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      Jason Tate Oct 15, 2018
      Changed my avatar again. I decided zombies are more fitting up to Halloween.
    2. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Oct 13, 2018
      Monthly avatar change ... going with fall Calvin and Hobbes for October. Feels fitting.
    3. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Oct 11, 2018
      Really digging the new Matt Nathanson album.
    4. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Oct 11, 2018
      Officially created the 3.0 Chorus branch. Enough bug fixes, and one big change, to implement.
    5. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Sep 27, 2018
      Listening to Jimmy Eat World all day.
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      Jason Tate Sep 18, 2018
      Spent 2 bucks on Spider-Man stickers for iMessage. Because of course I did.
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      Jason Tate Sep 13, 2018
      Monthly avatar change. Going with the old Millennium Falcon for a little while.
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      Jason Tate Sep 6, 2018
      Played some Sum 41 at the gym today. Good stuff.
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      Jason Tate Sep 5, 2018
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      Jason Tate Sep 3, 2018
      Tackling my "read later" inbox on this nice holiday.
    15. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Aug 29, 2018
      This new album from The Night Game gets me.
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      Jason Tate Aug 18, 2018
      It was a good night.
    18. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Aug 13, 2018
      Monthly avatar change time ... going with The Flash for this month. While Hannah was gone over the past week I watched an entire season of the CW show late at night and it was a nice distraction.
    19. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Aug 9, 2018
      Ahh, yes, new Death Cab on a warm summer night.
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      Jason Tate Aug 8, 2018
      Thank God for Anti-Flag.
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      Jason Tate Aug 3, 2018
      As I become more disillusioned with Twitter and social media in general, I think I’m gonna start deleting all my tweets each year. I’ll tweet for a year, then clear it.
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      Jason Tate Aug 1, 2018
      Back on a Pennywise kick. Doing a full discography listen. Forgot how much I love their early releases.
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      Jason Tate Jul 26, 2018
      Update: Very strange, not sure why it got weird today on Mobile Safari, but I think I fixed it.
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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 completely. 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.

    I send out a weekly newsletter that recaps the week in music and offers thoughts on music, media, and other cool stuff. It's sent out on Friday.
    Mar 18, 1983 (Age: 38)
    Home Page:
    Portland, OR
    Blogger, Opinion-Haver, Whatever
    Real Name:
    Jason Tate
    Tualatin High School
    University of Redlands
    Political Views:
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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, Mad Men, The Wire, Breaking Bad, The West Wing, Battlestar Galactica, Friday Night Lights, Arrested Development, Batman: The Animated Series, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Doctor Who, You're the Worst, Nathan for You.
    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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