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The Fleas on the BBC!

The Fleas recorded an acoustic session and interview with the gorgeous Linda Serck on BBC Berkshire last week for her excellent show 'The Session'.  The link is available for just a few more days, so ...

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The fleas have given the BBC an itch

Well it was a bit of a track to get to the BBC and its been a few years since I was last in a BBC radio studio, I was expecting it to be more HI TECK but in fact it was a lot more low teck, mind you I was a pirate DJ in Manchester for 4 years but that something you dont tell the estabishment as they tend to get upset.
The Fleas where allready sound checking when I finally showed up with the bands T Shirts and coffee mugs for the shows presenter, The band struck off with a new unheard song and a oldie but goldie, the interview went well and if you want to win a special Fleas BBC radio event mug a real one off production just listen to the show and tell me what Piers wife is upto in the next month or two. The show is on sunday night so its a not to be missed show and can be heard on Linda Serck's Sunday night showBBC RADIO BARKSHIRE and again on BBC IPLAYER for 7days after the event.

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The Fleas have given the BBC an itch

Well it was a bit of a track to get to the BBC and its been a few years since I was last in a BBC radio studio, I was expecting it to be more HI TECK but in fact it was a lot more low teck, mind you I was a pirate DJ in Manchester for 4 years but that something you dont tell the estabishment as they tend to get upset.
The Fleas where allready sound checking when I finally showed up with the bands T Shirts and coffee mugs for the shows presenter, The band struck off with a new unheard song and a oldie but goldie, the interview went well and if you want to win a special Fleas BBC radio event mug a real one off production just listen to the show and tell me what Piers wife is upto in the next month or two. The show is on sunday night so its a not to be missed show and can be heard on Linda Serck's Sunday night show BBC RADIO BARKSHIRE and again on BBC IPLAYER for 7days after the event.

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Tune in to The Fleas on BBC Radio Berkshire this Sunday night!

Dear you,
 
We Fleas went along to record our interview on BBC Radio Berkshire last night.
 
And a bunch of incoherent fools we were too. Tune in to hear us slather and rave most excrutiatingly on Linda Serck's The Session between 7-9pm this Sunday night.
 
We played a couple of acoustic tracks too, so that should be worth listening to.
 
And don't forget listen 'again'.
 
Love and itches,
 
The Fleas

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Seattle Band Romance Climbs To Number One In KEXP's Northwest Music Charts

March 26, 2009 -- Since their late 2008 album release, Romance has stayed in the top ten of KEXP's top Northwest album charts. It is no coincidence that their subject matter has become increasingly relevant to music fans. Delving into the troubled state of the world, the economy and even the human condition, Romance is only one of many. Darker bands are rising in the wake of society's increasing need to have a voice, a perspective and a connection with others during these hard times. Listen to their album here: (http://myspace.com/Romance)

 

Recently returned from a Post-Punk.com showcase in Austin during the SXSW music festival which featured many bands with similar music themes, Lead singer/guitarist Drew Jackson commented, "Our appeal seems to be spreading to a different group of listeners now, outside of just our typical fan. There have been so many more questions concerning the content of our songs rather than just the style and influences of our music. Listeners right now seem just as turned on by connecting to the message as they are with the mood and sound of our album."

 

This trend towards music with strong roots in the post-punk era is gaining a lot of ground in the Northwest as many of the other KEXP local chart toppers share similar influences. Romance will be playing a local showcase March 25th at the recently re-opened (http://thecrocodile.com) with Seattle-local bands Hotels, New Faces and The Globes. Romance plans on going back into the studio early fall 2009 to begin recording their second full-length album which will feature songs guided by the same themes as "The Divide." Recently they have also been featured as KEXP's Song of the Day for their single "Face on the Sun."

 

Formed in late 2005, Romance has been making waves in the underground post-punk music scene since their debut EP, When Things Are Better. They were named one of the top up and coming bands of 2006 by The Stranger and received generous airplay by DJs at KEXP and beyond. Following the success of their debut, the band took two years off before releasing their first full-length, 2008's The Divide, which features mostly new material. In addition to their new album, Romance also lent a track to Post-Punk.com's Notes from the Underground Vol. 3 along with other such modern post-punk luminaries as The Editors, The Futureheads, and VHS or Beta among others.

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The Fleas

The BBC has got The Fleas

This Thursday, 26th March, The Fleas will be recording a feature for Linda Serck's Sunday night show, The Session. We'll be playing a couple of acoustic tracks and doing a little interview and sipping a little beer.

If you happen to be at a loose end this Thursday afternoon, and not too far from Reading, please feel free to come along. A bit of atmosphere in the studio would only help. It won't cost you anything and we'll be there from 6pm. Biscuits may even be provided...

Please drop us a line for more details if you'd like to come along.

Not sure when the show if airing - will be in touch soon.

Love and itches,

The Fleas x

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The BBC Has got Fleas

This Thursday, 26th March, The Fleas will be recording a feature for Linda Serck's Sunday night show, The Session. We'll be playing a couple of acoustic tracks and doing a little interview and sipping a little beer.

If you happen to be at a loose end this Thursday afternoon, and not too far from Reading, please feel free to come along. A bit of atmosphere in the studio would only help. It won't cost you anything and we'll be there from 6pm. Biscuits may even be provided...

Please drop us a line for more details if you'd like to come along.

Not sure when the show if airing - will be in touch soon.

Love and itches,

The Fleas x

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Grand Theft Auto IV

Blood On The Steps is featured in Grand Theft Auto IV - The Lost And The Damned. 

Check HERE to check out a clip from the game.

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Nitro Circus

"Fire And A Microphone" is currently being featured on MTV's new series Nitro Circus with Travis Pastrana.  Check out show listings and a feature on MTV's Soundtrack.MTV.com site....HERE

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I survived the epic day/night

Wow. Yesterday was a test of endurance. Long, long day.

After a manic shift at work, I rushed around to prepare for the evening of music. My day started at 8am and went until 3am. Dag yo. At the Q, I played 2 1/2 hours for a small and wonderful audience with new faces and new perspectives. Then I packed up and hauled over to Ralph's Diner for another set. Which actually started at 1220. I played for an hour, with a few bits of "Rocky Horror" and other random snippets that people were shouting out requests for. Again, new faces and perspectives in the audience. Traphiq was fan-freaking-tasticly solid, entertaining, and in their element, all cozy and happy to be in a rock venue instead of acoustic in a cafe. I wrapped up with a slower, downer song (aren't they all downers?) but it seemed perfect looking back over the whole night.

Thanks to everyone, new and old (to me). You all listened and enjoyed. I appreciate emensely. Oh, and it looks like I need to start making more bracelets and CDs - I've nearly run out!

And onward we go.

I'll leave you with this quote:

"Argue for your limitations,
and sure enough, they're yours."
('
Illusions' by Richard Bach)

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SXSW


Hey,


We're going to be in Austin playing 3 shows during the SXSW festival.
Hope any of you going down will come check us out at one of our shows ;)
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SXSW High Five! Party Party! @ Elysium
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Date:
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Time:
11:00am - 5:00pm
Location:
Elysium
Street:
705 Red River
City/Town:
Austin, TX
11:00 a.m. Romance (Seattle, Wa) 11:45 Factory Party (Houston, Tx)
12:30 The Dry Season (Austin, Tx) 1:15 Your Kisses Cause Crashes
(Austin, Tx) 2:Polomar 4:15 The Black and White Years (Austin, Tx) 5:00
Emile Millar (L.A., Ca)
RSVP at http://www.rsvpit.com/ CODE HIGHFIVE
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Romance at SXSW
Date:
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Time:
2:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
The Spider House
Street:
2908 Fruth St
City/Town:
Austin, TX
starts at 2 pm

Post-Punk.com SXSW showcase
The Spider House
 

Post-Punk.com Presents "Industry Disorder" SXSW showcase.

Featuring Blacklist, The Prids, Entertainment, Romance, The Public, Shiloe, Mother/Father,

and Me You Us Them.

 

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Date:
Friday, March 20, 2009
Time:
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Location:
The Spider House
Street:
2908 Fruth St
City/Town:
Austin, TX

w/Black Nite Crash, First Communion Afterparty, The Legendary Tigerman,
Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt, Strange Attractors, Wine and Revolution,
Radioland Murders, The Tunnels, Astronaut Suit, Tiny Light, SHITTY
CARWASH and THE SLEEP OVER DISASTER
We play @ 2:30pm
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EHEM Soul Rhythm & Blues Review

Andrew Strong! Vinterfestuka i Narvik 2009

Lørdag 8. mars var det duket for storkonsert på Vinterfestuka i Narvik sammen med ingen ringere enn Andrew Strong. Topp stemning, trøkk og et gledelig gjensyn!

Foto: Ann-Kristin Hanssen, Fremover. Se hele bildeserien på Fremover

 

Dave Magario

March & April Shows

There are a bunch of shows coming in March and April and more waiting beyond that. So check out the schedule, find a show, and try one on for size. There are all ages events as well as 21+. Check the venues for their rules on this matter as I cannot set individual preference at most venues. Obviously most bars will be 18+ or 21+ with a few exceptions.

I'll be returning to Brooklyn, NY for a couple days as well as heading back to CT for a show with some guys I haven't seen in about a year. Plus I'm playing some venues I haven't played in a few years around Worcester! So it's a busy calendar (for me!) and I'm excited to bring the new songs to new crowds.

Did you all enjoyed the free downloads? They were up for about a week so I hope you got a chance to grab them. It's not the only time you'll be able to snag a free track or two, so keep your eyes trained for that word 'Free!" I've gotten some awesome and very helpful feedback about the CDs and the performances from many of you at shows and through myspace, facebook, etc. I appreciate all the time you share with me and the music.

Here comes the Spring! I am beyond ready for April showers that bring May flowers.

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Now on Facebook and iLike!

If you've got facebook, check out the link on my profile. Also, if you like to have applications on facebook, there is a great mp3/performance/etc app. called iLike from ilike.com. Now you've got about five ways to find out where I'm playing and hear my music! Brilliant!

Those mp3s are still up for grabs too on Myspace! (details for the downloads are in my profile.)

Go on and steal my music!

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Comet show

Playing w/The Prids, Born Anchors, and Venus Verse!

THE COMET in SEATTLE

Romance with The Prids

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Two Free mp3s @ Myspace

I've made two tracks available for download at Myspace! "Come See" from the demo for the solo listener EP as well as my brand new song "Bite Your Tongue" - These will both be available for a limited time. I hope you enjoy them.

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Apart from amazing turn outs at shows, selling all my copies of the EP, and recovering from the sinus-plague that has been attacking everyone this season, I have been continuing to write and work on several ideas at once. Maybe not the best plan of attack, but when the words or music come to you, you listen and go with it.

I have been working on loosening up my improvisational skills as well. Pulling myself out of the formulaic melody-writing that I think I accidentally found and looking to spontaneity as a means to writing. 2009 is about growth and exploration. It's already been an amazing year for both.

As always, more to come, and more and more.

Check out those mp3s! They are for you!

Much appreciation,
DAM

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KEXP Audioasis Live Showcase @ The Sunset

KEXP Audioasis Live remote broadcast.

Romance With Champagne Champagne, Dyme Def, The Maldives and Weekend.

Romance on KEXP


The Sunset Tavern
5433 Ballard Avenue Northwest
(206) 784-4880

 

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Playing LIVE in studio on KEXP 90.3

Playing LIVE in studio on KEXP 90.3 in Seattle!

12 PM

Click Here to listen

Romance live on KEXP

 

KEXP


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The EP / The latest...

The new EP is here! Yeah, I know, I didn't tell anyone it was coming. It came together really quickly, so quick in fact, that I didn't really have any spare time to hype it. But that's ok! I've got the rest of the year to talk about this, and several other records that I have planned. Lots of ideas have been bouncing around the last couple weeks. But I digest...Back to the news.

The 'demo for the solo listener' EP was officially unofficially released Jan 16th. The track listing can be found over in the For Sale section. 6 new songs. The story behind it more emotion and images than any story I can tell you 'round a campfire. There is a sadness and a longing, but resolution and forgiveness as well. It is a window into the writing I've been exploring, hinting at a broader spectrum of ideas and possibilities. What I do next is completely unknown, but when I get there, I'll know what I have to do and how I want to lay it out for your ears.

Copies of this demo will be limited for now as I am labeling and burning the discs myself with my amazing HP Media Center. (plug plug plug) In the future, I am hoping to find a better means of self-production of the cds but for now, though time consuming, this works beautifully...and cheaply.

Thank you for the HUGE turn out at The Q. I estimate that there were about 100 people that came and went through out the entire night that listened for at least 20 minutes. 10 people in that space can feel like a crowd and there were probably 40 at any given time! You guys are awesome! Thank you for the hush, and the attention, and the applause.

TONIGHT you will be able to catch me again. I am still playing though the snow has been falling all day. 7PM to 10PM! Bring your mittens and your scarves and big snow shoes and lets get into The Q again for some cocoa and music. See you all soon.

Happy Sunday,
Dave

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Merry 2009

So it's the new year, yeah? Yes. My feelings on this are a mixed bag. Several parts psyched, a couple parts scared, and one part cynical, (per square inch...or something.) I have a lot I'm trying to do, though I'm not sure what the half of it all really is or means. I'm simply doing something and that's how it should be. The shows I play early this year are fleshing out songs and ideas and a means of ventilation of 2008's various emotional extremities. But they are as much for you as they are for me. I have had so much positive energy directed at me. Compliments, comments, ideas, motivation - energy - all driving me forward. So to give back, I play and share and sing my heart out. Thank you for all your support last year through the hardest and strangest days of my life so far. I don't know what I'd be without some sort of shoulder to collapse on now and then, or ears to talk to until I make sense of my inner dialogue.

I'm looking forward to a great year, though still looking backward to the loss and the confusion. The only way to honor someone's memory is to live this life I have to the best of my abilities. Leave nothing undone or untried. Live. Don't wallow. Ask questions, sure. Why, How, If... But don't stew in thought without giving it your all.

Happy New Year friends. I wish you the best memories and the greatest adventures.

Overflowing with love,
d.a.m.

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"Face on the Sun" KEXP song of the day!

KEXP - Song of the day - Romance-"Face on the Sun" Our song "Face On The Sun" has been chosen as the song of the day on KEXP for January 2nd 2009. If you go to blog.kexp.org you can get a free download!






Fans of Joy Division, Bauhaus, and Echo & the Bunnymen should take a moment to check out today's Song of the Day, "Face on the Sun," by Seattle band Romance. Formed in late 2005, Romance has been making waves in the underground post-punk music scene since their debut EP, When Things Are Better. They were named one of the top up and coming bands of 2006 by The Stranger and received generous airplay by DJs at KEXP and beyond. Following the success of their debut, the band took two years off before releasing their first full-length, 2008's The Divide, which features mostly new material. When asked about why it took so long, frontman Drew Jackson admits they released their EP really quickly after forming and wanted to take some time to solidify their sound and work on who they were as a band before heading back into the studio. It was time well spent. Each song on The Divide is cohesive and shows their care and determination to explore the genre without stepping on the heels of their predecessors. In addition to their new album, Romance also lent a track to Post-Punk.com's Notes from the Underground Vol. 3 along with other such modern post-punk luminaries as The Editors, The Futureheads, and VHS or Beta among others.

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NYC - Part 2

The first blog was focusing on just Thursday. Here's highlights of the rest...

Friday: here was a lot of subway-riding and blocks and blocks of walking in snow and sleet and puddles and muck while trying to get to the MET. We paid 25 cents each to get in! (Tip: You have to mention the "suggested donation" option and you can give whatever you can afford.) The featured collection that we found ourselves in was "Art and Love in Renaissance Italy." Some of the work was shockingly direct in its sexuality. Others were betrothal stories told on one canvas or simple nude portraits/figures. Also lots of pieces for birth ceremonies and weddings. It's a far cry from the Puritanical mentality we are still trying to escape today. Beauty was recognized and appreciated. But then again it could have been as it is now, in most cases - a means to display the artists' lust. There is more pornography than there is art today. That's a simple fact...

...meanwhile, in the city: ah...where was I. Yes. Lots of walking in the museum with numb, soaked feet in soggy boots and drippy socks. I suffered for the art, man! Then we headed back to Brooklyn but not before we jack-knifed ever so slowly into a curb in one of those double-long buses with the accordion connector in the middle. ...more walking... AAAAND sleep.

Saturday, I spent the entire day indoors. I started to get very sick, probably from exhaustion and the numb feet the night before. So with lots of vitamins, tea, Airborne, and rest, I managed to fight it off. All the while, I worked on a song and wrote you that last blog.

Sunday was great, though a late start to the day. We ate at this grocery/cafe/restaurant called Urban Rustic. Their motto is "Farm to Market." AWESOME quesadilla. If you are ever in Williamsburg and want a tasty simple meal, check it out.

After food, it was off to Pete's Candy Store where a Presbyterian church service was being held (before the open mic.) Let me remind you that Pete's is a bar. Picture a room the size of a subway car with a wannabe Tom Waits (an overdressed white guy) and a young, hipster-looking, pierced, shaggy-haired man "preaching" about Christmas. Presby's aren't afraid to knock back a couple drinks, so after putting that together, a church group meeting in a bar made sense. they piled out into the bar and the open-mikers spilled into the back room and waited. I played first. two songs. "It Kills" and "Light and Shadow" with a supportive response from everyone in the room. (mostly musicians.) I would gladly go back to play there.

They my sister and I said our regretful goodbyes and trekked to the Bronx for her art show. They made me play a half hour set to break up the evening and loosen everyone up (lots of wine going around.) There were 5 or 6 artists showing work while people came and went, checking out the art, buying a piece or two or... not. Basically, I met a ton of people. Handed out a lot of cards and traded myspace links with a bunch of others. It was a great way to end the search for a place to play. I'm sure I'll be making several trips back to play (some gig opportunities are already hatching).

Mix in a vomiting drunk, a blind beggar, subway performers, and nearly getting hit by a bus and that was New York, this time around.

Glad glad glad,
Dave

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Greetings from NYC

I'm in a red room (Upstairs, Red Room) with original art on the walls. A 6 x 6 canvas with a half finished pen/pencil/charcoal piece. Little scraps of ideas everywhere. I've got the apartment to myself while my sister and her friend hang some of their art in a gallery in the Bronx. So, I'm alone in the city...and I'm writing. I am actually taking a break from the lyrics to write this entry and expound a little on the goings-on of the last couple days.

The first thing that pops into mind is breakfast two mornings ago. We had gone to a wonderful little Polish cafe for some real breakfast (scrambled eggs, kielbasa, toast, homefries, coffee - all local products,) and someone got me started on Jeff Buckley. So after rambling like I do about details and curiosities and the Glen Hansard interview I heard filling in this little piece of history, the man that had been sitting behind me to my right stands up, gathers his things and pauses to say something to the effect of 'I heard you talking about Jeff Buckley and Nusrat (Fateh Ali Khan). I just wanted to say I knew him. I was at the Sin-e recording and I shouted out "Play some Nasrat" and he corrected me, "It's Nusrat." That was my voice. He was a good guy.' He said a quick goodbye and that was that. Only in New York City can these things happen so casually.

So far, I haven't gotten to play anywhere but in the apartment. All the information about open mics has been out of date or just plain wrong. So I lugged my guitar around Thursday night finding clubs and bars and getting info and making connections for future treks to the city instead of playing. It was still a good night. Caught a jazz Trio at Stain. Ate a decent burger and fries at Comic Burger on Grand. But everything here is at least a dollar more expensive than back home, so I'm watching what I spend!

So much to be distracted by that it all becomes influence and inspiration. Back to this song. see you in a few days, Massachusetts.

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Deer-smasher

I hit a deer on the highway tonight - hit it's head as it tried to cross the highway from the median. So I'm updating my website while trying to shake it off. For now, that's it. A short note. A sad note.

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Demo tracks y mas

Hey everyone. I've posted two new tracks. Most of you have never heard. These are just demo tracks, but I felt it necessarily to keep things fresh! Let me know what you think. Add them to your profile...whatever you want.

Also in the news, I'm building a website which should be in working order by the end of the week. It will be home to more music, lyrics, poetry, art, photos, and anything else I want to share with the world.

Plus, I'm making denim bracelets! Each of them is different with a lot of time and finger-pricking involved. I bleed for my art, man! You'll be able to get those at shows, and online (when I have enough made.)

Thanks to everyone who has recently joined me on this profile. Friends, family, fans and strangers - whichever you are, your attention and time are appriciated.

The new year is coming and the new year must rule! I'll see you around, lovelies.

--dave

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Petty Theft from the Archives - October, 2008

Petty Theft  - MBC - October 10, 2008  BlogIt was a cold night at Larkspur Landing as we set up for our final outdoor show of the season. The wind was wiping through the courtyard in the usu...

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Petty Theft from the Archives - Rock'n Blues By The Lake - Sept 27, 2008

Petty Theft - September 27, 2008 BlogWe finally played the Blues By The Lake. We had been asked to play the show a few times but our busy schedule kept getting in the way. This year we were finally al...

Romance

Playing with legendary band The Sisters Of Mercy

The Sisters Of Mercy!

Romance with Sisters of Mercy

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Happy Birthday J.B.



Today is Jeff's 42ndthst birthday. This is a short bit of lyrics from a song I wrote two years ago for Buckley's birthday...

"Birthday Prayer"

...Tonight I look to the past
To all the actions that led to the devistating halt
To futures all unseen, unclear
I'm certain we'll be right here
It's not your fault

You, my love, are allowed to leave behind
So many uncounted reasons to smile, and cry, and love
You, my love, are life after death
You, my love, are a lifetime spent in passion's waking breath...
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Some people may find my obsession with Jeff Buckley's music and life to be somewhat ridiculous. But the fact of the matter is, his music, perspective on life, and determination to create his art regardless of the outcome inspired me to not give up on life itself. He continues to inspire me as I come across bootlegs of concerts from around the world. His voice reaches depths and heights, emotionally, that are not heard in his studio work. The raw improvisations are too much to take in from one listening. Hence the constant inspiration after years of listening.

I thought I might stop being so focused and mesmerized by his work but it doesn't seem to be possible. My words don't do justice to the immensity that is my gratefulness for his ever having lived on this earth. Even if I missed him by almost a decade. Here's to Jeff. Go listen to his work at myspace.com/jeffbuckley or over at his official website's "radio" widget. jeffbuckley.com/prt/prt.html

Thanks for reading this far.

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ROMANCE releases their debut full length album “The Divide”

Seattle post-punk band Romance release full length follow up to their 2006 EP "When Things Are Better". Will open for The Sisters Of Mercy.
Romance debut album The Divide

Romance debut album The Divide

Nov 03, 2008 – Romance, voted one of the top four up-and-coming bands in Seattle for 2006, releases their debut full length CD “The Divide”. This is the follow-up to their well received 2006
EP “When Things Are Better” ; in rotation on many independent radio stations. The album
drops on November 14th 2008 with a CD release show held that night at King Cobra
in Seattle. The strength of the album has already earned them the opening slot with
The Sisters Of Mercy on November 23rd.

Following a two-year break from the recording studio, the addition of a new drummer
(Joshua Fant ex-Post Stardom Depression), and playing countless shows, Romance
has returned stronger than ever with “The Divide”. Comprised of 11 original tracks (9
new songs and 2 re-recorded from their 2006 EP) this album continues their dark,
catchy, post-punk sound. It’s filled with relevant lyrics about world turmoil and an urgent
and dangerous sound.

Romance has recently returned from a West Coast tour to start some early promotion
for the album. Touring with similar dark bands (Veil Veil Vanish, Repeater, and Sleepmask)
they played to large enthusiastic crowds and foresee the emergence of a darker
post-punk scene on the west coast. Romance will soon be sending out their CD to radio
stations such as KEXP which had them in regular rotation. Romance also has a N.W.
tour scheduled for November with the band Repeater.

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Jubileumskonsert på Smuget 17. oktober 2008

En litt forsinket 20-års jubileumskonsert gikk av stabelen på Smuget i Oslo fredag 17. oktober 2008. Det ble ikke uventet fullt hus og stor stemning. Kjempeartig i salen og på scenen!

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Petty Theft from the Archives - September, 2008

Petty Theft August 2008 Blog We had a relatively quiet month as a band although the individual members were very busy.  On Friday August 8, we played a corporate party in Novato and while th...

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Playing San Francisco!

With Veil Veil Vanish and Sleepmask.

Romance with Sleepmask and Veil Veil Vanish

The Hemlock Tavern
1131 Polk Street

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Caltopia 2008 compilation featuring "Smells Like Cigarettes"

Just released is the UC Berkeley compilation, Caltopia 2008. This comp is to kick off the new school year, features our song "Smells Like Cigarettes" and the album is free for download. Yeah!

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Ashley MacIsaac “Thru The Times” DVD 4 Sale

Ashley MacIsaac And Joey Beaton played one afternoon at The Doryman Tavern in Cheticamp , Cape Breton , Nova Scotia , Canada , to a capacity and enthusiastic crowd . Upon releasing a 1st Run Collectors Edition DVD on July 19, 2008, at The Doryman Tavern in Cheticamp, all copies sold during the show, but another limited release could be ready in the coming weeks ahead. Anyone interested in buying a copy should speak to or contact Ashley himself to reserve their copy soon

Click here for more info

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Petty Theft

Petty Theft from the Archives - Pre-Super Bowl Bash - Feb. 20, 2008

Pre-Super Bowl Blog:We had a Pre-Super Bowl Bash (PSBB) on Saturday night at Maggie McGarry's in North Beach. It was a dark and stormy night (it was!!), and after the band had a nice Italian dinner, w...

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Petty Theft from the Archives - November 2006

Petty Theft November 2006 Blog:After working every weekend in September and October, it was nice to enjoy some time off in November.  We started the month with a show at The Tradewinds in Cotati, on F...

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Petty Theft from the Archives - Bay to Breakers - May 20, 2007

Petty Theft - Bay to Breakers Blog:We had a 6:00AM load in'. Are you fucking kidding me?Some mornings I haven't even been to bed at that time.  It was a great morning though, nothing like setting up y...

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Seattle sensations – Romance – rocks King Cobra

on june 8th, i went to seel local band, Romance at seattle’s new rock club, King Cobra. this is the band of a couple of old friends of mine drew j. and dave b. i have known drew and dave for the entire 6 years i have lived in seattle, & i have never been so impressed as i was this june evening.
drew’s an excellent front man, & together, they seem to command & enrapture their audience.
this band has a terrific following, comprised of friends and those who have heard of them via word of mouth & myspace.
Romance’s sound is the love child of Bauhaus and The Chameleons. this love child, however, was meant to be.
check them out at www.myspace.com/romance!

here are some photos i took of the band:

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Dave


Mike


Josh


Drew

oh, and here’s a photo of some fashion disasters that i, somehow, by the grace of god, caught in 1 photograph:

Please note the horrible, red hooker boots & white stretch capris. UGH!!

and last, but certainly now least, here’s one of my bestest friends, lee, look spectacular that evening:

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"Alibi" video - by Eugenia Loli-Queru

A local videographer named Eugenia Loli-Queru contacted us wanting to shoot a video for "Alibi". With only 4 hours of shooting and two days of editing, this beautiful little video was born.

There's even a "making of" article and video.


"Alibi" by HIJK from Eugenia Loli-Queru on Vimeo.

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