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100+ Tracks from 2012

Here’s 100 tracks that I loved in 2012, plus a bonus each for the artists with my favourite releases of the year. Check out the youtube playlist, or let me know if you’d like a link to the download. A couple tracks weren’t on youtube, but 108/110 ain’t bad. Hope you enjoy and let me […]

MAGNETIC ORANGE

Episode 133. mp3. Released December 03, 2012. Magnetic Orange by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud Call me Casey Kasem. These here tunes are downright high-energy! catchy! melodic! mostly-with-vocals! spunky! accessible! (except for the darker, more intense kinda stuff grooving at the beginning, the extended “electronic techno type” tunes in the middle, and the end is poppy… […]

THE HOT BUTTER

Episode 132. mp3. Released October 29, 2012. The Hot Butter by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud Hip to the hop to the women spitting fire, to the grimy indie NY, hi concept trippin’, waxing political over smooth soulful grooves, harsh or melodic, driving hard and fast, drug dealing and inhaling, jailing, banging bangers and introspective next […]

ROCKING CHAIR HUES

Episode 131. mp3. Released October 21, 2012. Rocking Chair Hues by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud It’s autumn. Falling leaves brush guitar strings as some hippy sings about his bursting heart. twank twank twank. OH GAWD I CAN HAS EMOTIONS. Good for you!(?). It starts to rain and the wind turns cold. Cloud grey, dying leaf […]

17 WAYS TO SKIN A DRUM

Episode 130. mp3. Released September 28, 2012. 17 Ways to Skin a Drum by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud A lot of songs on parade here that have been in the queue for a long time (Yea, I got a queue of songa waiting for their time to shine. It goes back 5 years, and not […]

HOLY HALF ASS REAR ADMIRALTY!

Episode 129. mp3. Released September 8, 2012. Holy Half-Ass Rear Admiralty by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud Just flat out rocking, really. Raw, amped, riffed, squelching, howling, rocking, rolling, kicking. Grinderman / Mickey Mouse and The Goodbye Man / Grinderman 2 (2010) Ty Segall / Girlfriend / Melted (2010) The King Khan & BBQ Show / […]

SAILING EMERGENT SEAS

Episode 128. mp3. Released July 14, 2012. Sailing Emergent Seas by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud As far as invalidating genres, there’s two types of rather divergent ‘garage’ music on here. Mostly though it’s a half of dubby techno and a half of darkish hip hop bookended by proto and posto punkishness. The overall feeling is […]

CHICKEN IS A CHICKEN IS A SYMBOL IS A DEATH

Episode 127. mp3. Released June 29, 2012. Chicken is a Chicken is a Symbol is a Death by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud Just think about the title intently as you listen to each song on this. It will all eventually make sense. No. Not that. Highlights include: Damon finally pulls out the Mingus, real good […]

TELEGRAMS FROM THE MOTHERSHIP

Episode 126. mp3. Released June 19, 2012. Telegrams from the Mothership by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud Dreamy space women, then some tender dubstep and some classic post-punk. Then a couple more dreamy space women. Julia Holter / Our Sorrows / Ekstasis (2012) Iamamiwhoami / Sever / Kin (2012) Fiona Apple / Every Single Night / […]

HALFWAY BACK TO LOAM

Episode 125. mp3. Released June 03, 2012. Halfway Back to Loam by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud This episode is about: The damp Forest floor after a rain storm The edge of a marsh in the late evening Where the cold air meets the warm breeze Where travellers see strange lights flickering Mount Eerie / The […]