History Music / GeoffBerner

24th Jun '17 9:52:00 AM nombretomado
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* {{Dystopia}} / RealLifeWritesThePlot: "The Victory Party", about the end of WorldWarTwo depicts an anything but cheerful search for some sort of victory party in a German town.

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* {{Dystopia}} / RealLifeWritesThePlot: "The Victory Party", about the end of WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII depicts an anything but cheerful search for some sort of victory party in a German town.
16th Mar '17 2:15:00 AM tenryufan
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* HeAlsoDid: Was a screenwriter for ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. No joke.



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Good luck finding a copy of ''Live in Oslo''.
23rd Feb '17 5:13:09 PM gewunomox
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He has served as a support act for KaizersOrchestra on several occasions, and was in fact one of the first people to ever witness a live performance by them, as he had been deported to Norway for a short time in 2000. Has written an instructional booklet on how to be an accordion player.

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He has served as a support act for KaizersOrchestra Music/KaizersOrchestra on several occasions, and was in fact one of the first people to ever witness a live performance by them, as he had been deported to Norway for a short time in 2000. Has written an instructional booklet on how to be an accordion player.
4th Dec '16 12:05:32 AM Xtifr
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'''Geoff Berner''' (born 26 November 1971) is a Jewish-Canadian SingerSongwriter on the accordion. The self-styled "[[RedBaron Avenging Angel of Klezmer]]", he has made it his life's mission to bring traditional Jewish klezmer music "kicking and screaming" back into the bars of the world. With whiskey in one hand and [[ICallItVera Estella]] in the other, his travels has taken him all over the world, having gained a international cult following due to his insightful humor and politically and ideologically inflammatory lyrics.

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'''Geoff Berner''' Geoff Berner (born 26 November 1971) is a Jewish-Canadian SingerSongwriter on the accordion. The self-styled "[[RedBaron Avenging Angel of Klezmer]]", he has made it his life's mission to bring traditional Jewish klezmer music "kicking and screaming" back into the bars of the world. With whiskey in one hand and [[ICallItVera Estella]] in the other, his travels has taken him all over the world, having gained a international cult following due to his insightful humor and politically and ideologically inflammatory lyrics.
21st Jun '16 7:38:53 PM gewunomox
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** Has recorded one for a majority of his albums (the exception being ''Whiskey Rabbi''), by artists such as LeonardCohen and Slutarded. In concert, he covered American singer-songwriter Carmaig de Forest constantly for several years (even recording his song "In the Year 2020" for his first album), but his focus has since shifted to Kris Demeanor (whose song "One Shoe" he recorded for ''Klezmer Mongrels'').

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** Has recorded one for a majority of his albums (the exception being ''Whiskey Rabbi''), by artists such as LeonardCohen Music/LeonardCohen and Slutarded. In concert, he covered American singer-songwriter Carmaig de Forest constantly for several years (even recording his song "In the Year 2020" for his first album), but his focus has since shifted to Kris Demeanor (whose song "One Shoe" he recorded for ''Klezmer Mongrels'').
5th Oct '15 1:25:51 PM FF32
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* IronicNurseryTune: "That's What Keeps the Rent Down, Baby": an impoverished parental figure explains to their child that they should be grateful for all the terrible things (murder, prostitutes, thievery, etc.) that goes in in their neighborhood, as that's what keeps the rent down. Baby.



* {{Lullaby}}: "That's What Keeps the Rent Down, Baby": an impoverished parental figure explains to their child that they should be grateful for all the terrible things (murder, prostitutes, thievery, etc.) that goes in in their neighborhood, as that's what keeps the rent down. Baby.
7th Jul '15 8:57:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Sampling}}: "Public Relations", specifically the Terror of Tiny Town version, incorporates snippets of RichardEGrant's dialogue from ''How to Get Ahead in Advertising'', a British black comedy film. The film deals with the same subject as the song; namely, the apparently amoral and deceptive advertising industry.

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* {{Sampling}}: "Public Relations", specifically the Terror of Tiny Town version, incorporates snippets of RichardEGrant's Creator/RichardEGrant's dialogue from ''How to Get Ahead in Advertising'', a British black comedy film. The film deals with the same subject as the song; namely, the apparently amoral and deceptive advertising industry.
4th May '14 6:50:02 AM LongLiveHumour
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** Also made remarks about Volkswagen and their ties to NaziGermany at an event which they sponsored.

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** Also made remarks about Volkswagen and their ties to NaziGermany UsefulNotes/NaziGermany at an event which they sponsored.
1st Apr '13 11:09:10 PM nombretomado
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* HeAlsoDid: Was a screenwriter for EdEddNEddy. No joke.

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* HeAlsoDid: Was a screenwriter for EdEddNEddy.''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. No joke.
10th Nov '12 3:06:17 PM Bastard1
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A Jewish-Canadian singer-songwriter on the accordion and part of the klezmer revivalist movement, Berner has gained a cult following by way of his politically charged and inflammatory lyrics, as well as his satirical sense of thought-provoking humor.

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A '''Geoff Berner''' (born 26 November 1971) is a Jewish-Canadian singer-songwriter SingerSongwriter on the accordion and part accordion. The self-styled "[[RedBaron Avenging Angel of the Klezmer]]", he has made it his life's mission to bring traditional Jewish klezmer revivalist movement, Berner music "kicking and screaming" back into the bars of the world. With whiskey in one hand and [[ICallItVera Estella]] in the other, his travels has taken him all over the world, having gained a international cult following by way of due to his insightful humor and politically charged and ideologically inflammatory lyrics, as well as his satirical sense of thought-provoking humor.
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Not long after, Berner shifted his attention to klezmer and was determined to aid in restoring the dying music style to its former glory, if not further. He studied under the Romanian masters of the craft (where he nearly died from alcohol poisoning, as chronicled in "Song Written in a Romanian Hospital") and released his first klezmer album, ''Whiskey Rabbi'', in 2005. This album would be the first in a trilogy of klezmer albums.

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Not long after, Berner shifted his attention to klezmer and was determined to aid in restoring the dying music style to its former glory, if not further. He studied under the Romanian masters of the craft (where he nearly died from alcohol poisoning, as chronicled in "Song "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Song Written in a Romanian Hospital") Hospital]]") and released his first klezmer album, ''Whiskey Rabbi'', in 2005. This album would be the first in a trilogy of klezmer albums.



* AuthorTract: Every now and then (with parodic intent), but most obviously "[[LongTitle Rabbi Berner Finally Reveals His True Religious Agenda]]", in which he [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin reveals his true religious agenda]] and his interpretation of the purpose of the Bible.

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* AuthorTract: Every now and then (with parodic intent), but most obviously "[[LongTitle Rabbi Berner Finally Reveals His True Religious Agenda]]", in which he [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin reveals his true religious agenda]] and his interpretation of the purpose of Literature/TheBible:
-->''The Bible is a mirror / and God is on
the Bible.other side / So everything it tells you is the opposite / of what he really wants you decide''
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