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MTT No. 040 / Steady Creep

ambient, anonradio, electro, hiphop, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, vaporwave // 2017-12-01

MTT040 Spectrogram

Slow IDM & Electro to close out November 2017. Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix from aNONradio's archives.

  1. Access To Arasaka / Caph
  2. Bitstream / Pylon
  3. Dexterous Numerics / Absent Friends
  4. Ghostwerk / When I Creep
  5. Subaeris / ゴースト発生
  6. MANASYt / Apathetics
  7. Chris Randall / Oblique
  8. Headset ft. Subtitle / Breath Contrails
  9. Wayne & Nick / Slev (Ghostwerk Remix)
  10. While / Rail
  11. Mike Kidd / Bilocation
  12. DPO / Endospore
  13. DPO / Isolated Extermination
  14. Being / Tide One Two Three
  15. Porn Darstellar / Dans Le Satin Blanc

Spacesettings by Headset is outstanding. A weird IDM / Hip-Hop / Jazz hybrid album... The closest comparison I can think of is Arrhythmia by Antipop Consortium. The whole album is as good as Breath Contrails.

I'm sad to say I treated Tides by Being (AKA The Wee DJs, AKA Dave Paton) pretty badly here. It's an amazing '90s IDM (or maybe Ambient?) album and deserves better than being filler between DPO and the goofy (but also awesome) Nights In White Satin cover by Porn Darstellar.

Last, I'll highlight Shadow Culture by Ghostwerk. Ghostwerk has been putting out awesome (and weird) tunes for about five years now; Shadow Culture marks his first release on a "major" label (in this case the excellent Detroit Underground). I've been waiting for this album for two years, and it doesn't disappoint.

Finally: shoutout to ellen_page. I also dream of future trackers.

MTT No. 039 / Day By Day

ambient, anonradio, drum & bass, movement through thought, music, radio, vaporwave // 2017-11-24

MTT039 Spectrogram

Ambient and drum & bass on Thanksgiving night. Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix from aNONradio's archives.

  1. DeepWoods / Cause and Effect
  2. Kontext / Thaw (Dissident Remix)
  3. Teebee & K / Cherokee
  4. Poschek / Jungle Comp Entry
  5. Drumloop808 / Discontent
  6. Art of Noise / Camilla: The Old, Old Story (J. Majik Remix)
  7. T.Power / Refraction
  8. w u s o 命 / Hollow Feelings
  9. Arcon 2 / Skyland
  10. Diswork / Mental Disease
  11. Intense / Dark Skies
  12. Art of Noise / Art of Love (Ils Remix)
  13. Artemis / Elysian Fields
  14. Lamb / Gorecki (Global Communication Remix)
  15. Boymerang / Lazarus

Poschek's Jungle Comp Entry is an odd one here. It's one of 22 entries in the Dogs on Acid 2010 Jungle Competition. An excellent compilation of retro jungle tunes written by the Dogs on Acid Grid users. Wozowski has an excellent mix of the best tunes in the compo, which is how I discovered it.

This mix could've used more practice. I'm not a very good Drum & Bass DJ.

MTT No. 035 / No Way Back

ambient, anonradio, electro, movement through thought, music, radio // 2017-10-27

MTT035 Spectrogram

Assorted spooky stuff to close out October. Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix from aNONradio's archives.

  1. Seele Ohne Ziel / Track 1
  2. Anthony Rother / Ich Bin Ewig
  3. The Breakwaters vs. CPU / Signal From The Dark
  4. Erikoismies / Untitled [Bunker 3071 A2]
  5. Shadowbunny / Nothing
  6. Kompleksi / Porno Tampere (Vocal Version)
  7. Hadamard / The Moral Core
  8. Zwischenwelt / Diapsiquia
  9. Coil / Box Theme
  10. Twilight Ritual / Means Of Heath
  11. Shemale / The Watchers
  12. Seele Ohne Ziel / Track 2
  13. Zerkalo / Experiment Zero
  14. Shemale / Blood Ritual
  15. Corvx de Timor / Chasing Game (Shadowbunny Remix)
  16. Shemale / Beneath The Ice

Fairly straightforward 90 BPM electro for 30 minutes, and then off the rails we go.

So Shemale is ridiculously good. I've been a fan since I found the Hyperborean Love Slave 12" in a used bin nearly a decade ago. All of their releases are good; no duds. Some of the best dark electro I've ever heard.

The Coil track in the middle of this is, of course, part of their unused soundtrack to Hellraiser. It's an amazing soundtrack - very, very sinister. And the movie is great too.

All spooked out. Time to sleep.

MTT No. 019 / Seen The Future

ambient, anonradio, house, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, techno // 2017-07-07

MTT019 Spectrogram

Very '90s this week. Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix from aNONradio's archives.

  1. Exquisite Corpse / Sitting In A Tree (Time Flies)
  2. Exquisite Corpse / BKS
  3. Future Sound of London / Stolen Documents
  4. Eon / Inner Mind (Bass Mind)
  5. Eddie "Flashin" Fowlkes / I Wanna Know
  6. User48736353001 / Bimbongo
  7. Cabaret Voltaire / Brutal But Clean
  8. Cabaret Voltaire / Back To Brazilia
  9. Orbital / 2 Deep
  10. User48736353001 / EP String
  11. 808 State / State To State
  12. Psychic TV / Tribal
  13. Orbital / Chime (Live)

Some old favorites in here - FSOL Accelerator, Orbital's first self-titled.

The two Cabaret Voltaire tracks deserve special mention. The albums that contain those tracks - Plasticity and The Conversation - are amazing. Particularly The Conversation. Many thanks to robot DJ 808 for introducing me to them.

MTT No. 018 / Hold On To That

ambient, anonradio, dub, illbeint, movement through thought, music, radio // 2017-06-30

MTT018 Spectrogram

Dub and downtempo for a tired summer night. Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix from aNONradio's archives.

  1. Dogon / Knocking On Through
  2. Earthling / Nothingness
  3. Burnt Friedman & The Nu Dub Players / The Big Black Other
  4. Mad Professor & Joe Ariwa ft. Horace Andy / Hiding In The Asylum
  5. Massive Attack vs. Mad Professor / Cool Monsoon (Weather Storm)
  6. Automaton / Astral Altar (The Gateway Of Legba)
  7. Automaton / The Terran Invasion Of Alpha Centauri Year 2794
  8. Chin Chillaz / Konkret
  9. PFL / Mohinis Dub
  10. Wagon Christ / Phora Ride
  11. The Sabres of Paradise / Duke of Earlsfield (LFO Mix)

My copy of Space Night Vol VIII was a used-bin find, and is unfortunately in poor shape. Particularly noticeable during Mohinis Dub.

This was an excuse to listen to those two Bill Laswell (Automaton) tracks. Mission Accomplished.

MTT No. 014 / New Perspectives

ambient, anonradio, electro, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, vaporwave // 2017-06-02

MTT014 Spectrogram

Electro? Ambient? Vaporwave? A grab-bag of styles this week. Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix from aNONradio's archives.

  1. STΛQQ ƟVERFLƟ / Login (Coalesce)
  2. STΛQQ ƟVERFLƟ / Memory (Garden)
  3. Zyntax / Sunset Walk
  4. Space Dimension Controller / Spanner Cord (Q150 Edit)
  5. The Volt Per Octaves / Moogtronic
  6. Inkamera / Skylar
  7. Reedale Rise / Haali
  8. Cobalt Road & STΛQQ ƟVERFLƟ / Paradise
  9. Chotto Suki / Mother Nature's Silver Seed
  10. Subaeris / 一緒に大都市で
  11. Subaeris / ライト
  12. Subaeris / ゴースト発生
  13. STΛQQ ƟVERFLƟ / Synthetic (Pines)
  14. Jega / Vermilion
  15. Galaxy Toobin' / The Day Of The Duel Is Approaching
  16. Rising Sun Systems / Freebasin' For David Bohm
  17. The War Against The Sun / Transantarctic

A bunch of recent purchases in this. Been digging STΛQQ ƟVERFLƟ all week; arranged half the selection around playing those tracks. Felt like relaxing, so played a bit low-key. Toobin'.

Movement Through Thought No. 005 Playlist

ambient, anonradio, illbeint, movement through thought, music, radio, vaporwave // 2017-03-31

MTT005 Spectrogram

An uneven one. Ambient / illbeint / vaporwave. Gets a little melancholy at the end. There's a good idea in here but this isn't the best arrangement. Right-click save-as here or on the spectrogram above to download the mix from aNONradio's archives.

  1. DJ Spooky / Intro
  2. DJ Spooky / Vengeance of Galaxy Five
  3. Future Sound of London / It's My Mind That Works
  4. We™ ‎/ Hang On
  5. Neotropic / It's Your Turn To Wash Up
  6. Byzar / Vyrzyn Z
  7. DJ Spooky / Grapheme
  8. t e l e p a t h テレパシー能力者 / 奇妙な愛
  9. HKE / Window
  10. Rising Sun Systems / Hockney World
  11. Cobalt Road & Staqq 0verfl0 / Dusk
  12. Rising Sun Systems / Nightwind Floppy Disk
  13. Neotropic / Beached
  14. Death Cube K / Maggot Dream
  15. Future Sound of London / It's My Mind That Works

I spent about a month in 2016 flipping through vaporwave releases online, and came away with a few (probably wrong ideas). One, that the more ambient strains of vaporwave are pretty exciting. Two, that vaporwave often sounds similar to old illbeint. Part of this mix was an attempt to explore that second idea. The rest was just selecting tracks I could remember at the time.

I'll probably do the illbeint / vaporwave thing again at some point.

Josh Walund / Release

2010s, ambient, cassette, music // 2016-01-04

Release Photo Josh Walund

Released 2014.
Red transparent cassette, 40 minutes. Flac, 210MB.

  1. Decaying Lament
  2. Alone
  3. Swamp
  4. Once And For All
  5. Spiders In My Face
  6. Interlude
  7. If These Walls Could Talk
  8. Breathing Room
  9. Last Breath
  10. Demise

Source: joshwalundmusic.