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Hi dear FARCED blog fans & readers, are you still there?!

2016 came and went and FARCED turned TEN last fall. Here are some select podcasts, radio shows and mixes I’ve made from 2016 until now (May 2017):

In January of this year I filled in for DEBONAIR on NTS London:

You can find the tracklist here.

In late February I did a guest podcast for Montreal’s Boccara. Lots of layers in this mix, you’ll catch them with good headphones:

Tracklist coming soon. 

I started a show on Dublab BCN, under FARCED of course. Here’s a very special show I did in December for my late father to hear/in his dedication. It’s about 85% Haitian music spanning genres & decades. Haitian Music starts around 15 minutes (but the lead up is great).

Tracklist can be found here.

I thoroughly enjoyed doing this podcast for Bergsonist’s BIZAARBAZAAR platform. I got to release a lot with this mix and it’s one of my faves! Starts out heavy but ends on a sunny note.

Tracklist could be found here on BIZAARBAZAAR’s site.

Never got around to updating for this very special female driven mix I made as part of the BEAVER II exhibition in Spring of 2016. Features female musicians who have inspired me. Named after Cosey Fanni Tutti’s Time To Tell track from one of her live performances which is included/immeshed on the mix. Tracklist can be found here.

There will be more mixes to come soon & more news! Soon I’ll do a rundown of top FARCED mixes from 2006-2016.

Thanks to everyone who has supported FARCED in any capacity since 2006, a whole decade and I can’t believe she’s been a radio show in two major European cities. FARCED has blessed my life in many ways I couldn’t even begin to explain. Eternal gratitude from your girl Sybil! xx

Hey y’all. It’s been a while with lots has happening this year, hence the lack of updates.

In July I released the Delere Mix that I recorded over air & sea between June and July, finally finishing it in Berlin. Mix photo was taken from the plane over Greenland. Featuring Vactor, Perseus Traxx, Aurora Halal, Glacial Communications, Vereker and more! Check it below:

Farced (which turns 8 on September 22!) is now also a show on Berlin Community Radio!  Check the nice words about me, this trusty blog & the concept behind the show written by Thomas Painter. Hits the nail on the head, like no one ever has! Read it below or here and enjoy the first show streaming below.

 


Tracklist for Farced #1 – High End Basics, originally airing on 8/14/14:

  1. The Neon Judgement – Sweet Surprise
  2. Geisha – Aavelaiva
  3. Siouxsie & The Banshees – Red Light
  4. Further Reductions – High End Basics (Demo Version)
  5. Infant Bonds of Joy – Simple Answers
  6. Grace Jones – Living My Life (7″ Version)
  7. Stahlnetz – Vor all den Jahren
  8. Chandra – Opposite
  9. Deutscher Kaiser – Tempo! Tempo! (Funkversion)
  10. Skinny Puppy – The Pit
  11. Unit 3 – Beer
  12. Troy Tate – Lifeline (Hold On To That)
  13. Donna Summer – Sunset people
  14. Zdenka Kovačiček- Elektra
  15. Factual – Institutions
  16. Stefan Blomeier  – A Mighty Fortress
  17. The Names – I Wish I Could Speak Your Language
  18. Hit Parade – Media Song
  19. Crass – Berkertex Bribe
  20. Amebix – Moscow Madness (No Gods pt. 2)
  21. Asmodi Bizarr – Traumland
  22. The New Underground Entertainment – The Days Arrive
  23. Trisomie 21 – Moving By You
  24. Die Dominas – Herr Ralfi und Herr Karl
  25. CTI – Thy Gift
  26. Cabaret Voltaire – Haiti
  27. Three To Forgotten – Frostbite
  28. Die Krupps – Das Ende der Träume
  29. Parade Ground – Moan on the Sly
  30. Orbidoig – Nocturnal Operations
  31. Robert Turman – Clean Living

Telling a story as usual. Stay tuned to the latest shows via the Farced soundcloud Mixcloud set on Berlin Community Radio’s souncloud. Farced #2 (original air date 8/28/14) coming soon!


Happy New Year, everyone! Ecstatic to announce the first mix of 2014 which was a guest mix for the show Earthly Matters on Glasgow’s freeform Subcity Radio. It aired Monday, January 27, 2014. You can stream it here including Gareth’s awesome selections before and after my mix, with his introduction starting at the 24 minute mark.  Being asked to make a mix of music that I wouldn’t normally DJ out and from the recesses of my collection, it’s another broad mix but unlike any other. Starting off with “Concentration” by then-12 year old wunderkind Chandra followed by Rogelio Ramos’ Agressiva demo of “Lovepig,” it leads you into a world where there are several themes going, if you’re paying close enough attention to notice. A Flaming Tunes favorite and Maria Chavez‘s remarkable “Medici” from her Topography of Sound series brings the cessation of the nearly 90 minute mix.  

The name Querencia came after many chats with my cousin while recovering from surgery,  whom I have now dubbed my “cosmic cousin.” It correlates with what is going on in my life and coincidentally this mix. 

“Sybil has been running the blog Farced since 2006. Regularly updated with glimpses into her life living in New York as well as other ephemera, it is her excellent skill as a curator and the frequent mixes that she posts on the blog that noticeably attract attention.

Although her selections tend to explore the sounds of minimal synth, post-punk, industrial, noise and experimental music it certainly isn’t the only reflection of her tastes. She will be reaching into the deepest recesses of her record collection for the mix that she has kindly put together for Earthly Matters, entitled “Querencia”.

For any of you who may be unfamiliar with her, she has hosted Veronica Vasicka’s Minimal Wave show on East Village Radio on a number of occasions and was also commonly seen playing at the excellent Wierd Records club night which sadly finished at the end of February, 2013.”

-Gareth Roberts

Tracklist:

Chandra – Concentration
Agressiva – LovePig
Soma Holiday – Too Many People (Version)
Ghost Exits – Journey To The Center of the Earth
impLOG – Holland Tunnel Dive
Jah Wobble – Tales From Outer Space
Horizontal Brian – Working In Pajamas
Iko – Approach On Tokyo
Tres – Operator
Angela Werner – Cosmic Spiele
Terekke – Asidis
Kitbuilders – Give It To Me
Vivien Vee – Blue Disease
Risque – Risque Disco
Ptøse – Like a Mouse
Dalida – Femme Est La Nuit
Lack of Knowledge – State of Being
I Gotta Woman – Abel Edit
Bembeya Jazz National – Alalake
Gareth Williams & Marie Currie – Generous Moon
Maria Chavez – MEDICI

You can download the sole mix below (right click and save):

If you’d like to have me do a guest mix, feel free to email me. Plotting some exciting projects that will be announced soon. Long live Farced!

For those of you still reading after these SEVEN years, despite massive lack of updates:

I finally made business cards DIY style, after three years on my to do list! Maybe a minimal site revamp is in order:

Found a recording of a DJ Set from a King Dude show at WIERD in April 2012, which made me miss the glory that was making people dance in the fog til 3:30am. An amazing feat in itself when you have Nikki Sneakers providing refilled pint sized glasses of margaritas or whatever it was. I miss WIERD.

Soon I’ll finally make a list of all Wierd & Minimal Wave (EVR) shows I’ve DJed. This year marks 10 years since my friend suggested I become a DJ because I had “good taste.” We played bi-weekly at The Hole (next to Mars Bar, if you lived in NYC 10 years ago, you know). I feel it’s only right to try to start cataloguing as much as I can about what I’ve done the past 10 years. Thankfully Farced has serendipitously provided plenty of material on here for the 3 years I quit DJing (2007-2010).  I’ll always be mixin’  selectin’.

Follow Farced on facebook & twitter (or maybe even Instagram!).

This Sunday, March 27th I will be filling in for Veronica Vasicka on the Minimal Wave show on East Village Radio with guests Streetwalker (Elon Katz and Beau Wanzer) in town from Chicago. I am also filling in for the following two Sundays: April 3rd and April 10th, so please tune in at 6PM for the Farced takeover(s).

I never made a post with the full playlist for the Minimal Wave show I covered alone at East Village Radio during that crazy blizzard on December 26, 2010. I was running late due to all the trains running snow so you gotta skip through past Severed Heads after the guy announces that I am running late. The computer for updating the playlist froze about an hour into it so I luckily jotted down the rest.

ETA 10/14/15: Soundcloud & Mixcloud streams of show below: 

Nuit Des Stars – Plan Actuel
Factual – For The Song
Bazooka – Alive
Moderne – Dilemma
Ultimatum – Countdown
Near Paris – Believe Me
Vienna – Rendez-Vous sur La Mer Noire (7″ version, I have to rip the 12″ instrumental of this)
Further Reductions – Not Unknown
Die Dominas – Die Wespendomina
Neud Photo – Semiotics
EUC – Shattered Glass
Trisomie 21 – Moving By You
Light Asylum – Skull Fuct
Automelodi – Schéma Corporel
Fad Gadget – Love Parasite
Mito – Droid
JYL – Computer Generation
Carol – So Low
Deutscher Kaiser – Danse

undocumented tracks below:

1. Futurologischer Congress – Rena
Die Partei – Föhn In Den Bergen
Ti-Tho – Die Liebe ist ein Abenteuer
Vox Populi! – Avaze Djodayi
Michelle Vernon – Y’a Pas De Mystère Dans L’air
Paul Nova – Famous Boys
Aaah…! – Slip Away
Corps Diplomatique – Les Métamorphoses
Jo Lemaire & Flouze – Je Suis Venir Te Dire Que Je M’En Vais
Chris & Cosey – October (Love Song) ’86 version

I’ve included the elusive & mysterious Paul Nova’s “Famous Boys” from his solo career (he was one half of the duo Bizarre Unit). The video below for his song “You Could Be Good” was uploaded to the Farced youTube channel, several months ago. Both songs are from his 1984 LP Trees Without Leaves. The whole Paul Nova discography is superb and usually fetches some pretty foreign currencies on eBay & discogs. Also included with this post (for those of you reading via feed) Michelle Vernon‘s track from 1990 which reminds me of music of that time from my childhood in Haiti…

Last but not least, I’m including my boys EUC‘s track “Shattered Glass” from their Prey EP which just got released on cassette by Permanent Records in Chicago. You can buy it here. I’ve been meaning to make a post for EUC but have been so busy… hopefully a full post and some announcements soon. Photo below is how 1st Avenue looked at 8pm once the show was over, I ended up stranded in Manhattan.

You can download tracks from the first Minimal Wave show I did with Jacob Gorchov on November 14, 2010 here. Tune in Sunday or come visit!

P.S. Installed Facebook, Twitter & Google Buzz share buttons to spread the word. Farced.net and farced.org direct to here now. Happy Friday and thanks so much for reading and subscribing.