1. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 11, 2018
    2. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 10, 2018
    3. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 7, 2018
      Inbox ... zero ... finally.

      Time for some pizza, a beer, and a good book.
    4. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 7, 2018
    5. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 6, 2018
      Monthly avatar change time. I'm continuing my baseball theme over the past few months and I'm going with Mickey Mantle. Iconic black and white photo, iconic player — seemed fitting for July.
    6. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 5, 2018
      memento mori
    7. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 5, 2018
      I'm in a massive Hellogoodbye mood today.

      Things are looking up.
    8. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 4, 2018
      “You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.”
    9. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jul 3, 2018
      Kitty vet checkup and then news posting ...
      1. Test Account likes this.
    10. Jason Tate
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    12. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jun 22, 2018
      I like the new Foxing album.
    13. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jun 18, 2018
      Today wasn’t great.
    14. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jun 11, 2018
      The Ken Burns baseball documentary is so good.
    15. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate Jun 5, 2018
      Vertigo fucking sucks.
    16. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 31, 2018
      be better tomorrow
    17. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 31, 2018
      Tummy: I want burrito bowl!
      Brain: Dumb ass you had those all last week.
      Tummy: STFU GIVE ME GUAC AND BEANS
    18. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 30, 2018
      Happy The 1975 day.
    19. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 24, 2018
      Watching puppies play in the park.
    20. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 18, 2018
      Binging The Starting Line today.
    21. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 17, 2018
      Ok time to give ‘Cobra Kai’ a run.
    22. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 14, 2018
      The weather's really nice today. In a pop-mood.
    23. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 7, 2018
      Hey ... we passed 2 million posts.
    24. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 4, 2018
      Monthly avatar change ... going with Calvin and Hobbes playing baseball. Goes well with my re-found love of baseball and my forever love of Calvin and Hobbes.
    25. Jason Tate
      Jason Tate May 3, 2018
      Making notes for Chorus 3.0. The main site needs some tweaks, I'm not completely happy with 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 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.

    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.

    My email address is public: jason@chorus.fm; 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 simple question.
    Gender:
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    Mar 18, 1983 (Age: 36)
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    Engaged
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    Tualatin High School
    College:
    University of Redlands
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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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