March 2009 Archive

DIY bike lock bracket

15 March 2009, 3:10 pm
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My new U-lock came with a bracket, but it didn’t work very well. I was inspired by this DIY Bike Lock Holder at, but this mount would not work for my lock — the key is inserted into the crosspiece. With a little thought I came up with an inexpensive variation that holds […]

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me ‘n’ u2

12 March 2009, 6:03 am
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On my way home I pass behind the Somerville Theatre. I see acts loading in pretty often and hear sound checks once in a while. Sometimes I stop to listen for a minute; it’s usually pretty muffled.
Last night U2 played there.
I could hear them sound checking from well over a block away, and my […]

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Days of Agreement: 03

3 March 2009, 10:14 am
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Nemesis was originally recorded by Shriekback on their excellent 1985 release, Oil and Gold. Shriekback’s most recent album is Glory Bumps in 2007. If you like this cover, please support the band. If you hate the cover, support the band anyway! It sounds nothing like them.
The original “Nemesis” is mostly propelled by Martyn Barker’s […]

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