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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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    New Norwegian mission for Deniz Tek

    The list of rock legends Deniz Tek has played with – Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton and Wayne Kramer, among many others – would be impressive in its own right. However, his own work with the vastly influential Australian band Radio Birdman means that many fans hold him in the same high regard as those illustrious […] …

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    Steal Yr Face: Tusmørke

    Tusmørke’s debut album Underjordisk Tusmørke was one of our favorite finds from last year. We´ve been excited about their new follow-up album, Riset Bak Speilet out on Svart Records, and Tusmørke`s Benedikt Momrak was kind enough to answer a few questions so we could get to know the band a bit more. And be sure […] …

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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 # 10: Captain Beefheart

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For no particular reason, lets honor one of the true original greats: Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart. Here are Bad Sounds top 10 Captain Beefheart and the Magic …

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Bad Sounds Radio # 9: “The Golden Age of Hip Hop”

Nothing beats “The Golden Age of Hip Hop”; especially the sample filled late 80’s early 90’s American classics …

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