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MTT 157 / Brief Rest

Posted 2020-02-28. Permalink. Tagged ambient, anonradio, audio download, dj mix, dub techno, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT157 Spectrogram

Ambient and dub techno to sleepily close the third year of this radio program.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/18.

  1. The Black Dog / Terminal EMA 00:00
  2. Bjorn Rohde / Forest Of Forgotten Hearts 03:00
  3. Zzzzra / Invendable 06:34
  4. Seal Bient / Untitled [ML051 01] 12:28
  5. Galcid / Border 17:06
  6. DeepWoods / Voyageur Radio 20:35
  7. Dimomib / Lights Of Blue 25:36
  8. Exhausted Modern / The Last Minute On Earth 29:42
  9. Monolake / Bicom 34:08
  10. Melotone / Drifting Clouds 38:14
  11. PFL / Mohinis Dub 43:00
  12. Seal Bient / In The Terminal 46:29
  13. Silent Phase / Love Comes And Goes 49:48
  14. Pineapple Corner / Easy Fly 53:41
  15. User48736353001 / 14 Floating∞ 57:18

The new tracks here are Border by Galcid from their EP Galcid's Ambient Works, and The Last Minute On Earth by Exhausted Modern from the False Endings EP on Brokntoys. Galcid's Ambient Works is particularly good. All four tracks on it are strong; #2 Mirror is my favorite.

Both pieces by Seal Bient are from the Russian techno label Motorlab. I've written about Motorlab here before, but it's worth recommending their releases again if you're into dub techno and/or spare detroit-ish techno. They have a couple interesting sublabels, too: Cyclon and Runout, for tracky techno and ambient releases respectively.

And that's the end of MTT Year 3. Thank you everyone out there listening; I hope you've enjoyed, and found some new music. I have something special planned for next week's show, the first of year four: fast (130-140) techno, with an unusual theme. Should be a good time.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / February 2020

Posted 2020-02-27. Permalink. Tagged acid, downtempo, drum & bass, electro, ground kontrol, idm, logical aggression, music, synthpop, techno.

Logical Aggression at Ground Kontrol Arcade has come and gone again. This month DJ Megaphysics and I played a wide variety of tunes, with a few special nods to the great Andrew Weatherall.

I took the first slot of the night, playing from 9:00 PM until about 11:30 PM. Here's my tracklist:

  1. Aepiel / Nineteen 80 ~9:00 PM
  2. Ali Khan / Space
  3. State Logik / Electro Boogie
  4. Scape One / Stained Glass Echoing
  5. N-ter / Mom I Love You
  6. Fleck E.S.C. / Extra Will Provider
  7. Adam Jay / Cerium
  8. Andrea Parker / Invasion
  9. Bass Kittens / MFS_Root (214 Remix)
  10. Silicon Scally / Scintillation
  11. Microlith / Acid In A Church
  12. Versalife / Ionization
  13. 96 Back / 085
  14. John Shima / Mass Deceit
  15. The Black Dog / Northern Electronic Soul (Part 2)
  16. Kraftwerk / Elektro Kardiogramm
  17. Kobol Electronics / Drafting Devices
  18. Dark Vektor / Sempre Es El Mateix
  19. Marco Bernardi / Magic Night
  20. Luke Eargoggle & Rutherford / Stalkers Behave
  21. The Other People Place / Running From Love
  22. DMX Krew / Fallen Kings Track
  23. DMX Krew / The Fallen Kings
  24. Solvent & Skanfrom / Expect Delays
  25. Perspects / The Wake (Clocked)
  26. John Foxx / Touch And Go
  27. Front 242 / Black Blue White
  28. Shake / Freeform
  29. Stingray313 / Sphere Of Influence
  30. Inkamera / Death Doesn't Exist
  31. Two Lone Swordsmen / Faux
  32. Der Zyklus / Quasar
  33. Chris & Cosey / Little Houses
  34. Agent Patrick & ShapeShiftr / Night Vision
  35. Andrew Red Hand / 8000 KM To Go
  36. D.I.E. / Programming
  37. Keith Tucker / (Techno) It's On My Mind
  38. Ectomorph / Parallax View
  39. Venechor / Dim 8's Two
  40. Drox / Raw Communication
  41. J. Shaw / Jupiter Funk
  42. System 7 vs. Derrick May / Prototype 1
  43. Model 500 / The Messenger
  44. Fairmount Squad / Pro One
  45. Shanti Celeste / Universal Glow
  46. Carl Finlow / Hardwired
  47. Scape One / Syntax Morphing
  48. Pollon / Lonely Planet
  49. Versalife / Artificial Affection
  50. DJ K-1 / Metaphysica
  51. J. Shaw / Surfing Galaxies

Megaphysics took over here, playing a set featuring new tracks by Nathan Micay and Minor Science, and a bunch of Weatherall tunes. Here's what he played:

  1. Xonox / Transmission ~11:30 PM
  2. Nathan Micay / Ecstacy Is On Maple Mountain
  3. Credit 00 / R You Ready 2 Jack
  4. 2 Lone Swordsmen / Sticky
  5. D'Arcangelo / TimeLss_Kettel Remix
  6. DJ Smurf / I Don'T Wanna Go On
  7. Drexciya / Andreaen Sand Dunes
  8. Minor Science / Blue Deal
  9. The Sabres Of Paradise / Smokebelch 1
  10. Gosub / The Rain Comes Down (Dcast Dynamics Remix)
  11. Old School Players / Numbers
  12. 2 Lone Swordsmen / Last Of The Fumes
  13. Peter Richard / Walking In The Neon (Club Version)
  14. Miro Miroe / Do Androids Dream
  15. My Bloody Valentine / Soon (Andy Weatherall mix)
  16. Cameron Paul / Clock Works
  17. Frankie Bones & Lenny Dee / Set Jah Off (Rhythm Masters Mix)
  18. Craig Bratley / 99.9% (Andrew Weatherall's 100% Remix)
  19. Robot For Brains / Suckers, Players and Turkeys!!!
  20. Ixvo-Exvo / We Run Together
  21. Dario Dell'Aere / Eagles In The Night (Vocal)
  22. TB / Invitation To Love
  23. Chromatics / Shadow (Michel's Runway Edit)
  24. Ursula's Cartridges / Auroral Eyes
  25. The Sabres Of Paradise / Wilmot
  26. The Sabres Of Paradise / Wilmot Meets Lord Scruffage
  27. Art of Noise / Something Always Happens (Doc Scott Remix)
  28. Sully / 368ft High & Rising
  29. Dub Syndicate / Gun Too Hot
  30. Omni Trio / The Elemental
  31. Ceephax Acid Crew / Woof Acid
  32. Ceephax Acid Crew / Prelude in 303 Major
  33. Aphex Twin / Acrid Avid Jam Shred

Thanks as always to everyone who came out and listened, and to Ground Kontrol for having us. Shoutout to fellow arcade DJ Proqxis for hanging out and keeping us company.


MTT 156 / Castle In The Air

Posted 2020-02-21. Permalink. Tagged acid, ambient, anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, movement through thought, music, radio.

MTT156 Spectrogram

Some slower, light, pensive electro. Features a few new tracks from スムー, Adam Jay, Scape One, and Silicon Scally.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/18.

  1. Holger Flinsch / Citlec 00:00
  2. Ali Khan / Space 02:15
  3. Alexander Buhot / Built For Pak 05:27
  4. Scape One / Stained Glass Echoing 07:50
  5. N-ter / Mom I Love You 12:03
  6. Fleck E.S.C. / Extra Will Provider 15:59
  7. Adam Jay / Cerium 19:30
  8. Vagon Brei / Ascension 22:52
  9. SLF / Aurora Borealis 25:33
  10. Króm / Bubbleblow (Ruxpin Remix) 28:59
  11. スムー / Recall (Live) 32:01
  12. Plant43 / Flight Without Sound 35:42
  13. Silicon Scally / Scintillation 38:51
  14. Microlith / Acid In A Church 43:16
  15. Plastikman / Are Friends Electrik? 46:38
  16. The Exaltics ft. Gunnar Malich / Void 49:21
  17. Technova / Atmosphere 52:15
  18. Luke Eargoggle / Goodbye No Forever 56:15
  19. Minotaur Electronics / Zuurstof 58:20

Tracks 12, 13, and 14 are all from releases on CPU Records. I'm still working through a recent large purchase of music from their shop, and they continue to be excellent. Tracks 8, 9, and 16 are taken from Solar One Music's second and third compilation. Solar One recently celebrated their 50th release, a sweet electro-techno collaboration between The Exaltics and Paris The Black Fu called We Exist.

My current favorite here is Recall (Live) by スムー, from the TUMA 3.0 compilation. I love the interplay between the drums (kick on 14, snare on 22) and the high ringing synth. The whole comp is interesting, and it's listed as name-your-price, so check it out.

Technova's cover of Atmosphere by Joy Division deserves a mention also. The version played here is from the Sing And Play Joy Division 7" on Hydrogen Dukebox (which bleep apparently still has in stock). It's also available on the CD compilation Sing And Play, which I've linked to in the tracklist above. The flipside of that single is a cover of Love Will Tear Us Apart by A1 People, and is also great.

I've got my regular show with Megaphysics at the arcade next week, so expect something low-energy (and low-effort) next show. Thanks all for listening, and be sure to check the tracklist links above if you're interested in the music played here.


MTT 155 / Strange Locomotion

Posted 2020-02-14. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, movement through thought, music, radio.

MTT155 Spectrogram

Working out some electro this week, old and new. ~130 BPM comfort food.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/18.

  1. GD Luxxe / Untitled [IT16 Loop 8] 00:00
  2. ADJ / Welcome 01:38
  3. Silicon Scally / Gigaquad 04:45
  4. Boris Divider / Metropolis Of Darkness 08:23
  5. Anthony Rother / Genstruktur 11:04
  6. Mandroid / Microswitch 15:14
  7. Scape One / Close The Brain 18:25
  8. Psylocity / Psylocity & Friends 20:46
  9. I-F / Theme From PACK 25:19
  10. Pamétex / 16th 28:42
  11. Ectomorph / Slither 32:08
  12. Electronome / Lox 35:19
  13. Luke Eargoggle / I'm Your Magic Man 38:45
  14. Dark Vektor / The Watchers 40:50
  15. Sbles3plex / Al Límite Del Abismo (g13ck's Final Frontier Dub) 44:46
  16. Ivna Ji / Maar (N-TER RMX) 47:15
  17. Umwelt / Secret Of A Black World Part 1 51:11
  18. Microlith / Backwards 55:15
  19. E.R.P. / Aurelia 58:12

The most recent track here is Close The Brain by Scape One from his January 2020 release Click Click Drone. I absolutely love this album, and can't recommend it enough. 8 new spare stripped-down throwback electro tracks by the prolific Mr. Baggaley. So prolific, in fact, he already has a new album out called Cosmic Trax, the first song of which sounds like a Jive Rhythm Trax tribute. Automatic thumbs-up for that, will have to pick it up.

The middle 20 minutes of this mix is very 1998-2003 sounding. Track 10, 16th by Pamétex, is from the Men You'll Never See compilation, and appears to be the same track as Confectionmen from the (Car Demolition) EP. Clone has a digital version of The Men You'll Never See, but it's sadly missing the Pamétex track.

There's a lot of old favorites in this hour. Ectomorph, I-F's Theme From PACK, Umwelt's Secret Of A Black World. New favorites too, particularly N-ter's remix of Maar by Ivna Ji. And now I'm out of things to say. I think I'll do something slower next show, more from Adam Jay's new LP, more from Scape One's Click Click Drone. Thanks all for listening, and If you like these tunes then please support the artists through the links above. Catch you next time.


MTT 154 / Flexible Construct

Posted 2020-02-07. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, movement through thought, music, radio.

MTT154 Spectrogram

Fast ~140 BPM electro, featuring a few new-to-me tracks from Adam Jay, Aloka, and MANASYt.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/18.

  1. Luke Eargoggle / Ambulance 00:00
  2. Hydraulix / Krunk 01:16
  3. Adam Jay / Fragmented Simulation 04:48
  4. Luke Eargoggle / Freaks Are Spinning 08:05
  5. Lowfish / 8 Op 11:16
  6. Brice Kelly / The Unseen 14:32
  7. MANASYt / Incest Sect 18:02
  8. Composite Profuse / Kommando Amphora 21:30
  9. Das Muster / Wellenformen 25:12
  10. Drexciya / The Plankton Organization 28:06
  11. Kan3da / Photoptarmosis 30:55
  12. Scape One / Shockwave Rider 34:23
  13. Elecktroids / Floatation 38:01
  14. Photodementia / Anhydrosis 41:12
  15. Aloka / Convex 42:34
  16. Alavux / Do Dat 45:34
  17. N-ter / Memories 49:43
  18. MAS 2008 / Adrenalin Rush 52:02
  19. OGB / Frogs Sporn 56:26
  20. ScanOne / Trek Trak 57:22

The first new track in this mix is Fragmented Simulation by Adam Jay, from his album Inoperable Data on Detroit Underground. If electro is some combination of techno and hiphop, then Inoperable Data is tilted more to the techno end. It reminds me of The Advent's electro tracks on Kombination Research, but much brighter. I like it; I'll be playing more from it in the coming weeks, once I've had time to absorb the tracks.

The next new release is MANASYt's Inferior Subjects on MUSAR Recordings, represented here with the song Incest Sect. The song, and the whole release, is typical MANASYt: dark and tough. Good stuff. It reminds me of his album for Bunker and his collaboration with Beta Evers, which makes sense, as MUSAR says the album is a collection of unreleased 2000s material.

Aloka's Concave, Convex is also relatively new-to-me. It's the first release on the forward-thinking Typeless Records, famous for their two Phalanx compilations. I've seen people talking about XTX3 by Aloka recently; if you like that track, check out Concave, Convex.

That's it for notes. Next show will be lower tempo. Maybe something suitably icy, given my local weather.