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MTT 196 / How Much To Take, How Much To Give

Posted 2020-11-26. Permalink. Tagged ambient, audio download, disco, dj mix, downtempo, electro, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music.

MTT196 Spectrogram

Relatively mellow beats for this last Thursday of November. Disco, electro, IDM. Floating in space at a tempo of about 110 BPM.

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  1. Danny Scrilla / Mechanical Fruit 00:00
  2. Zwart Licht Kommando / Waiting For You 01:53
  3. DJ R21 / Wired 05:58
  4. Mas 2008 / Fragile 09:10
  5. Kan3da / Romanticist 12:04
  6. XY0815 / The Square Of Any Planet 16:17
  7. Secret Frequency Crew / Neon Bridge 20:01
  8. Dune / Not Blue 24:23
  9. Metamatics / Dope For The Robot 27:27
  10. Jega / The Girl Who Fell To Earth 31:14
  11. The Sentinel & Miss Memory / R=V/I 34:37
  12. Aardvarck / Nozum (Attica Blues RMX) 37:40
  13. Ben Businovski / Song For A Cybernetic Amazon 42:33
  14. Phase For Stereo / Kensington Runestone (Cache Hauptland Remix) 45:11
  15. Raiders Of The Lost Arp / Bridge 48:23
  16. The Parallax Corporation / (Searching For A) Cybernetic Lover 51:27
  17. Trisomie 21 / Take The Shock Away 55:37
  18. Legowelt / Warm Technology Cottage 60:14

Dope For The Robot is played here from the original Ep.02 on Clear records. I've linked to a re-release compilation album that contains the song in the tracklist above. Metamatics are on my mind because they just put out a new album of old 96-98 material called Vogue Casio 96 over on their bandcamp. I've listened through Vogue Casio once and it seems very good, so I'll probably be playing some cuts from it on this program over the next few months.

The Traffic II compilation on Combination Records is a record I turn to whenever I'm out of ideas. The idea it presented to me this time is Aardvarck's Nozum (as remixed by Attica Blues). It appears that Nozum was first released as an EP on Delsin records in 2001; that's one I'll have to pick up if I ever see it used.

Trisomie 21's Take The Shock Away is from their 1989 LP Plays The Pictures. It's been a favorite of mine for a long time, a song I like to end sets with. The whole LP is full of short odd ambient sketches, with Take The Shock Away being the one outlier. I've played it a lot down at Ground Kontrol Arcade in Portland over the years, and I'm happy to see that Trisomie 21 have a digital version for sale on their website.

That's November done. This show was produced, and these show notes were written, in a slightly bigger hurry than normal. I hope nobody minds too much. I'll be back next week with something faster, as is my habit. (And be on the lookout for the annual tracker mod mix coming in three or four weeks).


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.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / January 2020

Posted 2020-01-30. Permalink. Tagged disco, downtempo, electro, freestyle, ground kontrol, hiphop, idm, logical aggression, music, synthpop.

DJ Megaphysics and I played our regular show at Ground Kontrol Arcade last night, the first of 2020. It was good! Megaphysics took the first half of the night, opening at 9:00 PM. Here's what he played:

  1. Cat Stevens / Was Dog Donut (Pilooski Edit) ~9:00 PM
  2. Freddy Fresh / Represent
  3. Coco Bryce / Up
  4. Kid Frost / Terminator (Vocal Mix)
  5. Coldcut / Kick Out The JamEs (Spreng)
  6. Ice-T / 409
  7. Cosmic Force & Legowelt & Orgue Electronique / Transmitting Illicit Logic
  8. The Populists AKA Yan Wagner / Nu-Nu
  9. Kraftwerk / Boing Boom Tschak
  10. Kraftwerk / Techno Pop
  11. Aux 88 / I Need To Find Myself
  12. Ice-T / Cold Wind-Madness (Part 1)
  13. Ixvo-Exvo / Construct Yourself
  14. Die Orangen / One Day In Shepperton
  15. The Isolators ft. Bébé / Interdit Ce Soir (Freak Electrique Remix)
  16. Jade 4U / The Early Train
  17. International Music System / Nonline
  18. Man Parrish / Hip Hop, Be Bop (Don't Stop)
  19. Electronome / V = for Viewlexx!
  20. Raiders of the Lost Arp / Module Detach
  21. DMX Krew / 17 Ways To Break My Heart
  22. Paul Blackford / Latitudes (Canada High Remix)
  23. Sa-Fire / Love Is On Her Mind (Dub Version)
  24. C.O.D. / In The Bottle (Vocal)
  25. Reggie Dokes / Cyber Love
  26. Jellybean / Mirage (Dancers Dream) (Part III)
  27. International Music System I.M.S. / Dancing Therapy
  28. Xēna / On The Upside
  29. Coco Bryce / Panini Shuffle
  30. Circuitry ft. Electro Wayne / Last Days Of Cybotron
  31. Computor Rockers / Tech-No-Rock (Full Version)
  32. Corporation Of One / The Real Life
  33. Freddy Fresh / Freestylin'
  34. Dopplereffekt / Infophysix
  35. Minor Science / Another Moon
  36. Silicon Scally / The Love Inside
  37. New Order / Confusion
  38. Paul Hardcastle / Rainforest (Ben Liebrand Master Edit)

I took over at 11:30 with a mixture of electro and IDM, drawing from my recent aNONradio shows. A lot of tracks from CPU Records. Here's my list:

  1. Silicon Scally / Scintillation ~11:30 PM
  2. Point Guard / Odyssey
  3. Cygnus / Cybrid Vox
  4. Morphology / Dark Flow
  5. T.E.S.T. / Night Jam
  6. The Martians / Sunchaser
  7. Scape One / Digits
  8. Microlith / Remember Members
  9. 96 Back / 000
  10. Drexciya / Ociya Syndor
  11. Morphology / Gray Code
  12. E.R.P. / Ancient Light
  13. Plant43 / Hydro Subway
  14. Excel / Don't Stop Now
  15. Vaperror / Aqua Domain
  16. Los Hermanos / Sun Dial
  17. Kuedo / Whisper Fate
  18. Fluence / Testarossa Dreams
  19. T.Power / A Large Grey Area
  20. Autopilot / World Receiver Pt. 2
  21. Silicon Scally / Override
  22. スムー / Recall (Live)
  23. Nullptr / Polytopes
  24. Silicon Scally / Projections
  25. Mikron / Keyhole
  26. Ivna Ji / Maar
  27. MetaComplex / Implanted Sounds
  28. Aphex Twin / Green Calx
  29. 69 / Microlovr
  30. Orbital / Attached
  31. Ricardo Tobar / After The Movie (Plaid Remix)
  32. Rings Around Saturn / World Interior ~1:00 AM
  33. Plant43 / Amphibious Architecture
  34. Electronome / V = for Viewlexx!
  35. Black Sea Project / Transmutation
  36. Marco Bernardi / Complete Direction
  37. Plaid / The Launching Of Big Face
  38. Mikron / NynIV
  39. Japanese Telecom / Rising Sun
  40. Takeshi Muto / Muto Love
  41. Mikron / Aldergrove
  42. Push Button Objects / Striffle
  43. Prefuse 73 / Living Life
  44. Brothomstates / Dekc
  45. Photek / Modus Operandi ~1:45 AM

It's pretty funny that we both played Electronome's V = for Viewlexx. Go figure that the one time we step on each other it's with an old Electronome track. We had a good laugh about that after the show.

Thanks to everybody who hung out and listened to the music, and thanks as always to Ground Kontrol for having us. Shoutout to DJ Popcorn for talking shop past midnight.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / October 2019

Posted 2019-10-31. Permalink. Tagged disco, downtempo, electro, ground kontrol, hiphop, logical aggression, music, synthpop.

Another last Wednesday has come and gone, and that means another show at Ground Kontrol Arcade. It was the day before Halloween, so DJ Megaphysics and I dug up some spooky stuff for the evening.

Megaphysics played the first half of the night, presenting a diverse selection of disco, hip-hop, rock, synthpop, and soundtracks. Here's his tracklist:

  1. The Bullock Brothers / Horror Movies ~9:00 PM
  2. The Cramps / Surfin Dead
  3. The Jazz Butcher / The Jazz Butcher Meets Count Dracula
  4. Ilze / Mall People
  5. Patrick Cowley / Teen Planet
  6. Toto Coelo / I Eat Cannibals
  7. Rafaella Carrà / Black Cat
  8. Toto Coelo / Dracula's Tango (Sucker For Your Love) (Extended Dance Version)
  9. Radiorama / Vampires (Swedish Remix)
  10. The Mystery Kindaichi Band / Yatsuhakamura (Eight Village Grave) (八つ墓村)
  11. Tino / Wolfman Is Everywhere Dub
  12. Fred Myrow & Malcolm Seagrave / The Tall Man On Main Street
  13. SSQ / Trash’s Theme
  14. SSQ / Tonight (We’ll Make Love Until We Die)
  15. Beth B & Scott B / Black Box Disco
  16. The Warlord / Black Knight
  17. Patrick Cowley / They Came At Night
  18. Tyree ft. Chic / I Fear The Night (Subterranean Mix)
  19. Sax / Don’t Turn Your Back On Me (Halloween Mix)
  20. Helen / Witch
  21. Dead Or Alive / Something In My House
  22. Oingo Boingo / Dead Man’s Party
  23. Whodini / The Haunted House Of Rock (Extended Version)
  24. Wagon Christ / Memory Towel
  25. Tino / Living Dead Dub
  26. Squadra Blanco / Night Of The Illuminati
  27. Videogame Orchestra / The Fog
  28. Phoebus / Frankenstein
  29. The Doctor / Frankenstein
  30. Street Cleaner / Unsolved Mysteries Theme
  31. Daniel Savio / Nekropolis
  32. Geto Boys / Chuckie
  33. The Reel Master / Childs Play
  34. Simonetti, Pignatelli, Morante (Goblin) / Flashing (Remix)
  35. Book Of Love / Enchantra
  36. Book Of Love / Witchcraft (Extended Mix)
  37. Severed Heads / Dead Eyes Opened
  38. Zombie Zombie / Halloween
  39. Amper Clap / Haunted House

I took over at 11:30-ish, playing mostly electro. This set ended up being a combination and variation of what I've been doing on the radio over the month. Anyway, here's my tracklist:

  1. Soul Weaver / Parra Attack ~11:35 PM
  2. Cignol / Ask This
  3. Shadowbunny / No Return
  4. Sniper Mode / Bulletproof
  5. Ectomorph / Dada
  6. A.W.E.S.O.M.-O / Road To The Dungeon
  7. Boris Divider / Wireframe Reality
  8. Versalife / Pathogen
  9. Audioelectronic / Final Annihilation
  10. UKV / Ghost
  11. Andrea Parker / The Swamp
  12. I-F / Weightless Approach
  13. Platex / Latex
  14. 240 Interceptor / Untitled [Bunker 3072 B1]
  15. Hadamard / All Life Is Suffering
  16. Shadowbunny / Phi
  17. Jauzas The Shining & G13ck / Ciudades Muertas
  18. Maria Ernst / La Muerte Es Solo El Comienzo
  19. Final Cut / She Destroys (Hilltop Mix)
  20. Section 25 / Looking From A Hilltop (Restructure)
  21. Ectomorph / Crawl Of The Cthulu
  22. Alex Nôrinh / Untitled [Bunker 3066 A1]
  23. Audio Tech / Darkside (Vocal Remix)
  24. Zyntax / New World Order II
  25. Lectromagnetique / She
  26. Luxus Varta / Nixit
  27. Pametex / Slowcrash
  28. Das Muster / Veränderungen
  29. Shemale / Pink Leotard
  30. Photodementia / 1 Yr Later
  31. Anthony Rother / Sex With The Machines
  32. Aether Pilot / Dark Grey Machines
  33. Koova / Sometimes There's Nothing
  34. Visitor / Mechanical Soul
  35. Men 2nd / Würm
  36. Haujobb / Solid State Logic
  37. Andrea Parker / After Dark
  38. Automat / Purification
  39. Hadamard / The Moral Core
  40. Scorn / A Mission
  41. Noise Unit / Dry Lungs
  42. The Darkvoid Project / Taking Me Apart ~1:50 AM

And that's a wrap. Thanks to everyone who came out, and to Ground Kontrol for having us. Special shoutout to mnw@sdf for coming by and chatting; wish we could've hung out more. I'll be looking for some recent gabber releases for you.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / September 2019

Posted 2019-09-26. Permalink. Tagged breaks, disco, electro, ground kontrol, house, idm, logical aggression, music, synthpop, techno.

Megaphysics and I played our regular monthly night at Ground Kontrol Arcade yesterday. There was no theme this time, so we riffed on what we've been listening to.

I took the first half of the night, playing electro, IDM, techno, and maybe a little house. Here's my playlist:

  1. Franck Kartell / Unalaska Island ~9:00 PM
  2. Minor Science / Volumes
  3. Balil / Whirling Of Spirits
  4. Plaid / Scoobs In Colombia
  5. Minor Science / Another Moon
  6. Reedale Rise / Kae
  7. Lowfish / Fatblex
  8. Delayscape / Velux
  9. Indulin / Strangeness
  10. XY0815 / End Of Your Orbit
  11. Tusken Raiders / Sexy Sandpeople
  12. Subscriber / As If
  13. Koova / Words Of Wisdom
  14. Nullptr / AFTRMTH
  15. Aux 88 / Welcome To Avolon
  16. Sync 24 / Memory Bubble
  17. Pip Williams / Lost Souls
  18. DJ Life / The Room
  19. Jauzas The Shining & G13ck / Proton
  20. Novamen / There's No Escaping
  21. Jega / Post Mid Arc
  22. Sonar Base / Photon Filters
  23. Andrew Red Hand / Space Encounter
  24. Silicon Scally / Informatics
  25. E.M.S. / Close Encounters
  26. T.E.S.T. / This And That
  27. Reiner Mauch / Electro Music
  28. J. Shaw / Jupiter Funk
  29. Rutherford / Spoken Word
  30. Hydraulix / Robocop
  31. Sonar Base / Sonar Base #10
  32. Solitary Dancer / Paradise Found
  33. Morphology / Spacetime Interval
  34. Drexciya / Universal Element
  35. The Other People Place / Lifestyles Of The Casual
  36. Gosub / Mind Travel Method
  37. LFO / You Have To Understand
  38. Trackman / Smoothing
  39. Dark Matrix / Untitled [LSF007 A3]
  40. Forgemasters / Track With No Name
  41. Herr Wacher / Spatial
  42. Omar S & Shadow Ray / Oasis Nine
  43. Zwart Licht Kommando / Teletext
  44. Ectomorph / Agate
  45. Brother Blue / Automatic Writing

Megaphysics took over at this point. Here's what he played:

  1. Super Drama / New Graces ~11:30 PM
  2. Pixelord / Love Is (Coco Bryce Rave To The Slythm Mix)
  3. DJ Plead / Crush and Burn
  4. The Moderator / Insync
  5. Patience / White Of An Eye
  6. Maurice & Charles / Sofa Love
  7. Cli-N-Tel / 2030 (Blotnik Brothers Remix)
  8. Coco Bryce / Pac Man
  9. RX-101 / Warm Electronics Box
  10. I.O.S. / T.D.M. (Tech Dance Music)
  11. Boy Harsher / Come Closer
  12. M.S.L. / Alva C
  13. Unlisted Artist / Untitled
  14. Electro Music Union / Liquid Lover
  15. DJs Friction & Spice / Future Funk
  16. Rhys Fulber / My Church
  17. DJ Plead / Salt and Pepper
  18. Metavari / Josie’s Lament (Mill Fire)
  19. Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch / Blue Frank
  20. Transilvanian Galaxi / Atle
  21. Photonz / Mysteric Teachings
  22. Craig Bratley / 99.9% (Andrew Weatherall's 100% Remix)
  23. Jade 4U / The Early Train
  24. Front 242 / Take One (Re-Built)
  25. Fleetwood Mac / Everywhere (Psychemagik Remix)
  26. Mr. Fingers / Can You Feel It
  27. Neil Young / Mr. Soul
  28. Funsize Jonny / Diode 36
  29. Coco Bryce / Panini Shuffle
  30. Erik Travis / Eddie
  31. Textasy / They’re Trying To Control My Mind
  32. Fit Of Body / Ridin 2 That Trap or Die
  33. Kedr Livanskiy / Ariadna (ариадна)
  34. joergmueller / Ftv#5
  35. Cetu Javu / A Donde (Razormaid Mix)
  36. Marcello Giordani / Oh! Superman (Disco Spacer Mix)

And that's it! It was a good night. Thanks to Megaphysics for holding it down, to everyone in attendance for hanging out, and to Ground Kontrol for having us.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / July 2019

Posted 2019-08-01. Permalink. Tagged disco, electro, ground kontrol, hiphop, idm, logical aggression, music, synthpop, techno.

DJ Megaphysics and I played our regular show at Ground Kontrol Arcade last night! I took the opening slot, and played a bunch of electro and hiphop. My list:

  1. Spaceboys / Space Is The Place ~9:00 PM
  2. Ben Businovski / Midnight Cruise
  3. Mitch Murder / Night Shift
  4. Dominance Crushing Crew / Nothing Stopping Us
  5. Paul Hardcastle / Forest Fire
  6. Matt Whitehead / Tuff City
  7. First Touch / Pleasure For Your Treasure (Radio Mix)
  8. State Logik / Electro Boogie
  9. Nairobi & The Awesome Foursome / Funky Soul Makossa (Free Beats)
  10. Newcleus / Where's The Beat
  11. John Arnold / Rough
  12. Tape Loader & Phatt Rok Ski / Prime Time (Instrumental)
  13. World Class Wreckin' Cru / House Calls
  14. Hashim / Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) (B)
  15. The Unknown DJ / 808 Beats (Radio Mix)
  16. Facade / The Groove (Drive To Hollywood Version)
  17. Paul Hardcastle / King Tut
  18. Jamie Jupitor / Computer Power
  19. Knightz Of Bass / Zoom
  20. Michna / Quadruple Gold Dipped
  21. EPG / Party Rock (Assimilation Mix)
  22. Mandroid / Microswitch
  23. Miotek / My City (Mr. Velcro Fastener Remix)
  24. Bacalao / The Robots (Die Roboter)
  25. Matt Whitehead / Beat The Heat
  26. The Jonzun Crew / We Are The Jonzun Crew
  27. Jedi Knights / Intergalactic Funk Transmission
  28. Ice-T / Body Rock
  29. Lowfish / Finishing The Stereotypes
  30. DMX Krew / Funk Cube
  31. Dagobert / Rock Is Over
  32. Dynamik Bass System / Electronic
  33. MMT-8 / Mindlocked
  34. Lone Shark / Sinclair Space Age
  35. Voigt Kampff / Asphalt
  36. G.D. Luxxe & Solvent / Quiet Life
  37. The Golden Retrievers / Iron Beach
  38. Phase 4 Stereo / Tin Piano
  39. Legowelt / Beach Oceano
  40. Suburban Knight / The Groove (Pan Mix)

Megaphysics took over at this point. He brought a bunch of disco, IDM, and techno. Here's his tracklist:

  1. A Guy Called Gerald / Voodoo Ray ~11:30 PM
  2. Fortran 5 / Crazy Earth (Global Warming)
  3. Last Step / 3 Lives With Angel
  4. Ronnie Jones / Video Games
  5. Italian Disco Stars / Pick Me Up
  6. Kermesse / Mrs Moon
  7. Mi-Sex / Computer Games
  8. Pluuto / Isn't It Crazy (Agsnøek Mix)
  9. Aphex Twin / Pulsewidth
  10. Orbital / Omen (The Tower)
  11. Pulse One / At Least In My Mind
  12. Shock / Angel Face
  13. Robag Wruhme / Thora Vukk
  14. Rebolledo / Black Rainbow Woman by The Black Frame
  15. Boards Of Canada / June 9th
  16. RX-101 / Helium Spheres
  17. Renegade Soundwave / The Phantom (Original Mix)
  18. Autechre / Crystel
  19. Mr. YT / Regard
  20. LFO / Tied Up (Acid Mix)
  21. Underworld / Dirty Epic
  22. Fallout / Morning After (Sunrise Mix)
  23. $tinkworx / Calamari
  24. Public Passion / Flash In The Night
  25. RX-101 / Pulse Shaper
  26. Lanark Artefax / Touch Absence
  27. Autechre / Bike
  28. RX-101 / Frogus Esophagus
  29. Xonox / Transmission
  30. Kraftwerk / Aero Dynamik
  31. Lime / On The Grid (Re-mix)
  32. Musicology / Telefone 529
  33. Deepchord / Spiral 1
  34. Fortran 5 / Heart On The Line (Bassline Mix)
  35. Vangelis / Tears In Rain

Two solid sets! Five hours of good music. Thanks to Ground Kontrol for having us, and to everybody hanging out and listening. Additional thanks to DJ 808, DJ Megaphysics, A., and Z. for keeping me company at the end of the night.