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MTT 188 / You've Got Nothing

Posted 2020-10-03. Permalink. Tagged acid, audio download, dj mix, electro, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, techno.

MTT188 Spectrogram

Spooky electro for the beginning of October 2020. Fast, ~135, featuring old favorites by Ectomorph, I-F, Psylocity, and Transparent Sound plus some new(ish) tracks by Illektrolab, JGarrett, and Umwelt.

Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download this mix. This mix is also available at mixcloud.

This post was updated on 2020/10/06.

  1. Electronic Corporation / Night Falls Over Europe 00:00
  2. Collapsicon / Six 03:06
  3. Sync 24 / Sense 3 06:35
  4. Transparent Sound / Ain't No Time 09:27
  5. I-F / Secret Desire 11:21
  6. Dietrich Schoenemann / Untitled [E.C.01 A1] 15:46
  7. Silicon / Sonic Wave 18:40
  8. Psylocity / Echoes In My Head 22:21
  9. Eon / Dark Nature 25:01
  10. Ectomorph / The Haunting 28:22
  11. Microthol / mod_electro_mix4 32:40
  12. Vertical67 / Morphed Reality 34:36
  13. Illektrolab / Paranoid Android 38:23
  14. ADJ / Machines And Souls 41:26
  15. JGarrett / Objectified 44:09
  16. The Pulse Projects / Ice Cold Funk Series_024 47:08
  17. Umwelt / Perception Of Heaven 50:01
  18. The Exaltics / In The End You've Got Nothing 54:50
  19. Caron / Ghost 57:58

Tracks 11, 12, 13, and 19 are all from the consistently excellent label Brokntoys. (That's mod_electro_mix4 by Microthol, Morphed Reality by Vertical67, Paranoid Android by Illektrolab, and Ghost by Caron respectively). I'm a big fan of both the music selection and the art direction over at Brokntoys, and I recommend anybody reading this go check out their catalog (or at least the albums linked above).

I picked up a bunch of releases from Umwelt's label New Flesh a couple days ago in preparation for October. Perception Of Heaven from Umwelt's 2015 When Future And Past Collapse EP is the one track from that haul that made it into this mix, and it's big. The whole EP is big - dark, loud, sometimes punishing stuff. I'll be playing more off New Flesh in the coming weeks, as I work my way to slower tempos.

The last release I'd like to call out is JGarrett's Transgressor EP on Omen Recordings, source of the track Objectified. I'm familiar with JGarrett as Xyn (still got a copy of the Soil 12") and as the head of the Xynthetic Netlabel. Transgressor is a hard EP, dark and/or industrial techno, four-to-the-floor with the exception of Objectified. Seems good to me, although I don't follow those styles closely.

This is a pretty loose mix, I didn't spend as much time planning and practicing it as usual. Had a lot going on this last week. I hope it's still listenable, that the rough spots don't distract from the music too much.

I'll be back next week with another upload to mixcloud on Thursday (hopefully by 11 PM PDT) with show notes to follow a few days later. And now I'm gonna go clean my DJ mixer...


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.

Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix.

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 140 / Distorted Voices

Posted 2019-11-01. Permalink. Tagged acid, anonradio, dj mix, ebm, industrial, movement through thought, music, radio, synthpop.

MTT140 Spectrogram

Acid, EBM, new beat, industrial, wave-y, and the classic first track from Legowelt's Squadra Blanco album.

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 2020/10/18.

  1. Albert Kuningas / Abduktio 00:00
  2. Squadra Blanco / Night Of The Illuminati 01:12
  3. Linear Movement / Cytogenetic Movement 05:14
  4. Victrola / Maritime Tatami 08:54
  5. HNO3 / Doughnut Dollies 13:06
  6. Kirlian Camera / Helden Platz 16:05
  7. Cabaret Voltaire / Crackdown 19:13
  8. Front 242 / With Your Cries 21:21
  9. Skinny Puppy / Basement 23:05
  10. Insect / Bacteria 25:07
  11. Final Cut / Open Your Eyes 28:47
  12. Ministry / We Believe 31:58
  13. The Klinik / Memories 36:57
  14. Rude 66 / Black Sabbath 41:07
  15. Mantra / Purple Phantasm 46:12
  16. Scarlit Port / Touch U Without Touchin Ur Skin 50:46
  17. Caron / Caverns 54:27
  18. Timeblind / 303 Crouched In Corner Chewing On Dust... 58:03

I didn't have much time to put this together, so this is a collection of favorites. Rude 66's Black Sabbath, Maritime Tatami, Night Of The Illuminati, Ministry's We Believe... . The persistently awesome Brokntoys label appears again, as tracks 16 and 17, both moody dramatic acid.

This is a messy set, but the tracks are good. I really enjoyed playing EBM and industrial stuff these past few weeks, though my knowledge and selection is lacking. I think that's something I'll pursue over the next year.

That's October done. Next week's show will be a return to regular programming with a set of fast (130-140) electro, so stick around if you're into that.


MTT 115 / Take Control

Posted 2019-05-10. Permalink. Tagged acid, anonradio, dj mix, electro, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT115 Spectrogram

Electro, techno, and a little acid at the end. Playing aggressive again.

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. Transparent Sound / Lego Hair [Intro Loop] 00:07
  2. Sonar Base / Welcome To Sonar Base #4 01:12
  3. Hadamard / Messengers Of Poseidon 06:49
  4. E.M.S. / Spyware 10:52
  5. Novamen / Ned's Rap 14:50
  6. Jacen Solo / UR Mind 17:16
  7. Go Nuclear / Techno World (Extended Mix) 20:40
  8. UR / Fiber Optic Commando (M.O.D. Mix) 26:14
  9. Dez Williams / URwhatUR 28:25
  10. Vintage Future / Antimatter Premium Unleaded 31:49
  11. UR / Electronic Warfare (Aux 88 Take Control Mix) 34:08
  12. The Sentinel & G.I.V. / Critical Phaze 37:31
  13. London Modular Alliance / The Mind Is A Terrible Thing 40:09
  14. Andrew Red Hand / VIP Club On Acid 44:18
  15. Dez Williams / Interference Pattern 46:58
  16. Who Is Who / Insert Coin 49:48
  17. Ant Orange / Don't Call Me Roland 54:08
  18. Blotnik Brothers / Elapse Current Loop 57:46

There's a lot of good stuff here, but I'm going to mention just two tracks.

First, Aux 88's mix of Electronic Warfare by UR. That's both one of my favorite Aux 88 tracks and one of my favorite Underground Resistance tracks. The 12" also includes the original Electronic Warfare and the excellent Drexciya mix, which might be the only remix Drexciya released. It's a fantastic record, essential even.

Second, Ant Orange's Don't Call Me Roland from his Acid Trax 2006-2009 release on Dead Channel. 303 (or some 303-like synth), a good breakbeat, a pile of delay & reverb, and a chipmunked sample of Don't Call Me Baby by Madison Avenue. It's goofy and I love it.

This one was a lot of fun to mix, and I'm happy with how it turned out. No idea what I'll do next week. More electro, since I'm feeling it at the moment.


MTT No. 085 / Flying Over

Posted 2018-10-12. Permalink. Tagged acid, ambient, anonradio, disco, dj mix, electro, movement through thought, music, radio, synthpop.

MTT085 Spectrogram

This week: a mixture of Dutch electronic music (Bunker, Creme, Viewlexx) and bits of electro and synthpop. Less Dutch electronic than I expected to play, come to think of it.

This show (like most of MTT Year 2) 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. Squadra Blanco / Berg Hotel 00:00
  2. Future Holograms / Valentine 01:32
  3. Jauzas The Shining / Crockett 03:20
  4. Solitary Dancer ft. Marie Davidson / Emails 2 Myself 06:01
  5. I-F ft. Nancy Fortune / Holographic Voice 10:11
  6. Legowelt / Hazy City Nights 13:08
  7. Rude 66 / As (12" Version) 17:10
  8. The Parallax Corporation / Slowflight, Runner 20:56
  9. Kassen / Walking, Breathing 21:45
  10. Shemale / City Of The Dead 23:54
  11. Tz0tzilla / Distrito Federal Infierno 26:34
  12. I-F / Il Tramonto 30:10
  13. Jauzas The Shining & G13ck / Ciudades Muertas 31:55
  14. Adaptive / Eschelon 35:22
  15. Rude 66 / Black Sabbath 38:42
  16. The Soft Moon / Desertion 45:10
  17. Sons Of Magdalene / The Whip 48:40
  18. Shemale / Succubus 51:28
  19. Squadra Blanco / A Gentle Murder 57:32

My current favorite here is Emails 2 Myself by Solitary Dancer. Released by Dark Entries last year, I just got around to picking it up this month. All four of Solitary Dancer's releases so far are fantastic. Each is unique, too, which I appreciate.

Also worth mentioning are the two Aztlán tracks: Distrito Federal Infierno by Tz0tzilla (AKA Aliensextoy), and Ciudades Muertas by Jauzas The Shining & G13ck. Both those tracks and their full releases are excellent.

This went better than expected! A bit uneven though. In retrospect a track or two should have played longer, and maybe one or two could have been swapped out. It was a fun time and the tracks are good; that's what matters.