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Tunes for the Day, February 21, 2009: Blackmore’s Night, Ishtar Alabina

“Way to Mandalay” by Blackmore’s Night; “Yalla Bina Yalla (Mashallah)” by Ishtar Alabina Before anyone gets the idea that all the songs in this feature are gothic metal, there are two completely different offerings today. You do not hear about … Continue reading

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Tunes for the Day, February 20, 2009: Nemesea, Nightwish

“No More” by Nemesea; “Ghost Love Score” by Nightwish I am usually quick to jump on uninformed music reviwers who think every hard rock or metal band with a female singer is an Evanescence knock-off, considering that the American band … Continue reading

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Starbucks’ Instant Embarrassment for the Recession

For those of you who still actually believe that drinking Starbucks makes you somehow sophisticated, here is the final blow: instant coffee. You can convince yourself that you are enjoying fancy coffee products just because you find Starbucks to be … Continue reading

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Tunes for the Day, February 15, 2009: The Birthday Massacre, Ego Likeness

“Holiday” by The Birthday Massacre; “Severine” by Ego Likeness Of course, this feature cannot exist on this site without mentioning The Birthday Massacre, so here is “Holiday” to familiarize newbies with this phenomenal band’s works. Last time I featured a … Continue reading

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Tunes for the Day, January 20, 2009: Collide, Unsun

“Beneath the Skin” by Collide; “Destiny” by Unsun Considering the importance of music in the subjects covered on this site, this feature has been long overdue. This will not be a daily¬† entry, as various commitments may interfere with regular … Continue reading

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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Note to networks and producers: do NOT terminate this one. Or “I’ll be back”. No, really. I enjoy science fiction as much as any respectable geek. Furthermore, I am starting to subscribe to the emerging idea that science fiction is … Continue reading

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Revisit the 80’s with DJ Ama

South Florida’s golfer/producer/composer/writing student DJ Ama spins up some great tunes from the glamorous decade in music. Even though I personally tend to be stuck in even older decades (Pink Floyd) when it comes to musical taste, everyone has one … Continue reading

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