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Story time with Uncle Steve!

Once upon a time in the Baka dynasty of ancient China there reigned an emperor named Dallit. There was one thing that Emperor Dallit loved above all else, and that was tasty beverages. He was a conniseur of fine hot and cold beverages. He employed a ...

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Crackpot theories to save the world! Drinking and Driving

Dec 21 , 2010 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | 1 Comment

Note: The views expressed in this blog post are merely the views of the author and do not neccessarily reflect the views of Regdar or any of the other fighters.

Other note: Thanks to Dave for introducing me to the phrase "crackpot theories."

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Teatotalling

Dec 9 , 2010 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Show recap | 5 Comments

We played a really fun show yesterday at the Frequency in Madison. Thanks to everyone who made it out, and thanks to Rego, Map of the Woods and, Band at the Pub! (who might have actually been called A Bear Climbed a Mountain Once or something like ...

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Dear Iowa, Please don't kill me! Love, Steve

Let me preface this by saying that some consider me a bad driver, and, to be fair, I did get my license in San Antonio, where half of the population doesn't speak English well enough ...

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Zombie Dog - the lost Into the Hill sessions

Nov 26 , 2010 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Other bands we enjoy | 1 Comment

Back in 2009, my brother Dave and I (Steve) put together a band called Zombie Dog.We practiced for three weeks, then spent two months driving around, playing shows. Along the way, we picked up a random bassist named Gene. Our adventures are ...

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Adventures with the city utilities department!

I live in what I like to refer to as the "ghetto" of Dubuque. It's a lower-income part of town, and it also happens to be where most of the African American population in the city lives. This probably means that calling it "the ghetto" is a little ...

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What the eff?!?

Today someone told me to watch last night's musical guest from SNL.So I cued it up on Hulu (endorsement please!) and started watching. I haven't listened to much Arcade Fire, but I've generally enjoyed them. It was good times.

Then I saw this ...

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Yesterday's show was awesome!

Nov 7 , 2010 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Show recap | 0 Comments

Thanks to everyone who came out to catch us yesterday at the Lift! It was a blast! We opened for The Defibulators (solid, straight-ahead bluegrass from New York) and ...

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Bombplates Pro-tip 5: Feature requests

Aug 13 , 2010 | Posted by: Stephen | Bombplates | 1 Comment

One of the great things about having a site on the Bombplates system right now is that it's still a very small system. We have a very small development team. This means that creating great-big new features isn't always feasible, but it does mean that ...

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Bombplates Pro-tip 4: Tracking Your Finances

Aug 6 , 2010 | Posted by: Stephen | Bombplates | 0 Comments

This weeks Bombplates pro-tip is a direct sequel to last week's.

If you're serious about your band, you'll probably want to keep track of what you spend making music and how much you get ...

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