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  • Episode 46, Summer Mixer 2014

    Episode 46, "Summer Mixer 2014"

    30/08/2014 Duration: 01h42min

    I've done it again- I slacked. So, I'm gussying up the place and pulling out the tunes. Let's mingle, while the music takes on a life of its own, randomly dashing from one jaunty summery thing to another. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 45, Yes I May

    Episode 45, "Yes I May"

    31/05/2014 Duration: 01h24min

    Five months without a podcast is a tad too long, but the the timing is just right for some energetic, springy, verdant and fecund tunes of mixed relevance to this time of year. Maybe it's just stuff I like, where this all began in the first place. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 44, The 23 of 2013

    Episode 44, "The 23 of 2013"

    05/01/2014 Duration: 01h51min

    The best ofs and new to mes for the past year, with a supercut of runners-up. Simple as that, but damn fine. Let the tops sing for themselves. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 43, Night-Owling

    Episode 43, "Night-Owling"

    24/10/2013 Duration: 01h40min

    Night music is a weird genre. It's got chords that fade in and out, like subatomic particles, and keys that jingle only when you fumble for them in the dark. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 42, Summer Mixer

    Episode 42, "Summer Mixer"

    29/07/2013 Duration: 01h38min

    It's summer and I'm lazy. I set the music to run randomly while I nap in the hammock. I'll be back later to see who made an appearance. Chaos! Full tracklist:

  • Episode 41, Pride: My Country Gave Dignity

    Episode 41, "Pride: My Country Gave Dignity"

    02/07/2013 Duration: 01h26min

    The main plaintiff against DOMA was the 84 year-old wife of Thea, a relationship the government refused to recognize. Until an uprising of common sense shot rainbow love into the chambers of the Supreme Court and PRIDE celebrations everywhere. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 40, Under the Covers, pt. 2

    Episode 40, "Under the Covers, pt. 2"

    15/06/2013 Duration: 01h27min

    Way back when we started, we devoted an episode to covers. These are in fact my favorite of gems in my scouring of obscurities. Surrender your favorite songs to the world-wide matrix of creativity. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 39, But, is it (not) art?

    Episode 39, "But, is it (not) art?"

    04/02/2013 Duration: 01h32min

    If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, what's in the ear? Why do we get stuck with metaphors like earworms? These songs celebrate and mock the creative process, which at the very least might prod us to peer into the paintbox again. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 38, The 22 of 12

    Episode 38, "The 22 of '12"

    29/12/2012 Duration: 01h49min

    The meddlesome march of time at least has some music to go along with it. 2011 was a doozy, and '12? Well, these are interesting times. Here's to hoping the year of the baker's dozen will be just as interesting, but without as much "damn age." Full tracklist:

  • Episode 37, Report From The Home Front

    Episode 37, "Report From The Home Front"

    01/12/2012 Duration: 01h34min

    A lot has been happening in our restive Republic, and this transmission seeks to reassure the masses that we are a hardy people. Who else rides around triumphantly on unicorns? Full tracklist:

  • Episode 36, Dragon Got Your Tongue?

    Episode 36, "Dragon Got Your Tongue?"

    22/07/2012 Duration: 01h42min

    As a Meaningfulness Addict, the Asian voyage rendered my soul barnacled with awe from diving into experience. If that's all it takes, why don't we all jump into the pool? Full tracklist:

  • Episode 35, The Kids Are (Gonna Be) Alright

    Episode 35, "The Kids Are (Gonna Be) Alright"

    08/04/2012 Duration: 01h29min

    This episode is dedicated not only to the victims of bullying, teen suicide, & hate crimes- it's about rising up, young and alive. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 34, I Never Meta-Dream I Didnt Like

    Episode 34, "I Never Meta-Dream I Didn't Like"

    18/03/2012 Duration: 01h15min

    No matter how close neuroscience comes close to explaining dreams, what they mean to us and how they shape the soul remains as untouchable as that doorknob you just... oh wait. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 33, Asiatic Ecstatic

    Episode 33, "Asiatic Ecstatic"

    11/03/2012 Duration: 01h06min

    Hello Asia! I'll be visiting you soon! In honor of that exciting occasion, I'll take a mish-mash of music from all genres from diverse cultures, blend, chop and serve warm. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 32, Intention and Direction

    Episode 32, "Intention and Direction"

    15/02/2012 Duration: 01h36min

    Okay, so some find it corny to get all intentional and make resolutions (well, I kinda do too). But there's something about getting down to the nitty gritty at the first of the year (-ish) that just seems right. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 31, The 22 of 11

    Episode 31, "The 22 of '11"

    26/12/2011 Duration: 01h45min

    I don't like to play favorities- I freakin' RAWK to favorites. But they are incredibly hard to pick, so this list was made in l'esprit du temps- as it everything else, actually. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 30, Dubsteppin Out

    Episode 30, "Dubsteppin' Out"

    08/12/2011 Duration: 01h38min

    Since it's the big new thing, it'll be old soon. Let's go all dubstep this episode before it's tomorrow's musical dodo bird. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 29, When Friends Gather

    Episode 29, "When Friends Gather"

    27/11/2011 Duration: 01h39min

    When Friendistan holds a general conclave, we toast to the big things, and laugh are the really little things. This time of year, people gather for all sorts of reasons. This is about gathering together because we can. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 28, Songs of Uprising

    Episode 28, "Songs of Uprising"

    19/11/2011 Duration: 01h38min

    When we take a stand, we accompany the action with music. Having a beat to march to will inspire us to get off our duffs and out into the streets. This episodde, Friendistan is occupying your ears. Full tracklist:

  • Episode 27, Wordless (or, Dont Speak!)

    Episode 27, "Wordless" (or, "Don't Speak!")

    12/11/2011 Duration: 01h37min

    Sometimes, in life and in music, it's best just to zip it and allow the voices of instruments to have their day. I can't say much about this podcast because, finally, there's not much to say- but lots to hear. Full tracklist:

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