djcev.com // 2021-05


MTT 222 / Neither Nor

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: audio download, dj mix, downtempo, drum & bass, dub, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, skweee, synthpop. Fediverse thread.

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Some beats, half-time drum & bass, and dubby stuff to close out this month. This hour features mostly old tracks, with a few from Om Unit's excellent label Cosmic Bridge and a few from Coco Bryce's label Myor (still so hot right now).

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MTT 221 / Free Routine

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

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Electro, IDM, techno-ish selections this week. A mess of a tracklist, but the tunes are all good. This hour features new tracks from Apologist's album Air Foundry on Frequency Domain and ΠΕΡΑ ΣΤΑ ΟΡΗ's new EP IMMI on Musar Recordings.

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Music File Management 1: Formats, Names, and Tags

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tags: freebsd, linux, music, shell, software.

Like most DJs I have a lot of music and a lot of that is files. CD rips, recordings of cassettes and vinyl, flac and mp3 purchases from online record stores, and so on. Articles and conversations about music library organization are always interesting to me, so I thought I'd take a minute here to document how I handle my own collection.

I manage and interact with my digital music library using a computer that runs FreeBSD. Everything is done from the command-line using the Bourne shell, the standard file utilities, some shell scripts, and a few specialized encoders and tagging programs that I'll list next. I don't use Picard or any of the other automated taggers.

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MTT 220 / Reaching For

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

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Midtempo synth-y (and even trance-y) breaks and electro. Features new tracks from Fundamental Bass Intelligence's 11:11 compilation, Scape One (new Metal Beat mixes), and Chaos Milieu on Warning Berlin.

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MTT 219 / Tomorrow & Yesterday

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

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Working through some fast (140) electro, old and new. Features a couple old tracks from Satamile NYC and some new(ish) ones from Brokntoys, CPU, and Lobster Theremin.

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