EMP Radio Presents Melancholia Release Party Day 2

Live stream hosted by EMP Radio featuring Omnirock

EMP Radio Presents BIM! Vol. 1

Live stream hosted by EMP Radio

EMP Radio Demo Derby 2/5

Live stream hosted by EMP Radio

Gunfingaz Thursdayz

Live stream hosted by Gunfingaz Thursdayz

Sub FM w/ E-Tik


EMP Radio Demo Derby 28

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Abstract Science Radio [AS1158]

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New music from DJ GIRL, OCTA OCTA, DUTCHIE, DAVIS GALVIN + more, on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + CHRIS WIDMAN. We continue to dedicate March programs as a showcase for women (including trans & non-binary) in electronic music + DJ culture, as inspired by Smartbar Chicago’s annual DAPHNE series. BILL begins the first hour with drum n bass, followed by house, dubstep, grime + breakbeat sounds. WIDMAN flows into the second hour in a similar vein of bass music, techno + electro, before moving into a short segment of avante dnb + closing out with dreamy house. [aired 11 March 2021 on WLUW-Chicago 88.7FM]

Bored Lord “Something I Need to Say” Not On Label, 2020
Kyrist “Looped” Not On Label, 2020
Flava D “Desert Lights” Hospital Records, 2020
Mizeyesis “Call To The Ancestors” Repertoire, 2020
33EMYBW “Coupling” SVBKVLT, 2020
A Hundred Drums “Reminiscence” Not On Label, 2020
Ikonika “Hollow” Not On Label, 2020
Octo Octa “Find Your Way Home” T4T LUV NRG, 2021
Bored Lord “We Used to Party” Not On Label, 2020
DRTY HBTZ “Me N My Speakaz” Duploc, 2020
Sicaria Sound “Lour” Not On Label, 2021
Quoma “Don’t Touch” Defy Culture, 2020
NotLö “Creeper” Not On Label, 2021
EVA808 “No Rivals” Innamind Recordings, 2020
Flava D “Plate” Not On Label, 2020
Maya Q “Belief” Scuffed Recordings, 2021
DJ Girl “Untitled” (SLSK TRAX) Planet Euphorique, 2021

Dutchie “Changes” (Not on label, 2021)
Hodge “Lanacut (Shanti Celeste Remix)” (Remixes In Blue, Houndstooth, 2020)
JASSS “Turbo Olé” (Whities 027, 2020)
Kamila Govorcin “eqing” (pocas palabras, 2020)
Beatrice Dillon “Workaround Eight” (Workaround, PAN, 2020)
AYA “DaRE u to sour lips with me” (Alterity, Houndstooth, 2020)
Ciel “Galapagos” (No Justice No Peace, 2020)
Davis Galvin “Vetisone {2627 C}” (Errenia, 2021)
Hyph11E “Get Out From Under” (Aperture, SVBKVLT, 2020)
Avalon Emerson “One Long Day Till I See You Again” (40, 2020)
Carly Barton “Snail Method” (Forage. Dispoable Commodities, 2021)
Ayesha “Clarity” (Natural Phenomena, Kindergarten, 2020)
Tomu DJ “apricot” (Fruit 2, Side Chick, 2021)
Aurora Halal “Sleep Distortion” (Shapeshifter, Mutual Dreaming, 2015)

Abstract Science Radio [AS1129]

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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

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)


Club Xoom


virtual dance party hosted by Time2Dance

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]

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

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)

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 [AS1091]

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new music from MOODYMANN, KAMIKAZE SPACE PROGRAMME, THOM YORKE + IKONIKA, plus a PHILIPPE ZDAR (RIP) retrospective on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B + HENRY SELF. BILL traverses the latest bass music for the first hour, shifting tempos through UK techno/breakbeat, dubstep/grime + footwork/dnb. For the second hour, HENRY pairs new house + slow burners with 80s classics, before revisiting the work of influential French producer, engineer + DJ PHILLIPE ZDAR, who died in a tragic fall this June. [aired 27 June 2019 on WLUW 88.7FM-Chicago]

Zomby “Zexor” [Bedouin Records] 2019
Tommy Four Seven “Neuromorph” [47] 2019
Kamikaze Space Programme “Crumbs” [Osiris Music] 2019
Invxrsion “Islands” [Not On Label] 2019
Guido “Blockwork” [State of Joy] 2019
Yazzus “Ghoulish” [Not On Label] 2019
Vex’d “Ghost” [Planet Mu] 2005
Gundam “Navigator Dub” [NSX] 2018
Shackleton “New Dawn” [Hotflush] 2006
Ghostek “Kaskade” [Not On Label] 2019
Etch “Groove Control” [Sneaker Social Club] 2018
Cesco “Drones” [1985] 2019
A.Fruit “Make Them Shake” [Cosmic Bridge] 2019
Teep “Unwilling” [Not On Label] 2019
BSN Posse “Bebop” [BSN Posse] 2019
Sam Binga “BFT” [Astrophonica] 2017
Almaty “Sonic Signature” [naïve] 2019
Ikonika “Resurrection Machine” [Adult Swim] 2019
Djrum “Untitled 9” [Ilian Tape] 2016

Anthony Naples “Aftermath AM” – Fog FM – Incienso
Moodymann “Downtown” – Sinner – KDJ
Eighties Ladies “Turned on to You” ‎- Ladies of the Eighties – Uno Melodic
The Pool “‎Jamaica Resting” – Dark Entries
Thom Yorke “Dawn Chorus” ‎- ANIMA – XL
La Funk Mob “Motor Bass Get Phunked Up” (Richie Hawtin Electrofunk Mix) – Mo Wax
Hot Chip “Clear Blue Skies” ‎- A Bath Full of Ecstasy – Domino ‎
Cassius “Summer” – Dreems – Caroline
Phoenix “Love Like a Sunset Part II” – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix – Glassnote/Loyauté
Kasper Marott “Drømmen om Ø” (Forever Mix ’19)

Abstract Science Radio [AS1086]

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YAK, SYNKRO, THE CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA + CHRISSY are featured new music on this ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by WHOA-B aka BILL BEARDEN + HENRY SELF. BILL begins the program with left-field bass music, starting with deep dubstep, moving into experimental grime + drum n bass, and ending with downtempo sounds. HENRY continues the funky laid-back sounds into the 2nd hour, before delving into an eclectic mix of break beats, bass music + afro-boogie.

Atsushi Izumi “Zeit” [Thrènes] 2019
Feonix “Is It Raining” [Nomine Sound] 2019
Yak “Spore” [R&S Records] 2019
Alix Perez “Melodrama” [1985] 2019
Cluekid “Mistik World” [Infernal Sounds] 2019
TMSV “Zoned Out” [White Peach] 2018
Nights “Peace Walker” [Not On Label] 2019
Jook “Rolling In His Grave” [Sector 7 Sounds] 2019
Dissident & Dyl “Inner Glow” [re:st] 2019
Bloom “Dark Energy” [Bloom] 2018
Amon Tobin “Vipers Follow You” [Nomark Records] 2019
Surly “THIRTEEN” [Polish Juke] 2018
Sub Basics “Sleepless Nights” [Chord Marauders] 2019
Halogenix “Yellow Yellow” [Critical Recordings] 2018
Synkro “Realize” [Apollo Records] 2019

Lindstrøm & Christabelle “Lovesick” – Real Life Is No Cool – Feedelity/Smalltown Supersound
Quantic & Nidia Gongora “Ojos Vicheros” – Curao – Tru Thoughts
Soundspecies feat. Ahu “Can We Call It Love” – Soundspecies – Burntprogress
Bonobo “Stay the Same” (Mark Pritchard Remix) – Black Sands Remixed – Ninja Tune
The Cinematic Orchestra feat. Grey Reverend “Zero One/This Fantasy” – To Believe – Domino
Locust Toybox “Otravine” – Brainfeeder X – Brainfeeder
Bola “Waknuts” – Kroungrine – Skam
Redinho “Shem” – Redinho – Numbers.
Chrissy “2CI Fridays” – Resilience – Chiwax
Schneider TM vs. KPT.Michi.Gan “The Light 3000” – Binokular – City Slang
Skream “You Know, Right?” – Crosstown Rebels
Ata Kak “Daa Nyinaa” (Noema’s Tribute Edit) – African Shakedown

Abstract Science Radio [AS1063]

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DANIEL AVERY, MAGIC DRUM ORCHESTRA + MARLEY CARROL are featured new music on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, with HENRY SELF + guest host WHOA-B. frequent contributor + friend of the show WHOA-B, aka BILL BEARDEN, steps up to the mic for his first program as a monthly rotating host and selector. for the first hour, WHOA-B mixes UK bass/club, future garage + deep dubstep. HENRY takes hour 2 in a house + techno direction, starting with ambient + building to a crescendo of reinterpreted classics. [aired 15 nov 2018 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

Troy Gunner “Pleading” [Brotherhood Sound System]
Morphy “Shackles” (Kamikaze Space Programme Mix) [Voodoo Music]
Pedestrian & Jasperdrum “Origins” [2nd Drop]
Akkord “XMTR” [Houndstooth]
Pangaea “Bone Sucka” [Hessle Audio]
DJ Madd “On The Rocks” [Roots & Future]
Wookie “Storm” [ManChu] vs Craig David “Fill Me In” (Acapella) [Atlantic]
DJ Central & Erika Casier “Drive” (DJ Sports Club Mix) [Regelbau]
Folklore Séries “Original Sound” [white]
Congi “Dreams End” (Geode Remix) [Chord Marauders]
Martyn “Vancouver” [3024]
Synkro “Hold On” [On The Edge]
Thelem “Tarnished” [Osiris Music]
Plastician “Wonky” [Terrorhythm]
Egoless “Decolonize” [Sentry]

Steve Hauschildt “M Path” – Dissolvi – Ghostly International
Marley Carroll “Shiver” – Flight Patterns – Loci
Maribou State “Kingdom” – Kingdoms In Colour – Counter
Hidden Orchestra “Wingbeats” (Max Cooper Remix) – Tru Thoughts
Silverlining “Ni Cd Deluxe” – Wrong
Tiga “Blondes Have More Fun” (Jonas Rathsman Remix) – Counter
Daniel Avery “Diminuendo” – Phantasy Sound
Orbital “Out There Somewhere” (Live at Irvine Plaza, New York) – Internal
Magic Drum Orchestra feat. Bunty – “Original Nuttah” – Shapes: Mountains – Tru Thoughts

Ten Years Later

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Celebrating the ten year anniversary of my Ten Minute Dubstep Mix!

featuring sets by E-Tik, DJ The Tornado, Whoa-B, Chris Widman, Riglow, FoleyDub, Lerk, and Sectra

The Deep

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track listing:

1. Nomine – Stomp [Sentry]
2. MRK1 – Slope [Planet Mu]
3. Thelem – Shottaz [Artikal]
4. J:Kenzo – Bloodlines [Tempa]
5. Amit – Thakurs Army [Amar]
6. Loefah – Yours [Ringo]
7. Fracture – The Phonecall [Compound One]
8. Youngsta & Cimm – Split Minds [Tempa]

Number One Sound

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track listing:

01. Vex’d – Crusher Dub [Planet Mu]
xx. Bloodclott Breaks – Soundbwoy Intro
02. RSD – Kingfisher [Earwax]
03. J Courage – Too Deep (Juju Remix) [Trenchant]
04. N-Type – Way Of The Dub [Dub Police]
05. DJG – Swazi Rhythym [Gourmet Beats]
06. Iilti – Wash And Shake [Fortress Dubs]
07. Distance – Nomad (Scuba Remix) [Abucs]
08. Von D – Burn Baphomet [Amar]
09. Mundo – Still Stand Rasta [Dub Assembly]
10. Kromestar – Hype [Southside]
11. Jonah Freed – Time Dilation [Innerverse]
xx. Bloodclott Breaks – Airhorn

The Records From Last Night


track listing:

01. Various Production – Bside [Various Production]
02. Jonah Freed – Time Dilation [Innerverse]
03. Kromestar – Hype [Southside]
04. Plastician – Unhappy Shopper [Contagious]
05. Data – Hedorah [Dubzilla]
06. Demon – Frostbite [Macabre Unit]
07. Thelem – Haunted Harmonics [Artikal]
08. Kromestar & Distinction – Zzzapaah [Noppa]
09. Scuba – Plate [Hotflush]
10. Massive Music – Find My Was (Kode9 Remix) [Hyperdub]
11. Killawatt – Rolling Dunes (Ipman Remix) [Wheel & Deal]
12. D1 – Greazy [Tempa]
13. Macabre Unit – Tensor Jam [Terrorhythm]
14. Terror Danjah – Bipolar [Butterz]
15. J:Kenzo – Cause & Effect [Tempa]
16. Black Sun Empire – The 405 [Shadows Of The Empire]
17. Cluekid – Cyber Funk [Aquatic Lab]
18. Cotti vs Cluekid – Sensi Dub [white]
19. N-Type – Way Of The Dub (Caspa Remix) [Dub Police]
20. Caspa & Rusko – Soulful Geeza [Dub Police]
vs. Cheech – Chicago Wild [Wild Loops]

2D Pony


music: Skream – 2D [Tempa] 2008
vocals: Ginuwine – Pony [550 Music] 1996

I’m A Firestarter, Twisted Firestarter

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01. The Prodigy – Firestarter [XL]
02. Hi5 Ghost – Teflon [Paper Cranes]
03. Wiley – 5:27am [Earth 616]
04. Caspa – Dub Warz [Dub Police]
05. Nights – Seawolf Bootleg [NSX]
06. Plasticman – Death By Stereo [Rephlex]
07. Royal T – Shotta [Butterz]
08. Kahn & Neek – Chevy [Bandulu]
09. Jon E Cash – Merk Riddim [Black Ops]

Compa @ Smart Bar

Joe Nice & Karnage @ Smart Bar

DJ Madd @ Smart Bar

ClouwdNine SoundClash


Addison Groove @ Smart Bar

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