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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 / All You Need
  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.


MTT 119 / Broke Down

Posted 2019-06-07. Permalink. Tagged ambient, anonradio, downtempo, hiphop, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, synthpop.

MTT119 Spectrogram

I've been feeling sick recently, so this show is on the slower side. Ambient, downtempo, hiphop, etc.; 90-100 BPM, nothing fancy.

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  1. The War Against The Sun / Protosphere 00:00
  2. Transcend / 2003 02:22
  3. Tubeway Army / Are 'Friends' Electric? 07:37
  4. Dr. Octagon / 3000 12:32
  5. Jega / Sakura 15:27
  6. Occult Orientated Crime / Doggerland 19:17
  7. DJ Food / Inosan 22:45
  8. Neotropic / Under Violent Objects 27:30
  9. FSOL / Slider 30:54
  10. DJ Shadow / Mutual Slump 36:40
  11. Neotropic / CCTV 40:20
  12. RPM / The Inside 42:50
  13. Massive Attack / Group Four 45:01
  14. Electric Street Orchestra / Reconstruct 51:55
  15. Electric Street Orchestra / Reconstruct (Tiny Hearts Remix) 54:31
  16. Coil / Broccoli 58:26

After playing Rother's Friends Are Not Electric last week, I knew I had to play Numan's Are 'Friends' Electric? this week. That's the foolishness I brought up in my intro; that track drifts in tempo quite a bit, and can be a little tricky to mix. Fading into some Dr. Octagon afterwards was a special treat.

Electric Street Orchestra's Reconstruct (both versions) is my highlight this week. It's from The Natives EP, produced by Jeedo aka Wajeed, and released on Dirt Tech Reck in 2013. The record has some famous collaborators - Mad Mike programs the 303 lines on the A-side, and (according to discogs) Theo Parrish plays keys on Reconstruct, the B-side. I'm not sure how to characterize the music; it's some intersection of hip-hop, soul, and detroit techno. Wonderful stuff. If you're into it, be sure to check the rest of Dirt Tech Reck's catalog.

There's a lot of favorites in this hour (DJ Shadow, Legowelt, Neotropic...), but I'll leave it there. I wish I'd transitioned into Are Friends Electric a little faster and played it a little louder, but other than that I've got no major complaints. Good music for a sick day.

Shoutout and thanks to Kez of 360 Vinyl for recommending the first three Dirt Tech Reck releases.


MTT 113 / Dissolve, Scatter

Posted 2019-04-26. Permalink. Tagged ambient, anonradio, dub, dub techno, dubstep, electro, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, synthpop.

MTT113 Spectrogram

70 BPM dubby business this week. Working through my notes from last week, playing the more mellow tracks.

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  1. Kuedo / Shutter Light Girl 00:13
  2. Om Unit / Passages 01:15
  3. Juswan / Submersive (Scuba Version) 04:28
  4. Insync vs Mysteron² / Naked I 08:33
  5. Bandulu / Isn't It Time 13:14
  6. Reedale Rise / Duv 18:47
  7. Tones On Tail / Lions 22:22
  8. Jus Wan / Stand Dub 25:51
  9. Hajimari / Etched Dub 31:17
  10. Bryan Zentz / Troublesome Dub 35:22
  11. Subeena ft. Jamie Woon & Om'Mas Keith / Solidify 39:04
  12. Plant43 / Neon 43:48
  13. Vaccine / Cascade Failure 49:03
  14. Gescom / Go Sheep 52:41

Every one of these tracks is good. From the dubby techno of Insync vs. Mysteron and Bandulu, to the dubstep (?) of Jus Wan and Hajimari, to the electro and IDM at the end of this mix. I'm super happy with this selection, and how weird (and goofy, and fun) it is.

I want to highlight Vaccine's Ochre, Cascade Failure here. That's a seriously wonderful single that I found through the great Autonomic Movement. It's still fresh today, nine years later. I've been meaning to pick up more of Vaccine's work; now feels like a good time.

Plus I managed to play Lions, and it didn't sound terrible. Happy about that.

Levels could be better though.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / April 2019

Posted 2019-04-25. Permalink. Tagged disco, dub, dubstep, ebm, electro, ground kontrol, house, idm, logical aggression, music, synthpop, techno.

DJ Megaphysics and I played our regular show at Ground Kontrol last night. No theme this time, just selecting music we've been listening to over the month.

Megaphysics opened the night with some house-y and wave-y music, on the slower end of things. His set here features a couple of nice Twin Peaks references; see if you can spot them. Here's his tracklist:

  1. Nu Shooz / I Can’t Wait (Vocal, Long Dutch Mix) ~9:00 PM
  2. Putsch '79 / Salted Water & Sticky Fingers
  3. 6th Borough Project / Just A Memory
  4. Tulio De Piscopo / Stop Bajon (12" Version)
  5. Oddisee / Clara Barton
  6. Herb Alpert / Rotation (12" Version)
  7. Nu Era / Finding Time
  8. User48736353001 / 4 Ny Groove
  9. Face Culler / Two Distant Realities
  10. Coco Bill / Evita (Instrumental 1984)
  11. DJ Duke / Learn To Love Yourself
  12. DJ Delish, Miss Boi / Overstay
  13. B.W.H. / Stop
  14. Book Of Love / I Touch Roses (Long Stemmed Version)
  15. Jade 4U / That Boy
  16. Chromatics / Shadow (Michel’s Runway Edit)
  17. CTRL_ALT_Destroy / Downstream (Twin Peaks Theme Remix)
  18. Ali Renault / Keeper Of The Seven Keys
  19. KZA / Le Troublant Acid
  20. Advanced Boi / Advance Yourself
  21. Kerrier District / Negresco
  22. Cylob / Rewind
  23. DMX Krew / When The Going Gets Weird
  24. Robedello / A Numb Gas To The Future (DJ Tennis Pimiento Drive Version)
  25. Roger Troutman / A Chunk Of Sugar (Theo Parrish Re-Edit)
  26. Frankie Bones & Lenny Dee / Set Jah Off (Rhythm Masters Mix)
  27. Dominatrix / The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight (Original 12" Dominant Mix)
  28. MD / Chitroit
  29. Floating Points / King Bromeliad
  30. Window Smashers / Free To Be
  31. Patchworks Ginger XPress / Brothers On The Slide (Brooklyn Mix)
  32. Glass Candy / Computer Love
  33. Fortran 5 / Love Baby (Haze Mix)
  34. Klack / Pump Up The Jam
  35. MAKiNA GiRGiR / Тёплая Кровь (Sang Tiede)
  36. Ghentlon / Techno Dream
  37. Raiders of the Lost Arp / Arrival
  38. Boo Williams / Eternal Mind
  39. Unknown Artist / Untitled 01

I played the latter half of the night, running back a combination of my recent radio shows. Electro, IDM, and Synthwave, accelerating into a little Dubstep at the end. Here's my list:

  1. Reedale Rise / Foliage ~11:30 PM
  2. Miotek / White Funk
  3. Tourist At Home / We've Got Strength In Numbers
  4. Mitch Murder / Bertone's Theme
  5. DMX Krew / DMX Funk (Rock Mix)
  6. T.Power / A Large Grey Area
  7. Sbles3plex / Mathematic Universe
  8. Sbles3plex / Mathematic Universe (AE35 Remix)
  9. Paul Blackford / Hydro Glide (Ali3ns3xtoy Remix)
  10. Drexciya / Song Of The Green Whale
  11. Reedale Rise / Keep Sleeping
  12. Echo 106 / Dark Strings
  13. Mikron / Amn't I
  14. Lowfish / Im, Comfort
  15. Matt Whitehead / Lunashock
  16. Drexciya / Wave Jumper
  17. The Exaltics / Mother Ship To Solaris
  18. Kemko / 1st Contact (Drew Progress Remix)
  19. Scape One / The Soul Selected
  20. R.M / Distant Haze
  21. Jega / British Rail
  22. Autechre / Second Scout
  23. Objekt / Porcupine
  24. RAC / Tunnel Talk
  25. Ed Chamberlain / Somefind
  26. Ramadanman / Blimey
  27. Breakage / Late Night
  28. Jus Wan / Connect
  29. RSD / Over It
  30. Om Unit / Despite It All
  31. Kromestar / Rainy Dayz
  32. Jus Wan / Stand Dub
  33. Dimomib / Hip Shop
  34. Distance / Delight
  35. Plant43 / Neon
  36. Delayscape / Last Day Of Spring
  37. 2562 / Basin Dub
  38. Bandulu / Isn't It Time

Finally, Megaphysics got in one last track to close the night. I like to imagine that in some alternate universe this (or perhaps some other KLF song) was on the Twin Peaks soundtrack.

  1. The KLF / Build A Fire ~1:40 AM

Thanks as always to Ground Kontrol for having us, and for everyone who listened & enjoyed the tunes.


MTT 110 / Float Along

Posted 2019-04-05. Permalink. Tagged anonradio, breaks, electro, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, synthpop.

MTT110 Spectrogram

Some wandering, synth-y music this week. Electro and IDM mostly. Letting tracks run long, relaxing a bit.

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  1. Reedale Rise / Smoke Rings 00:00
  2. MAS 2008 / 2008 FM 01:47
  3. Methaclone / Komputer Speak 07:10
  4. Miotek & WRTH / 4 11:18
  5. Mitch Murder / Ocean Avenue 16:22
  6. Reedale Rise / Honey 20:37
  7. R.M / Distant Haze 22:56
  8. Lone Shark / Soul Kitchen 28:18
  9. Electronic Corporation / System Re-Animated 30:58
  10. Obergman / Rosetta 36:11
  11. Autechre / Second Scout 38:22
  12. Objekt / Porcupine 41:52
  13. RAC / Tunnel Talk 45:58
  14. Plant43 / Hydro Subway 50:33
  15. Tipper / End Of Make Believe 55:24

R.M's Distant Haze is my pick from this show, released a few months ago on Chikyu-u Records. They seem to mostly put out house and dub techno, but occasionally a sweet electro-ish tune sneaks through. (Also R.M's Tanuki, a cool D&B track I played back in MTT100). Their catalog is worth checking out for anybody interested in those styles.

The Second Scout to Porcupine to Tunnel Talk run is something I've been playing with for a while. I suspect that could be fleshed out into something longer, but I haven't found the right pieces yet.

This one was a lot of fun. Mixing is loose, levels are a bit uneven, and there's a rude spring reverb blast at 32:04. (Which was completely my fault, and is a little funny to listen to now). Good tracks all.

Last thought: everybody should check out Reedale Rise's Archivist II.


MTT 109 / Dwelling Of The Day

Posted 2019-03-29. Permalink. Tagged ambient, anonradio, downtempo, dub, dub techno, idm, movement through thought, music, radio, synthpop.

MTT109 Spectrogram

Grab bag show. Ambient, dub techno, IDM, bits and pieces I've been listening to this past month.

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  1. Oasis / Oasis Eight 00:00
  2. Melotone / Static Mind 03:54
  3. Silent Phase / Spirit Of Sankofa 09:05
  4. Speedy J / Treatments 15:31
  5. Speedy J / Fill 17 21:31
  6. Buntaro Toriyama / Against 23:41
  7. Dogon / Float On (In Spite Of Imminent Attack From The Space Pirats) 26:13
  8. Maurizio / T.T., F.F. 31:20
  9. Massive Attack vs. Mad Professor / I Spy (Spying Glass) 37:47
  10. Dntel / Fear Of Corners (L.A. Bus Mix) 41:04
  11. Midwest Product / Laundry 43:47
  12. Jega / Dreams 48:35
  13. Asylum Party / Old Dreams Are Not Innocent 52:44
  14. XY0815 / TRQ21 Pasadena (Varum Remix) 57:04

Laundry, Old Dreams Are Innocent, I Spy are all easy picks for favorite this week. But the Varum Remix of TRQ21 Pasadena surprised me at the end, and that's my last-second pick. It was a shame to talk over it. The whole album is good, and is still up for free (or pay-what-you-want) at the Yuyay Records bandcamp, so be sure to check that out.

Not too much to say about this one. Oh, one thing to note: I couldn't get Fill 17 to seamlessly transition into Treatments, unfortunately. That's why it hiccups there. Otherwise this mix is fine; a loose collection of ~100 BPM tracks. A nice way to close out March.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / February 2019

Posted 2019-02-28. Permalink. Tagged ambient, breaks, downtempo, drum & bass, electro, ground kontrol, idm, logical aggression, music, synthpop.

Megaphysics and I played our regular monthly show - Logical Aggression at Ground Kontrol - last night. Megaphysics opened the night playing electro, house, and techno from 9:00 PM until approximately 11:30 PM. Then I took over with a mixture of breaks, downtempo, electro, and pieces of MTT 100.

Here's my tracklist:

  1. Hadamard / Currents (Arctic) ~11:30 PM
  2. Dr. Futurist / Bound To The Atom
  3. 214 / Auto Parts
  4. ADJ / Electric
  5. Silicon Scally / Indefinite Space
  6. Mat Carter / Venting Steam
  7. Nomadic / Alpha Phix (Andrea Parker Remix)
  8. GD Luxxe / Keep Me (DMX Krew Remix)
  9. Novamen / Dreaming Of
  10. MAS 2008 / Being A Number
  11. DJ Graeme / Illectro
  12. ILS / Strange Light
  13. Paradox & MdCL / Dystopia
  14. Teebee & K / Moonraker
  15. Michna / Redline Flights
  16. Jon Convex / Vacuum States
  17. Mitch Murder / Coup de Théâtre
  18. Analogue Audio Association / Die Kehrseitte
  19. Danny Scrilla / Night Sweats
  20. Crystal Maze / Castro Valley
  21. Cloak & Dagger / Soul Sauce
  22. Fracture / Sound Spectrum '96
  23. Nebula / Frame Of Reference
  24. Dissident / Universe Eat Universe
  25. Brad Impact / Everything I Left Behind
  26. R.M / Tanuki
  27. Equinox / Your Love's So Cold
  28. Moresounds / Ting N Tings
  29. Instra:mental vs. D Bridge / Translucent
  30. Oliver Yorke / Totem
  31. Vaccine / Ochre
  32. Jus Wan / Miles Away
  33. Dogon / Fool's Walk
  34. Vangelis / Le Singe Bleu (Om Unit Edit)
  35. Eschaton / Aphelian
  36. Jus Wan / In Your Orbit
  37. The Pad Foundation / Red
  38. Dagobert / Sky High ~1:45 AM
  39. Keef Baker / ar53
  40. Three Tragic Myths / Blossom

And to close the night, Megaphysics played one more track:

  1. Derrick May / Strings Of Life (Francesco Tristano Version)

Was a good show! Both Megaphysics and myself had good sets. I'm glad I got to play those new (well, new-to-me) Subtle Audio tracks.


Logical Aggression @ Ground Kontrol / January 2019

Posted 2019-01-31. Permalink. Tagged electro, ground kontrol, house, idm, logical aggression, music, synthpop, techno.

Logical Aggression at Ground Kontol was last night, the 30th of January. I opened the night with some recent purchases and a mixture of my last few anonradio shows. DJ Megaphysics closed the night, playing a 2018 year-in-review set.

Here's what my notes say I played:

  1. Boris Divider / Escape From District 7 9:00 PM
  2. =UHU= / This Is Revolution
  3. Sbles3plex / Volem Plastics
  4. Elecktroids / Algorithm
  5. NRSB-11 / Market Forces
  6. DMX Krew / Heisenberg
  7. MNLTH / Flektro
  8. Mitch Murder / Bertone's Theme
  9. Orgue Electronique / Near The Threshold
  10. Omar-S / Miss You
  11. Marco Bernardi / La Montagne De Reves
  12. Matt Whitehead / Tuff City
  13. Raiders Of The Lost Arp / Module Detach
  14. Datassette / Musique Gelatineuse
  15. Kovyazin D & Moralez / The Night Watch
  16. R.M / Like A Momiji Leaf
  17. Datassette / Mannequin On The Run
  18. NRSB-11 / 685-471 1
  19. DMX Krew / Quantum Logic
  20. Drexciya / Song Of The Green Whale
  21. Darkhalo / Underwater Voyage Pt. 2
  22. Raiders Of The Lost Arp / Phone Call
  23. Andrea Parker / Too Good To Be Strange
  24. Tura / Reishi
  25. Higher Intelligence Agency / Pinkgreen
  26. I-F / Weightless Approach
  27. Sbles3plex / Alternative 2
  28. Lone Shark / Aviation
  29. Kovyazin D & Moralez / Sunken Space Sea
  30. Reedale Rise / Telophase
  31. Mrs Jynx / Supermarket Sandwitches
  32. Mitch Murder / Ocean Avenue
  33. Reedale Rise / Parallel
  34. Plant43 / Hydro Subway
  35. Spin Fidelity / We Dig Deeper 11:05 PM
  36. Lone Shark / Traffic
  37. State Logik / Electro Boogie
  38. E.R.P. / Wisteria
  39. Transparent Sound / Solar
  40. Morphology / Journey's End
  41. Sol37 / 2.1.4
  42. D.I.E. / Space Travel
  43. Sbles3plex / Al Límite Del Abismo 11:30 PM