The History of Byzantium
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This wonderfully rich and well researched story telling has been a pleasure to listen to recently.
There are a lot of unfamiliar names for people and places but if you let yourself go with the flow …

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Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Norway
9/5/09 – 22:44 | One Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Norway

Beautiful Norway sometimes comes up with some really nice songs. We’re not sure about this one though.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Poland
9/5/09 – 22:36 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Poland

Not sure about this one. Seems a bit melencholy and well, dull. I can’t see this one getting many votes, but Eurovision has surprised us in the past. Expect the Polish disapora around Europe to vote for this one but don’t expect many others.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Serbia
9/5/09 – 22:29 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Serbia

We like this one. Very odd. Very Balkan. What an afro though and what’s with the men in suits? It all seems very…well Eurovision. Not sure what the others will think of it but it has a thumbs up from us for pure weirdness.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Latvia
9/5/09 – 22:24 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Latvia

Latvia sucessfully hosted the contest a few years back thanks to the votes of its neighbours. That said they did a very good job but this year’s song doesn’t seem to do that time justice.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Ireland
9/5/09 – 22:16 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Ireland

There was a time when Ireland was the powerhouse of Eurovision. Consistently kicking out tunes which the other countries loved. Not sure if the costs of hosting the contest each year pleased Irish TV but we all enjoyed it 🙂

Songs Unrecantable – Ersatzmusika
3/5/09 – 19:12 | No Comment
Songs Unrecantable – Ersatzmusika

Back in Berlin again! Mind you it’s hard to leave it when it comes to the vibrant art, music and cultural scene second to none. This time its to look at the new album from Ersatzmusika called “Songs Unrecantable”.