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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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MTT 221 / Free Routine

Posted by Cameron Vanderzanden on . Tagged 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 . Tagged 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 . Tagged 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 . Tagged 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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MTT 218 / Sublimate

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

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An hourlong wander through some 160 BPM DnB and electro. Features some new(ish) tracks from Next Phase Recordings and Astrophonica, plus some old favorites from Militant Science.

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MTT 217 / Short Waves

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

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90 and 100 BPM business this week. Ambient, downtempo, electro; dubby stuff. A bunch of old '90s tunes in the first 20 minutes. Some comfort music.

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MTT 216 / Made Of Wires

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

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A grab-bag of electro and synthpop featuring new ("new") tracks from Debbie Deb, Jackal And Hyde, Neuroactive, and more. Plus a bunch of old '80s tracks and a little Miami bass.

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