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Archive for June 3rd, 2007

It has been quite some time since I endulged into the CD part of my record collection. maybe it’s because I like vinyl better, maybe it’s because I have enough music on my hard disc or maybe it’s even because my CD player is standing on top of my whole equipment so it’s rather tough to reach. Doesn’t matter. When I was cleaning my apartment today I decided to put in a compilation CD I purchased at some time in the mid 90s. “Epitone Vol. 1” is its name and it contains some Swedish melodic punk bands. Back then there was a huge wave of swedish bands emerging onto the scene with Millencolin being the front runners, I guess. I first noticed them while flipping through a catalogue of Lost & Found Records in, I think, 1993. After some time I was so much into that sound that I blindly bought every record that came out on labels such as Burning Heart, Bad Taste or Ampersand. (more…)

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When it comes to baseball I am a complete newbie. I really don’t know why I started watching the matches. Maybe it’s because of Matsuzaka Daisuke who transferred to Boston at the end of last year. At that point I was re-watching the japanese dorama series “H2” which mainly deals with the lives of a high school baseball team and their quest to enter the finals of the japanese high school baseball tournament which takes place at Koshien stadium in Osaka each year. Matsuzaka played there as well and left his mark on the scene playing a legendary semifinal over, I think, 17 innings. (more…)

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