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...

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

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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!