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Outback Witch House S01E03: Words are just words that you’ll soon forget

What’s there to say about this week’s show, other than that it came together at the last second? I was having a hard time compartmentalizing my life this week, still am honestly. As I said on the show, things coalesced around Econoline Crush’s “Devil You Know;” as I didn’t mention, the other cornerstone here was Laurel Halo’s “Light + Space.” I wanted to traverse the spaces I hear between those two points.

I was thinking about the amount of text I’ve written in emails in my life and how they’re the classic case of words you’ll soon forget. It would disturb me to know the word/page count. I was also thinking about some of my recurring dreams of late. One is the classic “have to go back to high school to finish some random class” dream. I also dream of: 1) Austin, Texas; 2) Roads and maps and walls; 3) Getting lost on public transit in places I don’t know yet; 4) Missing flights.

Just pulled a Tarot card at random and it’s The Hermit, reversed. Policy, disguise, unreasoned caution, concealment.

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(Photo cred: Internet K-Hole)

Playlist (also on Spotify here):
Stereolab – Dimension M2
Naibu – Just Like You (Fracture’s Austrophonica Mix)
Boy Harsher – Send Me a Vision
ACTORS – P T L (Post Traumatic Love)
Legowelt – Elements of Houz Music (BED)
The Soft Moon – Wasting
Depeche Mode – Mercy in You
SUPERNOVA 1006 – Precious
The Sisters of Mercy – Vision Thing
Boards of Canada – Peacock Tail (BED)
Foie Gras – Sisyphus
Tempers – Hell Hotline
Perfume Genius – Your Body Changes Everything (Boy Harsher Remix)
Alessandro Cortini – LET GO (BED)
Nine Inch Nails – The Wretched
Econoline Crush – Devil You Know
The Jesus & Mary Chain – Snakedriver
The Faint – Damage Control
Thoughts Detecting Machines – Offline
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Stratus (BED)
Them Are Us Too – Eudaemonia
Bollywood Apologetics – Black Wing
Forest Swords – If Your Girl
Peter Gabriel – Lay Your Hands On Me
Sarah Davachi – Laurus I (BED)
Laurel Halo – Light + Space (from an album called Quarantine, which I completely failed to mention)

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Outback Witch House S01E02: I never thought that I would find myself

Oh my god, we’re back again.

I don’t know why exactly, but The Cure’s song “All Cats are Grey” lodged its way in my head this week and the lyrics of that song are what inspired the central feeling for tonight’s show; of course, I play it as we’re winding down, too. My interpretation of it is we’re all pissed that the shit we’re stuck dealing with throughout life can’t be prepared for ahead of time (“no flags wave me home”), and we can’t help but weakly attempt to work things through using the lens of the present, making do with what we can perceive right now as best as we can (“in the caves, all cats are grey”). In other words, we want preparation that we can’t have and so we have no choice but to muddle through, and ultimately we 100% get that but

it
still
sucks.

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(Photo credit: Internet K-Hole)

Playlist (also on Spotify here):
Failure – Segue 2/Dirty Blue Balloons
topographies – Images
Lush – De-Luxe
Austra – Beat & The Pulse
Smerz – You See?
Four Tet – Circling (BED)
The Units – High Pressure Days
Gatekeeper – Chains
Kris Baha – Revolting
Kontravoid – Silent Visions (2020 Version)
ANOHNI – Drone Bomb Me
Daniel Avery & Alessandro Cortini – CC Pad (BED)
Laurel Halo – Sunlight on the Faded
Matthew Dear – Her Fantasy
The Avalanches feat. MGMT & Johnny Marr – The Divine Chord
Fever Ray – When I Grow Up
Vanessa Daou – Autumn Perspective
Boards of Canada – White Cyclosa (BED)
Jacob Korn & Kid A – Broken
Barrie – Canyons (Falty DL & Shura Remix)
MJ Guider – Simulus
Deserta – Save Me
WTCHCRFT – Surveillance (BED)
The Cure – All Cats Are Grey
Julia Holter – Betsy On The Roof
Shearwater – The Snow Leopard

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Outback Witch House S01E01: Post-Traumatic Love

Hey, folks. I’ve been doing a “pirate radio” show (i.e., using some janky streaming service to broadcast online out of my house) on Friday nights from 9-11 PM EST. I’m going to start posting playlists and past shows here, starting with today’s programme. I’ve been doing this for a month or two now, but this is the first officially recorded instance, so we’ll go with calling it S01E01. “Post-Traumatic Love” is a song by the band ACTORS that didn’t appear tonight, but this week it’s a phrase that resonates. I hope today’s OWH helps you recuperate and relax just a bit on this dead-of-winter weekend.

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(Photo credit: Internet K-Hole)

Playlist (also on Spotify here):
Madvillain/Madlib/MF DOOM – Rhinestone Cowboy
DANGERDOOM – Mince Meat
Mount Kimbie – DELTA (WXAXRXP Session)
TOBACCO – Motherfuckers 64
Legowelt – Axumisia V S612
Khruangbin – Maria Tambien (BED)
Warm Drag – Cave Crawl
Magic Wands – Illuminate
Velvet Condom – Collapse in Slow Motion
The Kentucky Vampires – Our Love Has No Goodbyes
Rosetta Stone – Smoke & Mirrors
Skeleton Hands – Ravage
Loscil – Lines (BED)
White Town – Your Woman
Massive Attack – Mezzanine
Underworld – Juanita: Kiteless: To Dream of Love
Animal Collective – What Would I Want? Sky
STRFKR – Anxiety (BED)
Billy Idol – Eyes Without a Face
Slowdive – Souvlaki Space Station
Oneohtrix Point Never – Chrome Country
The Cure – La Ment
Paul Haslinger – August 2-22
Them Are Us Too – False Moon

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