Michael Calore: I think so.
Lauren Goode: Deyong. Yes. OK. Well, what is your recommendation this week?
Michael Calore: My recommendation is Fault Radio, which is a nonprofit organization here in the Bay Area that broadcasts DJ sets and live music sets by underground electronic music artists.
Lauren Goode: Is it called Fault because it’s on the fault?
Michael Calore: Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yeah.
Lauren Goode: It really is.
Michael Calore: We live in a seismic activity zone here in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lauren Goode: Yes, we do.
Michael Calore: They chose that to name their radio station. I am specifically recommending the YouTube channel, which does live streams. Each DJ set, or live set is usually around an hour, an hour and 15 minutes. It’s really interesting stuff. They have people doing techno, drum and bass, acid house, weird avant-garde music.
It’s a mixture of all different kinds of genres of electronic music, artists from all around the world. Not just Bay Area people, but of course heavily rostered by Bay Area people. If you watch the YouTube streams, you can watch the video, which is just a person twiddling knobs usually and dancing a little bit. Or you can just leave it in a tab open and listen to it, which is what I do.
Yeah. I’d highly recommend it. They’re also on SoundCloud and you can find their streams there. They post more on the YouTube channel, which is why I’m recommending the YouTube channel, but it’s a vast library of really excellent electronic music. Yeah. Definitely check it out if you’re into the dance-y stuff. I like to work to it.
Lauren Goode: Nice. Nice.
Michael Calore: I like to put it on while I’m working.
Lauren Goode: That sounds cool. I’ll have to listen to it. I don’t often listen to dance music while I’m working. I like more chill stuff. But it sounds like there’s a wide range of genres on this channel.
Michael Calore: It works great for deadlines, let me tell you.
Lauren Goode: Oh, is that a hint?
Michael Calore: No.
Lauren Goode: All right. All right. Well, let’s wrap it up. I’ll get back to writing.
Michael Calore: Yes, yes, yes. That is our show for this week. Thank you all for listening. Lauren, thank you for being the guest week. It was delightful to host you.
Lauren Goode: Oh, Mike, thanks for being such a great host. This was really fun. We asked so many people to join us this week and everyone was busy so we’re like, “You know what? We’re going rogue.”
Michael Calore: Yes.
Lauren Goode: It was a lot of fun.
Michael Calore: Yes, we’ll do this more often.
Lauren Goode: We should.
Michael Calore: If you have feedback about the show, you can find all of us on Twitter. Just check the show notes. This show was produced by Boone Ashworth. We will be back next week again, talking about all of the latest Twitter news with a very special guest. Join us then.
[Gadget Lab outro theme music plays]
Michael Calore: But if-
Lauren Goode: I’m sorry, the cat’s pawing at me again. Please continue.
Michael Calore: Drum and bass, acid house, weird-
[Michael’s cat yowls over the top of him.]
Lauren Goode [laughing]: Weird cat mashups.
[Lauren and Michael laugh, then the cat lets out another soft meow.]
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