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  1. 4. Veda Hille: This Riot Life Listening to a Veda Hille album is like accepting a challenge. This album's lyrics are derived from biblical tracts and drawn from personal grief, but the difference is that this time Hille makes it easier to take the test by providing her most lush and elegant music.
  2. Veda is a member of two new bands: Duplex! (rock music for kids) and The Fits (vaudeville duets). She continues to make her own records, and does so in cahoots with Ape Records, run by XTC’s Andy Partridge. Her latest album, This Riot Life, was released on Ape in early , and was followed by touring in Canada and Europe.
  3. AllMusic Review by Richie Unterberger Veda Hille combines elements of singer/songwriter rock, pop, the theater, and classical music on her thirteenth album, This Riot Life. Some of the tracks are based on hymns, and one ("The Moon") on writing by Percy Byshe Shelley, though much of the material is Hille 's 7/
  4. The on-campus FM radio station at the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada, broadcasting at MHz with watts of power.
  5. Veda Hille based much of This Riot Life on readings from her late grandmother’s copy of the United Church of Canada’s The Hymnary, with six of the album’s thirteen songs reinterpreting a.
  6. Veda Hille: This Riot Life (Ape House) With a dozen unheralded albums behind her, a piano-playing Vancouver theater composer bases an incomplete song cycle on her departed grandma's hymnal, records it with a chamber orchestra, and attracts funding from the Canada Council for the Arts and ex-XTC label head Andy Partridge. Yet the starchy smell.
  7. (Goofin’ + SYR) yozshushicagegagoreandronn.xyzinfo yozshushicagegagoreandronn.xyzinfo These two EPs provide an interesting insight into the band’s legacy. In the case of the reissue of ’s Master-Dik, one is reminded of how much venom Thurston & Co. once engendered; the MRR screed by Ben Weasel that was reprinted in the original edition reappears, .
  8. Veda Hille - This Riot Life (CD, Ape House, Pop) An intriguing and utterly cool album from young Canadian artist Veda Hille. The photo on the front of this CD is interesting to say the least.

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