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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

11.29.20 - Show #174 concludes the Tranquil Beats series with an hour's worth of instrumental and downtempo gems. Featured artists include Machinedrum, Will Sessions, DJ Harrison, KRTS, Julien Dyne, and much more. This episode is 100% WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

10.26.20 - Show #173 finds Macedonia reflecting on The Summer That Wasn't, quarantine restrictions, racial injustice, and the choice between reflecting the times versus prioritizing joy as a Black creator. Featuring music from Amerigo Gazaway, Rah Digga, KRTS, Zengineers, C-Doc, Mikal Amin, Sir Tumes, and more. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

09.05.20 - Show #172 continues the chilled out series of mixes with another batch of brain-massaging tunes for the mentally weary, featuring music from Jon Hopkins, Funki Porcini, Lovespirals, Ohbliv, Lee Rosevere, Affelaye, The Jet Age Of Tomorrow, and more. This episode is 100% WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

02.03.20 - Show #171 enters 2020 in BUCKWILD mode with a delayed transmission from December of 2019. As sentiments are expressed on dealing with self-doubt and holding onto creativity at all costs, music is featured from Flying Lotus, DJ Shadow, Little Simz, Rodney P, Vula Viel, Mikal Amin, and many more. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

11.02.19 - Show #170 marks a return to Camp Lo-Fi after 16 months of silence on the podcast feed with a continuous mix of chilled out instrumental beats for chaotic times such as these. Featured artists include Tall Black Guy, Oddisse, Onra, Romare, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Kratos Himself, Lovespirals, and many more. This episode is 100% WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

06.05.18 - Show #169 presents a soundtrack of self-love and sonic warfare that addresses police brutality, what happens when you internalize a nation's hatred for the skin that you're in, and creating your own private Wakanda when this world gets to be too much. Includes music from Courtney Pine, Brother Ali, Jamila Woods, Noname, Kaidi Tatham, Propaganda, DJ Khalab, and many more. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

01.28.18 - Show #168 kicks off 2018 in BUCKWILD fashion with reflections on Combat Jack, Pam The Funkstress, and whether or not quiet people can still win in a world that consistently rewards the loudest. This episode features music from Tricky, The Hot 8 Brass Band, A Tribe Called Red, Vandemons, Born Ina Barn, LORD RAJA, The Cornel West Theory, and many more. This episode is NOT WORKSAFE. download ||| show notes

hi there.  macedonia here.  thanks for coming.

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