jessibird (Member)



Bus and bike commuter, real food eater, internet addict, and music fanatic.


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jessibird on 09/17/2012 at 08:01PM

Mixtape podcast

I just discovered the podcast The Mixtape. Wow, what a fantastic job Tim Buckwalter has done selecting and sequencing songs. Not sure if every show is 100% FMA, but the first episode is. I enthusiastically unreservedly recommend checking it out:

The Mixtape

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jessibird Is a Fan Of...

Aaron Siegel, DJ /rupture & Matt Shadetek, Various Artists, Throwing Muses, The Prefab Messiahs, MOZAURE, Akron/Family, Admiral Radley, Salam, NOMO, Grand Mal, Hank Thompson, Dirty Mittens, Bored With Four, Deerhoof, Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited, Ganglians, Doug & Judy Smith, univeria zekt, Miss Emma, Claudio Nuñez, Smoked Meat Fax Machine, Brownout, Bob Ostertag, Teeth Mountain, Sim Cain, Chenard Walcker, Suhov, Mahjongg, Sic Alps, The Beets, Ashtray Navigations, Liechtenstein, Patrick Watson, Hexlove, Boy Without God, St. LaRok, Bob Wiseman, Light Echoes, Twin Sister, The Tudor Consort, Home Blitz, Zaika, King Kong Ding Dong, Lessazo, Fitz & The Tantrums, Matheatre, Dokaka, Twizzle, James Beaudreau, Mother Mother, Bacalao, New Weird Australia, Dumbo Gets Mad, June & Jean Millington, Orquestra Popular De Paio Pires, El Jugador, Feldmaus, Octavcat, Julien Mier, Chris Forsyth + The Paranoid Cat Band, Ballpen, The Relatives, Fol Chen, Raphael Saadiq, Gepel, Plumtree, Rebe, The Kid Daytona, Emma Peel, Bear Bones, Lay Low, Bomba Estereo, Dragon, CSC Funk Band, AGF/Delay, Broke For Free, Juanitos, Paul Westerberg, Khaira Arby, YACHT, Black Whales, Sloan, Rat City Brass, Simon Mathewson, Smokey Hormel, Four Tet, Mucca Pazza, The Very Most, Nest, Mike Wexler, The Oranges Band, Victrola, Yximalloo, Regina Carter, The Detroit Cobras, T-Model Ford, Orkestra Keyif, Tep, Ardei Iute (Moldavian string band), Ava Luna, K'naan, Jozef van Wissem, Lee Rosevere, Meczûp, Volatil, Uncle Woody Sullender, Golden Hits, Ghostly Dust Machine, Daan Hendriks, The Moonlighters, Panta Rei, Plants and Animals, The Bran Flakes, Lanark, Stray Dogg, Patrick Lee, Gato Loco de Bajo, Noura Mint Seymali, Black Mountain, The Simple Carnival, Hayvanlar Alemi, Rominger, Coolzey, Revolution Void, Rob Steady, New Pornographers, MV + EE, Ergo Phizmiz, Codex Machine, Os Mutantes, Talk Normal, Giovanni Vicari, Good Old Neon, 8bit Betty, No Color, Dan Melchior, Roglok, Aveo, Mela Zeta, G.G. Allin's Dick, Tortue Super Sonic, Tristan Perich, Chandeliers, My Teenage Stride, Yair Yona, Bryyn, Sexteto Tabalá de Palenque, Digi G'Alessio, Kiila, Andy & Zeus, The Jet Age, Superhumanoids, Pierlo, Lessazo, Sleepy Town Manufacture, Hiiragi Fukuda, Los Amparito, Smersh, BJ Block & Dawn Pemberton, Various Artists [Peppermill Records], Music For Your Plants, Marvelry Skimmer, Silence Is Sexy, Katrah-Quey, Caribou Vibration Ensemble, Filastine, Various Artists [esc.rec./Lomechanik], Gosprom, Anti-Pop Consortium, Pierced Arrows, Hally, Midival Punditz, Javelin, The Years, Kurt Vile, Animals & Men, Yves Rakotomalala, Carsie Blanton, Robbie Lee, Imperial Tiger Orchestra, Jessie Evans, Tracky Birthday, Bogdan, Brahim Fribgane, Pharaos, Kelley Stoltz, Au7um, Ja Prawn, APB, Homemade-LoFi-Psych, Cooper-Moore, Blanketship, The Wedding Present, HILOTRONS, The Books, Vieux Farka Touré, dot tape dot, Theo Angell, Indie Art Wedding, Explode Into Colors, The Vaselines, Noveller, Cosmic Analog Ensemble, Tom Woxom, Jeva, LO MOdA, Computer Magic, La Barca de Sua, MVEE and Willie Lane, Marianne Dissard, Wio, Three Is a Green Crown, Marissa Nadler, Static Static, Thavius Beck, Brasstronaut, Interkosmos, M.W.D., Owltree, spinningmerkaba, The Laureates, Samara Lubelski, JC Brooks + The Uptown Sound, Black Ant, Mystery Pills, Cryptacize, Sandro Marinoni, Damscray, Dean & Britta, Great Lake Swimmers, Dead Bees, Huun Huur Tu, Har-You Percussion Group, Allah-Las, Black Sea Hotel, Menhirs of Er Grah, Life Partners, Drama for Yamaha, Goodbye Kumiko, Karl Blau, Los Macuanos, Alexander Turnquist, Junip, Vivian Girls, Binärpilot, Invisible Conga People, Roger McGuinn, Selva de Mar, Ras Amerlock, Flower/Corsano Duo, Art Boys Collection, No Nature, P.G. Six, Trash80, Chico Correa and Electronic Band, Atlas Sound, Ami Dang, Ampeater Music, The Paparazzi, Dirty Projectors, Single Bullet Theory, Learning Music, Eet, Unrest, Dan Deacon, Moolen, Glenn Jones, Silver Jews, Richard Youngs & Andrew Paine, El Klan de los DeDeTe, Toro y Moi, Pregnant, Carson Day, Citay, Dengue Fever, F.A.F.O.O.T., Devolver, Jimmy Penguin, Dustin Wong, Os Mutantes, Michael Chapman, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Baby Gramps, Neko Case, Milgrom, Raleigh Moncrief, Evils That Never Came, BNegão & Seletores de Freqüência, The Procedure Club, Robyn Hitchcock

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Simon Mathewson
on 11/13/2014 at 06:30AM
New set of electronic music recordings out now:
on 11/29/2012 at 07:24PM
Hey, Just an FYI, I finally got around to posted the rest of the tracks from the first No Nature Record...I know its 3 years later, but hey... There is actually a whole other record that is unreleased and yet another 3rd record that is unfinished, but I never did figure out how musicians get those things relseased. Enjoy! best, N
on 05/08/2012 at 03:16PM
Hey, lady! Found you elsewhere on the web recently. It was such a treat to see your words! Think of you often, as I seem to follow the tracks the little bird who has found great music! Here's hoping the season is treating you well, jessibird! Love from a fan!
on 11/22/2011 at 10:46AM
Hi Jessibird ! Proud to be in your favorites. Thank you. Greats from the parisian forest !
on 08/02/2011 at 09:52PM
I just started here - your favourites seemed to be a good start point. :D
on 05/05/2011 at 08:49PM
Oops, just remembered I can't play that playlist for commercial purposes. We're a for-profit company, but the event is free and open to the public. Does that count?
on 05/05/2011 at 07:47PM
A co-worker asked me to put together a playlist for a public event -- to play in the lobby where people come in. Free Music Archive artists fill the bill!
on 04/18/2011 at 10:18PM
Gal, I love it when I find something new in the FMA and you have already put your stamp of approval on it! It happens regularly. Gives me a smile every single time. Raising a cup to you, Jessibird, my sister in music adventures!
on 04/03/2011 at 10:51PM
Thanks Joe, but I'm not a musician myself, just an appreciator. I also admit to a bias toward melody and rhythm, though I don't mind a little noise mixed in for spice ;)
on 04/03/2011 at 10:46PM
No offense to the other artists here, but thank you for making music with a tempo and a tune!
on 02/17/2011 at 05:39AM
I really should, DUSSUD. I really should. No promises though!
on 02/15/2011 at 12:15PM
nice mix! an other for 2011? +++
on 05/07/2010 at 11:11AM
Hi, nice to meet you too and thanks for the kind woprds. I'll digg your mixtape, has a tasty tracklisting ;)
on 04/11/2010 at 12:31PM
A friend is looking for instrumentals to play for art students to draw to - stuff to stimulate the creative process. I finally thought to send her here, doh! Where else would one find such a varied, extensive collection of creativity-stimulating sounds!
on 03/24/2010 at 11:04AM
Hey Jessibird! It's a pleasure to meet your acquaintance. Hope the day is treating you well!
on 03/24/2010 at 11:00AM
I've been busy discovering old-timey jazz and blues over at Sometimes I feel spread too thin in my listening. But what was I put on this earth for if not to attempt to hear all the good music on the planet!
on 02/12/2010 at 09:29AM
"The hand-drum was just as she had described. It was made out of human skulls – children’s skulls to be precise. Over the highly polished crania was stretched a thin membrane of human skin. The waist of the drum was circled with a silver ring embossed with turquoise stones and red coral. “One skull is female, the other is male”, she explained. “It symbolises the union of wisdom and compassion. It’s very powerful. If you get one made out of babies’ skulls that’s even better – something to do with the energy flowing through the opening in the fontanelles.” " ----------------------------And also thigh-bone trumpets:
on 02/08/2010 at 08:34PM
I'm wishing I could just hang out here instead of doing my paid work today. Maybe some Victrola will take the edge off my website coding struggles.
Henry Coy
on 01/27/2010 at 06:02PM
thanks for the shout - those are screenprints from a bit back!
on 01/06/2010 at 04:53PM
Digging what you're digging, jessebird!
on 11/07/2009 at 05:02PM
hey jessibird, thanks for tagging my wall. gotta get deeper into the Clinical Archives material, myself. and WM Recordings, for that matter, seeing as how they're five years old now. keep diggin' - no telling what you'll find around these parts...
on 11/06/2009 at 05:46PM
Hey thanks, Jason! For some reason I hadn't figured that out, though it's right in front of my face. You are a good FMA friend.
on 11/06/2009 at 04:30PM
Hey Jessibird, you can play your favorites page in shuffled order if you refresh this page -- it reshuffles each time
on 11/05/2009 at 02:42AM
Many thanks for kind words!! Best wishes
on 11/05/2009 at 02:14AM
I wish I could play my Favorites page in shuffled order.
on 11/05/2009 at 02:09AM
I'm going nuts for the Clinical Archives label! Everyone check 'em out!
on 10/05/2009 at 06:49AM
and now i feel boogie-woogie and ∞-times cooler than ever before…! thx jessibird!
on 10/04/2009 at 11:17PM
Now I feel cooler too. Thanks pluspunkt!
on 10/04/2009 at 07:57AM
now i feel better :D
on 10/03/2009 at 05:14PM
If you are reading this, you are the coolest of the cool. Heck, if you're even on this site, that counts!