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Video game post #2 – Final Fight One (Game Boy Advance)

2001 version of the classic early-90s Megadrive game. The Game Boy Advance is a good choice for gamers who have limited funds, and gamers who appreciate retro gaming.  GBA games can be played on older Nintendo DS’s too. Final Fight One is the handheld entry in the classic series of left-to-right, multiple enemy beat ’em

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Edwyn Collins and The Heartbreaks

Awesome artists and their music.   Picture the scene:  one of your favourite artists of all time is playing a concert soon in a nearby city.  You really want to go and see the show, but you don’t have transport.  OK, you have a car, but if you drive there you won’t be able to

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Music post #4 – a folky hip hop album

2013 album which is destined to go under the radar, well worth a listen. I was bored one evening and listening to internet radio station Dandelion Radio (link:  http://www.dandelionradio.com/), the internet radio station that, as it says, is inspired by legendary late BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel.  A lot of the music was not

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Music post #3 – A lovely, weird song

Sigur Ros produced a lovely, catchy song in their traditional bucolic style and here, I discuss it whilst listening to it. As you can see, the particular song in question was featured in the movie, Vanilla Sky (not a bad movie by the way), so some of my small number of readers may already be

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Music post #2 – Listen, The Snow Is Falling review

Relaxing, interesting, peaceful 12″ vinyl record from Germany Klimek is Sebastian Meissner, who released this lovely music in the year 2005.  He has been fairly prolific in the electro-ambient world, releasing works for Mille Plateaux and Kompakt, two giants of the Teutonic scene which have probably suffered quite a lot since the near-demise of sales of

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Music blog post #1 – Yard: Through The Woods (a mix) review

Seventy-five minutes of music by artists I have heard of mixed by someone who I haven’t heard of I like to occasionally browse the online music magazine http://www.igloomag.com, which features very underground and modern electronic and avant-garde music.  I know that this is a little pretentious, as if I am saying I am better than

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Video game review #1 – Super RC Pro Am for Gameboy

A cheap fun 10-minute game Super RC Pro Am, or SRCPA for short, is a pretty good driving game for Game Boy, it can be found on ebay for £1-£3.  If you have a Game Boy, either an original one, or a Game Boy Color (sic) or Game Boy Advance, you can play it.  Not

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