No Show Tonight, May 19

Half Machine Lip Moves won’t be on air tonight. I think we’ll be back next week, but I’m not promising that. Incidentally, much of the next show is going to be a Steve Albini tribute.

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Half Machine Lip Moves Returns to Air, May 5, 2024

Half Machine Lip Moves is back this week! We hit the airwaves/streams tonight at 10 PM Central Time (11 PM Eastern/8 PM Pacific/03:00 UTC) for three hours. We’re starting off with some new post-punk, goth, and darkwave. We’ll have some of our usual industrial, darkwave, post-punk, plus a set of new dungeon synth tracks; a set in honor of it being (a little over) halfway to Halloween, and more! There won’t be a podcast of this show.

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Operator OT Setlist from Club Nevermore, 4/26/2024

I want to say thanks to everybody who braved the elements and came out to Club Nevermore’s fifth-anniversary show on April 26. And I want to thank Clusters of Fornication, Vampire Police, Alien Abstraction, and Summore, and Club Nevermore for having me!

My setlist from that night is below the cut.

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Episode 250: 4/21/2024

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We began this show with tracks by bands that are playing at Vino’s next Friday, April 26. Then we played a block of new industrial, darkwave, and post-punk tracks from new releases. That was followed with a set of of industrial and synthwave. The fourth block was a set of heavy industrial and power noise with a underlying theme of man-made and ecological disasters. The fifth block was a set of experimental and power electronics that continued with the theme of pollution and man-made disasters, and we finished the show with a set of experimental tracks. We also, against all probable odds, reached our 250th episode! Thanks to everyone who listens, whether you’re new or have been with us since the beginning.

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We Hit Our Podcast Host Limit

I attempted to upload the next episode of our podcast and got a message from our hosting service telling us that we’re out of space. Many thanks to our current podcast host for the helpful advice that this was about to happen… Oh wait, there was no fucking warning at all that this was about to happen! What this means: the show won’t have a podcast for a while. We’re going to look at the options and figure out how to go forward.

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Operator OT's Club Nevermore's Set Lists From April 13, 2024

I, Operator OT, want to thank everybody who came out to Club Nevermore’s fifth anniversary event on Saturday (April 13)! My set lists from that night are below the cut…

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No Show Tonight, April 14, 2024

Half Machine Lip Moves won’t be on air tonight, April 14, 2024. We plan to be back on air next week, April 21.

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Upcoming Events, April 2024

Half Machine Lip Moves will be off air next Sunday, April 7, 2024, because of the Ecliptic Music Festival. We’re going to mention some upcoming events of interest after the cut below.

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Episode 249: 3/31/2024

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We started this episode with a set of new darkwave and post-punk tracks. The second block was a set of goth and post-punk tracks. The third block was a set of weirdo noise tracks. The fourth set was a block of industrial, darkwave, and metal. The fifth block was a set of dark ambient tracks, and the final set was a set of experimental tracks. And because this show aired on Easter Sunday, many of the tracks had an underlying theme of springtime, rebirth, resurrection, renewal, etc.

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Half Machine Lip Moves Locked Out of Facebook!

As of today Half Machine Lip Moves is no longer on Facebook. I, Operator OT, have been locked out of my account and therefore can’t access the Half Machine Lip Moves page. We’re trying to fix this problem but given the way the big tech companies are, I’m not optimistic. So, please don’t send messages to our Facebook account. Instead, email us or contact us on Instagram.

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