patzr radio is 100 seconds every 10 days

patzr radio ¶
patzr radio is a micro-podcast. ¶
patzr radio is one hundred seconds every ten days. ¶
patzr radio is, to my mind at least, a pleasing set of syllables. ¶
patzr radio is a wilfully perverse relationship with clock time & calendars. ¶
patzr radio is a consequence of various commercial platforms and services. ¶
patzr radio is an advert for itself, for sound in general maybe. ¶
patzr radio is preoccupied with counterintuitive rhythms, glimpses, & shifts. ¶
patzr radio is sometimes fussily contrived, sometimes comparatively arbitrary. ¶
patzr radio is aimless, on-going and inherently incomplete. ¶
patzr radio ¶

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episode eighty-one / two days in to two weeks off / waking early in bright sun, eking out the evenings as best i can / certain fresh anxieties | episode eighty / markets dislike uncertainty / everything crossed. i stayed up way later than i intended, a little dizzy on hope and surprise and, fundamentally, rum / Marxists at large | episode seventy-nine / a pulse of some gloomy charm if you ask me / not even vague anxiety / The whole house applauded | episode seventy-eight / schlepped to Darlington to chat & scheme; read about Kodwo Eshun's Nietzsche fridge magnet on the way back / poor selection of emojis at work / Strong and stable my arse. | episode seventy-seven / Inaccurate but not dishonest**** / Today, I was reminded never to assume that two different versions of tar are fully compatible. / ¡No hay banda! | episode seventy-six / traffic and birdsong / or is it birdsong and traffic? / recorded on a bank holiday, as it goes | episode seventy-five / a few hours oblivious of the snap election / crushing on Marder's Dust / Rest of cast listed alphabetically: | episode seventy-four-b / i mean, if all *this* doesn't, at some level, amount to a delirious obsession with details in art direction, what, exactly does it amount to? / i wish i could claim i'd realised today was Leon Kowlaski's incept date but i didn't 'til it started to crop up on my Twitter feed / & luckily i recorded a fuckton*** of rain that day / | episode seventy-four / let's be real - i would subscribe to a podcast that was just recordings of precipitation / &, feasibly, would make this podcast just recordings of rain if i wasn't so easily distracted / so, yeah, hmu with recommendations for rain-based media | episode seventy-three / a held tone, a pulse, a hiss / a dream of machines dreaming, maybe / grey spring so far | episode seventy-two / "Terry was sitting in his flat in Islington." / the wrong kind of pub quiz / bit parts in bad movies | episode seventy-one / breaths, clicks, rumbles, compression artifacts / an 881% increase in electricity usage / Yevgeny Zamyatin died eighty years ago, yesterday | episode seventy / still frosty some mornings / on the twenty-second anniversary of the incorporation of Yahoo! / Italian translation of 'a surge of optimism' | episode sixty-nine / anxiety dreams - things not done, responsibilites unfulfilled - just before waking that linger intangibly at the back of the mind all day / simple-enough but convoluted maths questions sent unexpectedly on a Sunday morning / reading Babitz & Erickson & Nguyen/Yosinski/Clune / ! ! ! all apologies to the first two downloaders of this episode, who got a super-low resolution version 'cause i didn't check me audio convertor settings; in many ways such errors and accidents are the defining aspect of this project but * s t i l l *, right? ! ! ! | episode sixty-eight / things missed, things stewed / futility and repetition / a seemingly interminable sequence of bad decisions | episode sixty-seven / the quiet miracle of Ibuprofen / "Nicholas Roeg's Blade Runner" / the first shot in the Seinfeld episode The Limo is of a plane marked with Trump insignia | episode sixty-six / A sequel of sorts / A second exploration of the long two-storey glass factory and its hums / from within my coat pocket ! ! ! this installment of patzr radio was produced by special guest patzr & generous supplier of train station field recordings Matt Nix [soundcloud] ! ! ! | episode sixty-five / back to work for a week and weary / re-read Dick & Zelazny's Deus Irae / more beer than coffee | episode sixty four / tinfoil, bathwater, sea, traffic, matches &c &c & / 2016 was an awful year but then again, aren't they all? / history, a nightmare from which we're trying to awake, right? | episode sixty-three / red lentils, dark beer / my stereo still boxed after all these months / shout out to the kid i saw sat outside some bullshit shop in the mall earlier, cross-legged & deep focused on a paperback | episode sixty-two / back yard at dusk / corvids - rooks, mainly, i think - circle, neatly, regularly / wind, a cyclist heading home, sirens in the distance | episode sixty-one episode sixty-one / dull museum ambience and an easy affection for the hum of trains / on beers and Itadaki Zen / no, in short ! ! ! this installment of patzr radio was produced by phaedra candles; phaedra candles is Jimmy Kipple Sound & the Anerley Park Posse ! ! ! | episode sixty / the airport at sunset / glad of the frost though i could use a new jacket / more and probably unjustifiable acquisition of books | episode fifty-nine / it's not that i have faith in small things, i'm just captivated by them, distracted / disturbed sleep, periodic numbness, the pit of your stomach / things you can't untie / | episode fifty-eight / slogging through some Platanov between work and home; almost getting it, mainly not / thin hoodie in sharp evenings / distracted but not enough, really | episode fifty-seven / some crows were cawing in almost-identifiable notes / but several crows sound like one million crows or just a backyard full of crows / finally reversed and stretched the crows and that seemed to generate an appropriate crow-level / while still able to pull some notes out into proper dissonance / plus some light moss-walking and the resonance of a metal railing for context ! ! ! this installment of patzr radio was produced by regular special guest patzr & long time kipple friend, otolythe. [homepage | twitter | soundcloud] ! ! ! | episode fifty-six / drops, harder to isolate than in a Tarkovsky picture / i have this theory that he reuses the same dripping sounds again and again, but maybe it's just Soviet Foley and fuzzy mics? / for Bill, i guess, if he'd want it, which i doubt | episode fifty-five / picking stickers off long remaindered hardbacks / stumbling through questions at work & on TV / dullest of dull headaches and vague dental anxiety | episode fifty-four / i almost cried twice today, oddly; equinox emotions? / 4 Clips complete with 8 screws. / There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. | episode fifty-three / early-morning run to the top of primrose hill revealed the maintenance workers / guy sweeping apologized when he saw I was making a vid / it turned out to be the best aspect of the view / layered and looped and paulstretched, and from a distance resembles breathing ! ! ! this installment of patzr radio was produced by regular special guest patzr & long time kipple friend, otolythe. [homepage | twitter | soundcloud] ! ! ! | episode fifty-two / i work 'til eight most Fridays and i'm always kind of delighted by town's atmosphere as i head home / something slack, loosened, something rich and easily excited / people relatively aimless, quiet streets, buses quarter-full | episode fifty-one / still packed-up, aimless frankly / spilt coffee, spilt beer / glass smoothed by the sea over years, decades | episode fifty / waiting for the floors to be fixed / Adjusted Margin and Leap Year / grubby little device / ☄ ☄ ☄ | episode forty-nine / assuming the landlord is how they appear, most everything of ours in myriad boxes / Learning to Die in the Anthropocene at the back of my mind, somewhere / Right click and do "save as" | episode forty-eight / sounds gathered at Bobby Fischer's grave / Laugardælir churchyard near Selfoss, Iceland 08 June 2016 / a small, quiet place with no one around / suddenly, two grave-diggers appeared, ancient and adolescent, and with heavy shovels and picks got to work in the back / snipes diving above / and a dandelion left ! ! ! this installment of patzr radio was produced by special guest patzr, recent visitor to Iceland, & long time kipple friend otolythe. [homepage | twitter | soundcloud] ! ! ! | episode forty-seven / walking around a glass factory / some piano / some found drones ! ! ! this installment of patzr radio was produced by special guest patzr & generous supplier of train station field recordings Matt Nix [soundcloud] ! ! ! | episode forty-six / flickers, pulses, irregular percussive events / lurking in Audacity as some kind of salve / tried to fight the creeping sense of dread with temporal things, most of the time i guess i felt alright | episode forty-five / the alarm was on for four; but i woke before it went off anyhow / couldn't face more than a few minutes of the news so went to the beach, sat watching the waves as the Sun rose / small crabs skittered away as walked along the edge of the water slowly filling the long-abandoned tidal lido | episode forty-four / boozing on a Summer afternoon with Mike, hear this pulse from over the way / guess it's a pump connection coming loose or something? gas leaking out? / may as well be a snare sample | episode forty-three / with apologies / yesterday's patzr radio was delayed 'cause i was at a friend's wedding & couldn't convince an SD card reader to talk to a laptop / as a consequence here are two field recordings made beneath the A5 at two different but nearby locations, one for each of the <3s my tweet excuse/apology received on Twitter [Thanks Mike! Thanks Peggy!] | episode forty-three / with apologies / yesterday's patzr radio was delayed 'cause i was at a friend's wedding & couldn't convince an SD card reader to talk to a laptop / as a consequence here are two field recordings made beneath the A5 at two different but nearby locations, one for each of the <3s my tweet excuse/apology received on Twitter [Thanks Mike! Thanks Peggy!] | episode forty-two / podgy no mark, high on books yet inarticulate / the quiet of the flat at night; radio off, nobody about, deep blue light through the window / acceptable pasta sauce bubbling, emulated synth through cheap granular delay, keys between the teeth | episode forty-one / satellite dishes wrapped in black plastic / a pile of old biros heaped on a stall / trying not to think about wisdom teeth, or work, or the Keeling Curve, or | episode forty / a briefing from the head of Human Resources about another organisational restructure / ants coming in under the back door / all the copies of Hip Hop Family Tree #9 were coverless | episode thirty-nine / a cool spring with a number of marriages / we went to a screening of The Dilapidated Dwelling and news of Prince's passed round the room at the end / ELECTRIC WORD LIFE IT MEANS FOREVER AND THAT'S A MIGHTY LONG TIME | episode thirty-eight / imagine if i'd learned to use Fruity Loops correctly / grey days and pieces / maybe you're lucky enough that, like me, people send you unsolicited recordings of Saint Pancras | episode thirty-seven / Carrie Underwood's Bikini Selfie Has Us Blown Away / things they did with money of course / my Mum told me about a stained glass window of Judas | episode thirty-six / undoubtedly embracing the oblique strategy (and, coincidentally, something of the Matmos zeitgeist) but equally it's mainly just life, y'know? / feeling somewhat stupid trying to get my head around synthetic biology, Majorana zero modes, *everything* / texts about phones and Gary Shandling / No flipping!** | episode thirty-five / springlike except when it isn't / always delighted with an inter-library loan / the boss' boss was forty-five minutes late because of course / | episode thirty-four / four day week / vague dread and faint optimism, clumsily interwoven / SMOKED PAPRIKA | episode thirty-three / obliged to curse the radio / contents of other fridges, things heard elsewhere / asteroids and the something for nothing culture nature | episode thirty-two / rumble and phase for fictional birthdays & spurious festivals / thinking about self-disguising paper, Lake Carbamazepine, a time when the Evening Chronicle reviewed books by Ishmael Reed / screenshots for work | episode thirty-one / the cheap thrill of chopping up sine waves / reading Red Plenty, traipsing to London / discouraging the Googling of symptoms | episode thirty / midday, the other day / waiting on a train / an arrival and line hum | episode twenty-nine / deep cold and minor drudgery, plastic tat leftover from crackers in the shop downstairs / writes about advertising, apparently / You cannot beat, a simple, representational watercolour. | episode twenty-eight / still here, still / an accidental but telling - & insensitive - comment about salaries / rain and public transport for something like forever, obv. | episode twenty-seven / rain and short days / body clock still set to work time / sugars | episode twenty-six / gloomy thoughts in unseasonable warmth / on the day they vote to frack interminably / still here we are* | episode twenty-five / vaguely lost between a Christening and a celebration of a Christening in a social club / a hedge in Bedlington / loops awkwardly but pleasingly as it goes | episode twenty-four / things off and on / shortening days / naps on the train home | episode twenty-three / back from my parents, i pursued flocking corvids about the park around sunset / only caught their chatter at its most fragmentary really, still / there's traffic too, & a plane; i'm standing outside my front door | episode twenty-two / last night's fireworks, mainly / sped up, chopped up / filtered to resemble something like static; agitated, gloomy, but maybes, hopefully, not too unpleasant | episode twenty-one / scribble whip and whirr - machinic fizz and rumble / photocopiers, mainly, if you must know / would that i could avoid two-word titles | episode twenty / planes, trains, and elevators / empty turbines / a hill near a wall near a field in england ! ! ! this installment of patzr radio was produced by special guest patzr & long time kipple friend otolythe. [homepage | twitter | soundcloud] ! ! ! | episode nineteen / something buzzing - feeding back? - in a telecom cabinet in Benton / traffic too, & an emergency vehicle / Friday lunchtime | episode eighteen / taking a break from The Dark Outside first thing this morning, recording the dull roar of Palnure Burn / later, stopped in a lay-by, recording shortwave / combined w/ wayward panning for shits and gigs | episode seventeen / compressed air canister / traffic and archway / thinking about Mir | episode sixteen / tidying ahead of a flat inspection / sounds made intentionally and unintentionally / layered and panned | episode fifteen / quiet Saturday morning / arbitrary rhythm / differing playback speeds | episode fourteen / after work / commuter sounds / loops well | episode thirteen / i kicked something in Eyemouth / and watched an endearing yet mediocre flick on the iPlayer / time off | episode twelve / rumble and flicker / wash of engines / loops well | episode eleven / three recordings made in the backyard around eight o'clock in the morning / once with the mic underneath a plastic container, once underneath of a metal dish, once beneath nothing but the sky / my jasmine tea's inaudible but present | episode ten / around one hundred herz / tones pure and impure / cooking lentils | episode nine / tones and reverb / various field recordings assembled and compressed / reading about more or less fictional nuclear wars | episode eight / my attraction to recently gentrified space is problematic but genuine / echoes and whistles, footsteps / loopable | episode seven / stalls and tables dragged / just past eight o'clock or so / Tynemouth | episode six / hung over in the park first thing this morning / sine waves and machinery / loops well | episode five / lousy weather / bathroom acoustics both real and simulated / ageing | episode four / line hum, pieces of tone, something like a rhythm / spent Friday dazed, numb, vaguely nauseous| episode three / shards of lunchtime, hastily recorded / spliced together in audacity | episode two / vaguely percussive events / damp, highly filtered | episode one / a drunken crowd / a question, a mumbled monosyllabic answer & another question | episode zero / test transmission / 100hz | ¶

*consider playing this at 33⅓ or thereabouts, though it's pleasing at *this* speed too imo
**with thanks to Wire magazine for the typo ^_^
***by which i mean to say about fifteen minutes