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more like space... radio

i'm over the moon about this new development...
after months and probably years of procrastinating, mostly because i can get strangely obstinate about starting projects i don't already know how to do, i am taking the plunge:

behold, readers, the very first more like space radio podcast.

this is obviously going to be of interest to those of you who like to follow my playlists from the caustic lounge, or from my occasional live radio appearances. if you haven't followed those, you can find them by following this link. if that looks like something that might appeal to you, you might want to have an aural gander at "more like space" the radio show.

my aim is to have a one-hour show up approximately once per month, which should be doable, based on what i've managed to figure out thus far. the initial product is perhaps a little rough around the edges and figuring out the process of creating, hosting and publishing a podcast is something that crawled from under the floorboards of hell, but this now that i've taken the first step, it should be all sunshine and roses from here, right?

you can listen to the show within your browser here.

or download it from archive.org [recommended].

since this is a first swing, i'd really appreciate any feedback that would help improve the broadcast for future episodes.

if you are an artist and would like to have your work included [or specifically excluded for copyright reasons], please feel free to leave a comment, or email me at info@fsquaredmedia.net. if you'd like to suggest themes or tracks for future shows, you can also feel free to do so.

here's the playlist for episode one ::

aavikko :: el cebo/ intro

crash course in science :: kitchen motors
heimstatt yipotash :: lituya bay
crash worship :: wild mountain
militia :: new world view
militia :: the fragment and the whole
human greed :: freeview

[set break/ announcements]

korpses katatonik :: shatok
rapeshower :: feel this
sobre a maquina :: rotina

[extro/ announcements]

thomas nola et son orchestre :: kinderbund

hope that you enjoy this first foray into a brave new world. thanks, as always, to dom, for the lovely "the girl in the moon" artwork for the show.

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