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Of course I can run an elevator

tcr! · May 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Audio (MP3): 20201305 - Of course I can run an elevator

Video (MP4): 20201305 - Of course I can run an elevator

I was softly clanging around on the MIDI keyboard the other night and came up with a couple of melodies. I couldn’t really find any words to go with them so I decided to look up what was in the public domain.

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Mitchell · May 13, 2020 at 8:47 pm

interesting and abstract I like it

tcr! tcr! · May 13, 2020 at 9:22 pm

Thanks man! I like musical abstraction 😊

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jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · May 14, 2020 at 12:16 am

When they say “you can’t get out here’…

tcr! tcr! · May 14, 2020 at 9:18 am

The guy that wrote/performed the show was Arch Oboler. Laying in bed, smoking cigs, and writing Lights Out radio in his head. I can relate 😊

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jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · May 14, 2020 at 12:16 am

What were you drinking?

jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · May 14, 2020 at 12:16 am

Brown liguid in clear cup.

jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · May 14, 2020 at 4:25 pm

No, serious, it didn’t look like coffee and I wondered if you drank cherry cokes or something.

tcr! tcr! · May 14, 2020 at 4:37 pm

Oh… I thought you were talking about something in the audio. It’s just iced tea with sugar and spoon.

jimi hindrance experience jimi hindrance experience · May 14, 2020 at 4:38 pm

coolio

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threecrates threecrates · May 14, 2020 at 12:11 pm

Incredible! I love stuff like this. Perhaps we shall record something together someday.✌🏻❀️

tcr! tcr! · May 14, 2020 at 12:28 pm

Send me some audio files (mp3s, wavs) and I’ll mix something up. It’ll be a covid quarantine collaboration! 🎼

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Dusk Clan · May 14, 2020 at 4:13 pm

Nice!

tcr! tcr! · May 14, 2020 at 4:34 pm

Thanks!

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Kurtz · May 15, 2020 at 6:48 pm

What?
15 hours ago

tcr! tcr! · May 15, 2020 at 9:51 pm

Exactly

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Sophia · May 16, 2020 at 3:09 pm

What is this

tcr! tcr! · May 16, 2020 at 6:52 pm

I would say it’s solid gold but I don’t think that’d be fair 😊

Sophia · May 16, 2020 at 7:07 pm

I’m not hating I’m just confused good job tho

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An irregular but brief aside

tcr! · May 1, 2020 at 2:50 pm

Audio (MP3): 20200501 - An irregular but brief aside

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I’m going to take an irregular but brief aside. I think I’ve done this one or maybe two whole other times since starting the podcast back in August of 2016.

A little background on me. I stopped drinking and using drugs in 1992 when I was 19. I started both too early. I started drinking again in 2002 and then stopped again in 2012. The last five years of alcoholic drinking were the worst years of my life.

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The Australian Stew

tcr! · Apr 3, 2020 at 7:37 pm

Audio (MP3): 20200403 - The Australian Stew

One podcast I listen to always and without fail is Roderick on the Line with John Roderick and Merlin Mann.

They talk shop on a variety of different topics, politics, history, technology, personal stuff. Whatever comes up while they’re on the line.

On a recent episode there was a minor recount of when Rodrick gave his “baby mama” a recipe from an Australian woman that he had been talking to on Twitter.

οΏΌFor whatever reason that struck a nerve with me. Probably because I’ve had bad experiences with people I was close to chatting with other people online. And historically I’m horrible at relationships. And the door swings both ways. And I’m nobody’s hero or role model.οΏΌ

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like a fatalistic mist

tcr! · Mar 25, 2020 at 8:56 am

Audio (MP3): 20200325 - like a fatalistic mist

3:46 am: God, I am so sick of being awake.

6:37 am: Just because you stop talking about things doesn’t mean everything’s okay.

Black and white light reflection

An x-boss of mine and I would argue and argue about things. And we’d argue about the same kinds of things over and over again. Architecture, database modeling, how to reply to emails. Crap that was important for sure and some crap that wasn’t.

For the longest time I would back down because he was my boss and I worked for him, even if I felt that he was in the wrong. He wasn’t the healthiest tool in the shed. Not saying that I am either but I do try in earnest to balance on the spiritual beam.

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Momma J Momma J · Mar 25, 2020 at 2:59 pm

I agree with everything you said

tcr! tcr! · Mar 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm

I hope so πŸ˜‰

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angeline35 angeline35 · Mar 29, 2020 at 11:12 pm

I love the statement “assholes abound”. I took more from it than just that though. Lol

tcr! tcr! · Mar 30, 2020 at 9:49 am

Good! It was meant for the taking ❀️

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i’m not a hybrid.mp3

tcr! · Mar 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Audio (MP3): 20200324 - i’m not a hybrid

Please enjoy another song I recorded sometime in the late 90s, maybe 1996. Of course I wrote all the lyrics and music and played all the instruments. Because that’s what you do when you’re me.

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Coronavirus overtakes the airwaves

tcr! · Mar 23, 2020 at 9:56 am

Audio (MP3): 20200323 - Coronavirus overtakes the airwaves

20200323 Coronavirus overtakes the airwaves

Me: Alexa, play WBEZ.

WBEZ: Coronavirus cases in Illinois have surpassed 1,000 and now includes an infant.


Me: Ugh. Alexa, play WNYC.

WNYC: Mayor Blasio said that the city’s 11 public hospitals have a week before they run out of life-saving equipment and medical supplies to treat patients with COVID-19.


Me: Well good. Alexa, play WFPL.

WFPL: There are 103 people with positive coronavirus tests in Kentucky as of Sunday evening. Three people have died as a result of the coronavirus.


Me: No. No corona. Alexa, play StarTalk Radio.

StarTalk Radio: On this episode of StarTalk Radio, we sit down with Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, to discuss everything we need to know about the Coronavirus…


Me: What the holy fuck? Alexa, play Science Friday.

Science Friday: Experiencing COVID-19 information overload? Two experts offer clarity on the studies taking over news headlines this week…

Me: Dude, you’re part of the fucking problem. All of you. You’re killing me here with this, the endless corona train of viral lunacy. I just want normal talk radio for like five fucking minutes.


πŸš‚πŸ¦ πŸ¦ πŸ¦ 

#coronavirus #talkradio #allislost #diariespodcast

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fiatlux423 · Mar 23, 2020 at 2:46 pm

Listen to KEXP my friend. Cheryl Waters will make everything better.

tcr! tcr! · Mar 23, 2020 at 4:56 pm

I can’t the kxep.org website to load anymore

fiatlux423 · Mar 23, 2020 at 5:09 pm

What? I’m listening to Troy Nelson right now

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marney0160 marney0160 · Mar 24, 2020 at 11:23 am

I’m listening to the birds outside πŸ’–

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Sara and I test the new Tascam DR-05X microphone

tcr! · Mar 22, 2020 at 6:41 pm

Audio (MP3): 20200322 - Sara and I test the new Tascam DR-05X microphone

This is a spur of the moment conversation between Sara and I while I was showing her my new Tascam microphone.

We were banging around in the kitchen after dinner and I had Star Trek on the TV. I’m probably the only one who’ll find the recording interesting.

Of course there’ll be more conversations to come.

And the new Tascam microphone is pretty awesome, too.

Tascam DR 05X microphone

#startrek #sara #diariespodcast

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diaries podcast map for March 2020

tcr! · Mar 20, 2020 at 10:15 pm

diaries podcast map for March 2020

I’m kinda disappointed that nobody from Libya listens to my podcast 😞

#allislost #diariespodcast

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keamoose keamoose · Mar 20, 2020 at 10:25 pm

Maybe they do but their ISP tags them as being in Egypt. Happens to us all the time.

tcr! tcr! · Mar 20, 2020 at 10:55 pm

Really? So they don’t get blocked or something?

keamoose keamoose · Mar 20, 2020 at 10:57 pm

I was being a little sarcastic, but we often show up as being in Whitehorse or Edmonton, which are thousands of kilometres away. Not sure why.

tcr! tcr! · Mar 21, 2020 at 8:34 am

Yep, maps like mine aren’t based on real GPS data as far as I know. I’m pretty sure it’s ISP physical address stuff.

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Karly · Mar 20, 2020 at 11:08 pm

At first I thought this was the pandemic map.

tcr! tcr! · Mar 21, 2020 at 8:35 am

Give it another month and the maps will prob be interchangeable πŸ‘πŸ‘

Karly · Mar 21, 2020 at 9:51 am

I’d rather that in a month yours has more red. πŸ˜‰

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Kelly K · Mar 21, 2020 at 12:21 am

I feel like you should amp up your outreach to Chad.

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sprout · Mar 21, 2020 at 9:22 am

But you don’t care about Chad?

tcr! tcr! · Mar 21, 2020 at 9:59 am

I guess I never really think about them. They’re one of those countries I learned about in grade school that I didn’t know what to do with.

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whittaker7221 · Mar 22, 2020 at 3:08 pm

If I lived in Libya, I would! 😍

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Corona office bunker

tcr! · Mar 19, 2020 at 12:31 pm

Audio (MP3): 20200319 - Corona office bunker

Corona office bunker

I’m sitting in a basement room surrounded by four concrete walls and one door. I haven’t seen, regular natural light since Sunday. My tech job encourages social distancing so there’s no getting out of work. Most of my office works from home regardless of whatever pandemic is harassing the world. I’ve been listening to the same YouTube playlist since Tuesday afternoon.

I’m an introverted social butterfly and the lack of ridiculous public outbursts to unsuspecting cashiers leaves me feeling blue and unfulfilled.

If I eat one more cutie orange I’m gonna puke. My guacamole is browning.

Everything is terrible.

How are you?

PS- we’re gonna come out of this a better species. Wave to everybody you see. Give them a double thumbs up from six feet away. πŸ‘πŸ‘

#photos #basement #coronavirus #diariespodcast

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keamoose keamoose · Mar 19, 2020 at 12:44 pm

We’re all good up here. Feel free to send me ridiculous unwarranted outbursts as needed to keep morale up. πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Uncle Timmy · Mar 19, 2020 at 12:54 pm

Keep us informed what happens inside your world!
Looking forward to it!

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fiatlux423 · Mar 19, 2020 at 1:16 pm

KEXP.org is keeping me going for real.

tcr! tcr! · Mar 21, 2020 at 10:02 am

I’ve always loved them guys. I should see if they have a Fire TV app.

fiatlux423 · Mar 21, 2020 at 10:38 am

Who, the KEXP radio station? I love them so much.

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threecrates threecrates · Mar 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm

Lots of love and be well my friend. 🀘🏻😷🀘🏻

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asquared01 · Mar 19, 2020 at 1:38 pm

Dude! You need to see the natural light! Take care of yourself. I’m an introvert too. Right now, it’s not too different for me since I rarely leave the house during winter. πŸ˜‚

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Kelly K · Mar 19, 2020 at 3:20 pm

I love the PS!
I’m know I’m being all radical here, but maybe change up the playlist, step outside for a breath of fresh air.
I can also call you randomly and ask you if you found everything you’re looking for, and give you a random total for your pretend purchases if that would cheer you up…

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flood · Mar 19, 2020 at 6:14 pm

Hang in there! Where is your cat?

tcr! tcr! · Mar 20, 2020 at 10:10 am

Probably off chasing chipmunks in the other part of the basement. That’s the norm come March.

flood · Mar 20, 2020 at 10:12 am

Ours are not liking being cooped up with the dog in this crummy weather.

tcr! tcr! · Mar 21, 2020 at 10:01 am

Yep. Lotta cooped up going around!

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Irene · Mar 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Go outside and get some fresh air every morning when you first get up 😊

tcr! tcr! · Mar 21, 2020 at 10:01 am

Once the weather warms I should start doing that. It was 26F when I got up this morning. πŸ₯Ά

Irene · Mar 21, 2020 at 10:06 am

Correct, but you need to breathe deeply all that fresh crisp morning air blow out slowly just do that a few times and you will feel terrific when you go back inside… in the frigid winter morning air sometimes I can only get my storm door open a crack because it is so froze, enough for me to get my nostrils out and breathe that deep crisp air. LOL seriously!

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franh franh · Mar 19, 2020 at 6:40 pm

Doing ok down in Florida. Was gonna come up and visit next week but decided it best to stay out of airports and such. Be up there when things get back to somewhat normal. πŸ‘πŸ‘

tcr! tcr! · Mar 21, 2020 at 10:00 am

Looking forward to seeing you!

franh franh · Mar 21, 2020 at 11:12 am

Will be nice to see you too. Be well

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Space drift sunshine

tcr! · Jan 23, 2020 at 10:45 pm

Audio (MP3): 20200123 - Space drift sunshine

Video (MP4): 20200123 - Space drift sunshine

20190307 Confront your feelings

I don’t know why but it’s important that I make things like this.

πŸ‘½ #diariespodcast #diariesvideo

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tism tism · Jan 24, 2020 at 8:11 am

Disco party in the basement? Matrix remake? Alien incursion?

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JJ · Jan 24, 2020 at 9:43 am

Beautiful. πŸ¦•πŸͺπŸ’‘

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marney0160 marney0160 · Jan 28, 2020 at 11:05 pm

I think you have a ghost in your house!

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πŸŽ™ Listen now β†’