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MTT 170 / Tranquil Passage

90 BPM beats and pieces for the end of May. A few long songs, a few short ones.

A recording of this show can be found in aNONradio’s archives: https://archives.anonradio.net/202005290600_cev.mp3 , and at mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud.com/djcev/mtt-170-tranquil-passage .

Tracklist:

  1. Tiger / AW 1 00:00
  2. F.O.T.N. / The Dwelling Of The Day 02:51
  3. FUSE / New Day 06:50
  4. DJ Shadow / Lost & Found (S.F.L.) 09:40
  5. Luke Vibert / Space Race 13:59
  6. Low Orbit Satellite / High Performance Jets 19:52
  7. Bjorn Rohde / Drop Into Space 25:45
  8. Hong Kong Express / Dreaming 27:39
  9. Salmz / Nibiru Kids 32:11
  10. The Aesthetics / Abstract Living 36:21
  11. Legowelt / Your Life Goals Are Slowly Slipping Away 37:44
  12. Michna / Levitation 40:05
  13. Higher Intelligence Agency / Skank 44:08
  14. Telescope ft. Noelle Poeller / Nobile 48:18
  15. The Crystal Method / High Roller 52:09
  16. Bola / Zephyr (Pentagon) 56:55

I picked up Low Orbit Satellite‘s two track Shuttle Dubs release last week and it’s been on rotation here since. High Performance Jets, included in this mix, is the longer of the two tracks, and is a cool mixture of space-y dub techno and chunky beats. I really like the combination of elements and variety of tempos that Low Orbit Satellite works with.

Another album I’d like to promote this week is Legowelt’s recent Tips For Life. It’s represented in this mix through track #11 Your Life Goals Are Slowly Slipping Away, which will probably sound familiar to everybody who caught Legowelt’s set for the 2020 IFM Festival over the weekend. Tips For Life is significant to me because it includes Arcade Breeze (Living In The Rain), from Legowelt’s first Memphis Rap Mix. I’ve wanted a copy of that track for a long time, and as a DJ who primarily plays at an arcade in Oregon, the name couldn’t be more fitting. Tips is listed as name-your-price, so be sure to check it out.

Other than that, this is a tying-up-loose-ends episode. I’ve wanted to play both Skank by Higher Intelligence Agency and High Roller by The Crystal Method for years, and this felt like the right moment. I’ll be back next week Friday 06:00 UTC on aNONradio to continue my monthly routine with another fast show. (Probably ~135 BPM again).

MTT 166 / Relative Distance

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.

A recording of this show can be found in aNONradio’s archives: https://archives.anonradio.net/202005010600_cev.mp3 , and at mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud.com/djcev/mtt-166-relative-distance/ .

Tracklist:

  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 163 / Into Traffic

Some rowdy breaks, electro, and IDM at 135.

Tracklist:

  1. Schizophrenia / Schizophrenia 00:00
  2. Ambit 3 / Dropped 02:11
  3. RAC / Quexos 05:08
  4. Anoesis / Swift 09:22
  5. Electronic Corporation / We Got Velocity 11:44
  6. Kerr Knoll / Roots 15:14
  7. EMS / Getgetto 19:03
  8. Silicon Scally / All Torque 22:36
  9. Freezie Freekie / Freezie’s Gonna Funk Ya 27:42
  10. The Octagon Man / 10ft Bass 31:15
  11. Eon / Phaze Test (String Phase) 34:38
  12. Treen / Cox 39:30
  13. Robert Cosmic / My Universe 43:18
  14. Sbassship / Four Dimensional Existence 47:45
  15. Mobile Space Unit / Penalty Dream Pt. 1 51:43
  16. M3taN01a / 3 Points 56:21
  17. Cabaret Voltaire / Exterminating Angel (Outro) 58:15

And here’s a link to the recording: https://archives.anonradio.net/202004100600_cev.mp3 with thanks to aNONradio for hosting the archives.

Three tracks from the mid-2000s electro label Satamile feature in this mix: #7 Getgetto by E.M.S., #8 All Torque by Silicon Scally, and #9 Freezie’s Gonna Funk Ya by Freezie Freekie. I picked up all three of those on vinyl in the mid 2000s in local shops. I’m a fan of Satamile; I miss their style of break-y electro, there doesn’t seem to be much of that being released right now.

Two old Electron Industries tracks feature, right after the Satamile block. #10 10ft Bass by label head The Octagon Man (AKA J. Saul Kane) and #11 Phaze Test (String Phase) by Eon. Phaze Test in particular is excellent, both sides are raucous electro workouts. The 30 Beat Cycle mix on the b-side is exactly as the title suggests, 28 beats in straight 4/4 then an extra two beats to mess with you. Fun and challenging to play in a set.

Mobile Space Unit is Pino Grzybowsky (AKA Dr. Scissors) and Andreas Kauffelt. Kauffelt was a member of Kabuto who wrote No Brain, a track wich appears on the first Ghost In The Shell Tribute album, and was played on this show five weeks ago. (A neat connection). Their track in this mix is the classic Penalty Dream Pt. 1, originally from the 1999 Cheat Codes EP on Electrolux, included here from the Elektro Codes.Three compilation.

This was a good one. A bunch of old vinyl and a few new(ish)-to-me pieces from Kerr KnollM3taN01a, and Robert Cosmic. Fun times. I’ve run out of ideas for new shows, so I’ve got no idea what to do next week, but I’ll do my best to make it good

MTT 153 / Dispersed Being

100 BPM beats for a tired Thursday night. This mix includes one F-bomb at the 30 minute mark, during Viktor Vaughn (MF Doom)’s rap. I guess that makes this one PG-13. Consider your surroundings when listening. (In other words: may or may not be appropriate for work. Depends on where you work.)

Here’s the tracklist:

  1. Mikron / Embers 00:00
  2. Ben Businovski / Re-evaluation 04:30
  3. Seal Bient / Structure Of Phantoms 07:26
  4. Reedale Rise / X-K 09:53
  5. Boards Of Canada / In A Beautiful Place Out In The Country 13:00
  6. Depeche Mode / Cover Me (Alt Out) 16:30
  7. Takeshi Muto / Muto Love 19:47
  8. Push Button Objects / Striffle 23:06
  9. Prefuse 73 / Point To B 26:23
  10. Viktor Vaughn / Raedawn 29:03
  11. Aaron Spectre / Voices 31:38
  12. Mikron / Aldergrove 35:55
  13. Secret Frequency Crew / Ghost In The Bayou 39:43
  14. Funky Technicians / Ninja (Essence Of Time Remix) 42:32
  15. Lionrock / Rock Steady Romance 44:49
  16. Tipper / Minimal Thoughts Of Reason 48:35
  17. T.Power / Postcards From Pluto 51:12
  18. Aroma Nice / Lo 56:34

and here’s the recording: https://archives.anonradio.net/202001310600_cev.mp3.

Two tracks by Mikron feature in this mix: #1 Embers and #12 Aldergrove. Both are from the excellent album Severance on CPU Records. Severance is a nicely varied album, slower in tempo than is typical for electro, more relaxed. It works well as an album, too: I’m happy listening to it straight through, beginning to end. Thumbs up for Severance, give it a listen at the link above.

Another standout here is Muto Love by Takeshi Muto from the Lily Of The Valley comp on Schematic. The rest of that comp is good too, and is definitely worth picking up. I’m sure I’ll be playing parts of it over the coming months.

Not too much more to say about this one; all these tracks are good. If something strikes your fancy here consider supporting the artist(s) at the links above. I’ll be back next week with something fast.

MTT 151 / Lateral Shift

Tracklist for Movement Through Thought on 2020-01-17:

  1. Coil / The Snow (Driftmix) 00:00
  2. T.Power / A Large Grey Area 02:16
  3. Autopilot / World Receiver Pt. 2 04:14
  4. Fleck E.S.C. / Bodymelts 08:42
  5. Nullptr / Polytopes 12:54
  6. Silicon Scally / Projections 16:47
  7. Gliese / U13 21:34
  8. Mikron / Keyhole 24:32
  9. Ivna Ji / Maar 28:42
  10. CRC / Blueshift 32:37
  11. Bitstream / Double Density 36:07
  12. MetaComplex / Implanted Sounds 38:36
  13. Aphex Twin / Green Calx 42:28
  14. 69 / Microlovr 45:34
  15. Orbital / Attached 49:22
  16. Plant43 / Tellarium Snow 52:13
  17. ADJ / Hope 56:08
  18. Trisomie 21 / Right To Reply (1) 59:02

and here’s the recording: https://archives.anonradio.net/202001170600_cev.mp3 with thanks to aNONradio for hosting the archive, and thanks to everyone out there listening.

MTT 150 / Superposition

Tracklist for Movement Through Thought on 2020-01-10:

  1. MANASYt / Untitled [Bunker 3071 B4] 00:00
  2. DJ HasH / Space Relax 01:22
  3. Fleck E.S.C. / Next Life 03:27
  4. Andrew Red Hand / Fugitive For One Night 06:08
  5. Oushe / Hyper Logic 07:39
  6. ADJ / Re-Alignment 12:12
  7. The Black Dog / You’re Only SQL 15:55
  8. Mariel Ito / Syndrome 19:50
  9. Nullptr / Exotropia 23:17
  10. Automat / Robomelo 26:17
  11. Vertical67 / Out Of Sight 29:47
  12. Excel / Don’t Stop Now 34:22
  13. Vaperror / Aqua Domain 37:54
  14. Kuedo / Whisper Fate 39:54
  15. Oskar Telemann / Anruf Aus Dem Westen 42:24
  16. Darren Rhys / Lost Soul (Katakana Remix) 45:31
  17. Darren Rhys / Lost Soul 49:16
  18. Silicon Scally / Interflection 50:31
  19. Jega / Cascade Decoherence 56:56

and here’s a link to the recording: https://archives.anonradio.net/202001100600_cev.mp3 with thanks to aNONradio for hosting the archives. Thanks also to everybody out there listening. 150 seems like a big number.

MTT 147 / Pattern Repeat

Tracklist for Movement Through Thought on 2019-12-20:

  1. Cube / Illumination 00:00
  2. Complex / Beyond Reality 01:54
  3. Serpent & Rapture / Parking Lot In Space 03:33
  4. Buzzer / Left Behind 06:24
  5. Purple Motion / Purple Sky II 08:58
  6. Dascon & Mygg & Bonefish / Keith 12:23
  7. Rb387 / The Vital Synthetic 64-0 15:36
  8. Necros / Introspection 16:48
  9. Supernao / Elektrik Dew 19:16
  10. Vapor / Landscapes 20:24
  11. Illusion / Azlak 22:33
  12. Norfair / Dreamplay 25:25
  13. Ganja / Late Night Session 27:55
  14. Bacter / Just Bacter 30:18
  15. Goldcrest / Groove-A-Thon 32:42
  16. Xhale / Reflektive 35:21
  17. Prob. / Jazzy Vibesz 37:35
  18. Falcon / Tasting Malibu 40:03
  19. RS3 / Refraction Reprise 41:47
  20. Dune / Control E 44:59
  21. Zaril / Malkavian Rush 48:42
  22. JPX / No Way Out 51:31
  23. JCole / A-Twinkle 54:05
  24. Dune / Nobody Dreaming 56:22

It’s the annual tracker show! Unfortunately my internet connection dropped during the initial live broadcast. I couldn’t leave it that way, so I re-recorded the hour and uploaded it to MEGA.nz and mixcloud. It’s available at those two links for anyone who wants it. Thanks to all for listening, and thanks to aNONradio for hosting my program.

MTT 145 / Electronic Traveller

Tracklist for Movement Through Thought on 2019-12-06:

  1. Lazer Kontinent / Mikroprozessor 00:00
  2. Drøn / (=dne 01:08
  3. Point Guard / Odyssey 05:00
  4. Chaotic State / Headlok 08:43
  5. Shadowbunny / Apathetic Void 13:08
  6. Koova / Resus 16:21
  7. Ivna Ji / Soll 20:04
  8. Laka 942 / Intervención En Marte P.I.C. 23:42
  9. Imatran Voima / Kurvi 26:52
  10. Sigma_Algebra / Resh 31:34
  11. Señor Frio / Sub Noctum (Ion Driver Remix) 36:20
  12. Raw Stevens / Pressure 40:19
  13. Azure Taint / Triptease 43:27
  14. BFX / Whisper (Original) 45:54
  15. Boris Divider / The Last Resistance 52:05
  16. Xyn / Give Us This Day 56:59
  17. AFX / A F X 2 59:03

and here’s the recording: https://archives.anonradio.net/201912060600_cev.mp3. Thanks to aNONradio and everybody out there listening.

MTT 144 / Save The Whale

Tracklist for Movement Through Thought on 2019-11-29:

  1. Rings Around Saturn / Saturnine 00:00
  2. Micronaut / Metatrak 02:09
  3. Dabrye / Making It Pay 07:50
  4. D’Arcangelo / Elix 10:41
  5. Jega / Geometry 15:08
  6. The Volt Per Octaves / Science 19:29
  7. Metamatics / Toy Toy 23:11
  8. Rashida Prime / {digital dungeon} 28:53
  9. Occult Orientated Crime / Rodrigo Syntese System 30:45
  10. Newworldaquarium / Introduction 36:07
  11. San.Dra / No Signal In Paradise 38:07
  12. Future Sound Of London / Antique Toy 43:02
  13. Neotropic / Feelin’ Remote 46:50
  14. Galaxy Toobin’ / Toobin’ Theme 54:12

and here’s a link to the recording: https://archives.anonradio.net/201911290600_cev.mp3. Thanks to aNONradio and everybody out there listening.

MTT 143 / In My Bubble

Tracklist for Movement Through Thought on 2019-11-22:

  1. The Darkvoid Project / Open Eye Dreaming 00:00
  2. The Pad Foundation / Dream Sequence 04:45
  3. Autopilot / Pornscratcher In Paradise 07:53
  4. Jónbjörn / Salmiak 11:59
  5. The Wee DJs / Ripoff 15:59
  6. Fleck E.S.C. / Sleepless Pt. 2 17:35
  7. RD / Likwood 20:11
  8. Bitstream / Vic Twenty 26:20
  9. Kero / Drop (Lowfish’s Killed & Rekilled Mix) 30:20
  10. Jean-Paul Bondy / L.A. Is Burning 33:46
  11. Überzone / Botz (Elektro) 37:26
  12. Babel / Shaman 40:48
  13. Autechre / Are Y Are We? 44:08
  14. The Outsider / Hitcher 47:36
  15. Sigma Algebra / Pi 51:51
  16. Silicon Scally / Moment 53:43
  17. The Exaltics / Outroduction 58:47

and here’s the recording: https://archives.anonradio.net/201911220600_cev.mp3. Thanks as always to aNONradio and everybody out there listening.