CAFFEEN! playlist for 2015-04-18: “Robot or Everyone?”

CFN 2015-04-18 coverartIf context is removed, can you tell the subject of a story?

What if the story tells of a victory won at the cost of everything?

What if success was failure, and failure was remaining still?

  • We heard bloemfontein with their song my face is a city from the album the longer now.
  • From the self-title album by feint, we heard heart of the broken machine.
  • From Man an Ocean‘s album Fields/Hurricanes, we heard Libre, enfin.
  • We heard the song Grounded by Keravel which came from the album Voltz.
  • We heard the song As Seen Through Windows by Bell Orchestre which came from the album As Seen Through Windows.
  • We heard Wild Domestic from their self-title album, with the song In A Well Lit Room.

Do you Dare, Devil?

Daredevil-televisonI watched — no, absorbed — the entirety of the Daredevil TV series in nearly one sitting. It impressed me, and I had to talk about it.

I was a kid in the 80’s. Back then, television was a much more restricted medium. You got the show when they happened, on the few channels you had, in the few hours you were able to have them. We delightfully joked that we had “three-and-a-half channels”, because the fourth one depended so much on atmospheric conditions, the placement of the antenna, whether the tinfoil wrapped around it was tight enough, and where you stood in the room. Continue reading

CAFFEEN! Playlist for 2015-04-11: “Load From Backup Y/N?”

CFN 2015-04-11 coverartWhat is reincarnation, but a rebooting?

What is life, but an execution of a procedure?

What is death, but the termination of the cycle?

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  • From Destroy All Dreamers‘s album A Coeur Leger Sommeil Sangiant, we heard The Sky Was Glorious for a Moment.
  • From Pye Corner Audio‘s album The Black Mist, we heard Bulk Erase.
  • We heard the song Memory Loss by This Will Destroy You which came from the album Another Language.
  • We heard the song Uprise by Caudal which came from the album Ascension.
  • We heard Universally Known/Already Forgotten by Wild Domestic from their self-titled album.
  • From the album I know nothing. by Dr. Preachenstein we heard (Part Two) I know nothing.

CAFFEEN! Playlist for 2015-04-04: “Pause, Stand and Deliver”

CFN 2015-04-04 coverartYou stand on the present, staring back at the past and making motions toward the future.

That is what we all do, but do we know what path we wish to take?

And what drives us forward, if not love? Whether for people, or knowledge, or even…

A radio station?

  • From the album Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress by godspeed you! black emperor we heard Lambs’ Breath.
  • From Daniel Lanois‘s album Flesh And Machine, we heard Space Love.
  • From Mid Atlantic‘s album The Great War, we heard In Which The Hero Exits The Room From The Third Story Window.
  • We heard Maxime De La Rochefoucauld with their song Kudu from the album Orchestraki.
  • From Hangedup‘s album Kicker in tow, we heard No more bad future.
  • From Kuato‘s album The Great Upheaval, we heard Black Horizon.

New Narration: “Space Operetta”

Photo on 2015-04-07 at 22.19 #4The narration of Space Operetta written by Adam Browne is now available in episode 51 of Far-Fetched Fables. Listen, enjoy and subscribe!

If you really like the job I did, or you like the podcast Far-Fetched Fables in general, why not nominate it for a Parsec award? It’s eligible for the category “Best Speculative Fiction Story: Small Cast (Short Form)”. Find more details about which episodes are eligible at the end of the post-episode notes on episode 51.

I’ve been doing narration for Far-Fetched Fables for a few months now, and several of the stories have now been podcasted. I’ll try to get better at letting people know when they come out, so you can sample the work that I do.

If you’d like to see the narration I’ve done so far, please check out the Narration page I’ve just set up.