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MTT 182 / Foot Program

Posted 2020-08-24. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT182 Spectrogram

Bass month continues. Electro and Detroit technobass at 140. Features new tracks by Client_03, Cyan85, Grammar Of Movement, Sepehr, and Turk Turkelton. (Well, new tracks by my standards).

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This post wast updated on 2020/10/12.

  1. Insync vs. Mysteron² / Human Loop 00:00
  2. Cyan85 / Drama Bass 04:03
  3. Autobot-1000 vs. DJ Di'jital / Bass Programmer 06:21
  4. D.I.E. / Detroit Technobass 11:37
  5. EDMX / Do You Wanna? (Instrumental) 14:24
  6. Grammar Of Movement / Plastic Games 16:56
  7. Audiotech / Techno City '95 20:09
  8. Drop Man / Basstronic 23:23
  9. UR / Subsonic Shadow 25:41
  10. The Dexorcist / Connect One 29:36
  11. Keith Tucker / Oscillator (Bonus Beats) 34:11
  12. Digitek / Nymphomaniac 37:23
  13. Aux 88 / Alien Life Form 41:30
  14. Turk Turkelton / Bass Freak 44:15
  15. Client_03 / Thought Disposal 47:27
  16. Exzakt / Transfusion (Dexorcist Remix) 51:07
  17. Sepehr / Cybernetic 55:55

The first release I'd like to highlight is Autobot-1000 & DJ Di'jital's Bass Programmer EP, first released on Twilight 76 in 2002, and available now from Di'jital's bandcamp page. I picked this up recently and it's terrific. Bass Programmer is a legit technobass anthem; the original mix, played here, is smooth, where Di'jital's mix is rougher and tougher. The other two tracks both sound Kraftwerk-y to me, and are very strong. (Atomic belongs on Radioactivity, Input/Output belongs on Computer World). This is a really great EP, so go check it out.

My second highlight this week is Habibi Bass by Cyan85 & Turk Turkelton on Lunar Orbiter Program, released at the end of 2019. Tracks 2 Drama Bass and 14 Bass Freak in this mix are both off Habibi Bass. It's another strong four-tracker, highly recommended. (I particularly like N.I.T.N.T. by Turk Turkelton).

All of these tracks are good, of course, but I've delayed writing this long enough and feel the need to stop here. I'll be back next week at the same time and place with ~70 BPM bass music, mostly dubstep. It feels right to halve the tempo to close out the month.


MTT 181 / Block To Block

Posted 2020-08-16. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, miami bass, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio.

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Tough loud electro and electro bass up around 135 BPM. Most of it from Florida. I might be working out some aggression here. Features tracks by Dynamix II, Code Rising, Ohverclock, Phonotronix, a few DJ Wreck (AKA Salim Rafiq AKA Gucci Bass) remixes, and more.

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This post wast updated on 2020/10/12.

  1. Eggfooyoung / Lake Oceola 00:00
  2. AS1 / These Dirty Streets 01:20
  3. DJ Overdose / The Beat 03:56
  4. Exzakt / More Bounce To The Ounce 07:44
  5. Netzwerk Florida / Earth.Wind.Fire (Instrumental) 10:37
  6. Hydraulix / Hydrospace 13:34
  7. Code Rising / Retro Miami 17:32
  8. Drop Man / And The Beat Goes 21:07
  9. Otto Von Schirach / Bass Low (Gucci Bass Rmx) 23:59
  10. E.V.A.C. / Terra (Salim Rafiq's Anti Terra-rist Remix) 26:51
  11. Brice Kelly / The Unseen 29:57
  12. Ohverclock / Rezonation (Beat Mix) 33:32
  13. Tricky D / Take It To The Max (Hydraulix Remix) 36:38
  14. Code Rising vs Phonotronix / Fathom 40:13
  15. T.E.S.T. / Heat Levels Critical 42:29
  16. Ghostlight / Signal Stream (Inhuman Designed Remix) 45:14
  17. Phonotronix / In-sub-or-di-nate 48:54
  18. Dynamix II / Pledge Your Allegiance To Electro Funk 53:00

Tracks 3, 5, and 18 (The Beat, Earth.Wind.Fire, and Pledge Your Allegiance) are all from Exzakt's record label Monotone. Exzakt himself appears twice in this mix, with More Bounce To The Ounce and the previously mentioned Earth.Wind.Fire. I'm a big fan of Monotone, and am happy to see they've been active again in the last few years. (Brice Kelly has a new album on Monotone that seems pretty rad).

Discogs tells me that Salim Rafiq is half of Gucci Bass, the remixers of track 9 Bass Low by Otto Von Schirach. That forms a fun connection with the next song Terra (Salim Rafiq Mix) by E.V.A.C. - same remixer, 16 years apart. Both are good remixes, and seem to fit well together.

Ryan Phillips AKA Kounterakt appears three times in this mix, twice as a member of Code Rising and once as a member of Ohverclock. I had Mind, Body, and Soul from Electro Endeavours Vol. 2 queued up too, but didn't get to it. Top tunes all.

Phonotronix also appears three times: track 14 Fathom with Code Rising, track 17 In-sub-or-di-nate, and track 16 Signal Stream as Ghostlight (with Cloak), although that last one is remixed by Inhuman Designed.

I feel like there's a whole modern electrobass scene here, one that isn't talked about much on the outlets and discussion forums I follow. I've got a bunch of this style from the 2000s period - Debonaire Records, Exceleration, Frajile, Monotone. Then 2008-2015 gave us Bass Frequency Productions, Black Magic US, and CHP Recordings (that I'm aware of). I'm not sure what's going on right now; I know Monotone and Frajile Recordings are active, but that's it. I'm excited to see where the Florida electrobass sound goes this decade. I'm hoping for a return to a more minimal, spare, synth-y sound, more like the early 2000s.

And now I've talked too much. I love playing this stuff but it only ever feels appropriate in the summer months, August in particular. I had a track cued up to play after Pledge Your Allegiance but the timing didn't quite work with the vocal outro, unfortunately. I'll be back next week, same time and place, with something faster.


MTT 180 / Make Steps

Posted 2020-08-09. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, miami bass, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio.

MTT180 Spectrogram

Summer electro at ~126. West coast, east coast, Detroit, Germany, and a whole pile of Miami bass.

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This post wast updated on 2020/10/12.

  1. Industrial Bass Machine / Prepare For Invasion 00:00
  2. Eurobass Express / Bass In Your Face (Quad Attack Dub) 01:03
  3. Aux 88 / Sonic Boom 04:32
  4. Breezy Beat MC / Shake The Joint 07:35
  5. Bass 305 / Ultimate Bass Challenge (Mega Low Speaker Annihilation) 10:59
  6. Beat Dominator / Feel The Music 13:00
  7. Bass Master A.C.E / Totally Bass 16:44
  8. Dynamix 2 ft. Kidd Money / Feel The Bass 19:28
  9. MC ADE / Bass Mechanic 22:26
  10. Iceman Ja / Dance Transformers 25:41
  11. Dynamix II / Bass Generator 30:36
  12. Afro-Rican / Give It All You Got (Instrumental) 35:29
  13. The Get Funky Crew / Shake Them Titties (Titty Beats) 37:21
  14. Old School Players / 120 BPM 38:22
  15. Supreme.ja & Debonaire / Battle Droid (Bonus Beatz) 40:31
  16. Michna / Quadruple Gold Dipped 44:29
  17. Keisha Boom / Just Dance (Cameron Paul Remix) 47:08
  18. The Unknown DJ / Break Down (Dance Your Pants Off) (Wicked Mix) 50:39
  19. Maggotron / The Bass That Ate Miami (Soundchasers & Hydraulix Remix) 53:09
  20. Danny D & DJ Wiz / Get On Up And Dance (Wicked Mix) 56:52

Most of these are tracks played before on this radio show, and tracks I've been playing for years in general. Longtime favorites of mine. These selections aren't all strictly from Florida, so this is more of a mood, a bass attitude.

I do want to draw attention to one record, though, and that's Miami Bass Classics 5 on Wicked Mix, where the special mixes of tracks 18 and 20 come from. It's a remix service record that I picked up at Platinum Records some time in the early 2000s. As it says on the label: "DJ USE ONLY, NOT FOR PUBLIC DISPLAY OR COMMERCIAL USE". The mixes all work to make the tracks sound much more west-coast to me, breaks and electro by way of California. (Even the Unknown DJ track sounds somehow more west-coast). I like it; I like these versions more now than when I first bought the record.

I'll be back next week with more bass and some of my favorite 2000s Florida electro records. Faster and tougher than the music in this hour. Will try to be less lethargic on the mic, and will also try to leave myself enough time to read the tracklist in full. The usual time and place, live on aNONradio Thursday night PDT (Friday morning UTC).


MTT 179 / Dance Around The Center

Posted 2020-07-31. Permalink. Tagged ambient, anonradio, audio download, dj mix, downtempo, electro, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio, synthpop.

MTT179 Spectrogram

100 BPM grab bag. Beats and pieces. A new track from Legowelt and mishmash of stuff I've been listening to this month.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/13.

  1. The War Against The Sun / Anti Photon Battery 00:00
  2. Legowelt / Under A Golden Dome 04:49
  3. Aphex Twin / Ageispolis 08:27
  4. The Darkvoid Project / 1986 11:18
  5. Ian o'Brien / Homeless 15:26
  6. Bryan Zentz / Krooks & Snakes 19:56
  7. Gottfried Y. Leibniz / Twofoldness 22:30
  8. Prodamkey / Purple Beat 25:21
  9. User48736353001 / 20 Pink Floyd 28:41
  10. Electric Sheep / You Never Know (Live) 31:22
  11. The Aesthetics / Slam 34:23
  12. Secret Frequency Crew / Gold 36:12
  13. Chris Randall / Mitte (Baseck Remix) 39:45
  14. Being / Gonk 42:27
  15. DJ Food / Dark Lady (Skint Mix) 46:00
  16. Mike Ash / Our Universe 49:11
  17. Neuroactive / Vapour (Inflammable Mix) 52:56
  18. Duran Duran / Save A Prayer (Anodyne Remix) 55:58
  19. Portland / The Return Of Richard Belmont 58:40

I featured Legowelt near the beginning of the show again this week, with a track from his new album Pancakes With Mist. The release of Pancakes somehow slipped by me, or I'd have played Shadows In The Street Life weeks ago. It's very good (I like it anyway) and currently listed as name-your-price, so go check it out.

The Duran Duran remix at the end of this hour is of course from MASK 500. The copy I have, the copy that's played here, is the 2009 bootleg. I've both played and written about it before, and I'm sure I will again. Might be worth writing up a post dedicated to it.

I didn't leave myself enough time to read the tracklist out loud at the end of this show, unfortunately. Sorry to the folks who got left out. I don't have too much more to say about this one; it was fine. The last 20 minutes are particularly good, I think.

Thanks to everybody out there listening. I'll be back next week to continue my tradition of playing bass music in August, so prepare yourself for at least two weeks of Miami Bass.


MTT 178 / Just What You Have

Posted 2020-07-26. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, disco, dj mix, house, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT178 Spectrogram

Techno, house, and disco for a change of pace. A mishmash of Dutch, Detroit, whatever I had laying around.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/13.

  1. Hadamard / Earth Is An Oasis 00:00
  2. Raiders Of The Lost Arp / Arrival 01:50
  3. Legowelt / The Soul Of A City 05:08
  4. Coil / The Snow 09:57
  5. $tinkworx / Calimari 12:54
  6. D.I.E. / Dutch Friends 17:08
  7. Luke Hess / There Is Hope 20:35
  8. Omar-S / Flying Blind 23:47
  9. Transparent Sound & Scape One & Karoshi / Solid Grooves 28:11
  10. Will Hofbauer / Idris 31:46
  11. Zwart Licht Kommando / The Other One 36:32
  12. Orgue Electronique / Panic At Charles De Gaulle 40:15
  13. Juan Atkins / I Love You 42:53
  14. Men Of Science / Acid Dawn 47:01
  15. Skatebård / June Nights South Of Siena 50:17
  16. Galaxy Toobin' / The Day Of The Duel Is Approaching 55:05

Not too much to say about this one. I think the only new(ish) track here is the bouncy Idris by Will Hofbauer from 2018's NV017 on Neo Violence. The rest of this mix is old favorites. Legowelt's Soul Of A City, The Snow by Coil, The Day Of The Duel Is Approaching by Galaxy Toobin', to name a few.

Dutch Friends by D.I.E. (Detroit In Effect) is what probably inspired this mix. I love that track, and I love its video, but only just recently picked up a digital copy of it on Clone WCS MAP 003. I've never seen any of the original M.A.P. vinyl in record stores in Portland, not sure why.

And that's what I've got this week. I'll be back on Thursday the 30th (in my timezone, anyway) to play something chill.

Shoutout to the Men Of Science.


MTT 177 / Before Your Eyes

Posted 2020-07-19. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio.

MTT177 Spectrogram

~128 BPM electro, mostly in the 1980s style. Features new tracks from Crossmods and Scape One.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/13.

  1. DJ HasH / Chrome Position 00:00
  2. Contactless / Robot Wreckin' Krew 03:38
  3. J.B. Beat / Freak City 06:55
  4. EPG / Party Rock (Assimilation Mix) 09:10
  5. Knightz Of Bass / Cyclone Attack 14:10
  6. Sbassship / Solaris 15:54
  7. Scape One / Cosmic Jam 20:27
  8. Crossmods / Why Is It So Freaky 22:57
  9. Computor Rockers / Tech-No-Rock (Full Version) 25:27
  10. N.W.A. / Panic Zone 29:35
  11. Aux 88 / Technology 32:23
  12. Cyber-Funk / Untitled [UR0117 A1] 35:46
  13. State Logik / All You Need 40:31
  14. Eggfooyoung / Pop And Lock 42:31
  15. Professor X / Rekonstruktx 45:09
  16. The Egyptian Lover / Party 48:16
  17. EPG / Party Rock (Assimilation Mix) 49:31
  18. Newcleus / Computer Age (Push The Button) 51:12
  19. E.V.I.A.N. And The Atlantis Posse / Robo Tech (Bonus City) 56:39
  20. Mandroid / Horizon 58:07

So most of this is old, and most of it is repeats from previous radio shows. But there are a few new tracks. First, Cosmic Jam by Scape One, from his February 2020 album Cosmic Trax. A sweet, smooth tribute to Jive Rhythm Trax. Second is Why Is It So Freaky by Crossmods, from their Crossmods EP on Crobot Muzik, included here because it plays into the "freak" theme and because it's a cool track.

A lot of this is records that were often in my bag when playing at Ground Kontrol. Cyclone Attack by the Knightz of Bass, Tech-No-Rock by Computor Rockers, Electro Boogie by State Logik, Pop And Lock by Eggfooyoung. I've got a blog post in the works about that State Logik & Jacob record, will try to complete that soon.

Some missed cues in this and some dodgy transitions, but hey, it's a live mix for the radio. I'll be back next week with, as usual, something slower. Not sure what that selection will look like yet.