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in my element.  wcdb albany, master control. albany, ny, early-mid 1990s.

Both Sides Of The Surface: an online archive of life commentaries and music reviews written between 1999-2005. also the home base for the Radio BSOTS podcast (founded august 2005) and its blog predecessor, welcome to camp lo-fi... lo-res on the eye, hi-res on the mind since january of 2002. More information can be found on the About page as well as the Anatomy Of A Podcast blog post for a deeper history.

PODCAST UPDATES

05.04.24 - Macedonia shows honor to the legacy of Bondfire Radio by revisiting an episode from 2016, a show that features some of the artists and music championed on the BSOTS on Bondfire broadcast during its first year. This show includes selections from Public Enemy, The Hot 8 Brass Band, NxWorries, Blitz The Ambassador, DJ EFN, DJ Vadim, Semi Hendrix (Ras Kass and Jack Splash), and more. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

03.26.24 - Show #183 concludes a two-part series celebrating 18 years of Radio BSOTS. Macedonia speaks on podcast quality over quantity, finding community at Bondfire Radio, a single episode released in 2021 that led to him speaking at Afros & Audio, that time that his voice became part of an intro for a netlabel release, the potential kill date that he seriously considered a decade ago, and the insistence on protecting the creative child into adulthood. Featured selections include music from Devin Morrison, Shlohmo, Soul Inscribed, Mikal Amin, Nangdo, and more. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

12.29.23 - The BSOTS feed drops a special treat on the Camp Lo-Fi faithful: a Queue Points episode with Macedonia in conversation with hosts Jay Ray and DJ Sir Daniel about rhythms and sounds from across the pond, namely trip-hop and drum and bass! download ||| show notes

11.15.23 - Show #182 begins a celebration of 18 years of Both Sides Of The Surface. As Macedonia reflects on the show's development and challenges during its early years, a handful of independent and Creative Commons artists provides the soundtrack. Selections include works from Comfort Fit, Friends Or Whatever, Lovespirals, Jonny Sonic, Cosmic Analog Ensemble, and more. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

09.05.23 - Show #181 features another Creative Commons crate digging session that uncovers gems from DJ Harrison, Yung Miss, niteffect, J. Lang, Close Counters, and The Polish Ambassador featuring Kool Keith. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

07.14.23 - Show #180 is the second installment of a two-part interview with Douglas Whitfield, co-founder of the Creative Commons Community Music Awards. Doug discusses netlabels as sonic curators, what started the CC Listening Parties on YouTube, and future plans for a CC Community Music Hall of Fame. Featured music includes works from Headsnack, Revolution Void, Carsie Blanton, CM and The Silent Partner, and Satori. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

07.07.23 - Show #179 is the first of a two-part interview with Douglas Whitfield, co-founder of the Creative Commons Community Music Awards. Between learning Doug's CC origin story and examining the functionality of the licenses behind the music, songs are featured from Natasha Beller, Kid Data, Wiseman, and Spiedkiks (2023 CCCMA Winners of Album and Track Of The Year). This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

hi there.  macedonia here.  thanks for coming.

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GUEST APPEARANCES

02.25.2024 - Friends Of CC Music Season 1, Episode 40

01.17.2024 - Black Men Win

01.07.2024 - Friends Of CC Music Season 1, Episode 33

11.16.2023 - Queue Points Show #119

08.29.2023 - Queue Points Show #113

08.22.2023 - Queue Points Show #112

09.10.2022 - The Feel Good Happy Hour, Ep. 39

08.09.2020 - Soundwave Ep. 19

06.11.2020 - Heat Rocks Ep. 142

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