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@tilderadio changed servers over the weekend. Update your links if you're missing the robuts, or maybe my show. New links up at

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Episode 34a:

* Sonny Clark - Speak Low
* The Horace Silver Quintet - Senor Blues
* Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Dat Dere
* Clifford Brown - De-Dah
* Jimmy Smith - The Sermon
* Lee Morgan - These Are the Soulful Days

Now playing on is the Friday* Freshmaker jazz show. Grab your beverage of choice and join us for happy hour. Then stay tuned for ffog's Myocyte show.


I usually prepare my Freshmaker show sets in advance, to be sure I have enough to fill the hour (and not go over) and not repeat tracks I've played before.

Tonight on @tilderadio, in a Labor Day special, I turn that all upside down. Favorites from the past 8 months (!) of the show, selected live, without a net. Hilarity ensues!

0000 UTC (and stay tuned for @alrs at 0200)

Hmm. Thought I had scheduled a new show, but you're getting a rerun instead. Oh well. I'll do this week's show live next week! The future is tomorrow!

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Freshmaker jazz show coming up at the top of the hour on . I need to be elsewhere so I won't be on the mic this week, but that just means you get more music and less yak from me. Enjoy!

Acquired a Thinkpad X230 over the weekend and have been hacking on it. I like the size and light weight (lightest Thinkpad in my collection.) Maxed out the RAM and put a decent SSD in it. Also replaced the slow old wifi card with a spare Intel AC card I had lying around, which makes a big difference. Installed Qubes and Heads; cool approach and very secure-feeling, but may be overkill for me. The adventure continues!

Episode 33: "I Don't Want The Crown":

* The Rolling Stones - Monkey Man
* The Style Council - Long Hot Summer
* Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Everyday I Write the Book
* CHVRCHES feat. Robert Smith - How Not to Drown
* Deafheaven - Great Mass of Color
* Foo Fighters - Everlong
* Blue Öyster Cult - (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
* Hole - Malibu
* Anderson .Paak - Come Down
* Metric - Black Sheep
* Phoebe Bridgers - Nothing Else Matters
* twenty one pilots - Heavydirtysoul

In a little over an hour at 0000 UTC, it's time for the Freshmaker show on . To be followed at 0200 by @alrs 's X-No-Archive. In between will be an hour of trans-Danubian swine herder's songs [citation needed]

Episode 32a:

* John Coltrane - Greensleeves
* Alice Coltrane - Journey in Satchidananda
* Freddie Hubbard - Chocolate Shake
* Bill Evans & Jim Hall - Turn Out the Stars
* Ella Fitzgerald - Dream a Little Dream of Me
* Louis Armstrong - La Vie en rose
* Cannonball Adderley - One for Daddy‐O
* Dexter Gordon - Cheese Cake
* Hank Mobley - Dig Dis

Hey! is back with a new season of 33 1/3 on ! Tune in at

Enjoying some excellent tonight from @tbn97 and @elita - if you're not listening, it'd be a lot cooler if you did

Episode 32: "Backlog Grooming":

* Khruangbin - Maria También
* Gorillaz - Dirty Harry
* HAIM - The Steps
* St. Vincent - Birth in Reverse
* David Bowie - Five Years
* The Stranglers - Golden Brown
* Thievery Corporation - (The Forgotten People)
* Fleetwood Mac - Tusk
* Florence + the Machine - What the Water Gave Me
* Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps
* Arcade Fire - Creature Comfort
* Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine?
* Pixies - Where Is My Mind?
* Robyn - Fembot
* Heaven 17 - Let Me Go

Almost forgot! Tonight on @tilderadio

0000 - yours truly with some musical backlog grooming
0100 - unknown, maybe one of @snowdusk 's friends
0200 - @alrs X-No-Archive

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Lots of helicopter traffic tonight. You get used to them where I live, but this is noticeably more than usual.

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