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Sunday, September 26, 2010

ROAR-2010-09-01 – Episode 94 – Matrix Entropy

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ROAR-2010-09-01 – Episode 94 – Matrix Entropy

This time on the ROAR:
Greetings from Kevin in Alabama, Michael in South Carolina and Wayne of Sparetime Radio on Long Island, opening remarks from Jim, the up-coming episode 100 celebrations, the old TrippleU thang, what the heck is “foward”?, what the heck is “fustrated”?, matrix entropy, the ROAR Iphone app, the N word, “understand Newfoundland”, walk-about with Jim and Lillian, greetings to the whole widely world, a bit of German, a bit of French, old Pirates, or should we say young Pirates, banging into the branch, Larry Skutchan and his snippers, the AtBat 2010 Iphone app, needling Toronto Mapleleafs fans, Lillian’s blooper, the festival, meeting people who don’t show up, who wants to be a “real Newfie” anyway?, rubber boots, German accordians, bologna from Toronto, kissing the cod, humiliating the CFA’s, screech-ins, the false George Street culture, more about the John Cabot myth, more matrix entropy, the “what the thing is is that” thing, are we observing the matrix or are we part of it?, sufferation, the end of the kvetching, people visiting Newfoundland only to subsequently move here, Arnold and Nancy Bennett, Jim’s performance at the festival, the King and Queen of Water Street, “more to come, Richler” and lots of tings like dat deh.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, Merrigan’s Reel, Home Comes The Rover, I Still Remember and Song For Newfoundland by Jim Fidler

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Take an enemy to lunch and make him pay.

posted by Jim at 4:50 pm filed in Jim,Sep10  

Thursday, September 9, 2010

ROAR-2010-08-12 – Episode 93 – Marching Onward

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ROAR-2010-08-12 – Episode 93 – Marching Onward

This time on the ROAR:
Walkabout with Jim and Lillian, the Centrios Soundbag, the ROAR parade, the coming ROAR Iphone app, another perfect night in the Republic, the festival, a possible ROAR vidcast to come, Stone Edge, selling off all those pesky CD’s, contest submissions are coming in, the ROAR corp, how pricey is Cafe Press?, what do you all think about ROAR mugs?, the photographic memory joke, the baby shower joke, the ROAR corp is more, stats, the nightish nature of the ROAR, the sun rising up out of the ocean, the image for the Iphone app, shout-outs to Michael Meekins, Rod, Kevin Doucet, Kevin Brough, passing Richard Mixer, another busker, running into and having a brief chat with Bob O’Brien and Sheila Brake, the origin of the name Pressure Drop, a shout-out to Jack and Hope, yet another busker and tings like that there.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler.

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Hey, this life thing ain’t so bad after all.

posted by Jim at 5:11 am filed in Jim,Sep10  

Thursday, September 2, 2010

ROAR-2010-08-08 – Episode 92 – On The Cuff Off The Fly

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ROAR-2010-08-08 – Episode 92 – On The Cuff Off The Fly

This time on the ROAR:
Walkabout with Jim and Lillian, Kate Bush, old movies, Jim muttering to the folks, the evening nap drug, the Zoom H1, on the cuff, off the fly, cuff links, Ringo or Ring Go, Vicki Davis was right, official acknowledgement of being in the onsug.com channel, Jim and Frank, what is the present, being yourself VS obscure branding, the Panicin’ Mannaquins, the Online Country Combo Boxes, making a name for yourself, state of mind, kopf staedtle, the lone wolf community, Lillian telling people to go and buy Jim’s music, into the madding crowd, location location location, don’t start a railway in the middle of the ocean, Bozo under the sea, the crazy painter guy on Sesame Street, the sound and smell deja vu trigger, OTR, ABN, the 5/55 phenomena, tek your meat out me rice, Barbados and Newfoundland, give peas a chance and rice too, stats and a call for contest shout-out submissions and a whole heap a ting.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler.

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Tek your meat out me rice!

posted by Jim at 6:57 am filed in Jim,Sep10  

Saturday, August 21, 2010

ROAR-2010-08-06 – Episode 91 – Walking With The Little People

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Walkabout with Jim and Lillian, same old same old, calm as a clock, how calm is a clock, sweating like a pig, do pigs sweat, Jim’s blooper, the state of the world, fandom, you can’t blame the youths, good people with guns VS bad people with guns, blaming society VS personal accountablilty, the state raising children VS parents raising children, home schooling VS public indoctrination, some weather banter, fast walking, dancing on the sidewalk, Jim and Lillian turn into little people, the ancient thesaurus, ugga ugga boo ugga boo boo ugga, thinking up potential album names and band names, the secret milk shakes, Flappy and the Lapdogs, Abba Cadavre, the spooky street lights, transitioning the ROAR to the new server, DIY, images, branding, Reality Time, Revolution Time, Jim’s up-coming performance at the Folk festival, artistic children growing up into artistic adults, public negativity, smelling oil, don’t kill Kenny, the human nature paradox, folks basing reality on fiction, planning VS spontanaety, actors are liars, the Lesbo-Folk genre, passing the Djembe players, Jim and Lillian’s new theme song again, “what odds?”, running into Roseanne and Donny, Michael Meekins, a call for content and all dat kind of stuff.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler

Best listened to on headphones.  –  The world can be a scarey place when you’re 6 inches tall.

posted by Jim at 2:17 pm filed in Aug10,Jim  

Saturday, August 14, 2010

ROAR-2010-08-05 – Episode 90 – Deep In The Heart Of ROARland

ROAR-2010-08-05 – Episode 90 – Deep In The Heart Of ROARland

This time on the ROAR:
Walkabout with Jim and Lillian, greetings from Lillian, props to Alpha Blondy and the Solar System, wicked is great, the late-night kids, the Rasta cap, the contorted Newfoundland dog, Lillian’s brief tall moment, Jim’s right ear, habibi, is there a Spanish song without the word heart in it?, Jim’s call for ear drano, shout-out to Jack in New Zealand, where is Oldzealand?, the Campbell brothers, the Mudmen, Mary-Jane Lammond, the highland pipes, the electronic pipes, recording vocals for Sleep Marching in the kitchen, Aha, Eamonn Dillon, the Musaik album, Revolution Time, Ringbang music, Gypsy, people recording Jim’s songs, the group from Alaska, the Ipod Touch, a brief and glowing review of Echolink for the Iphone and Ipod Touch, meeting someone on the street who had just returned from a jam where they were playing some of Jim’s tunes, the darn wind again, music longevity, running into Samantha and friends, passing the George Street festival, passing the ROAR’s number 1 busker, Richard Mixer, Toure Kunda, the online country combobox, Aunt Mary and cousin Justice, a call for feedback on the new ROAR website and no health and beauty tips for the unhealthy and ugly.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Talkin’ the talk and walkin’ the walk.

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posted by Jim at 10:39 am filed in Aug10,Jim  

Sunday, August 8, 2010

ROAR-2010-08-03 – Episode 89 – The Meekins Has Inherited The ROAR

ROAR-2010-08-03 – Episode 89 – The Meekins Has Inherited The ROAR

This time on the ROAR:
Walkabout with Jim and Lillian, the ROAR corp is growing, bringing a few tunes on walkabout for the 1st time since the beginning of the ROAR, various ways people can get the show, the new feed, http://feeds2.feedburner.com/republicofavalonradio, our group on Facebook, Keith Rickman and the Lord Jellico record, the episode 38 dilemma solved, big thanks to Nancy in British Columbia, a call for listener feedback, why no flash on the Ipod Touch, Iphone or Ipad?, the Centrios Soundbag, the giant gull, someone blowing smoke, the wind problem, thinking about buying a wind screen for the R-09, the pub making it into the 20th century, being able to get online at the pub, Jim’s Lord Kitchener fandom, a shout-out to Louis and Mike of The Catch, the Lillian pipe story, Jim and Lillian’s new personal theme song, promoting CD’s, more wind problems, a brief review of the Hippo Remote Iphone app, new shout-out contest announced Lillian’s interview with Michael Meekins and a whole heap more.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler.

Best listened to on headphones.  –  Breeze a blow!

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posted by Jim at 2:41 pm filed in Aug10,Jim  

Thursday, August 5, 2010

ROAR-2010-08-02_-_Episode_88_-_Happy_14

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ROAR-2010-08-02 – Episode 88 – Happy 14!

This time on the ROAR:
Happy 14, what the heck is a live recording?, Leslie

Street, doin’ it for the money?, having choices,

moving to King Of Prussia, the West Edmonton mall,

the potential tandomcast, listening to silence, an

open invitation to Frank Nora, making southern sweet

tea, more happy 14, worms in the back yard, Jim’s

up-coming performance at the Folk Festival, no Terra

Nova this year, Lillian’s up-coming family reunion,

Archie Bunker, a few drops of rain, some passing

French speaking people, some new motor cycle

madness, putting a new face on the bank, a bit of

one drop, the fancy motor cycles, coo coo roo coo

and several things you wouldn’t want to tell your

mother.

Music this time:
Our theme, Genesis, by Jim Fidler

Best listened to on headphones. – Happy 14!
ROAR-2010-08-02 – Episode 88 – Happy 14

posted by Jim at 11:25 am filed in Aug10,Jim  
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