Jason Tate
Jason Tate chorus.fm @jason_tate @encorepodcast
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      Jason Tate Sep 19, 2017 at 8:36 PM
      Finally getting around to listening to this Fickle Friends EP ... it's good.
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      Jason Tate Sep 15, 2017
      It's Friday, I'm calling it a day/week and going to the gym.
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      Jason Tate Sep 13, 2017
      Amazon: One bottle of glass cleaner: $14.98. 8 bottles of glass cleaner: $10.

      This is why my pantry is full of cleaning products.
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      Jason Tate Sep 9, 2017
      Hot damn is the new Mutemath great.
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      Jason Tate Sep 7, 2017
      'You're The Worst' is back! Probably my favorite show currently on TV.
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      Jason Tate Sep 5, 2017
      Watching Indiana Jones again.

      Fuck Nazis.
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      Jason Tate Sep 1, 2017
      We're watching 90s movies now. I don't know why.
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      Jason Tate Aug 27, 2017
      The Star Wars board game 'Rebellion' is a whole lot of fun. Took all day to learn and play but so worth it.
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      Jason Tate Aug 25, 2017
      "I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen."

      80's movie night continues.
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      Jason Tate Aug 24, 2017
      Rewired the office with Cat-6 cable, and we're off the races on the iMac. I've never had internet this fast before.
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      Jason Tate Aug 24, 2017
      Finally got a new Brand New album, guess I should change my avatar to celebrate for a month.

      New podcast up now all about the album/my thoughts on it.
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      Jason Tate Aug 23, 2017
      Still listening to the new Brand New album once a day at least.
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      Jason Tate Aug 17, 2017
      Slow news day.
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      Jason Tate Aug 16, 2017
      Spent some of the night flipping through 'Meditations' again. It always helps.
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      Jason Tate Aug 15, 2017
      Not a good day. It shoulda been.

      Fuck.
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      Jason Tate Aug 15, 2017
      Hard to care about music news, even by one of my favorite bands, on a day like today.
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      Jason Tate Aug 14, 2017
      Just announce your tour already this is so annoying.
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      Jason Tate Aug 12, 2017
      Nazis are back. They're emboldened. Our president is to blame.

      Fuck! What is happening?
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      Jason Tate Aug 11, 2017
      Wish I could invest in Stripe. What a fantastic tool.
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      Jason Tate Aug 10, 2017
      Fuck it, I'm just going to write my own Xenforo/Wordpress bridge.
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      Jason Tate Aug 10, 2017
      This coding project needs to be re-thought. It's just not working right. It's too complicated for something that should effectively be simple and transparent to users. Fuck.

      Listening to Ed Sheeran while posting news today. Dunno why, just felt like it.
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      Jason Tate Aug 6, 2017
      Another minor setback on my current coding project. Fuck. But, for the sake of security it's worth doing right.

      Wish I woulda done this before launching the site. Having so many members makes it wayyyyyyyyy harder.
    25. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Aug 5, 2017
      I want pie.
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    [​IMG]I’m a writer, music enthusiast, web-developer, typography geek, podcaster, and a coffee and beer snob. Sometime around 1996 I created absolutepunk.net — a music community to discuss under-appreciated music I loved. Over the next few years, it got popular. Then it got really popular. The goal of the website was to introduce people to new music and provide a community for people to discuss music that was not often heard in the mainstream. Oh, and for me to whine and moan about things I felt like to a chorus of “why is this news!?” posts.

    In 2004, I (sold-out and) sold the company while staying on to keep running AP.net and manage a variety of other websites. My passion turned into a job and I drudged through the next few years frustrated. For a while I thought about walking away from the internet and finding what many consider a ‘real job.’ However, my passion for music, technology, and a slightly off centered pop-culture remains. So, I decided to take a chance and with that spirit build chorus.fm. I hope for this to be a platform to write and share my passions with you, and with that, I also want to continue my vision of a community for music fans looking to connect with kindred spirits.

    This is going to be a journey — thank you for taking it with me.

    My email address is public: [email protected]; however, please note that I get a lot of email and can't promise a response. Reaching out via Twitter or on these forums is usually a great way if you've got a question.

    P.S. I've also got a weekly podcast called Encore about music, pop-culture, movies, tech, and other cool stuff. Maybe you'll like it.
    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Mar 18, 1983 (Age: 34)
    Home Page:
    http://chorus.fm
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Job:
    Blogger, Podcaster, Whatever
    Real Name:
    Jason Tate
    Relationship:
    In a Relationship
    High-School:
    Tualatin High School
    College:
    University of Redlands
    Political Views:
    Progressive
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    Favorite Albums:
    Brand New - 'Deja Entendu', The Beach Boys - 'Pet Sounds', Simon and Garfunkel - 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', The Beatles - 'Sgt. Peppers', Thrice - 'Vheissu', Jimmy Eat World - 'Futures', The Gaslight Anthem - 'The '59 Sound', The 1975 - 'The 1975', Kanye West - 'My Beautiful...', Bon Iver - 'Bon Iver', Blink 182 - 'Dude Ranch'
    Favorite TV Shows:
    Friends, Parks and Recreation, Veronica Mars, Arrested Development, Mad Men, The Wire, Breaking Bad, The West Wing, Battlestar Galactica, Friday Night Lights, Batman: The Animated Series, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Doctor Who
    Favorite Movies:
    The Dark Knight, Heat, Goodfellas, The Godfather II, Her, 2001: A Space Odyssey, LA Confidential, The Social Network, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back
    Favorite Books:
    The Catcher in the Rye, Calvin and Hobbes, On Writing Well, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
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