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solipsistic NATION: Palenke Soultribe

by smallworld December 31, 2012 solipsistic NATION

2012 has been a fantastic year for solipsistic NATION! In 2012 began streaming on taintradio. At first glance it seems like an off fit—taintradio is primarily a jazz station, but that also include jazz on the fringes like Naked City and Last Exit. If you kind of squint your eyes you can see how solipsistic […]

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solipsistic NATION: Tripswitch, Live

by smallworld May 6, 2012 solipsistic NATION

On today’s show we have a very special live set from Nick Brennan of Tripswitch performing at the O.Z.O.R.A. Festival.Nick Brennan is Tripswitch and as Tripswitch he’s released music that is just fantastic stuff! Nick has this knack for making music that feels well-worn and new at the same time. There’s something about his music […]

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solipsistic NATION: Futuresequence

by smallworld March 11, 2012 solipsistic NATION

Today on solipsistic NATION we’re going to listen to select tracks from Futuresequence and talk with the labels founder, Michael Waring. Futuresequence is based out of the UK and began as a blog but has slowly been mutating into a music label that explores the possibilities and boundaries of textures, patterns and sounds and, hopefully, […]

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solipsistic NATION: Tainted

by smallworld February 26, 2012 solipsistic NATION

One of my resolutions for 2012 is to infect as many people as I can with the meta virus that is solipsistic NATION to as many people as possible.When I first concocted solipsistic NATION I had no idea how far the contagion would spread. While solipsistic NATION features the best of all genres of electronic […]

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solipsistic NATION: Mobthrow, Live

by smallworld November 13, 2011 solipsistic NATION

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solipsistic NATION: Ember Music

by smallworld August 14, 2011 solipsistic NATION

One of the things that thrills me most about the label showcase on solipsistic NATION is that it gives me the opportunity to discover even more new music with a mix that is is lovingly handpicked by the labels founders. In today’s case that would be Kurt Lorenz and Bill Bendrot of Ember Music.Ember Music […]

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solipsistic NATION: Speak Onion, Live

by smallworld August 7, 2011 solipsistic NATION

Speak Onion is Dan Abatemarco and Dan was our guest on last year’s show about music made with iPods, iPhones and iPads. Dan’s back again with a live set recorded at the Charleston in Brooklyn for Immigrant Breast Nest’s record release party.Dan’s music has elements of breakcore and drum and bass in it but what […]

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solipsistic NATION: Beautiful Hallucination

by smallworld July 31, 2011 solipsistic NATION

Today’s show was originally going to have interviews with Amon Tobin and Dr. Toast about their new albums; an interview with the folks from the Norbergfestival, which is taking place in Sweden this weekend; and an interview with Geeta Dayal about her book about Brian Eno’s album, Another Green World.That would have been a great […]

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solipsistic NATION: Zion Train, Live

by smallworld July 3, 2011 solipsistic NATION

This week’s show came together so quickly my head is still spinning!Once a month on solipsistic NATION I feature a live performance from an electronic musician. I usually try to have a bank of live sets so I don’t have to scramble at the last minute to get a show out. I say “usually” because […]

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solipsistic NATION: Waveform Records

by smallworld June 12, 2011 solipsistic NATION

On today’s show we’re going to hear select tracks from artists on Waveform Records. We’ll also talk with Forest, who is the label’s co-founder.Today’s show is kind of a big deal for me. Back in the early 90s there were a clutch of albums that came out at roughly the same time I was falling […]

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solipsistic NATION: alka, merohedra, Alexei Borisov and 80(sun), Live

by smallworld June 5, 2011 solipsistic NATION

It’s such a beautiful day here in San Diego that I decided to get out of the studio and record today’s introduction with you from my roof deck. There’s a light breeze and from where I’m standing I can see the Pacific Ocean. I wish you were here to see it with me. After living […]

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solipsistic NATION: Matta, Live

by smallworld May 8, 2011 solipsistic NATION

Looks like we picked up a lot of new listeners thanks to last week’s show featuring Karsh Kale, Tim Tim Sköld, Ogre and Hoodoo Engine. If that’s you, welcome aboard!The first weekend of each and every month I feature a live performance with a quick interview with the artist. Recent shows have included concerts from […]

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solipsistic NATION: Igorrr, Live

by smallworld April 3, 2011 solipsistic NATION

I’m going to talk gear for a bit so please indulge me.I relaunched solipsistic NATION in 2006 because I had just purchased a Mac Mini and it came with GarageBand pre-installed. GarageBand changed everything because suddenly I could create shows easily and quickly. It’s safe to say that if I hadn’t picked up my Mac […]

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