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  • Niteffect

    17 Oct 2009, 02:45 by davisford

    I found this one by accident. I am totally digging the new FaltyDL album, and was reading an interview. They asked him what he was listening to. He mentioned Floating Points, which is a Rephlexartist, I think. Anyway, they linked to what they thought was the artist page on myspace, but it turns out instead to be the page for an artist named Niteffectwith an album named floating points. So I took a listen, and it is some good shit.

    I google a little bit, and there is not a lot about this cat, but the good news is the album is free for download from Jamendo here. It is a little bit of crazy breakbeat...great find. Kudos to this wizard whoever he/she is.
  • solipsistic NATION No. 163: A/V

    16 Oct 2009, 07:38 by solipsisticast

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    Today on solipsistic NATION we'll talk with Amy Grill about her documentary, Speaking in Code. We'll also talk to Paul Owens, the director of Blip Festival: Reformat the Planet, a documentary about the Chiptunes movement. On the night of the debut of Berlin Calling in Hollywood, director Hannes Stöhr shares his thoughts about his new movie. From the big screen to the pages of Big Up Magazine, we'll talk to Katyá Guseva about bass driven music, art and culture and Big Up Magazine's one year anniversary. We'll also talk to Graham St. John about the newly launched Dancecult journal. Finally, Fernando Fonseca, the founder of the Public Spaces Lab, shares with us his experiences at the Net Audio Festival in Berlin.

    Speaking in Code Speaking in Code is an intimate account of people who are completely lost in music and is a heartbreaking and lighthearted documentary, it's a vérité glimpse into the world of techno. …
  • solipsistic NATION No. 151: Sonidos

    25 Jul 2009, 20:37 by solipsisticast

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    Today's show is a mix that would ideally be played on a sexy and sultry summer night with the object of your desire on one hand and a mojito in the other. With any luck you're doing just that even while today's show plays.

    One group I'm excited to play on this week's solipsistic NATION is Sidestepper. Sidestepper is a Colombian band with English DJ/producer Richard Blair and Colombian producer/songwriter Ivan Benavides at the core. Sidestepper combines popular Afro-Colombian music styles like salsa and cumbia with electronica.

    Another gem is Quantic Soul Orchestra's "Tropidelico." Will Holland (AKA Quantic), a DJ and musician, is the man behind the Quantic Soul Orchestra, which is a live band project with a changing lineup from album to album. Will has explored different genres of music in the past but the direction he's taken his album, Tropidelico , is very exciting.

  • Error Broadcast officialy launched

    25 Feb 2009, 08:46 by arousal

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    Error Broadcast is a record- and a Netlabel. You can download all our releases in reasonable quality for free or buy uncompressed audio. To make you kids remember what it was like back in the days, every release is accompanied by a limited edition of vinyl 7"s with password to download exclusive tracks and remixes. We are releasing contemporary experimental Hip Hop music.

    The buzz starts with "Bag of Nothingness", a compilation introducing 17 hot artists to the Error Broadcast Collective.
    It's on for free, so there's no excuse for you NOT to download the high quality MP3 or even FLAC files.

    01 - The Great Mundane - Juno had a Rough Day
    02 - Comfort Fit - Rock da Dam (feat. Portformat)
    03 - LAMBENT - Biscits
    04 - Aeed - Particles
    05 - Katrah-Quey - Laster of Peace
    06 - Benny B. Blonco - Wizard Swing Warrios
    07 - Himuro - Die Faultiere
    08 - B-Ju - Philly Run
  • solipsistic NATION No. 122: Causal Domain Shear

    27 Dec 2008, 11:56 by solipsisticast

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    Philosophy and science fiction has always been a part of solipsistic NATION. In fact, the name solipsistic NATION was taken from Greg Egan’s science fiction novel, Permutation City.

    Recently I’ve been reading Neal Stephenson’s novel, Anathem. Stephenson’s books are great reads full of adventure, heady concepts and passages that have made me laugh out loud. Anathem is a very different book for Stephenson. For one, it’s written in the first person. Secondly, it takes place in the future and in an alternate universe. Stephenson thinks big and Anathem is no exception.

    There are many themes in Anathem and one of the most compelling is the idea of causal domain shear. Stephenson first introduces this concept through a dialogue between two characters, one, a student, the other, his mentor. These two characters belong to a monastic-like organization who pursue mathematicians and science rather than religion. …
  • solipsistic NATION No. 100: 100

    26 Jul 2008, 20:00 by solipsisticast

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    These days I get all my news from the internet. I follow nearly a hundred blogs on various topics that fascinate. Instead of watching television I watch YouTube videos of video podcasts. And I never listen to the radio. I listen to podcasts. Nearly all the media I consume don’t come down from on high from multi-billion dollars corporations but folks just like you and me.

    solipsistic NATION is part of the new media movement and I thought we’d spend this week’s show exploring how people like yourself are participating and changing the way media works, which in turn changes the way we see ourselves, our community and our world.

    Half my life I’ve been a DJ at college and community radio stations, pirate and internet radio stations, and, for nearly four years I’ve been a podcaster.

    I’ve always been evangelical about being a DJ. I constantly encourage people to be a DJ and I’m always amazed how many people turn down the opportunity to get on the mic and be heard. …