and off for years.  I’ve had good luck with them in the past, so I was surprised when … Continue reading

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SIBR: Books from February 2015

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame–Victor Hugo A novel has serious problems if its only appealing character is a goat. Station Eleven–Emily St. John Mandel Station Eleven is about a flu pandemic that wipes out most of the world’s population.  The book … Continue reading

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Hey, at least it’s not spoons.

First you could click on a fancy green box to open it and see all the records and CDs inside.  Then you could click on a plastic cat butt to see the second greatest Dunny ever.  Now I present you … Continue reading

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Long May You Run

Here’s a screen capture of a post I wrote back in 2007 about the death of my beloved 3rd generation iPod Classic.  I include it here because I still get a kick out of the sad post-it face and because … Continue reading

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(meow meow meow)

I once read that February 22nd is some sort of feline-related holiday in Japan.  I don’t remember all the details, but it has something to do with how the Japanese word for “two” sounds a bit like the noise a … Continue reading

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What does G stand for?

G stands for Go-Betweens.  They’re one of the few musical groups I can think of that were great from start to finish.  Everything they released is worth hearing…especially this super fancypants reissue box set that cost me a month’s worth … Continue reading

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In which two collections collide…again.

As some of you probably know by now, I have a small collection of vintage photographs featuring women on boats.  I also have a lesser known collection of photos showing people with old record players.  One time these two collections … Continue reading

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SIBR: Books from January 2015

The Girl on the Train–Paula Hawkins This addictive thriller is about a woman (not a “girl”) who passes by the same neighborhood every day on her train trips to and from London. She notices the couple living in one of … Continue reading

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