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dj kali on the radio 15.10.11

this was a pretty different musical journey than the night before and also a lot of fun. opened with something appropriate to the day's "occupy" gatherings, had a little bit of spooktacular halloween flavour and some tribal-style rhythms. thanks very much to eric b for letting me squat on his airwaves and thanks to those who tuned in. if you'd like to listen, you can always download the show here.

militia :: final statement

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crash worship :: pyru
ichor :: phantom limb
lunar abyss quartet :: zoloto
chaos as shelter :: et filii [jesus as swordfish]
raison d'etre :: the hidden hallows

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clair obscur :: blume
shinjuku thief :: smell of nightfall
les sentiers conflictuels and andrew king :: dear boss
neuntoter der plage :: exhume me
m.j. harris and martyn bates :: long lankin

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etant donnes :: le sang est le mur de l'etoile [part 2]
sigillum s :: nella miseria

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oh and by the way, showing me that your product will somehow cause my stomach to explode in a rainbow of wtf makes me believe that doing consuming tictacs would be a worse dietary decision than the time i ate two raw eggs and a half a bottle of hot sauce on a dare.

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