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    BS Guide To Øya: See and Avoid

    Finally it’s time for another edition of the Øya Festival in little ol’ Oslo. Despite what you might think, Bad Sounds generally has a good time at Øya and we will be there again this year. For 2014, Øya have moved to the area known as Tøyen. Tøyen has been neglected by politicians for decades, […] …

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    Strange Summer Mix ’14

    Summer is many things, usually warm and alcohol accompanied but with the latest haphazardous weather in the Northern Hemisphere and my own personal meanderings as of late I thought that all of these house inspired, happy go lucky, we like boating playlists weren’t covering all facets of Oslo’s shortest season… So I figured I’d whip […] …

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    THE ETHIOJAZZ CHRONICLES

    If a hell exists, then its counter-part on earth would be Jeddah International Airport. Our Saudi Arabian Airlines (sans alcohol) flight touched down after a lengthy stopover in Medina to drop off a few passengers, and we were hustled into the transit area where two Indians sat drowned in confusion. The line moved rather quickly […] …

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    Primavera Sounds: Day 3

    Day 3 starts out beautifully. Finally some good weather and for the first time I get to pull out my shorts… Feeling less than awesome, we decide to make a quiet start of the day. Sleeping long and having an even longer breakfast and some rum to get us going, we wander about for some […] …

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    Primavera Sounds Day 2

    After a slightly delayed dinner, we make our haste to catch the subway out to the festival for day 2. Arriving 15 minutes late for the Linda Perhacs show, only to find it canceled due to sickness. Bummed out, we start moving towards the main area. A pleasant surprise awaits us as we run into […] …

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    Primavera Sounds: Day 1

    Oh Barcelona, city of Picasso; or, at least a city in the country where he was born…and that architect guy whose name sounds like that white cheese, and whose churches they never seem to finish building. Sangria, ridiculously strong cocktails, up until the 2010 ban; bullfights, at least one good soccer team, and of course, […] …

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Procrastination has to be one of the merits of vacations, that deep seated knowledge that it truly can wait until tomorrow (or 2 months in this case) but the most …

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ADVENTURES OF THE BOLE BAJAJ

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Bad Sounds Radio # 11: Øya edition

Jul 31 • 45 Views • No Comments

It’s time once again for the Øya Festival in Oslo. Here are 10 tracks to get you in the mood for a week of fun in the sun. The festival already starts on Tuesday! …

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Bad Sounds Radio # 10: Captain Beefheart

For no particular reason, lets honor one of the true original greats: Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart. Here are Bad …

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