Jim, I enjoyed listening
Reclaim Radio after the fact. I love how you will start a long thread unpacking something, only to get halfway through it and basically stop and scrap it. I was intrigued by the discussion of aesthetic and the need for authenticity. I have also been left thinking about the saying
You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.
Maybe a couple of things to add to that is:
Blog like no-one is reading
Talk on radio like there is no audience.
Bryan’s discussion of re-doing his newsletter has me wondering about my own monthly contribution to the cosmos. It has developed over time, with the indulgent addition of my own voice. However, I wonder if the idea of subscriptions is in fact a burden to the whole process? I am interested in scrapping Buttondown and setting up means for people to anonymously to subscribe. This is one of the things that has intrigued me about micro.blog, the fact that you cannot see who is following. Only who is commenting.
Last thoughts on the DS106radio cult revival, I was left thinking whether bringing it back now was just different. I recently stumbled upon Damian Cowell discussing TISM and wondering if it was simply a product of its time. Although Cowell continues to make music, it is no longer TISM aesthetic. How has the DS106 aesthetic changed and evolved since 2011? Or is it still the same?
Sorry, I seemed to have transgressed. Stay safe and talk on.