solipsistic NATION No. 9: Dielectric Records

When I relaunched the solipsistic NATION podcast I knew from the beginning that I wanted push the boundaries of the show from its original format. It wasn’t enough to play a mix of all genres of electronic music, although that is an ambitious effort in and of itself. I wanted the show to include interviews, documentaries and to showcase electronic music labels that I respect and enjoy. One such music label is Dielectric Records. Dielectric Records features experimental... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 8: Chiptunes

Chiptune is music written in sound formats where the sounds are synthesized by a computer or video game console sound chip. The so-called “golden age” of chiptunes was the mid 1980s to early 1990s, when such sound chips were the only way for creating music on computers. The composers had a great degree of flexibility in creating music while at the same time they had to operate under the strict limitions imposed by the medium they were working within because the early... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 7: Just Chill

Fall has come to San Diego. Not that that means much in this corner of paradise. It’s not like the leaves of the palm trees turn to a riot of autumn colors or that the grass is rimed with frost in the early mornings. None of that for us, thank you very much. Instead, each day it gets darker in the evenings earlier and when it’s particularly cold (60°, brrrr) it might occur to you to wear a jacket or a sweat shirt. Still, I’ve lived in San Diego long enough... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 6: Deru, Live Performance

“What the hell kind of show is solipsistic NATION?” you might be asking yourself. One week I’m playing lazy hip hop beats, the next I’m getting aggro with a drum and bass show and then the week after that I have a guest DJ and then this week is a live performance by ambient glitch dub musician, Deru. What up with that? There are a lot of excellent electronic music podcasts out there that specialize in one particular genre. While I enjoy and appreciate... Read More

solipsistic NATION: Live Electronica!

Once a month solipsistic NATION features a live performance from an artist on the cutting edge of electronic music. Subscibe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/SolipsisticNationLiveElectronica Once a month solipsistic NATION features a live performance from an artist on the cutting edge of electronic music. Subscibe at http://feeds.feedburner.com/SolipsisticNationLiveElectronica Read More