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New music from 214, ANZ, DANIEL AVERY, AL WOOTON + SLIKBACK on this extended ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, with WHOA-B aka BILL BEARDEN, CHRIS WIDMAN + HENRY SELF in the mix. BILL begins the program with an electro-inspired hour, combining contemporary versions of the classic sound with bits of breakbeat + grime. For the second hour, WIDMAN follows with emotive selections, moving through house, dub, uk garage + breakbeat rave revivals. HENRY closes out the extended podcast with a diverse set of downtempo, jazz, disco, acid house + psych sounds.

[aired 10 + 17 September 2020 on WLUW-Chicago 88.7FM]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
214 “this one’s for rexing” Klakson, 2020
Anz “Gary Mission” Hessle Audio, 2020
ERP “ZRX” Frustrated Funk, 2019
Delay Grounds “Stompy” Pressure Dome, 2020
Drum Thing “Space Hulk” Scuffed Recordings, 2020
Lobby “Feint” Super Kitchen, 2020
Lithe “Yaya” Not On Label, 2020
BFTT “Lokt” Polity Records, 2020
Darqwan “Three Note Blue” Hospital Records, 2003
Lone “Dragonrush” R&S Records, 2020
The Advent “This Is Not” Cultivated Electronics, 2020
Drexciya “Wavejumper” (Aqualung Version) Clone Aqualung Series, 2015
Cygnus “Neon Flux” World Building, 2020
Morphology “Binary Star” Firescope, 2020

>CHRIS WIDMAN
Ital Tek “Leaving The Grid” (Outland, Planet Mu, 2020)
Daniel Avery “Lone Swordsman” (Dusting for Smoke, 2020)
Legowelt “Backwoods Fantasies” (Sark Island Acid, L.I.E.S., 2011)
Seven Davis Jr “NoRules” (Sev Was Here 1+2, 2020)
V.I.V.E.K “Galactic” (Different Sound, 2019)
Hodge “Sense Inversion” (Shadows In Blue, Houndstooth, 2020)
FAUZIA “INSURRECTION” (Fragments, 2020)
Neil Landstrumm “Doberman” (Doberman EP, Lobster 2020)
Al Wootton “Lerzin” (Snake Dance E.P., Livity Sound, 2020)
Pearson Sound “Alien Mode” (Alien Mode EP, Hessle Audio, 2020)
Fracture “GETTIN DIS PAPR” (In Order To Care, R&S, 2020)
Pessimist “Ridge Racer Revolution” (Ilian Tape, 2020)
BENTON “Third Wish” (Third Wish, 2020)
Slikback “FAZA” (///, 2020)

>HENRY SELF
Boards of Canada “1969” (Geogaddi, Warp, 2002)
Phoenix “1901” (sayCet RMX) (soundcloud.com/saycet, 2009)
Childish Gambino “3005” (okokko remix) (soundcloud.com/okokko, 2017)
One Tongue “1945” (No Doubt, YAYA, 1990)
Gregory Porter “1960 What?” (Wicked Jazz Sounds Edit) (Motéma, 2010)
Chris E Pants “1981” (Pete Herbert & Dicky Trisco Mix) (File Under Disco, 2014)
Yeasayer “2080” (All Hour Cymbals, We Are Free, 2007)
Nosaj Thing “2222” (Drift, Alpha Pup, 2009)
Deru “1979” (1979, Friends of Friends, 2004)
Crystal Castles “1991” (Indyans Remix) (indyans.bandcamp.com, 2016)
Miss Kittin “1993 Eacid” (Truncate Remix) (Zone, 2018)
Chet Faker “1998” (Scuola Furano Baleacid Edit) (soundcloud.com/scuola-furano, 2014)
The Gil Evans Orchestra “1983… (A Merman I Should Turn to Be)” (Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix, RCA, 1974)

Abstract Science Radio [AS1129]

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>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Machinedrum & Holly “Bramble” Vision Recordings, 2020
EVA808 “2CI” Not On Label, 2020
L U C Y “Ghost” SZNS7N, 2019
Osheyack “Mutual Shaping” SVBKVLT, 2020
Walton “Tek Breath Riddim” Ilian Tape, 2020
Sully “Assembly 1” Keysound Recordings, 2017
CREEP N00M “Daisho” Tormented Audio, 2020
Cesco “Bomba” 1985 Music, 2020
J Sparrow “Monochrome” Navy Cut, 2020
Commodo “Loan Shark” Black Acre, 2020
Dubmonger “Dutty Barracudas” (Saltwater Junction Mix) Not On Label, 2020
Basic Rhythm “Nuh Ramp” Planet Mu, 2019
Slikback “Shell” Hakuna Kulala, 2019
Starkey “Bang” Eat the Bomb, 2019
Patrick Brian “Bell Tune” Not On Label, 2020
Logos “Eska” (Ossia Remix) Berceuse Heroique, 2019
Gatekeeper “Tomb” Skull Disco, 2006
Thelem “Grainform” Artikal Music, 2013
Oddkut “Spiral” Not On Label, 2020

>HENRY SELF
Gil Scott-Heron “I’ll Take Care of You” (We’re New Again – A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven, XL, 2020)
Moodymann “Do Wrong” (Taken Away, KDJ, 2020)
K-Lone “Cape Cira” (Cape Cira, Wisdom Teeth, 2020)
The Orb “Shape Shifters (In Two Parts)” (Coffee & Ghost Train Mix) (Abolition of the Royal Familia, Cooking Vinyl, 2020)
Roy Ayers, Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad “Hey Lover” (Jazz Is Dead 2, Jazz Is Dead, 2020)
Omar-S feat. John FM “Second Life” (You Want, FXHE, 2020)
Dubfire feat. Carl Craig and Kate Elsworth “Lotus” (Crosstown Rebels, 2020)
Ten Ven “Full 100” (Sound of Mind Vol. 3, Future Disco, 2020)
DJ City “Eating Myself” (Public Possession, 2020)
Pale Blue “Breathe” (Lauren Flax Remix) (2MR, 2020)
Cross Island “East of the Apple” (Al Kent Remix) (Kalita, 2020)

 

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>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
>CHRIS WIDMAN
>ENON

Abstract Science Radio [AS1126]

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New music from BOP X SUBWAVE, ANUNAKU + DJ PLEAD, SHADOW CHILD, ALAN DIXON + DANIEL AVERY on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + HENRY SELF. For the first hour, BILL focuses on new UK garage, 2 step + breakbeat sounds. HENRY follows with peak-time house anthems to get your hands in the air for the second hour. [aired 30 July 2020 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Bop x Subwave “Haze” Hospital Records, 2020
Interplanetary Criminal “Oh La La” Time Is Now, 2020
Dream Cycle “Told You” Sneaker Social Club, 2019
Zed Bias “Neighbourhood” (instrumental) Not On Label, 1999
Horsepower Productions “Classic Deluxe” (El-B Remix) GD4YA, 2019
Gemi “93_laserdome” Not On Label, 2020
Basement Jaxx “Bang Your Head” (dub version) XL, 2020
Anunaku & DJ Plead “Clap Clap” AD 93, 2020
Walton “Djembe” Ilian Tape, 2020
Jubilee “Let Go” Mixpak, 2019
Tessela “Helter Skelter” Poly Kicks, 2013
Hypho “Very Last Time” 81, 2020
Holloway “Evanition” Instinct, 2020
Huerta “All Wild Things Are Shy” Voyage Recordings, 2020

>HENRY SELF
Shadow Child “Mars” (Apollo 2, Armada Electronic Elements, 2020)
Adelphi Music Factory “Uprising (I Can’t Wait)” (Beat Factory, 2020)
Alan Dixon “Acid Drop” (Piano Drop EP, Running Back, 2020)
Loods “Pure Bliss Meltdown” (Steel City Dance Discs, 2020)
Monki, DJ Rae “I’m Free to Love You” (Toolroom, 2020)
Willaris. K feat. Paul Mac “Full Circle” (Full Noise EP, Astralwerks, 2020)
Daniel Avery “Darlinnn” (Love + Light, Phantasy Sound, 2020)
Steve Kelley “Bruneck” (Sublease, 2020)
Jamie Jones & Alan Fitzpatrick “Sundancing” (Hot Creations, 2020)
Yaeji “Waking Up Down” (What We Drew, XL, 2020)
The Midnight “The Search for Ecco” (Monsters, Counter, 2020)
Big Black Delta “Sunday” (4, Master of Bates, 2020)
Apparat “Bad Kingdom” (Lulu’s Version) (Soundtracks: Stay Still, It’s Complicated, 2020)


Abstract Science Radio [AS1123]

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new music from PINCH, OYUBI, SCUBA, THE ORB + BICEP on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + HENRY SELF. BILL features new footwork, drum n bass, jungle + bass music sounds, peppered with a few classics, for the first hour. For the second hour, HENRY revisits 90s trance + chill-out vibes, updated for 2020. [aired 09 July 2020 on WLUW-Chicago 88.7FM]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
DJ Manny “Lift Me Up” Not On Label, 2020
Fracture & Sam Binga “On Right Now” Astrophonica, 2020
Oyubi “Oh Yeah” Not On Label, 2020
TEEP “Fenix_514” Not On Label, 2019
HomeSick “Closer” Not On Label, 2020
Samurai Breaks “Xclusiv” Off Me Nut, 2020
Wiley “Eskimo” (DJ Absurd Edit) Not On Label, 2020
Bloom “Quartz” (Slackk Remix) Gobstopper, 2012
Om Unit “Righteousness VIP” Cosmic Bridge, 2020
Sully “Flock” Astrophonica, 2015
BSN Posse “Pentium II 200 Mhz” (A Song To Elia) Hyperboloid, 2016
Champion “Buy Two Copies” (Part Two) Butterz, 2020
Omni Trio “Feel Better” (Foul Play Remix) Moving Shadow, 1993
Photek “The Water Margin” Science, 1998
Proc Fiskal “Hello Boss” Cosmic Bridge, 2018
Pinch “Non-Terrestrial Forms” Tectonic, 2020
Dissident “Release Me From Space” (Oak Remix) Microfunk, 2020

>HENRY SELF
Scuba “This Is For You” (Hotflush, 2020)
Alan Fitzpatrick “Reflections” (Reprise) (Bedrock, 2009)
Orbital “Belfast/Wasted” (Wasted Vocal Mix) (Volume Three, Volume, 1992)
Steve Hauschildt “Already Replaced” (Tragedy & Geometry, Kranky, 2011)
The Orb “Slave Til You Die, No Matter What You Buy In Dub” (Imflamable Air Mix) (Abolition of the Royal Familia, Cooking Vinyl, 2020)
Dubtribe “Sunshine’s Theme” (Sunshine’s Remix) (Selene Songs, Organico, 1995)
Slow Hands “Rhabarbarum” (Future Classic DJs Compilation, Future Classic, 2012)
Kodomo “Endless Waves” (Patterns & Light, Kodomo, 2014)
Max Cooper & Tom Hodge feat. Kathrin DeBoer “Trust” (Christian Löffler Revision) (Emergence Remixed, Mesh, 2017)
Blank & Jones “Homesick” (Chilltronica Nº3, Soundcolours, 2011)
Moby “The Rain Falls and the Sky Shudders” (Elektra, 1993)
Taragana Pyjarama feat. Kicki Halmos “Growing Forehead” (Tipped Bowls, Kompakt, 2012)
Bicep ‎”Atlas” (Ninja Tune, 2020)
Jam and Spoon “‎Stella” (Kölsch Remix) (IPSO, 2019)
Carl Craig ‎“A Wonderful Life” (Landcruising, Blanco Y Negro, 1995)
Humate “3.2” (Bedrock Ambient Mix) (Platipus, 1998)
Guy Gerber & Dixon “No Distance” (Coco Vocal Edit) (Rumors, 2014)
Underworld “Beautiful Burnout” (Oblivion With Bells, Side One, 2007)
Alan Dixon “Ambient Braindisk” (La Danza EP, Running Back, 2019)

Abstract Science Radio [AS1121] w/ dr0wng.

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dr0wng. guest mix + new music from FLAVA D and BABY T on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, focused on women + non-binary artists in electronic music. BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B mixes drum n’ bass for the first hour, with selections loosely inspired by Duncan Winslow’s “Women in Drum & Bass: 20 Producers you NEED to know”. For the second hour, special guest dr0wng, delivers a low-slung mix of grime, dubstep, deconstructed club + soundcloud rap. dr0wng aka RIGLOW has been a fixture in the Chicago bass music scene since 2011. This podcast was intended to be released in late March, but was delayed because of technical issues with our website, now redesigned. [aired 19 March 2020 on WLUW 88.7FM CHICAGO]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B

Sweetpea “Torn” Hospital Records, 2019
Kyrist “Bad Omen” Dispatch Recordings, 2019
Stay-C “Territory” Not On Label, 2019
Dilemma “Binary” Skankandbass, 2016
Liz E “The Underground” Smokin Riddims, 2015
A.Fruit “Be Careful With The Clouds” Microfunk Music, 2018
Flava D “Mesmerise” Hospital Records, 2020
Euphonique “Smokeable” Born On Road Records, 2019
Nvrsoft “Temptation” Audioporn, 2019
Mantra “Nocturne” RuptureLDN, 2018
Alion “Hard Times For Dreamers” Totally Roasted, 2017
Miss Redflower “Oceanic” Genome Records, 2017
Djinn “Shadows” Foundation X, 2015
Baby T “Porta” Samurai Music, 2020

>dr0wng.

lemna – thusness
—iskeletor – wot
yung skrrt – codematch
dr0wng – dredge
orochi – balao
night lovell – let me die
wrcktngl – defrost
hypho – round ere
mc fioti – bum bum o tam tam
florentino – na fuga
donae’o – vancouver
mule – attitude fraud
you must dance
skepta – no sleep
dr0wng – arid
rabit – so clean
jook – rolling in his gave
millie & andrea – temper tantrum
kahn & neek – got my ting
— yxng bane – slip n slide
adam – cusp
dr0wng – fine
shaybo – anger
eva808 – prrrr
awe – jurassic
swimful – nailz
fizzler – minimum wage
yxng bane – gang sh*t
—visionist – snakebite
ksi ft jme – pull up
kwengface – twix

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CHRIS WIDMAN + WHOA-B broadcast a special edition of the radio show from their homes

>CHRIS WIDMAN
DOPPLEREFFEKT “Mandelbrot Set” Cellular Automata, Leisure System, 2017
arovane ”endolp” Gestalt, Puremagnetik, 2020
apollo in realtime/apollo 13 “houston we have a problem”
Alexander Aultman “Sunbeam Artifact” Minor Joy, 2020
FaltyDL “Tripping” Recluse Let Loose, Blueberry, 2020
Shalt “Unlast” Ochre Flood, Astral Plane, 2020
Millia Rage “hopper7” self-release, 2020
PAN-AL “Quark” Pan-Al, Luft, 2019
Deadbeat ”Horns of Jericho” Eight, BLKRTZ, 2012
Sofia Kourtesis “Hollywood” Sarita Colonia, Studio Barnhus, 2019
Cygnus ”Temporary Feelings” The Oasis, biosoft, 2019
Overlook & Karim Maas “Chalk” Out of Practice Vol.1, Standards & Practices, 2020
autechre ”34.06_40.57” (Warp Tapes 89-93 Part 1) — cut for copyright issue
JK FLESH vs ECHOLOGIST “Fleshology 1” Echology Vol 1, Avalanche, 2020
Batu & Lurka “Curved (Bambounou Hyper Street Remix)” Curved, Fringe White
HAAi “Stop Looking At Me Swan” Systems Up, Windows Down, Mute, 2020
Addison Groove vs. Joel Deep “FOOTCRAB – JOEL DEEP 130 EDIT” -self-release
Chrissy “New Atlantis” New Atlantis, 17 steps, 2020
Charlotte de Witte “Unthoughtful (Kangding Ray Remix)” Vision EP, Figure, 2020
Shanti Celeste “Infinitas” Tangerine, Peach, 2019
Martyn “One Eye’ 3024, 2020
Happa “One Three Five” Blue, 2020
DOPPLEREFFEKT “Mandelbrot Set” Cellular Automata, Leisure System, 2017

>WHOA-B
Throwing Snow “The Death Of Pragmatism” (Mako Remix) Houndstooth, 2020
Special Request “10 Missed Calls For The Reload” Not On Label, 2019
Phuture T “Cold Sweat” Inperspective Records, 2017
The Invaderz “Roksteady” Invaderz Transmissions, 2001
Paradox “Toprock” Metalheadz, 2018
Wreckless “Lloyd’s Building at Night” Dispatch Recordings, 2020
Sully “Run” Uncertain Hour, 2019
Dissident “Pinguinopithecus” Hyperboloid Records, 2018
Kemal + Rob Data “Konspiracy” Cryptic Audio, 2020
Last Life “Gas Man” Samurai Music, 2018
Digital “Daylight Robbery” Function Records, 2002
Mahakala “The Exodus” Not On Label, 2018
Dylan “Retribution” Outbreak Records, 2000
Sully x Outer Heaven “Dream Sequence” Rupture, 2018
Seba & Paradox “Love or Death” Metalheadz, 2020
Wots My Code “Dubplate” (Total Science Remix) CIA, 2000
Dubmonger “Locrian Flashback” Not On Label, 2019
Alix Perez & Fracture “Archetype” 1985 Music, 2017
Limewax “Bathwater” L/B Recordings, 2008

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Abstract Science Radio [AS1118]

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ANDREW WEATHERALL (RIP) tribute + new music from THE HELIOCENTRICS, BIOME + HYPHO, ANUNAKA, TMSV, POOLSIDE, TAME IMPALA + WAJATTA on this extended ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by JOSHUA P FERGUSON, BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + HENRY SELF.

JOSHUA kicks off the show with psychedelic/contemporary jazz + instrumental hip hop, focusing on artists from Chicago, Los Angeles, the UK + STONES THROW/MADLIB related productions, before moving into a tribute for the legendary UK DJ/producer ANDREW WEATHERALL, who died in February. For the second part of the show, BILL turns in a mid-tempo mix of UK club, broken techno, breakbeat, grime + garage sounds. HENRY closes things out with an emotive mix of house, disco, indie/electronica + downtempo boogie. [aired 20 + 27 February 2020 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

>JOSHUA P. FERGUSON
The Heliocentrics “Venom” Infinity of Now, Madlib Invazion, 2020
Antoine Berjeaut & Makaya McCraven “Sci-Fi” Moving Cities, I See Colors, 2019
Rejoicer “Song for the Spirit Fights” Spiritual Sleaze, Stones Throw, 2020
Jamael Dean “Olokun” Black Space Tapes, Stones Throw, 2019
Yussef Dayes “Othello” Duality, Good Grief Inc, 2020
Gil Scott Heron & Makaya McCraven “I’m New Here” We’re New Again – A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven, XL Recordings, 2020
Yesterday’s New Quintet “Rugged Tranquility” Angles Without Edges, Stones Throw, 2001
Jeff Parker “Gnarciss” Suite for Max Brown, International Anthem, 2020
Madlib “Cataracts” (Instrumental) Bandana Beats, Madlib Invazion, 2020
— Andrew Weatherall Tribute Set —
Primal Scream “Come Together” (Weatherall mix) Columbia, 1990
Saint Etienne “Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Andrew Weatherall mix) Columbia, 2002
Hardway Brothers “Mania Theme” (Andrew Weatherall mix) Is It Balearic?, 2012
The Asphodells “A Love from Outer Space (version 2)” Ruled by Passion, Destroyed by Lust, Rotters Golf Club, 2012
Two Lone Swordsmen “The Lurch” From the Double Gone Chapel, Warp, 2004
Friendly Fires & The Asphodells “Velo” Telophase, 2014

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Biome x Hypho “Encoded” Manuka Records, 2020
Anunaka “Stargate” 3024, 2020
Two Shell “Run” Livity Sound, 2019
Lone “Abraxas” Ancient Astronauts, 2019
TMSV “Clouds pt 2” Not On Label, 2020
object blue “Neo Noir” Nervous Horizon, 2019
Untold “Doff” Hemlock Black, 2015
Gage “Telo” Crazylegs, 2014
Walton “Scooped” Tectonic, 2020
Hybris “Lost Wallet” Pseudoscience Recordings, 2018
Phaeleh “Unity” Undertow, 2020
Kontext “Plumes (Version II)” Leibniz, 2007
Raumskaya “tv252” Hyperboloid Records, 2020
Logos “Dust” Berceuse Heroique, 2019

>HENRY SELF
Alan Dixon “Ambient Braindisk” La Danza EP, Running Back, 2019
Perfume Genius “Eye in the Wall” The Sun Still Burns Here, Matador, 2019
Tim Hecker “Transitive Refraction Axis for John Oswald” Day of the Dead, 4AD, 2016
Daniel Stefanik “Entrance” Confidence, Cocoon, 2012
Code Walk feat. Smerz “Guess What” Doubler, Ex Local, 2017
Lonely C “True (Cake n’ Eat It Too)” (FSQ Caribbean Disco Remix) Charles & Tribulations (Remixes), Soul Clap, 2019
Poolside “Low Season” Low Season, Pacific Standard, 2020
Tame Impala “Breathe Deeper” The Slow Rush, Interscope, 2020
Wajatta “Tonight” Don’t Let Get You Down, Brainfeeder, 2020
Special Request “Phosphorescence” Bedroom Tapes, Houndstooth, 2019
Tuff City Kids “Edlost” #savefabric, Fabric, 2016
Alan Dixon “Ambient Braindisk” (Drums Mix) One Swallow Doesn’t Make a Summer Part 1, Running Back, 2019

Abstract Science Radio [AS1116]

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new music from KEMAL, NICOLAS GODIN, MIKAL & MAKO, SEBA & PARAKOX, + WILLARIS. K on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + HENRY SELF. for the first hour, BILL mixes upfront drum n’ bass, including the first release in more than ten years from the legendary KEMAL. HENRY takes the second hour into moody house, downtempo, electro + disco. [aired 13 February 2020 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Hybris “Big Wig” Pseudoscience Recordings, 2019
Loxy & Resound “The Silent Knight” Cylon Recordings, 2020
Mikal & Mako “Under The Earth” Utopia Music, 2019
Alix Perez & Fracture “Archetype” 1985 Music, 2017
Geiom “Melting Reels” Frijsfo Beats, 2012
Omni Trio “Byte Size Life” (Shimon Remix) Moving Shadow, 1999
Seba & Paradox “Hexagon” Metalheadz, 2020
Es.tereo “Floating Point” Cosmic Bridge, 2019
Submarine “Grunge” 1985 Music, 2019
dBridge & Skeptical “That’s Nice” Getahead Records, 2018
Rainforest “Squad Nights” Absys Records, 2017
Artilect “Hoax” Horizon Music, 2018
Kemal “Parabola” Cryptic Audio, 2020

>HENRY SELF

Willaris. K “5 O’Clock” Astralwerks, 2020
Nicolas Godin “Concrete and Glass” Concrete and Glass, Because, 2020
Buraq “Anymore” IDon’t, Sublease, 2019
Jacques Greene “Stars” Dawn Chorus, LuckyMe, 2019
Bicep “Satisfy” (Brassica Remix) Feel My Bicep, 2014
Bonobo “Linked” Ninja Tune, 2019
Frameworks feat. Ben Williams “Coming Back” Imagine Gold, Loci, 2019
Smagghe & Cross “Sam & Jen” #savefabric Compilation, Houndstooth, 2016
zwischenFall “Flucht” Sandy Eyes, Dark Entries, 2016
Nzca/Lines “Compass Points” (Seams Remix) LoAF, 2012
Dirty Dave “Drowning Doubts” Sharkwaves Volume 2, Scion Audio/Visual, 2012
New Order “Ecstasy” Power Corruption & Lies, Factory, 1983

Decade in Future Music 2010-2019

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2010–2019: DECADE IN FUTURE MUSIC part 2, featuring AMON TOBIN, BLOOM, DJ RASHAD + DJ MANNY, FLYING LOTUS, FOUR TET, JAMES BLAKE, OM UNIT + SAM BINGA, TIM HECKER, TODD TERJE + many more on this special retrospective ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted + mixed by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + HENRY SELF. This is part 2 of a 3 part series looking back at our favorite selections from the past 10 years of innovative electronic music. [aired 23 January 2020 on WLUW 88.7fm Chicago]

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>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Wiley x Zomby “Step 2001” (Instrumental) [Big Dada] 2015
D1 “Jus Business” [Dub Police] 2010
Mystry “Pulse 8” [Stripes] 2015
Thelem “Haunted Harmonics” [Artikal] 2014
Bloom “Quartz” [Gobstopper] 2012
P Jam vs Terror Danjah “Anger Management vs Morph” [Butterz] 2013
Trends & Boylan “Norman Bates” [Oil Gang] 2016
Kahn & Neek “Percy” [Bandulu] 2012
Amon Tobin “Lost & Found” [Ninja Tune] 2011
Dom & Roland “Outta Endz” [Metalheadz] 2013
Om Unit & Sam Binga “Transatlantic” [BUNIT] 2015
Raiden & Khanage “8798” [Voodoo] 2010
Loxy & Resound “Heritage” [CNVX] 2016
Homemade Weapons “Subcept (RIP)” [Weaponry] 2018
Synkro “Letting Go” (dBridge Remix) [Blackout] 2010
DJ Rashad & DJ Manny “Drums Please” [Hyperdub] 2013

>HENRY SELF
Jai Paul “BTSTU” – XL – 2011
Flying Lotus “Galaxy In Janaki” – Cosmogramma – Warp – 2010
Grimes “Genesis” – Visions – 4AD – 2011
Caribou “Can’t Do Without You” – Our Love – Merge – 2014
Four Tet “Planet” – New Energy – Text – 2017
Jamie xx “Far Nearer” – Numbers. – 2011
Disclosure “Help Me Lose My Mind” (Larry Heard Remix) – Settle: The Remixes – Island – 2013
James Blake “The Wilhelm Scream” – James Blake – Atlas/Universal Republic – 2011
Tim Hecker “The Piano Drop” – Ravedeath, 1972 – Kranky – 2011
Darkside “Freak, Go Home” – Psychic – Other People/Matador – 2013
Chromatics “Cherry” – After Dark II – Italians Do It Better – 2013
Todd Terje “Inspector Norse” – It’s the Arps – Olsen – 2012

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Explore more future music following the Plaid show, with DJs Chris Widman, Joshua P Ferguson + Whoa-B from WLUW 88.7FM’s Abstract Science.

For more than 20 years, Abstract Science has showcased innovative electronic music and its roots with club residencies, special events + over 1100 weekly radio shows. Expect diverse selections for both the dancefloor + armchair, drawing heavily from midwest electronic + UK bass sounds.

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Abstract Science Radio Best of 2019

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BEST OF 2019, featuring A.FRUIT, AIRMAX ’97, BARKER, FENNESZ, FLOATING POINTS, OCTA OCTA, SLIKBACK, SPECIAL REQUEST, SYNKRO, YAZZUS + many more, on the first of two ABSTRACT SCIENCE year-in-review podcasts. co-hosts CHRIS WIDMAN, BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + HENRY SELF mix 3 diverse hours of future music favorites from 2019. [aired 5 December 2019 on WLUW-88.7FM Chicago]

>CHRIS WIDMAN
Barker “Utility” (Utility, Ostgut Ton, 2019)
Skee Mask “Juug (Iss004, Ilian Tape, 2019)
Autechre “32.23_46.53” (Warp Tapes 89-93 Part 2, 2019)
Throwing Snow “Ideolog” (The Death of Pragmatism, Houndstooth, 2019)
Konx-om-Pax “Optimism Over Despair” (Ways Of Seeing, Planet Mu, 2019)
YAK “Wide Eye” (Termina, R&S, 2019)
Chrissy “Truth bomb feat. Colonel Abrams” (True Stories, Super Rhythm Trax, 2019)
Dan Curtin “Pay to Win” (District Omega EP, Bluemoog Music, 2019)
DJ Haus “See U in My Dreams (Lone Remix)” (See U in My Dreams, Unknown to the Unknown, 2019)
Special Request “Shepperton Moon Landing” (Offworld, Houndstooth, 2019)
Slikback and 33EMYBW “ZENO” (Slip A, Hakuna Kulala, 2019)
Air Max ’97 “Turgor” (Falling Not Walking, Decisions, 2019)
Goth Trad “Bloody Dice” (Knights Of The Black Table, Avalanche, 2019)
Scorn “Feather” (Ohm Resistance, 2019)

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Synkro “Realize” [Apollo Records] 2019
Stenny “Stress Test” [Ilian Tape] 2019
Kamikaze Space Programme “Sparks” [Osiris Music] 2019
Tommy Four Seven “Radius” [47] 2019
Atsushi Izumi “Lansing” [The Collection Artaud] 2019
Alix Perez “Deep Six” [1985] 2019
Rainforest “The Foundation” [Backgrounds Music] 2019
Jook “Rolling In His Grave” [Sector 7 Sounds] 2019
Yazzus “She In Wonderland” [Not On Label] 2019
HomeSick “Burnout 2099” [Defrostatica Records] 2019
A.Fruit “Obsession” [Med School] 2019
Walton “Squelch” [Kaizen] 2019
Fracture “Hot Temptation” [Hot Source] 2019
Zero T “Bermuda” [31 Recordings] 2019
Alix Perez & Sabre “Solitary Native” [Shogun Audio] 2019
Homemade Weapons “Networth” [Samurai Music] 2019
Sully “Porcelain” [Uncertain Hour] 2019

>HENRY SELF
Octo Octa “I Need You” – For Lovers – Technicolour
Thom Yorke “Runwayaway” – ANIMA – XL
Apparat “Heroist” – LP5 – Mute
Floating Points “Bias” – Crush – Ninja Tune
Skinny Pelembe “No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish” – Dreaming Is Dead Now – Brownswood
Brittany Howard “13th Century Metal” – Jaime – ATO
Aquarius TX “Sunset 17” – Monica Groove EP – Echovolt
Automatic “Highway” – Signal – Stones Throw
Chromatics “Light as a Feather” – Closer to Grey – Italians Do It Better
Fennesz “Agora” – Agora – Touch
CamelPhat X Jake Bugg “Be Someone” (Skream Remix) – RCA

Abstract Science Radio [AS1108] w/ A.Fruit

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A.FRUIT guest mix + new music from ANUNAKU, EPROM, + LONE, on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B. BILL showcases a range of bass-inflected sounds, touching on techno, grime, breakbeat, rave + drum n bass in the first hour. For the second hour, Russian DJ/producer A.FRUIT mixes drum n’ bass on the half-step/footwork/jungle axis. A.FRUIT has releases on Cosmic Bridge (“Earthbase” series), Med School, + Hyperboloid Records, and is the founder + host of the Moscow/Saint Petersburg “Get High On Bass” parties. [aired 14 November 2019 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Pangaea “You Know What’s Up” [Hadal] 2018
East Man “Selector” [Hi Tek Sounds] 2019
Walton “Murdah” [Kaizen] 2019
Anunaka “Temples” [Whities] 2019
TSVI “Hossam” [Nervous Horizon] 2018
Eprom “Hope” [Deadbeats] 2019
Senking & DYL “Destroyed City Lights” [Detach Recordings] 2019
Joy O “Breathe In” [Hinge Finger] 2019
ASC “The Siren” [Samurai Music] 2019
Lone “Boketto” [Ancient Astronauts] 2019
Proc Fiskal “Death” [Cosmic Bridge] 2019
Surly “Fourteen” [Not On Label] 2019
Mad Zach “No Past Lives” [MethLab Recordings] 2019
Vern & Milla “Catch My Breath” [Keysound Recordings] 2019
Murlo “Limbo” (object blue’s Flashback) [Coil Records] 2019

>A.FRUIT
Aagentah “9th”
CGRECO “Kodò”
Mel G & Nikes “Bounce” (A.Fruit Remix)
Sun People “More Fun”
Logos ft Mumdance “Zoned In”
Om Unit “Bleach”
Metafloor “Don’t Call Me Crazy”
A.Fruit “Three Six Nine”
A.Fruit “Days”
Baransu “IS” (Pessimist Remix)
Catnapp “Fight For a Fight” (A.Fruit Remix)
Хаски “Мармелад” (A.Fruit Remix)
Crypticz ft Amy Kisnorbo “Chrysalis”
Landlord’s House Coat “A Party For Urchins”
Sam Binga “A Mighty Quest”
DJ Spinn “Make Her Hot”
Mat The Alien x Magugu “Bambam” (Tamarak Remix)
Samurai Breaks “Pull Up”
Abstract Elements “Tenderness”
Hyroglifics “Cash Out”
Still “Shikorina” (Slikback Remix)
Anna Morgan x Kabuki ft Rider Shafique “Natural Vibe”

Abstract Science Radio [AS1104]

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new music from ZONAL (THE BUG + JUSTIN K BROADRICK), WALTON, SKEE MASK, HOLLOWAY + ARGOT MUSIC on this extended ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, with BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + CHRIS WIDMAN in the mix. BILL begins the program with an hour set of UK garage + 2 step related selections. WIDMAN follows with an eclectic 2 hour mix, that moves from spacey IDM, dubstep, breakbeat + electro to techno, drum n bass, downtempo + drone. [originally aired 17 October + 11 November 2019 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Walton “Rolla” [Ilian Tape] 2019
Holloway “Last Encounter” [Warehouse Rave] 2019
SP:MC “Vintage” [Sentry Records] 2019
Highrise “Untitled” [Not On Label] 2019
MJ Cole “Serotonin” [892 Recordings] 2019
Martyn “World Gate” [Ostgut Ton] 2018
Kode9 “Dislokated” [Rephlex] 2004
Captain Over “Tibs and Miranda” [No Hats No Hoods] 2019
Phaeleh “Chasing Saturn” [Undertow Music] 2018
Geode “Never Forget” [Chord Marauders] 2017
Kahn “Helter Skelter” [Punch Drunk] 2011
Sorrow “Want U Back” [Inspected Records] 2017
Ghostek “Hoax” [Not On Label] 2018
16 Bit “ADSL” [Brownswood Electr-c] 2009
L U C Y ft Bran Mazz “Summer Fiends” [Not On Label] 2018
P Jam “Nando’s Riddim” [Mean Streets] 2019
Untold “Dante” [Hotflush Recordings] 2019

>CHRIS WIDMAN
PAN-AL “Trace & Locate” (Pan-Al, Apollo, 2019)
Boreal Massif “Low Forties” (We All Have An Impact, Pessimist Productions, 2019)
Zonal “Wrecked” (Wrecked, Relapse, 2019)
Aardvarck “Monkey see…” (Deep Medi Musik, 2019)
Throwing Snow “Ideolog” (The Death of Pragmatism, Houndstooth, 2019)
Silicon Sally “Skoda Banger” (Cultivated Electronics, 2019)
96 Back “Knock Out” (Issue in Surreal, Central Processing Unit, 2019)
Overmono “Le Tigre” (Polykicks, 2019)
Skee Mask “Slow Music” (Iss004, Ilian Tape, 2019)
Thugwidow “Hard Rave Aesthetic” (Hard Rave Aesthetic, Western Lore, 2019)
Floating Points “LesAlpx” (Crush, Ninjatune, 2019)
Carl Finlow “Octodecillion” (Elastic Collisions, Orson, 2019)
Kerrie “Before Calm” (Before Calm EP, Don’t Be Afraid, 2019)
Planetary Assault Systems “Whip It Good” (Plantae, Ostgut Ton, 2019)
FIX feat. Orlando Voorn, Blake Baxter “From The Ghetto” (Diligence Pt.2, Above Board Projects, 2019)
Garrett David & Colin Johnson “Icy Traverse” (American Dance Music Vol. 2, Argot Music, 2019)
Plaid “Maru (Skee Mask Remix)” (Warp, 2019)
Artilect “Impact Proxy” (Rhythm Seeker, Samurai Music, 2019)
Sin, Gremlinz & Jesta “Door of Guf” (3024-FYE4, 2019)
Future Engineers “Closed Circuit” (Partisan, 1998)
Battles feat Shabazz Palaces “IZM” (Juice B Crypts, Warp, 2019)
Teebs feat. Panda Bear “Studie” (Anicca, Brainfeeder, 2019)
Telefon Tel Aviv “mouth agape,” (Dreams Are Not Enough, Ghostly Intl, 2019)
SunnO))) “AMPLIPHÆDIES (E)“ (Pyroclasts, Southern Lord, 2019)

Abstract Science Radio [AS1101]

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New music from DJRUM, ALIX PEREZ, OM UNIT + GALCHER LUSTWERK, hosted by WHOA-B aka BILL BEARDEN + HENRY SELF. For the first hour, BILL surveys the latest left-field drum n bass, from neo-hardcore + half-step, to drumfunk + autonomic sounds. HENRY follows with emotive house, electro, space disco + downtempo. [aired 26 September 2019 on WLUW 88.7fm Chicago]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Djrum “Hard To Say” [R&S Records] 2019
Bop “Untitled Pattern 54” [Med School] 2018
The Untouchables “Baiana” [RuptureLDN] 2019
Last Life “Sacrifice” [Not On Label] 2019
Pact Infernal “Path to Topeth” [Altar] 2019
Alix Perez “Trinity” [1985] 2019
Lynx “B Box Roller” [Bingo Beats] 2019
Loxy “Gamma Light” [Cylon Recordings] 2019
Teebee & Calyx “The Quest” (Break Remix) [Subtitles Music] 2007
Mahakala “Tomahawk” [Om Unit] 2019
Sully “Porcelain” [Uncertain Hour] 2019
TMSV “2094” [Not On Label] 2019
Nucleus & Paradox “Love Her” (Remastered) [Esoteric] 2006/2019
Plaid “Maru” (Skee Mask Remix) [Warp] 2019
Om Unit & Kid Drama “Untitled 2” [Apollo Records] 2019

>HENRY SELF
Metronomy “Forever Is a Long Time” – Metronomy Forever – Because
Upercent feat. Stereo MCs “Endles” – Regal No Material EP – Tau
Special Request “Phosphorescence” – Bedroom Tapes – Houndstooth
TSHA “Moon” – Counter
Bob Moses “Back Down” (Nathan Micay’s Bubble Trouble Dub Remix) – Battle Lines [Remixed] – Domino
Dusky “Skin Deep” (Global Communication Remix) – 17 Steps
Eclips 21 “Nebula” (1st Soul Mix) – Indisc
KRTS “Berlin Girls” – The Foreigner – Mooncircle
Galcher Lustwerk “Cig Angel” – Information – Ghostly International
Quantic feat. Sly5thAve “Orquídea” – Atlantic Oscillations – Tru Thoughts
Skinny Pelembe “My Love Is Burning, Down” – Dreaming Is Dead Now – Brownswood
Model Man “Clarity” – Beta Songs – Mahogany
Channel Tres “Controller” – Channel Tres EP – Godmode

Abstract Science Radio

Whoa-B “Submineral” (2012 studio mix)

Whoa-B “At The Core” (2014 studio mix)

Abstract Science Radio [AS1096] w/ Neffa-T

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NEFFA-T guest mix + new music from MARTYN, LURKA + NOMINE, on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B. BILL opens the program with a set of new grime + deep dubstep, leading into a special guest mix in a similar vein from NEFFA-T. A RINSE FM resident + WHITE PEACH recordings artist, Bournemouth, UK’s NEFFA-T is a rising talent. For the second hour, BILL continues with dubstep, breakbeat + garage sounds, closing out with jungle + drum n bass. [aired 08 August 2019 on WLUW-Chicago 88.7fm]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Filthy Gears “Fallout” [Waste Disposal Music] 2019
Nomine “Badman Sound” [Nomine Sound] 2019
Dexplicit “Lion King” [No Hats No Hoods] 2019
CREEP N00M “Gulf” [Iteldred] 2018
Dubzta “The Last Key” [Low Tide Recordings] 2019
Hi5 Ghost “Isoulate” [Paper Cranes] 2018
Cimm “Godsmack” [Artikal Music] 2019
Sorrow “Phantom” [Not On Label] 2018
Quasar “Dub Speech” [Artikal Music] 2019
Bengal Sound “Corners” [Wych] 2019
Zha “Mumbai” [Naan] 2018
Novelist “Yakuta Riddim” [MMMYEAH] 2017

>NEFFA-T
Mala “Calle F”
J:Kenzo “Stomp”
MRSHL “Death Dealer”
K Man The Phantom “Droplets”
Muttley “Architect” (Quasar Remix)
J:Kenzo “Mortal Kombat”
Drone “Untitled”
K Man The Phantom “Rezte”
Chad Dubz “Confusion”
OH91 “Meditation VIP”
JLSXND7RS “Marching” (Jook Remix)
Window Kid “Ryanair” (Acapella)

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
Raumskaya “Saturated Soul” [Hyperboloid] 2019
Lurka “Stay Let’s Together” [Wisdom Teeth] 2019
L U C Y “Revenge” [SZNS7N] 2019
Murlo “End Of The Road” [Coil Records] 2019
Starkey “Flux” [Eat the Bomb] 2019
Sully “Stripes On A Tiger Don’t Wash Away” [Bedouin Records] 2017
Last Japan & Inner “Cold Ascent” [Ascend] 2018
HXE “Rozay” [UIQ] 2019
Lemzly Dale “Go Away” [Sector 7 Sounds] 2019
Vvv & Ghostek “Surrender The Night” [DPR Recordings] 2016
Sinistarr & Tim Reaper “Rave Juke” [Shoot Recordings] 2019
Shinichiro Yokota “Do It Again” (Scatta Remix) [Not On Label] 2018
Perera Elsewhere x Sarah Farina x Kabuki “Work Hard” [Not On Label] 2018
Falty DL “Day At The Races” [Astrophonica] 2018
Neuropunk “L.A. Story” [Juke Bounce Werk] 2019
Martyn “B.C. 2” [Ostgut Ton] 2019
Jook “Luv Aint Simple” [Not On Label] 2019
Ftureable x Sunrvys “Supra” [Not On Label] 2019

Abstract Science Radio [AS1093]

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new music from EL-SULL (EL-B + SULLY), AJ TRACEY, LUSINE + BONOBO on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + LUKE STOKES. for the first hour, BILL showcases the current UK garage/2 step revival with a mix heavy on self-released BANDCAMP.COM finds. LUKE takes hour 2 atmospheric, alternating between techno, dub + ambient sounds. [aired 18 July 2018 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

>BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B
El-Sull “2Groovy” [GD4YA] 2019
Higgo “’95” [Rare Supply] 2019
Highrise “Untitled” [Not On Label] 2018
Mind Of A Dragon “Special” [Kiwi Records] 2019
Izco “Traffic” [Not On Label] 2018
Murlo & Conducta “Together” [Coil Records] 2018
Zemon “Decisions” [Slime Recordings] 2019
Folklore Séries “21 Speakers” [Folklore Séries] 2018
Jack Junior “Say What” [Not On Label] 2019
Royal-T “2 People” [Not On Label] 2018
Might “Power” [Test Your Might] 2019
Flava D “Jamz Club” [Not On Label] 2018
Para “Memories” [Not On Label] 2019
AJ Tracey ft General Levy & Novelist “Ladbroke Grove Remix” [Not On Label] 2019
Joey G ii “2003, South London” [Orphan Records] 2019

>LUKE STOKES
Manu Dia – Stranger – Surface EP – young art records
Bonobo – Linked – Ninja Tune
Junk-e-Cat – M.W.A. – Kreatur EP – mutterkomplex
Atsushi Izumi – Copper – Verigris EP – Thrènes Records
Arcane – Cold Days – The Lost Tapes – city life records
Zahn Hatami McClure – They’ll – epsilon – n5MD
Luca Draccar – Vampire Princess – NOORDINARY EP – lush point
Boding – Forsvundet – Bagefter EP – pattern abuse
Khotin – Water Soaked in Forever – Beautiful you – ghostly international
Lusine – Retrace – Retrace – Ghostly International
Aurora – The Seed – A different kind of Human : Set 2 – Decca