Episode 7: Audible Anomalies

I've been sitting on this episode for a bit; trying to decide whether or not to publish it as-it was when I first "finished" it, on the night of its creation. Since my microphone woes have not quiiite yet been resolved (though a remedy is fast approaching on the horizon- with the help of UPS ;)), it occurred to me to try something new for a change, and put a little twist in the mix. What exactly? Well, I thought I might let my screen reader speak for me this time, as our temporary show announcer! ^_^ I thought it'd be something neat, new and unique, you know?

But in the end, I decided to go with the advice of a more seasoned podcaster. Therefore, in lieu of letting Jorgan the Electronic Voice Announcer speak up for me (to save you all from having to bear with my cruddy microphone), I chose to re-produce it, w/my own (hopefully pleasing & endearingly oddball) voice. :)

As for the rest of the show's content; a couple of weeks ago I got a "bee in my bonnet" to suddenly make an impromptu, relatively short podcast centered around all of these great bits of music that have not (as yet) fit into any particular show or theme on Eclectica. Therefore, they're the show's "anomalies" as it were. :) -This is NOT so say that these pieces or bands are weird or bizarre or freakish in any negative sense of the words. Not one bit. These artists & their music all rock considerably (otherwise, why the heck would I feature them here??). They are all just so good, their music could go just about anywhere. And thus, mehopes you see my problem. ;)

But I'll let the music speak to you for itself. :)

As always, if you have any thoughts or ideas you might like to relay to me regarding the show, I'd love to hear from you; my rockin' public. :D You can always feel free to contact me (via my new e-mail addy; djselchie@gmail.com) about programming, artists whom you might like to hear featured on Eclectica, etc., or for any other reason if you wish. And musicians, bands, recording artists etc. are (again, as per usual) most welcome to submit their music for potential use on the show. :)

Aaaanyhoo..! All that being said, on to the music!!
I truly hope you enjoy what you hear. ^_^

Hugs to All,
DJ Selchie

Track List

1. Metro Station - California
2. Shanghai Restoration Project - Preface
3. The Silent Treatment - The Secret (Jamie)
4. Death Cab for Cutie - Title and Registration
5. The Sisters 3 - Gremlins
6. Bloc Party - Flux
7. My American Heart - The Shake (Awful Feeling)
8. Deastro - Shaded Forests
9. Wendy and Lisa - Invisible

Many thanks to the artists who made this episode possible by making their music podsafe, Ioda PromoNet, The Podcast Music Network, Ariel Publicity, and the "We Are Not Cool" podcast. ^_^
You guys all rock!!

Eclectica's Got a New E-Mail, Plus a New Companion Page!

From now on, if you'd like to contact Eclectica's hostess & resident creatrix (the wondrously bizarre miss DJ Selchie), you can do so via a brand new e-mail address!


Wytherwiere@hotmail.com was just too long, complex n' hard to spell, so in order to facilitate greater hostess-listener interaction, a new gmail account has been created!!
The new e-mail account is already live (up & working), and the old one will be for at least a few weeks, just in case. But from here on out, if you want to get in touch w/Eclectica's host, you can reach her w/your ideas, comments, constructive critiques, tips and other information (such as music submissions) at djselchie@gmail.com..! ... Woot!

Plus, since Google gives every new e-mail account a BlogSpot account to boot (aren't they nice?), you can also find Eclectica's new companion site @

"What's there" you ask? Easy! That's where you'll find a little bit about your hostess, a few links to places like Eclectica's home page and one or two other related pages, aaaand (here's the best part) all the music that would be played on Eclectica, if time, artist permissions, and copyright laws allowed. :):) ^_^ (And some might, in future! ;D)

If there's a song out there that tickles your fair hostess's fancy, you'll more than likely hear it on Blip. (Whether that be in the "played" section, or to arrive there sometime in future. ;)) -So, since we all know that a certain, unnamed someone has mad-crazy tastes that lie all over the map, don't forget to keep your eyes and ears open over there; for -all kinds- of fun, crazy, catchy, heartfelt & engaging music!! The BlogSpot page for DJ Selchie is predominantly designed to get the word out better about the show, and to disperse DJ Selchie's station on Blip, (which in turn was meant to put greater focus on Eclectica.. ;)- I know.. sneaky!), so like life it comes back around into one big, interconnecting circle. :) I hope you enjoy what you encounter there, and that if you do, you'll drop a line! (Just cast your thoughts into the tidepool at the new e-mail address listed above, into one of the comment boxes here, or in your own blip or response @ DJ Selchie's Blip.fm radio station. :)

Thank you so much for your time & attention, and we now return you to your regularly scheduled internet. ;D

Cheers and Ciaos, Fellow Surfers!

Giving Props Where Props are Due

I've been wondering about what happened to a favorite local DJ whom I no longer hear on the radio anymore, so tonight I decided to go research what was up. Un/Fortunately I found a site that discussed the problem; a station-wide "transition" from one format to another, and it inspired me to write this in response.

..It also reminded me of why Eclectica exists, thus I thought it only right to mention that here, and give proper credit where credit is due. :)

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