I think that was a pretty successful initial pilot. Hope you all liked it.
I’ve got plenty more music to play, and I’ve already been talking to Paul about figuring out ways to get me more bandwidth through a reflector – so we may do this again soon in the future.
I got a few requests for a tracklist, so click through if you want to know what was played. Thanks to all that listened, and thanks to Rogue Amoeba for making such fantastically stable software – didn’t fall over once, and sounded great at 56kbps.
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12 hours only, folks. Jump on it.
So after some discussions with people at work, I’ve realized that it’d be nice if I had someway to force my musical tastes on you lot.
So, behold, as a sort of holiday gift, I’m going to be streaming 12 hours of meticulously selected music tomorrow, from the moment I leave in the morning (8 AM) until I get home post-dinner (roughly 8 PM). I’m streaming with Nicecast at 56kbps; I should have enough bandwidth to squeeze the entire audience of the six people who read my blog daily in.
Like I said, this is the result of my meticulousness. Each minute of aural pleasure is hand-crafted from my absurd range of ratings and metadata to provide the optimal polyphonic auditory experience. Look, I even have a schedule (all times are Eastern and VERY approximate):
08:00 – 08:28 | Wake Up Mix
A handful of random songs, all having to deal with sleep in some way. Prodigy, TMBG, Ted Leo, Akira Yamaoka, and more.
08:29 – 09:30 | Best Of Beatmania IIDX
One of my existing playlists – three songs off each of the OSTs I have, taking you chronologically through what I consider to be the best music from my favorite music game. Plus, a remix at the end.
09:30 – 10:00 | Taste Of FPM
A very small handful of Fantastic Plastic Machine, the very finest in Japanese House.
10:00 – 11:00 | Get Your Bootleg On
An hour of bootlegs, mashups, and fan-made remixes. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll demand to know where I found this stuff.
11:00 – 12:00 | My Bizarre Tastes In Hip-Hop
From MC Chris to Asletics to Jurassic 5, this only proves I’m mentally insane.
12:00 – 02:00 | Burnout 3 Custom Soundtrack
Two hours of music I use when playing Burnout 3; all good driving music – also good working music. Death In Vegas, Underworld, Green Day, Chemical Brothers, and many more.
02:00 – 03:00 | Afternoon Nap
For the post-lunch sleep we all need, some downtempo and trip hop. Massive Attack, Tosca, Thievery Corp, etc.
03:00 – 03:30 | Ben Folds Interlude
Finishing off the nap, a handful of Ben Folds, including a number of songs off his new EPs.
03:30 – 05:00 | DJ Shadow’s “In Tune & On Time” & “Pushin’ Buttons Live”
An hour and a half of DJ Shadow live. Hear him mix his own stuff first with “In Tune & On Time”, and then listen to him, Nu-Mark, and Cut Chemist go nutty with the drum machines on “Pushin’ Buttons Live”.
05:00 – 06:00 | Best Of M-Flo
If you don’t like m-flo, what the hell is wrong with you? Japanese hip-hop with some eclectic twists.
06:00 – 06:30 | Obscurity
The most random stuff you’ve never heard. Strange covers, local hip hop, and oh yes, MC Pee Pants.
06:30 – 08:00 | Best Of Orbital
Closing out the night, my selections of the very best of a band I wish hadn’t broken up this year. Closing out with the epic, unmatchable 28+ minute version of The Box.
In total, it’ll be 141 songs of bliss. I hope you’ll tune in and enjoy. Link to the streaming server will be posted in the morning.