Episode 248: 3/24/2024

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This was our belated International Women’s Day Show, in which we played songs by women/woman-fronted bands. We began the show with mostly new electro, darkwave, and industrial. That was followed with a set of synthpop and darkwave. Then we played a set of goth and post-punk. The fourth set was a mix of noise rock and experimental tracks. We played some experimental and musique concrète tracks by a few of the lesser-known pioneers of electronic music in the fifth block, and we finished the show with mix of shoegaze and ambient.

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No Show Tonight, March 17.

Half Machine Lip Moves won’t be on air tonight. We’ll be back next week with a new show.

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Operator OT Set Lists From Club Nevermore, March 9, 2024

I, Operator OT, want to thank everybody who came out to Club Nevermore on Saturday, March 9. My set lists from that night are below the cut.

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Episode 247: 3/3/2024

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We began this show with songs by bands that are playing shows in the Central Arkansas area, which was followed with sets of industrial, EBM, goth and post-punk, synthpop, synthwave, industrialized techno, shoegaze, and more—with a focus on tracks from new and upcoming releases.

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No Show Tonight (February 25, 2024)

Half Machine Lip Moves won’t be on air this week. We’ll be back next week with a new show.

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Episode 246: 2/18/2024

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We began this show with a batch of new darkwave, post-punk, industrial, etc. tracks. The second block featured an interview with KMFDM’s Sascha Kontiezko, courtesy of our friends at the Shadow Transmission Podcast. (Many thanks to Sean from Shadow Transmission for allowing us to feature this interview!) The third block was a mix of industrialized techno, juke/footwork, and synthwave. We followed that with a block of industrialized techno. The fifth block was a special winter-themed set, and we finished the show with a set of experimental and ambient tracks.

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Operator OT's set lists From Club Nevermore, February 10, 2024.

I wanted to say thanks to everybody who came out to Club Nevermore on Saturday—as well as to Club Nevermore for having me, and to Jezebelle Jax and Felitiy Fox, who did great performances! Here are my set lists from that night.

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No Show Tonight (February 11, 2024)

Half Machine Lip Moves won’t be on air tonight. The show will be back on air next week, February 18, 2024 with a new episode.

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Episode 245: 2/4/2024 - Operator's Choice 2024

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Here’s the 2024 edition of the Operator’s Choice show, in which the host of this shows plays some of his current and recent favorites, including some deep cuts you may only hear on this show. The opening block was a set of mostly recent post-punk and darkwave. The second block was a set of goth and deathrock, including a few deep cuts that probably only I love. We followed that with a set of darkwave, synthpop, minimal wave, etc. Then we played a set of some of my current favorite post-punk tracks. The fifth block was a set of noise tracks, then we closed the show out with a set of some of my current favorite shoegaze songs.

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Episode 244: 1/28/2024 - 2023 Review Special, Part 2/2

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We began this show with a set of new tracks (i.e., ones from the year 2024). Then we continued our 2023 review with some post-punk, darkwave, industrial, EBM, goth and deathrock tracks, then we closed with a mix of dark ambient and comfy synth tracks.

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