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...

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

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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!