solipsistic NATION No. 266: 88:88, Live

It’s the first weekend of the month, and that means a live set! It’s one of the things I got the most excited about every month. Recent shows have featured performances from everyone from Atari Teenage Riot to Zion Train. Today on solipsistic NATION were going to hear a live in-studio performance from MSSNGDGTS (88:88). But first we’re going to hear select tracks from 88:88′s The Grey album, which you can download absolutely for free! EJ Peter is 88:88... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 222: Chevron, Live

A few years back I had Nicolas Chevreux of Ad Noiseam on the show to talk about his label. Ad Noiseam is one of those labels that puts out consistently great music so it was a real chore to try and shoe horn only an hour’s worth of music into the show. I think I did a fairly decent job although it pained me not to include the other great music from Ad Noiseam. One of the artists on Ad Noiseam that took me by surprise was Chevron. His track, “Burn Down The Jungle!,”... Read More

solipsistic NATION No. 199: Jerona Fruits Recordings

Back in 2006 when I relaunched solipsistic NATION I noticed that drum and bass was going through a resurgence in popular culture. I loved catching DJs at clubs spinning amazing jungle/drum and bass sets so I welcomed the renewed interest in d ‘n’ b. At the time I was listening to a lot of music from Jerona Fruits Recordings. The music on Jerona Fruits had all the muscular leanness and high end production I loved about drum and bass and non of drum and bass’ sometimes... Read More