Song of the Day: “Ellie Can Dance” by Option Command

“Ellie Can Dance” from Option Command‘s Horizon Glow EP. ANother great release from King Deluxe! Check out my interview with PK, the label’s founder, here. “Ellie Can Dance” from Option Command‘s Horizon Glow EP. ANother great release from King Deluxe! Check out my interview with PK, the label’s founder, here. Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 277: I Am Electro

On today’s show our guest is Nathan Phelan, host of The Electro Show. As the producer of solipsistic NATION I rarely have time to listen to other music podcasts. There simply isn’t enough hours in the day so there are only a handful of them. Macedonia’s Both Sides of the Surface is one. There’s also Mikel OD’s Most People Are DJs podcast and the Spartacus Roosevelt podcast and definitely the Headphone Commute podcast. But I barely have enough time... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 274: Magicore Voltron Mega Mix

On today’s show we’re going to experience the Voltron Mega Mix lovingly put together by [tlr], tooth_eye, A Beautiful Lotus, Johan Ess and Joshua Decker to celebrate Magicore‘s two year anniversary. You remember Magicore, don’t you? They only put together one of my favorite editions of solipsistic NATION evah! Only this time they’re mix is darker, sinister, heavier and far more dangerous. But don’t worry, it’s still just as fun! “And... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 213: Magicore

Today’s show featuring music selected by the rad lads from the Magicore music blog is so much fun! For the last year or so I’ve been friends with [tlr] on Twitter. [tlr] has always had great things to say and posted links to some wonderful links. A lot of links happened to be from his Magicore blog so I subscribed to his feed and was richly rewarded. What is Magicore? Magicore is “a style of music primarily deriving influence from various genres of metal, electronic... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 197: Tangled Up CPU

On today’s show I’m going to play bitpop and chiptune covers of your favorite songs! When I first came up with the idea for today’s show I thought it would be cute and played for giggles. But when I sat down and really listened to the music I realized that these bitpop and chiptune covers stripped the originals down to their essence. And these tracks still stand up. They’re classics for a reason. But the tracks on today’s show don’t sound great... Read More