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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.

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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...


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 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 168 / Turbulent Flow

Posted 2020-05-15. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, dj mix, electro, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT168 Spectrogram

Electro, techno, a little weirdness. In roughly that order.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/16.

  1. Access To Arasaka / Brilliant Pebbles 00:00
  2. Komarken Electronics / Early Mornings 01:13
  3. Biepang / Blanked Populace 05:50
  4. Zobol / Descending 10:04
  5. 96 Back / 100 14:08
  6. Axiom 23 / System 18:22
  7. Daze / Advanced Reality 21:25
  8. Luka Baumann / Inception 25:11
  9. Steve Stoll / Slipstream 28:04
  10. Trackman / Feeling (Outline Mix) 31:28
  11. "M" / Scenario 34:14
  12. Adam Jay / Cruces Motile 36:29
  13. Peverelist / Fighting Without Fighting 41:28
  14. T++ / 100 Bar 45:01
  15. Einfachfunk / Untitled [Bunker 3057 B2] 48:38
  16. E.R.P. / Lodestone 51:08
  17. Dune / ~K 56:52

Some new tracks in this hour: Cruces Motile by Adam Jay, from his 2020 album Inoperable Data; Zobol's Descending from their album Foreign Objects on Sci-fact, out last year; Advanced Reality by Daze from the first Pure Space comp, also released last year. The Adam Jay album in particular is really good, and has been on rotation here since January.

Track 8 Inception by Luka Baumann is from an old EP on the Biomechanics netlabel called As We Drift Apart. Mixcloud identified the track and linked to a release on Junodownload called The Jolka Experience where Inception also appears, although at a lower tempo (128 instead of 134). Discogs tells me that Jolka is one of Baumann's aliases. Just an interesting programming note.

The techno section of this mix could have cooked a little longer. All the tracks are good but Outline's mix of Feeling by Trackman and Scenario by Jeff Mills sound a little out of place to me. That's OK though, it sets up Cruces Motile which sets up Fighting Without Fighting by Peverelist, the one track I really wanted to play this week.

I'll be back on Friday the 22nd at 06:00 UTC (that's Thursday the 21st at 11:00PM PDT). I'm on a roll with the breaks/electro/techno thing so that's what'll be happening.


MTT 166 / Relative Distance

Posted 2020-05-01. Permalink. Tagged ambient, anonradio, audio download, breaks, dj mix, downtempo, electro, idm, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT166 Spectrogram

A 110 BPM grab bag episode this time. I wanted to play Dave Angel's Latin Lover and How I Missed You by Clatterbox and worked backward from there.

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This post was updated on 2020/10/16.

  1. Mrs Jynx / Diving Loop 00:00
  2. The Pad Foundation / The Last Stand 03:03
  3. Gottfried Y. Leibniz / Leibniz' Vierspeziesrechenmaschine 06:11
  4. Clatterbox / How I Missed You [It Catches My Heart In It's Hands] 09:52
  5. Darkhalo / Manga Starlight 14:11
  6. Jean-Paul Bondy ft. Carl Finlow / Cold Reformer 17:38
  7. Axiom 23 / Higher Communication (Hyper Script) 21:08
  8. Bola / Sirasancerre 25:12
  9. Boards Of Canada / Pete Standing Alone 26:57
  10. Lawb / Sdhkvjeesus 31:34
  11. Clatterbox / Hard Cell [Long Distance Voice Mail] 33:35
  12. Drox / Aquanerve 37:04
  13. Skatebård / Celluloid Mirage 40:18
  14. Fluke / Mosh 43:13
  15. Enertia-sound / Lutron 48:36
  16. Dave Angel / Latin Lover 51:21
  17. FSOL / Hot Knives 55:40
  18. Legowelt / Cherri Meets The Professor 58:10

Track #16 Latin Lover by Dave Angel is from the first 2004 Ghost In The Shell tribute album. I said my piece about those two tribute albums in the show notes to MTT158, so go check that out. Latin Lover is the one slow track on that first tribute album, and is excellent, worth dropping out of Lutron for.

Project Unison by Metamatics and Clatterbox features twice in this hour, as track #4 How I Missed You and #11 Hard Cell. Project Unison was released twice, first on Neo Ouija and then on Hydrogen Dukebox. The two releases have the same content although the tracklists appear different. I own the Neo Ouija neo02lp version of the album, so I've used those titles above. The hyperlinks lead to Hydrogen Dukebox's bandcamp however, so I've included the Dukebox titles in brackets. Anyway, that's a very pretty IDM album, probably my favorite work by both Clatterbox and Metamatics.

This is the second week in a row Carl Finlow's vocals have appeared. Last week it was Out Of Time from Electrilogy+, this week it's Jean-Paul Bondy's great Cold Reformer. Bondy is better known to me as Volum and one half of Volsoc. Cold Reformer is on a fun, varied album called The Path Of Most Resistors from 2006. I've been quietly playing tracks off it over the last few years; it's worth a listen and is available at junodownload.

And that's all the commentary I have in me today. I'll be back with some electro next time, I think.


MTT 165 / Carrying Capacity

Posted 2020-04-25. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, audio download, breaks, dj mix, electro, house, mixcloud, movement through thought, music, radio, techno.

MTT165 Spectrogram

Breaks, electro, techno; continuing the theme of the last few weeks. The middle of this is maybe too subdued, but I'm happy with the hour overall.

Due to technical difficulties this show did not air on aNONradio as planned. It was recorded a day later and has been uploaded to this website (djcev.com), mixcloud, rb387.net (my friend's server), and MEGA.nz. The spectrogram above now links to the mp3 file on djcev.com.

This post was updated on 2020/10/12.

  1. ADJ & Pathic / Scenario 00:01
  2. Dj HasH / Rumbo A Eddion 03:43
  3. MAS 2008 / World's Passing By 06:13
  4. Popkomm / Input 10:20
  5. =UHU= / Magic Computer 13:21
  6. Lowfish / Ripped 17:08
  7. Mitch Murder / Coup de Théâtre 20:51
  8. DMX Krew / PH-830 24:56
  9. Echo 106 / Dark Strings 27:44
  10. Camomile Dawn / Louise 31:55
  11. Mikron / Re-Entry 35:13
  12. Marco Bernardi / Super Deep Voices 39:17
  13. Peshka / Averuna 42:37
  14. Enertia-sound / Electrostatic 48:16
  15. Carl Finlow / Out Of Time 53:20
  16. Namlook / Music For Urban Meditation Part III 58:00

Two tracks from the NV020 compilation on Neo Violence feature in this mix: #10 Louise by Camomile Dawn and #13 Averuna by Peshka. I've been playing both NV020 and NV017 a lot lately, and recommend both (and Neo Violence in general).

But I came here this week to play Carl Finlow's classic Out Of Time. I think I first heard Out Of Time in a mix DJ Xed put out on the old electroalliance.net forums. It's on the Electrilogy+ CD, a compilation of the three Electrilogy 12"s that were released on Device in 2001 and 2002. (Plus a few extra tracks, as the name suggests). Mr. Finlow has Electrilogy+ available on his bandcamp with an extended mix of Out Of Time, and it's worth every penny. I've been waiting to play it here; this felt like the right moment.

Last thing I'll say, I generally dislike Synthwave but I love Mitch Murder's work, particularly the album After Hours. It has multiple cool electro pieces on it; that's where track #7 Coup de Théâtre comes from. If you're like me and Synthwave isn't your thing, give After Hours a shot.

And that's it. I'll be back next week (hopefully live on the radio again) with something slower to close out the month.