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The Vancouver Canucks have been ravaged with a case of The Mumps this year and I felt bad so we wrote and recorded a song for them.

an Ugly Grey Box Studio production.

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This is Meredith enjoying hockey sports!

Here’s a picture of me at the Canucks game last night watching the Red Wings and eating a hot dog.

Go with yourself.

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Today is National Grilled Cheese Day!¬† Wow.¬† Actually is Grilled Cheese Month… I am so thankful as a society we have our priorities set.

The grilled cheese sandwich is pretty much a basic staple of our North American culture… but did you know?¬† people have been eating bread and cheese since the olden tymes?

Its true! Like most things delicious (olives, Russel Crowe, sandals), the grilled cheese sandwich originated in ancient Rome.

The Grilled Cheese we enjoy came about in the good ole USA in the 1920 when two great innovations took place.

Cheap American cheese
and Sliced Bread

The grilled cheese is awesome and something I always play with at home.¬† I don’t normally hit a restaurant for it… but after watching Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, I have started to appreciate what can be done.¬† I remember one episode form a season or two ago when Guy hit Portland, Oregon and went to the Blueplate Lunch Counter.¬† They do up a fine grilled cheese and tomato soup!

Today, I went down to The Black Hat Bistro in downtown Victoria to talk to chef Sam Chalmers.  I asked him how to make the BEST grilled cheese sandwich. Please have a listen.

Soundcloud: Living in the City >> Grilled Cheese Sandwich

and if you like it, maybe you’ll share the link on your blog or facebook/twiiter thing…or like Pinterest?¬† sure. and thank you.

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This is from yesterday… but maybe it’ll give you a smile.

NHL Hockey Playoffs started yesterday and to talk all things Canucks… The Playoff Round table.

Host: Jeremy Baker

Panel:

Nick Kypreos, ’94 Stanley Cup Champion
Hakan Loob, ’89 Stanley Cup Champion
Tyrannosaurus Rex, dinosaur

Soundcloud: Playoff Round Table

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Yesterday, I was broadcasting my radio show from Sauce Restaurant.¬† My man Ryan was jocking the bar… so I hopped back there with him and had him explain how to make an Old Fashioned.

Soundcloud >> Living in the City – Old Fashioned

While at Sauce… Victoria Royals defenseman and Carolina Hurricanes’ draft pick, Tyler Stahl stopped by.¬† So I thought… I got my recorder machine, might as well jam out another episode of Hockey! with Jeremy.

Soundcloud >> Hockey! with Jeremy 10 – Tyler Stahl

Thank you for listening.

Go with yourself.

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Its been my mantra for awhile now…. the hazier, the better.

Anything that reminds me of 80s alt-rock or 90s indie/lo-fi is going to work in my earbuds right now.

Reading about Hot-lanta guitarist Lockett Pundt’s solo project Lotus Plaza got me excited to check out the single “Strangers.”

Pitchfork “Best New Tracked” the first single from his second record Spooky Action at a Distance.¬† Lets have a listen shall we.

Lotus Plaza – “Strangers” (soundcloud stream)

Jangly, fuzzy, hazy… like the heat rising off the pavement in summer.

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Finally got a chance to jam out another episode of Hockey! with Jeremy.¬† Madelyn asked me how they make the ice in the hockey rink for a Victoria Royals hockey game… I go and find out… and maybe get a forth job?

Soundcloud >> Hockey! with Jeremy 09 – Making Ice

I love your face.

Go with yourself.

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I had a chance to sit down and talk with former WHL Victoria Cougar Tom Martin. Tom is best remembered as “that guy that got traded for a used bus” in 1983. He ended up being drafted by the Winnipeg Jets and enjoying 7 seasons of professional hockey between the AHL and NHL. He played in NHL games for the Winnipeg Jets, Hartford Whalers and briefly with the Minnesota North Stars.

Mixcloud: Hockey! with Jeremy >> Bussey (Interview with Tom Martin)

Thank you for listening.

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The latest instalments of Hockey! with me… likely will air during this weekends Victoria Royals WHL hockey broadcasts on the Zone.

Mixcloud: Hockey! with Jeremy >> Roman Horak
Mixcloud: Hockey! with Jeremy >> Suicide Box

#51 for the Calgary Flames is Roman Horak. ¬†Horak played his junior hockey in the “dub” for the Chilliwack Bruins. ¬†Bruins were a WHL expansion team that played only 5 season in Fraser Valley. ¬†This year… they are our team, the Victoria Royals… so that makes Horak an alumni of our team. ¬†Neat.

I talk to Roman about how awesome it is to be in the NHL.

In episode 5, Suicide Box, I hang out at ice level to record the sounds of the game… I capture a great exchange between Timmy T and the Edmonton Oil-Kings.

I love hockey.

Go with yourself.

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In a spectacular turn of fate, I get a chance to take part in a hockey game contest at the Save-On Foods Memorial Arena at a Victoria Royal’s WHL hockey game.

I win a coffee maker. I like hockey.

Stream from Mixcloud: Hockey! with Jeremy >> I win
Download MP3: Hockey with Jeremy 03 – I win

This hockey game did not bode well for the Royals… they lost to the Edmonton Oil Kings, 8-2.¬† I still had so much fun as it was the first time I got to see an entire game from start to finish.¬† (I usually bring Mads and bed time is before the game ends or else I am DJing and can’t go to the game).

I also got to go in the suicide box!  That is a box for the media right at ice level that separates the players benches.  I recorded some of the sounds and the chirping between players.  Still messing around with the audio in the studio but will have that done soon.

Thank you for listening.  Go with yourself.

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¬†I have been working at the Zone the past few days on a new project called “Hockey! with Jeremy.” My challenge is to create a hockey feature to be broadcast on the radio during the intermission of Victoria Royal‘s hockey games. I have only made two so far (its a lot of work to produce spoken word radio… who knew?).

I have enjoyed the practice thus far… and look forward to trying to create compelling audio and improving my style as the season progresses. ¬†Have a listen to the first two segments.

Mixcloud >> Hockey! with Jeremy – Practice
Mixcloud >> Hockey! with Jeremy – Hockey Sense

“Practice” was fun because I got actually sit on the bench and yap with the boys during a rest in practice. ¬†Plus I had the chance to talk with Kevin Sundher and he is the Royal’s first line stud.

“Hockey Sense” I recorded this morning after practice and I had the chance to interview the boys (and a coach!) as they came off the ice. ¬†I of course caught up with homeboys Jesse Pauls and Brenden Persley again. ¬†But I missed my boy Timmy T who might be the most hilarious Royal I’ve talked with so far.

Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 8th), The Royals are at home against the Edmonton Oil Kings. The PR flaks from the Royals said I might get to sit in the suicide box at ice level and record the sounds of the game. ¬†Nice. ¬†Better bring my helmet. ¬†I might also interview some kids about hockey… so if you’re bringing your kid to the game and see me, say hi so I can put your midget you on the radio.

Go with yourself.

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Can you believe it?¬† The Canucks aced the Sharks in the NHL Western Conference Final and will be heading to the Stanley Cup vs… ? Bruins? Lightning?

To celebrate I jammed out a little Canucks audio montage to relive the magic.¬† The song threaded throughout is Devotchka‘s “How It Ends.”

“They All Depend on You” Canucks Game 5 audio montage

Download MP3 >> 20110525 Canucks win

Go Canucks Go and go with yourself go!

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stolen without a gun from Auntie Andra's facebook

Ahhh  GOLD!  Right, it happened yesterday afternoon.  The Team Canada Boys rocked the gold medal and capped a great couple weeks in British Columbia.

I am so happy they triumphed in the nail biter against our arch nemesis country, the USA in a thrilling overtime win.  If they had lost, it would have put a bit of a spoiler on the whole 14 Gold medal record and a Canada best 26 medals at Winter Olympics.

I get it, gold in like ice dance and I dunno, other sports… but for me, the hockey is the only one that really mattered.¬† Its going to be kinda hard to go back to NHL hockey on Tuesday (Nucks vs. Rick Nash and Blue Jackets).

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I am happy for my friend Tyson.  He got a job playing keyboards for Florida punkers Against Me!.

We all know and love the T Razer from his days playing bass in former Zone bands of the month Moneyshot and keys/guitar for Acres of Lions.

The T Razer's Facebook Profile Picture

Against Me will be in Victoria on Wednesday playing a Zone Show with Billy Talent, Alexisonfire and Cancer Bats at the Arena.

Razer will get to travel across the country with the Florida band playing arena show for the next month or so (I can’t remember how long the tour is).¬† While Tyson is on the road with Against me, Acres of Lions lead guy, Jeff will be playing with another Victoria band, Theset.¬† Theset were added to the SnoCore tour, criss-crossing the Great White North and in Victoria on April 4th.

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Wasn’t able to go grocery chopping last night, so I didn’t pack a lunch today!¬† I’ll have to plan that put tonight and go later this evening for the Sandwich Project.¬† I’ll post an update on that front later when it happens.

Go with yourself.

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