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April 5, 2014

Global Goa Party 4: 1995 – Party Time!

by goatranch

It’s time to party! Please join the Goat Ranch and DI.fm’s Goa-Psy channel today for the fourth event in the Global Goa Party series! Here’s the what’s what about the party.

Are you ready? Got the blacklights all ready to go with brand new bulbs, your fluoro banners are ironed and hung, and your living room furniture is pushed to the walls so you and your friends can tear up the rug getting down to 15 hours of old-school Goa trance? Good. So are we.

What

This is an online-only, “virtual” party featuring sets by 10 DJs from around the world providing 15 hours of 1995-and-before psychedelic dance music. The whole party will be streamed “live” on DI.fm’s Goa-Psy channel where each mix is played back-to-back. Sometime after the party, the Goat Ranch will provide download links and track listings for every mix played during the party.

Where

At the appointed time (see “When” below), point your browser to http://di.fm/goapsy and click the Play button. Streaming is free, but is highly recommended that you spend $7.00 for a month of their Premium service so you get the best audio quality and–most importantly–you are not subjected to advertisements during the show. They tend to be quite the buzz kill – way worse than the generator running out of gas! Seriously, spend the 7 bucks and consider it the cost of a “ticket” to the party. 🙂

When

Tune in to DI.fm on Saturday 05 April 2014 (that’s today!) at:

  • 21:00 CET
  • 20:00 UK
  • 19:00 UTC/GMT
  • 15:00 US EDT

Participate

Please join us in the #goa room on irc.di.fm for the party chat! We get super geeky with all the trainspotting and music talk, and as the night progresses things can also get kinda weird. Just the way we like it. 🙂 If you are familiar with IRC, just use your favorite client and join:

  • server: irc.di.fm
  • room: #goa

If you haven’t used IRC before, it’s quite easy, especially if you use one of the following links to join the room:

NOTE: Sometimes when using the web-based clients you’ll get an error about exceeding connection limits. If you get this, try one of the other links, or better yet, install a “real” IRC client on your favorite device. There are a bunch of free clients out there (I use mIRC on Windoze and AndroIRC on the phone) so you should be able to join no problem. It’s recommended that you get your client setup now before the party starts – the room is always up and running and isn’t just for the party, so you can test at any time.

Party On, Party Droid!

That’s all there is to it – tune in, drop out, and get down. Looking forward to seeing you in the chat room!

Be sure to “Like” the Goat Ranch on Facebook to keep up with all of the latest happenings. It has become the primary method of communication between Ranch Hands and Ranch Fans, with links to old-school mixes and new releases that don’t show up here on the site.

Global Goa Party 4: 1995

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