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MTT 126 / Bend, Curve, Loop

Posted 2019-07-26. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, dj mix, house, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT126 Spectrogram

The four-on-the-floor trend continues this week with some house and techno. Beware the sketchy vinyl recordings.

This show (like most of MTT Year 3) is no longer available for download here. Get in touch with me at the email address listed at the top of this page if you want a copy of it.

This post was updated on 2020/10/05.

  1. Echo 106 / Alternate Sun Rays 00:00
  2. Pheek / There You Are 01:45
  3. R.M / Jardin De Nuit 04:57
  4. Mikron / Amn't I 08:24
  5. Psyche / Elements 11:20
  6. Omar-S & Shadow Ray / Oasis #1 16:59
  7. Suburban Knight / The Groove (Pan Mix) 20:50
  8. Silk / Symplicity 24:22
  9. Orgue Electronique / Rootbound 26:38
  10. The Chicago Shags / International Banking 30:48
  11. $tinkworx / Mudpump 33:37
  12. The Golden Retrievers / Iron Beach 37:46
  13. Phase 4 Stereo / Tin Piano 42:09
  14. Legowelt / Beach Oceano 45:50
  15. Brothomstates / Matala Bobo 50:51
  16. Orgue Electronique / End Titles 56:24

This set was thrown together to play Legowelt's Beach Oceano. I've had it on repeat for weeks, since I found it on Unknown To The Unknown's bandcamp page. It reminds me of his Teac Life album; like Teac Life, Oceano is a free download and can picked up at the link above.

There's lots of great stuff in this hour beyond that - Carl Craig's gorgeous Elements, Suburban Knight's Groove, Matala Bobo (the B-side to Rktic, which I've played before). And (!) Tin Piano by my friend Phase 4 Stereo, released on the local netlabel Clusterflux.

I'm thinking electro again next week, followed by my usual celebration of bass in August. Thanks as always to aNONradio for hosting my show, and thanks to everybody out there listening.


MTT 125 / Out Of Sync

Posted 2019-07-19. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, dj mix, electro, house, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT125 Spectrogram

A mix of what I've been listening to this week: the usual electro, IDM, and techno. No plan beyond that.

This show (like most of MTT Year 3) is no longer available for download here. Get in touch with me at the email address listed at the top of this page if you want a copy of it.

This post was updated on 2020/10/05.

  1. R.M / Déambulation 00:00
  2. Scape One / Transcendent Thought 02:20
  3. Psychic TV / L.I.E.S. 05:47
  4. John Shima / Depopulation (Binalog Remix) 08:18
  5. Nullptr / Skyline 12:20
  6. The Black Dog / Skin Clock 17:07
  7. Axiom 23 / Vapour Drive 22:23
  8. Claudio Solis / Vedanta 25:44
  9. Reptant / Microstructure 30:37
  10. Reedale Rise / Foliage 34:39
  11. Zwart Licht Kommando / Teletext 40:01
  12. Underground Resistance / Beauty Of Decay 43:20
  13. LFO / LFO 46:00
  14. Danoise / RNS 47:35
  15. LFO / Groovy Distortion 49:21
  16. Eric McIntyre / Aesthetic Perception 52:18
  17. Reedale Rise / Daphnis 55:33

I found Claudio Solis' bandcamp a few weeks ago and have been enjoying his work since. SOLIS003, 004, and 006 are good releases if you're into syncopated drum programming. They're kind of wonky, in a way I like.

RNS, the cover of LFO by Danoise played here as track 14, is a demo song that comes with the tracker Renoise. It was produced in 2013, according to the song comments. I threw it in as a bit of fun, and as an excuse to A/B compare the two tracks.

All that and more Reedale Rise, a track from the excellent Pure Space PS001.1, and a lovely Psychic TV song. All good music, but some lazy arrangement.


MTT 124 / Summer Scape

Posted 2019-07-12. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, dj mix, dub techno, house, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT124 Spectrogram

It's been a warm and humid week, so I pulled a stack of techno and wandered through it for an hour.

This show (like most of MTT Year 3) is no longer available for download here. Get in touch with me at the email address listed at the top of this page if you want a copy of it.

This post was updated on 2020/10/05.

  1. John Beltran / Soft Summer 00:00
  2. Convextion / Astrum 02:30
  3. D5 / Floatation Tank 07:51
  4. Dark Matrix / Untitled [LSF007 C3] 13:11
  5. Jason Fine / Midwest B 17:05
  6. Mike Huckaby / Wavetable No. 9 20:01
  7. Aril Brikha / On And On 25:22
  8. Drox / Moonlight Dub (Dawn Mix) 28:54
  9. Tracey / Outcome 33:51
  10. Paris (Black Fu) / Black In The Green 38:51
  11. Digitek / Detroit After Dark 41:14
  12. Jeff Mills / Solid Sleep 44:25
  13. Model 500 / I Wanna Be There (Edit) 47:11
  14. Metroplex Social Club / Hubble (Original Mix) 50:00
  15. Kit Clayton / Belt Frictional Problem 55:33

My first highlight is Too Many Clowns (Not Enough Jokers), which is featured in this mix as tracks 10 and 15. It's the first 12" on Throw, a sublabel of Twilight 76. Every track on this thing excellent, including DJ Godfather's locked grooves. But the dark Black In The Green and the slippery Belt Frictional Problem stand above the rest.

Tracey's Outcome EP is another release I'll recommend this week. It's a great electro four-tracker with some varied and interesting production. I had to slow down the track included in this mix by a lot, so check the link above to hear its original form.

Drox's Pitch The System EP, represented here by Moonlight Dub (Dawn Mix), is my third recommendation. It's a sweet compilation of proper electro and techno tracks, and is currently available for free at Drox's bandcamp. He also has music out on a label called Analog Cabin, and appears on the Southern Outpost / Datadisk System Updates EP, which I've played before on this show.

There's always more to talk about - Mike Huckaby's excellent Life With The Wave, the Metroplex Social Club 12" on Puzzlebox, D5 and old Delsin. But I've got to stop somewhere. Good tracks, loose mixing this week.


MTT 123 / Spare No Fakes

Posted 2019-07-05. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, dj mix, electro, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT123 Spectrogram

Electro, Detroit and otherwise, for an impromptu US Independence Day show.

This show (like most of MTT Year 3) is no longer available for download here. Get in touch with me at the email address listed at the top of this page if you want a copy of it.

This post was updated on 2020/10/05.

  1. Gliese / Landing On A Wild Planet 00:00
  2. Model 600 / Update Version.ur 03:30
  3. J. Shaw / Neuron Galaxy 07:03
  4. Ectomorph / Magnetic (Version) 10:01
  5. Chaos / Afrogermanic 12:33
  6. The Sentinel / 2.2.4 15:56
  7. Contactless / Downpour 17:48
  8. J. Shaw / Jupiter Funk 22:28
  9. Model 500 / OFI (Mad Mike Remix) 25:58
  10. EDMX / Do You Wanna? (Instrumental) 28:19
  11. DJ Di'jital / The Enforcer 30:24
  12. DJ Godfather / Future Shock 33:39
  13. KT-19941 / Face Your Fate 35:58
  14. EDMX / Minimum 39:41
  15. D.I.E. / Not R Fault 41:46
  16. Dark Matrix / Untitled [LSF007 B3] 45:15
  17. Dexter / D-Funked 48:17
  18. Drexciya / Hydro Cubes 51:20
  19. Andrew Red Hand / Detroit Sunset 55:05
  20. Stingray313 / 22-334E 57:22

J. Shaw's two tracks, from his album on Tec-Troit, stand out in this show. It's a smooth, fast (mostly 140 BPM and over), proper Detroit electro album. It's seriously great; I've had it on repeat all weekend, and can't recommend it enough.

Shaw also put out an album on Militant Science in 2011, specifically MSIA027. (Which appears to be a compilation of music previously available as MSR011 and MSR015). It's my favorite single release from Militant Science; I'll recommend that one, too.

A reddit thread tipped me off to Model 500's OFI. I somehow missed it back in 2010, even though I picked up the later Control single in 2012. The title of that thread is accurate - OFI is a track that bounces, leans, rides. The only thing I dislike about it is the mastering - it sounds overcompressed. Still gets me dancing, though.

There's lots more to recommend from this hour - that Contactless album, Gliese's Flight To New Home EP, Detroit In Effect's Not R Fault (which I picked up from their Myspace page years ago), and so on. But if I don't stop talking here I'll end up running through the whole tracklist.

This was a fun set. I've got no idea what I'll do next week.