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MTT 239 / One Day Trip

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: audio download, dj mix, downtempo, electro, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music. Fediverse thread.

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Downtempo, electro, and IDM, all weighing in at around 110. Mostly older tracks this time, familiar selections.

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MTT 238 / Wherever You Go

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: ambient, audio download, breaks, dj mix, electro, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, techno. Fediverse thread.

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115-120 electro, IDM, and techno today. A bit relaxed. A couple old tunes from TRUST and Vortex Traks, and a new one from dbacon.

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Media Shelves in FG Before Disassembly

A blurry photo of my shelves. I'm moving to a nearby city in a few days and wanted to document their state before I box everything up.

Two full-height wire shelving units containing books and movies, CDs and vinyl, video games and et cetera. Most of what's pictured was purchased used at donation centers, secondhand shops, and thrift stores. The DVD cases without artwork contain secrets.

I'm sure there's something to be said here about consumerism and embarrassing displays of conspicuous consumption but I haven't figured out what.


MTT 237 / In Formation

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: audio download, breaks, dj mix, electro, mixcloud, movement through thought, music. Fediverse thread.

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More breaks and electro this week, letting tracks run long, something smooth and easy on the ears. This mix features one pretty new track from the Imaginary Pathways album by Lindsheaven Virtual Plaza & SkyTwoHigh on No Problema Tapes and some recent tunes from CPU Records and Kouncil Cuts.

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MTT 236 / Some Observers

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: audio download, breaks, dj mix, electro, mixcloud, movement through thought, music. Fediverse thread.

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Fast breaks and electro, 140, playing new(ish) tracks by Client_03, Paradox, Parand, and Sbassship. Letting a few tracks run long this week.

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Edge Habitat mixed by dequalsrxt

Edge Habitat mixed by dequalsrxt (AKA DRXT, AKA DJ Megaphysics). Released August 2021. Duration 61:09, 320 kbps 44.1khz mp3. Brilliant mix of Drum & Bass, IDM (?), and Jungle. Tracklist (with links to where you can purchase the music) is available at the soundcloud page.

dequalsrxt / DJ Megaphysics is my friend and partner in crime from way back. Together we hosted the Logical Aggression night at Ground Kontrol for nearly ten years. We have similar but slightly different tastes - we tend to go for the same records but where I might play the A side he might play the B.

Megaphysics puts a lot of time and effort into crafting his released mixes. He uploads one every year or two to his mixcloud and soundcloud pages and they're always sweet. Edge Habitat is no exception. An hour of Drum & Bass and Jungle, ranging from ambient and smooth to hype and noisy, all mixed pretty quickly (21 tracks in an hour!).

This is all a long way of saying: I think this mix is great, and if you like my taste in music I think you'll like his too. So I suggest you give it a listen.


Access To Arasaka

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MTT 235 / Reset By Peer

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: ambient, audio download, dj mix, dub, dub techno, dubstep, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music. Fediverse thread.

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70 BPM ambient, dub, IDM, and steppy tunes to end another bass month. Features a couple new tracks by Distance, Pugilist, and Substance. But most of this is old, as usual.

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MTT 234 / No Carrier

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: audio download, breaks, dj mix, electro, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music. Fediverse thread.

MTT234 Spectrogram

Fast and noisy breaks, electro, and IDM this week. North of 140. Features a couple new tracks from Paradox and Parand. This one is coming in a few days late due to some technical difficulties.

This mix features some profanity so please consider your surroundings when listening. (One F-bomb is dropped by Parand near the end of the mix).

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Electrokid's 2002 mix The Robot Within

Electrokid's Robot Within. Released in 2002 (I think, that's the date on the file I have anyway). 62:52 in the truncated 256kbps version, 77:27 in the full-length 128kbps version. Nonstop propulsive breaks, electro, and IDM. 21 tracks all perfectly arranged.

This mix is a big part of why I'm here, why I'm a DJ. I found it in the early 2000s through a review Ishkur wrote on his old website. The mix completely floored me then; it still does now. Looking back I think I must have internalized a lot of the selection and decisions in Robot Within because I have - consciously or not - been trying to sound like it for a long time. I know it's the first place I heard Movement Through Thought, for one.

Robot Within holds up very well today and is still one of my favorite DJ mixes. I strongly recommend giving it a listen over at Electrokid's website. (And Ishkur's review has the tracklist).