Song of the Day: “Panic in Funkytown” by Blockhead

Blockhead can do no wrong in my book, as his track “Panic in Funkytown” from his excellent Interludes After Midnight proves all too well. Blockhead can do no wrong in my book, as his track “Panic in Funkytown” from his excellent Interludes After Midnight proves all too well. Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 280: Experimedia

Today on solipsistic NATION we’ll listen to select tracks from Experimedia, a record label, shop, and distributor based out of Ohio and established in 2000. I’ve known about Experimedia for quite some time and it’s kind of surprising that our paths haven’t crossed already. Experimedia consistently puts out quality releases, so much so that when I hear about an album that’s released on Experimedia, I just assume that it’s going to be fantastic.... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 261: Soft

I live in San Diego but I hail from Boston. San Diego has been my home for the last 11 years but at heart, I’m a New Englander. As much as San Diego is a paradise to live in, it will never quite feel like home to me like Massachusetts does. After all this time I’m still amazed to see big, cowboy skies and palm trees every day. I don’t think I’ll ever get used to it because I’ll forever be comparing it and contrasting it to New England. It’s... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 221: Kalyug

Welcome to 2011! I’ve got lots of plans for the show this year but for today I thought we’d spend the hour listening to some beautiful music that’s lush in it’s minimalism. Sometimes more really is more and to demonstrate I’m only going to play four songs on today’s show. Somtimes you need to give a song all the time it needs to bloom and unfold. Sometimes it’s worth the wait to see what journey a song will take you. I think of the music... Read More