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"Whereof one cannot toot, thereof one must remain untooting."

As part of this, I'm able to return my Verizon-branded router (which was needed for their TV service) and switch to my own. Gonna flash OpenWrt onto a basic Netgear AP I purchased and play with that.

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Finally dropped my FiOS TV subscription. Between that and some other tweaks, I've cut my monthly FiOS bill from $210 to $70. Not bad.

(I've switched to (a) an antenna and (b) just not watching much TV at all.)

Episode 31a: "Blue Note In The 60s": mcornick.com/show/2021/08/20/e

* Cecil Taylor - Steps
* Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil
* Freddie Hubbard - Crisis
* Eric Dolphy - Hat And Beard
* Jackie McLean - Esoteric
* Andrew Hill - Black Fire

Uspol-adjacent 

This District Has Gone 0⃣ Days Without A Q-Ball Trying Some Shit At The Capitol

Episode 31: "Bits Of Mass Production": mcornick.com/show/2021/08/17/e

* The Normal - Warm Leatherette
* The Damned - New Rose
* Soft Cell - Memorabilia
* Yaz - Situation
* The Art Of Noise - Close (To The Edit)
* Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Enola Gay
* Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug
* Buzzcocks - What Do I Get?
* Can - I Want More
* XTC - Making Plans For Nigel
* Kraftwerk - Showroom Dummies
* Gary Numan - Are 'Friends' Electric?
* Sweet - Fox On The Run

Episode 30a: mcornick.com/show/2021/08/13/e

* John Coltrane - Alabama (Live At Birdland)
* McCoy Tyner - Passion Dance
* Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers - Doodlin'
* Ornette Coleman - Congeniality
* Miles Davis - Bags' Groove (Take 1)
* Joe Henderson - Mode For Joe
* Keith Jarrett/Charlie Haden - Everything Happens To Me

Episode 30: "Just Don't Let Me Fuck Up, Will You": mcornick.com/show/2021/08/10/e

* Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick
* And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - Mistakes And Regrets
* Hüsker Dü - Crystal
* Guided By Voices - I Am A Scientist
* The Dismemberment Plan - What Do You Want Me To Say?
* Superchunk - The Question Is How Fast
* Pavement - In The Mouth A Desert
* Dinosaur Jr. - Freak Scene
* Yo La Tengo - From A Motel 6
* Unwound - Corpse Pose
* Quicksand - Head To Wall
* Polvo - Fast Canoe
* Built To Spill - Carry The Zero
* Shellac - A Minute
* Melvins - Hooch

Episode 29a: "Polarizing": mcornick.com/show/2021/08/06/e

* Miles Davis - Shhh / Peaceful
* Ornette Coleman - Free Jazz (Pts. 1 & 2)

Episode 29: "Eight-Oh-Eight": mcornick.com/show/2021/08/03/e

Since we're approaching 2021-08-08, a tribute to the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer, arguably the most influential drum machine ever created.

Dedicated to fellow tilderadio DJ @snowdusk, who would probably play a lot of these tracks for this occasion if he wasn't taking a break.

* New Order - Confusion
* Newcleus - Computer Age (Push The Button)
* Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath
* Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force - Planet Rock
* Bassnectar - The 808 Track
* Beck - Hollywood Freaks
* Trevor Simpson - Addicted To That 808
* Charlie - Spacer Woman
* The Flying Lizards - Money
* Beastie Boys - Hold It Now, Hit It
* Felix Da Housecat - Kickdrum
* RUN-DMC - It's Like That

It’s possible that the start of tonight’s Freshmaker show on @tilderadio might be delayed, as I myself am running into some delays on my way home from a weekend away. If I’m not on right at 0000, don’t worry. (And if @snowdusk is still on break, I might run into what used to be IGWH time, because this is a Snowy sort of episode anyway!)

Episode 28a: "More Hip Drum Shit": mcornick.com/show/2021/07/30/e

* Tony Williams - Some Hip Drum Shit
* Roy Haynes/Phineas Newborn/Paul Chambers - Sugar Ray
* Max Roach - Garvey's Ghost
* John Coltrane - Saturn
* Vijay Iyer Sextet - Poles
* Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble - Oscalypso
* The Bad Plus - Iron Man
* Lee Morgan - Our Man Higgins

Thanks for tuning in! To fill the space while our beloved @snowdusk is enjoying some R&R, @glove is doing a Snowy-style show right now @tilderadio. Tune in and enjoy!

Episode 28: "WTILDE Oldies Radio": mcornick.com/show/2021/07/27/e

This show imagines an oldies station in an alternate universe where all of these songs were big hits of the 60s. I even tried to do a Cousin Brucie-style voice, but couldn't keep up the schtick for the whole hour. I'm just too real, I guess.

* Ike & Tina Turner - River Deep, Mountain High
* The Who - Our Love Was
* Scott Walker - The Seventh Seal
* Os Mutantes - Panis Et Circenses
* Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues
* Nick Drake - Time Has Told Me
* Laura Nyro - Eli's Comin'
* Buffy Sainte-Marie - Better To Find Out For Yourself
* Toots & The Maytals - Sweet And Dandy
* Nina Simone - Mississippi Goddam
* Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come
* Fred Neil - Everybody's Talkin'
* Dusty Springfield - The Windmills Of Your Mind
* Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
* The Meters - Live Wire
* The Sonics - The Witch

It's the OC tribute to @snowdusk starting in 50 Min at 01:00 UTC. Would be killer is other did a show the remaining days this week for the Fediverse OG!

Looks like it's just me on the @tilderadio Monday night block tonight. Tune in for a broadcast from an alternate universe where oldies station WTILDE plays songs that should've been big hits in the 60s.

I have a visitor in town, so I'm going to miss my x-no-archive broadcast tonight on #tilderadio @mcornick

Episode 27a: "Vibes": mcornick.com/show/2021/07/23/e

* Lionel Hamption - Flying Home
* Bobby Hutcherson - The Kicker
* Milt Jackson & John Coltrane - Bags & Trane
* Modern Jazz Quartet - Django
* Cal Tjader - Soul Sauce
* Louie Ramirez - Salsa Vibes
* Lem Winchester and the Ramsey Lewis Trio - Joy Spring
* Gary Burton Quartet - One, Two, 1-2-3-4
* Buddy Montgomery - Samba (From "Black Orpheus")
* Gary McFarland & Gabor Szabo - Simpatico
* Joe Chambers - Chung Dynasty
* Arthur Lyman - Afro Blue
* Joel Ross - Yana

Tonight on Freshmaker show at 0000 UTC, following on from last week's drums/percussion episode, an instrument I never learned to play more than poorly: the vibraphone. Hamp, Bags, Tjader, Burton, and other masters of the vibes.

aNONradio comes to you courtesy of @SDF

Episode 27: "How Can You Have A Day Without A Night?": mcornick.com/show/2021/07/20/e

This show was dedicated to widows and widowers everywhere, and to the
memory of Jennifer Robinson (July 20, 1967-November 20, 2018). We miss
you, Jen.

* Arcwelder - I Promise Not To Be An Asshole
* Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand
* Teenage Fanclub - Sparky's Dream
* Girls Against Boys - Super-Fire
* Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy
* Spoon - All The Negatives Have Been Destroyed
* Mark Lanegan - Pendulum
* Chavez - Tight Around The Jaws
* Lush - Monochrome
* Soul Coughing - Super Bon Bon
* Blonde Redhead - Luv Machine
* Eleventh Dream Day - Makin' Like a Rug
* Talk Talk - After The Flood

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