Pattern Recognition

About Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition is a novel by William Gibson. Pattern Recognition is a song by Sonic Youth. Pattern Recognition was a broadcast radio show that I did at WSUM in Madison, Wisconsin, 2009-2015. Pattern Recognition is an internet radio show that I do now on .

I don't understand how a heart is a spade.

But somehow the vital connection is made.

If you have questions or feedback, hit me up.

Email: djwikiben at gmail dot com

  • Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00am


  • Music this week from Thurston Moore, Marika Hackman, IDLES, Glume, Yukon Blonde, Open Mike Eagle, Phosphorescent, Dogleg, Man Man, Sylvan Esso, The Beths, Osees, and King…

  • New music this week from Aesop Rock, Open Mike Eagle, Common (feat. Lenny Kravitz? Really?), Heather Trost, Camila Fuchs, Health, Nothing, Marika Hackman, Tobacco, LA Witch,…

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  • New Music this week from Common, Open Mike Eagle, Sneaks, Carabobina, Tobacco, Death Valley Girls, Sad13, Chicano Batman, clipping, and Working Men's Club.

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  • New music this week from clipping, IDLES, Fuzz, Widowspeak, The Mountain Goats, Sylvan Esso, Bob Mould, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Lo Tom, Bully, Gorillaz,…

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  • Lots of things to feel bad about in the world. Music helps me feel better. New music this week from Open Mike Eagle, No Joy, Sufjan…

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  • Huh. I really missed my chance to play some Mike Doughty. Oh well. New music this week from Working Men's Club, Roisin Murphy, Tensnake, HEALTH, Tobacco,…

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  • New music this week from Future Islands, Working Men's Club, Cults, Death Valley Girls, Optic Sink, The Archaes, Sylvan Esso, Bill Callahan, Field Medic, A Certain…

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  • First hour mostly devoted to songs about being outside, or going outside, or feeling like an outsider. I think they all apply in the time of…

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  • Lots of punk at the end of the show: Bob Mould, The Archaeas, Lawn, The Chats, Sleaford Mods, IDLES, and Deerhunter. Couple of label showcases for…

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  • Hip-hop this week from Aesop Rock, Lyrics Born, A Tribe Called Quest, Tkay Maidza, Stormzy, RJD2 feat. Homeboy Sandman. Special set feat. Tanya Donelly, Throwing Muses,…

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