Episode 215: 2/5/2023 - Operator's Choice Special 2023

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This show was our Operator’s Choice Special, in which I played whatever I wanted—some of them are favorites, and some were tracks that recently caught my ear. The first block was one of EBM, industrial, etc. The second block leaned towards darkwave, post-punk, and synthpop. The third block was a set of vaguely wintry-feeling post-punk tracks. We followed that with a set of shoegaze and adjacent tracks. The fifth block was a set of psychedelic post-punk and experimental tracks. Then we wrapped up the show with some experimental and ambient tracks.

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Episode 214: 1/29/2023 - 2022 Review Special, Part 3/3

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We finished our look back at some of the cool and notable music that came out in 2022, and sprinkled in some new stuff (i.e., tracks that come out this year, 2023). We started the show with some new synthpop and synthwave, and one track that stuck stuck out like a sore thumb. Then we played a set of goth and post-punk tracks from last year, along with a couple of new ones. That was followed with some darkwave, etc. tracks that came out last year. After tha was a set of post-punk tracks that came out last year. The midnight block was a set of dungeon synth tracks from 2022, and we finished the show with some shoegaze and experimental tracks that came out last year.

Note: this show was supposed to air on the night of January 29th but the files got corrupted and thus, the show didn’t air as it was supposed to. We’re very sorry about this!

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Episode 213: 1/22/2023 - 2022 Review Special, Part 2/??

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We continued our look back at some of the releases that came out in 2022—again, it’s not really a best-of show because I never got around to making a best-of list. The opening set was a mix of industrial and adjacent stuff. We followed that with a set of darkwave ande post-punk. The third block was a set of EBM, etc. tracks. We followed that with some post-punk and goth tracks. The fifth set was a mix of tracks I wanted to play but didn’t have room for in other sets (it was also the last block of the show that was made), and we finished the show with a set of shoegazey tracks.

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Episode 212: 1/15/2023 - 2022 Review, Part 1/??

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We’re back from our holiday hiatus! This is the first installment of our 2022 review, in whch we play some of our favorite or most notable tracks that were released in 2022. (I’m not calling this a best-of show because I never got around to making a best-of list. But these tracks would be on that list, or its honorable mentions, if that list had been made.) We began the show with some industrial tracks. We followed that with a set tracks by local artists. The third block was a set of synthpop, darkwave, etc. tracks. We played some EBM and industrial in the fourth block. The fifth block was goth, post-punk, and deathrock tracks. Then we wound down the show with some shoegaze, experimental, etc. tracks.

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Club Nevermore Presents: Entering the Matrix, January 14, 2023

The January edition of Club Nevermore, Central Arkansas’s monthly goth-industrial event, is coming up Saturday, January 14th at The Labyrinth. This will have DJ sets by Club Nevermore’s resident DJs, plus a guest set by DJ Bat Minotaur (AKA, Ryan Cook of Illusionaut). The dress code for this one is Matrix style. Doors open at 8 PM and admission is $15 for 18+, or $10 for 21 and up. Alas, I, Operator OT, can’t make it out to this one because my car’s acting up but this one’s gonna be a great event!

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Episode 211: 12/25/2022

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Santa misplaced a gift for you and came back on Christmas night to deliver it. What took place on air was three hours of magic, whimsy, and mirth!

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Episode 210: 12/18/2022 - The 2022 Holiday HellShow!

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Our 2022 holiday hellshow started with a set that was a mix of industrial, metal, darkwave, goth, and dark punk. The second block was a set of Krampus-themed tracks. We played tracks about some other Christmas-related entities, such as the Yule Cat, Mari Lwyd, Frau Perchta, and others in our third set. The fourth block was a set of winter-themed post-punk tracks in honor of Winter Solstice. We leaned into the holiday blues for the fifth set, then we wrapped up the show with a mix of dungeon synth, post-punk, and more!

We hope all of you have a good winter holiday, whether it’s Winter Solstice, Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa—or a good Sunday if you’re not into any of those!

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Episode 209: 12/11/2022

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We began this show with a set of industrial and EBM tracks to warm things up. Then we played a set of darkwave songs. That was followed with a set of post-punk tracks, including a couple referenced on the previous show. We played a set of messy and nasty noise rock in the middle of the show. The midnight block was a set of winter-themed noise and experimental tracks, then we finished the show with some experimental and recently-reissued material.

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Episode 208: 12/4/2022

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We began this show with some new industrial tracks. We followed that with a set of industrial and EBM-ish tracks. Then we played sets of synthwave, synthpop and darkwave. The midnight block was a set of fuzzy and noisy tracks. Then we wrapped up the show with some post-punk, darkwave, and ambient tracks that were mostly themed around the month of December.

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Episode 207: 11/27/2022

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We started this one off with a couple of new new tracks. We followed that with a set of minimal wave and synthpop tracks. Then we played a set of old and somewhat obscure post-punk songs. The fourth block was a set themed around consumerism, shopping, etc. because we’re now in the midst of the Christmas holiday season. We went shopping for some mallsoft tracks in the fifth block, then we wrapped up the show with set of shoegaze and experimental tracks.

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