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MTT 230 / Gone Under

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tagged ambient, audio download, demoscene, dj mix, downtempo, dub techno, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music. Fediverse thread.

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Ambient, dub techno, downtempo, IDM, and some old tracker modules. A weird mash of styles. This mix features a couple new-ish tracks from dbacon and Paul Blackford plus a recent remaster from Brothomstates.

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MTT 229 / In Frame

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

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More breaks and electro for the middle of July. Wandering through a few different styles and a couple of decades trying to draw connections. This hour features new tracks from the Bassbin Twins, Bufiman, London Modular Alliance, and Mariska Neerman, plus a bunch of old favorites.

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MTT 228 / For Once

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

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Breaks and electro, mid-tempo ~130. A bunch of old selections in here, tracks I've been playing for years. Some new ones too from Anz, Bassbin Twins, Delta Funktionen, Overmono, and Scape One.

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MTT 227 / Noon Disorder

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

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Fast-ish breaks and electro today, hot weather music and some recent purchases. This one features new tracks by Client_03, Distance, London Modular Alliance, and Overmono.

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Receiving Webmentions with Blogofile and a little scripting

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tagged meta, python, software, website. 3 responses.

A common downside to static websites (like this one) is that there's no easy way to handle user interaction. Comments, likes, trackback / pingback / mention, etc. . A bunch of third-party systems exist that solve this problem, the most popular probably being Disqus. Disqus relies on browser javascript (which I strongly dislike) and has a rocky history with user privacy, so it's not something I'm willing to use. Most of the other comment systems available also require javascript so, again, not willing to use.

But I still kind of want a way for visitors to leave comments and, more broadly, for my site to interact with other websites. Enter the IndieWeb community of web developers and their associated standards and projects, notably Webmentions.

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MTT 226 / Island Platform

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tagged ambient, audio download, demoscene, dj mix, downtempo, dub, mixcloud, movement through thought, music. Fediverse thread.

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Slow downtempo and dub this week, a heavy sound. Illbient. Most of this selection is older, '90s and early 2000s, with the exception of one track by Hong Kong Express and one track by Mikron.

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MTT 225 / Nobody Home

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

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An hour of relaxed melancholic electro and IDM floating around 120 BPM. This set features new tracks from Brokntoys, CPU Records, and another piece from Mariska Neerman's Finding Our Way Back Home EP.

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MTT 224 / Out At Night

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

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Playing mostly familiar tracks this week, although there are a couple new ones. Electro, standard 130, spacey stuff. New music from Silicon Scally's Revelations EP on CPU, London Modular Alliance's Cracked Dice EP also on CPU, and Mariska Neerman's Finding Our Way Back Home EP on HC Records.

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MTT 223 / Crossed Mind

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Last updated . Tagged audio download, dj mix, electro, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, techno. Fediverse thread.

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Electro, techno; Technobass. This mix features new music by Dvidevat, Nulla, and DJ Di'jital as well as a newly remastered track from the excellent label Southern Outpost.

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MTT 222 / Neither Nor

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tagged 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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