Working to get on the road, off the grid!

Magnetofunky: Walkabout is a laid back (and often explicit - you bet your ass) personal journal of extremely eclectic music and progressive politics, with a focus on mobile energy independence and creative West Coast wanderlust.

The show (so far) chronicles my preparations to leave the safe confines of a brick and mortar SRO to discover California outside of Los Angeles and San Francisco, attempting to expand my definition of personal freedom via open ended bike tours of the West Coast...

The mobile power plant I created is a working 100W model Battery Operated Self-Charging System, a modification of a device patented by Carlos F. Benitez 100 years ago. A 1000W system is also possible...

Center Stage accepts submissions of almost any genre from great bands and artists the world over, whether big name or indie, as long as I like the beat and flow.
Send mp3's, press kits to: mfunkyzine "at" gmail "dot" com. Please submit media download links only, no attachments; they'll only get deleted.

Some images can be found on my Instagram page. My Mastodon handle is @[email protected], and my handle at Hive is @mfunky.

Magnetofunky: Walkabout No. 40 - March 15, 2023,    Duration: 46:00

The finished meal cozies ready for Tourpacking, whether dinner is bought or boiled...
"Cooking 102"

Piss - Kamikaze Council
Piss - Kamikaze Council


I'd Rather Carry A Butane Stove - Reconsidering the gear for when I do want a hot meal...

GasOne GS-800 Mini Butane Stove, just small enough to fit in the seat bag...    Working on the base of the meal cozy...

Center Stage: Fresh Aussie Punk, Funk, Etc

Booty Smashers (Mr Industry) - Mr Industry    Onwards - DeeZo    Need to Feel - lemon mouth
Booty Smashers (Mr Industry) - Mr Industry; Onwards - DeeZo; Need to Feel - lemon mouth

ATACB - The Empty Threats    Gaslighting - Scuzzface    Sex Music - Sploon
ATACB - The Empty Threats; Gaslighting - Scuzzface; Sex Music - Sploon


Rain Go Away - Another river of rain before Spring...

3/08 NOAA satellite image of the next atmospheric river approaching California...    The RAVPower PD Pioneer power bank arrived along with the latest atmospheric riverrain...   

One More Tune:

Love Funky Revolution - The Regime

Show Themes:

Acid Trumpet by Kevin MacLeod

Backed Vibes by Kevin MacLeod

Spy Glass by Kevin MacLeod

Bike bell 03.flac by cdrk
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