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#1423330 Donald Trump Is Your New President.

Posted by mig50 on Today, 02:04 AM

i found jalen rose's section of this video (starts at 4:00) to be very powerful / moving:


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#1423185 Movies

Posted by mig50 on 28 May 2020 - 10:29 PM


Uncut Gems is on US Netflix now apparently, so if any of you haven’t seen it and are looking for a real suspenseful movie, check it out.

For bonus material make sure to follow Wayne Diamond and any other fashion and diamond district weirdos from the film that you can find on Instagram.

Watched this last night and yes it is very stressful but in a way that distracted me from real life stress plus it was good



been meaning to watch this since december & finally got to it tonight.


i'm glad i didn't watch it in the theater because i had to take a couple breaks (partly to piss, but also to steel my nerves).  even though the ending had been spoiled for me, the last 15 minutes or so had my anxiety off the damn charts.  great movie.


speaking of spoilers, this part really floored me:



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#1423012 Shizz Movie Nite 7: Arnie Nite 2: SWORDSENEGGER 5/30 800 PM EST

Posted by mig50 on 26 May 2020 - 11:18 AM

Bringin it back!


Saturday, May 30th at 800 PM EST, the following movies will be shown on stream:


- Conan the Barbarian

- Conan the Destroyer

- Red Sonja






Know of any other movies in which Arnie wields a sword?  Maybe we can have a fourth movie...

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#1422927 Things you just discovered about games...

Posted by mig50 on 25 May 2020 - 01:13 AM

holy shit.

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#1422914 What games are you playing now?

Posted by mig50 on 24 May 2020 - 09:55 PM

i beat gta: vice city and decided to play gta iii for the first time.


i've done a couple dozen missions so far and it is not as good as vice city.

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#1422785 NIPPORI STATION - City Pop, J-fusion, etc Stream

Posted by mig50 on 22 May 2020 - 10:41 PM

thanks to everyone who hung out!

i'm plannin on doin this once or twice a month for the foreseeable future.
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#1422765 NIPPORI STATION - City Pop, J-fusion, etc Stream

Posted by mig50 on 22 May 2020 - 07:11 PM

back up!
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#1422754 NIPPORI STATION - City Pop, J-fusion, etc Stream

Posted by mig50 on 22 May 2020 - 05:32 PM

oh man. the update to my setup looks so fuckin good. i can't wait for y'all to see it in a bit!
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#1422588 NIPPORI STATION - City Pop, J-fusion, etc Stream

Posted by mig50 on 20 May 2020 - 11:54 AM

don't want to be a total shill




there's a donation link on my stream page.  if you've enjoyed the content thus far (or enjoy future content) and you have the means, please consider throwin a couple bucks my way.  doing so will allow me to justify spending more money on records / vhs tapes to keep the streams from gettin stale. 

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#1422559 NIPPORI STATION - City Pop, J-fusion, etc Stream

Posted by mig50 on 19 May 2020 - 10:34 PM

(or a Youtube mix)


i'm workin on a couple more youtube mixes, and friday's stream will help me with track selection.


in the meantime, please enjoy the two mixes i already have up on youtube:


Toshiki Ultimate Lady Mixtape Vol. 1



City Pop II: An Eventful Voyage


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#1422547 COVID-19

Posted by mig50 on 19 May 2020 - 08:17 PM

i haven't cut my hair in almost 10 years.  once i decide its time, i will probably have linda give me the phil collins mullet of my dreams.

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#1422502 Bass Thread

Posted by mig50 on 19 May 2020 - 12:19 AM

For those that don't read sheet music: how do you subdivide beats?

i... don't.

i've always been awful at counting & when i would try to subdivide in my head i would concentrate so hard on the count / keeping up that i would forget to play or lose my place. that was when i was playing bass in high school jazz band & taking intro to music class in college.

since then, for better or worse, i've developed feeling timing out based on other instruments. its not ideal, and it can lead to some awkward situations in which i'm calling out parts differently than my bandmates (like instead of stating the amount of measures i state the 'parts' which is basically the full riff i'm playing or how many times i'm playing it), but it mostly works.

i hadn't really considered that too much til you asked and now i realize how rough that is / can be.

doing more transcribing & composing in midi has me considering timing in a more productive way, but i still fall on old habits when i'm playing.
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#1422453 NIPPORI STATION - City Pop, J-fusion, etc Stream

Posted by mig50 on 18 May 2020 - 12:38 PM


been a while since i've streamed records so i'm bringin it back in style this friday!

playin tracks from my japanese record collection with anime VHS visuals. i've got an idea for an update from the setup i've been using & i'm stoked to try it out for y'all!

starts at 900 PM EST & will likely go for at least a few hours. come enjoy the tunes & hang out in the chat!
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#1422317 Shizz Movie Nites 5 & 6 - 5/13 & 5/16 - DETAILS WITHIN

Posted by mig50 on 17 May 2020 - 09:16 AM

man i can't believe how good & solid last nite turned out. thanks again to everyone who tuned in & hung out in the chat.

gotta cook somethin up for this week.
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#1422148 BOYS!

Posted by mig50 on 14 May 2020 - 07:55 PM

oh no.

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