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New Bandcamp embedding ability….

Well, check this out. Should be able to stream the whole album here, but you know, just buy them. Advertisements

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The Bass Guitar

I’ve been intending to write about the bass guitar for a while. The electric bass guitar. Isn’t it an amazing thing? And it’s only, what 60 years old or so? Imagine the happiness of bass players when they didn’t have

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Some Bits of Tour Diary, etc: February 2013

—mellan vagn och plattform— I forgot to mention the coolest thing about the flight back from London to Stockholm was that after waiting in Heathrow for hours and watching Californication on the computer, Natascha McElhone sat behind me on the

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Magnet Magazine guest editorials, collected, in order.

Last week, January 28th to February 4th 2013, I was the “guest editor” for Magnet Magazine¬†online. Basically this meant that I wrote a series of editorials about whatever things I wanted to. They had reviewed the new Camper Van Beethoven

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Les Paul, Les Paul, Les Paul!

It’s weird how some guy’s name is now a guitar. I just jokingly posted on FB that after reading “The Beauty of the Burst“, a book about the specific Gibson Les Paul Standard models made between 1958 and 1960, I

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Acoustic Instruments

As I mentioned before, having started on classical guitars, and moving from there straight to electric guitars, it did actually take a while before I actually decided to get a real acoustic guitar. Since I was playing with Steve Cammack

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There and back again

Here is a very banal blog entry, simply about the things I have been doing lately. I had to go back to California for 10 days (had to!) to play some shows with Camper Van Beethoven, then came home. It

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