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*hello, please boost and enjoy*

i am soft-launching the first installment of my lofi yacht rock mixtape series exclusively on masto

i took an hour of obscure, bizarre, amateurish, and goofy (or at least attempts at it) from the late 70s to mid 80s, mixed it live, then dubbed it to a NOS TDK cassette from 1982 and back to digital.

Y Sides Vol. 1 is FREE on Bandcamp.

dadsfm.bandcamp.com/album/y-si

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dads.cool costs $20 a month to host on a Linode with 4GB of RAM and 80GB of storage, and the domain registration is $44 a year. I host, update, and moderate the instance for free. If you can help out: ko-fi.com/spiritfadeout

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a quick guide to local-only posts on dads.cool (updated 5/18/20) 

dads.cool supports local-only posts. These are great for content you think only dads should see.

A post marked as local-only will appear only to dads.cool users.

A followers-only post marked as local-only will appear only to dads.cool users who follow you.

If you uncheck "Allow my posts to reach other instances by default" in Preferences - Other, your posts from any sourceโ€”including appsโ€”will be local by default.

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a quick guide to exclusive lists on dads.cool 

dads.cool supports exclusive lists. If you set a list youโ€™ve made to โ€œexclusive,โ€ posts from members of that list will appear only in that listโ€™s timeline and not in your home feed.

This feature is great for following accounts that only post about one subject, for crossposting accounts, or for pixelfed feeds.

Use the web interface to set a list as Exclusive. You can only add accounts you follow to lists.

Chapo Trap House is associated with a lot of toxic garbage but it also defined โ€œuncle magicโ€ and โ€œhot couch guysโ€, two concepts I donโ€™t think I could understand my own teen years without

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I think a solid 75% of times I have woken up hungover on a couch it has been to the dulcet tones of the BBC Planet Earth DVD menu music

endlessly fascinated by this modest 1,700 sq ft ranch in my neighborhood that decided to dress up as a McMansion for Halloween

I have just beaten โ€œdeathloopโ€ while soaking my feet in an epsom bath

The ghosts and bats are terrifying! And the portions; so sensible!

Yeah Iโ€™m into GORP:

Goo, the s
Onic youth album with art by
Raymond
Pettibon

This is the day of the expanding bootleg merch problem

We need to replace the Canadian national anthem with โ€œGo For Sodaโ€ by Kim Mitchell before itโ€™s too late

Shout out to the industrial designers at ryobi, because grown ups deserve to buy things that look like nerf blasters but are also practical

ok so it turns out the corn maze at the pumpkin patch is 911 THEMED

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