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Mike currently lives in Dubai where he spends his time updating his twitter feed more often than keeping current with this far more thoughtful blog. sorry. http://www.twitter.com/mikepriest

Music 2011

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  Music in 2011 was good. like really freaking good. this is a list of the stuff i heard and liked. it’s pretty punk heavy this year but hopefully there’ll be something on this list you will enjoy. so without further ado, here goes:   In no particular order…                       ...

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Grand Hotel Paradox South East Asian Tour 2011

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As some of you may or may not know my band did a short 2-week tour of South East Asia over the summer. We filmed a whole bunch of our shenanigans whilst over there and compiled a short film of sorts of our exploits. I figured that seeing as everyone who blogs on this site (as well as I’m sure ...

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The Heligoats – Goodness Gracious

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i knew this would fucking happen. not a week after i posted my “BESTEST MOST┬áDEFINITIVE┬áNEVER EVER CHANGING LIST OF AWESOME 2010 MUSIC” then i go and find something completely off my radar that has become hands down my favourite record of the year. The Heligoats are the on-again, off-again musical output of Chris Otepka – lead singer/guitarist of the now ...

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Music 2010

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Ah the end of year music best-of list – first off, a disclaimer: I was always under the impression that I actually did one of these on a yearly basis – however looking back over my post history it seems to be that I’ve basically made this fact up in my head and can’t seem to find any previous ones. ...

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14/07/09

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I know, i know…TFW youtube vid dumps are so 2008 but i thought you could all do with a good laugh. *shakeshead*

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06/07/09

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I realise i could have posted the video below in the comments section of Edo’s last blog but i thought this deserved it’s own spot on the front page for a bit. Jonathan Mann (of CO-OP theme song fame, amongst other things) is really freaking awesome and has written a song about Sarah Palin’s resignation using words from her speech ...

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11/06/09

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A fair amount has gone down since i last blogged and it wasn’t even all that long ago. i was lucky enough to attend this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo and to say it was an interesting experience would be an understatement. i was jetlagged as fuck but did get to see a ton of games and it is ridiculous how ...

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30/05/09

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Seriously, i don’t know why i didn’t suggest we just use wordpress before. it’s awesome. and we have it for our back end on stuffmag.ae as it works like a treat. colour me slow i guess. since i last blogged stuff has happened. lots i imagine, however you all know i have a sieve-like memory so it’s all a bit ...

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I backed my car into a cop car the other day

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he just drove off, sometimes life’s ok. the new site looks right sexy. edo done good job. i’m blogging from work. how cool is that. working on a public holiday is fun, extra money, free food and nobody calling. recorded my friend Darryn’s band. At Dusk We Decide. they are a hardcore band. it was fun. but took a long ...

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