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EMP Radio New Year’s Show

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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]

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

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 [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]

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

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 [AS1089]

Whoa-B “Shuffle” (2009 studio mix)

Sepalcure “Live at Bottom Lounge” (2012)


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

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The Deep End @ Morseland

Every Tuesday 10pm – 2am @ Morseland

w/ residents GeeCee, Whoa-B, & Sushi

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Chicago, IL 60626

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Curator’s Cuts 16: Bill Bearden

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01. Groove Chronicles – Black Puppet [DPR]
02. De La Soul – All Good (MJ Cole Remix) [Tommy Boy]
03. Ghost – The Club [Ghost / Tempa]
04. Mr Reds & Kalibre – Bring The Lights Down [Ice Cold]
05. Todd Edwards – Saved My Life (Large Joints Remix) [Locked On]
06. HMP ft MC Marshall – Rolling Touch [ShelfLife]
07. Ben Ofoedu – Your Love (Dane Bowers Remix) [BMG]
08. Groove Chronicles – Black Jack [white]
09. Acen – Androids Who Dream [Unreal]
10. Adam K – Feel It [Gush Collective]
11. Horsepower Productions – Classic Deluxe [Tempa]
12. Skream – The Bug [Big Apple]
13. Scuba – Harpoon [Hotflush]
14. Pangaea – Memories [white]
15. TRG – Back In The Days [Tempa]
16. Synkro – Just Say [Box Clever]
17. Untold – Dante [Hotflush]
18. Cardopusher – Schematic Blocks [On The Edge]
19. Blackdown – Concrete Streets [Keysound]
20. Instra:mental – Futurist [Naked Lunch]
21. Ramadanman – Revenue [2nd Drop]
22. Shackleton – New Dawn [Scuba]
23. Loefah – Twisup VIP [DMZ]
24. ASC – Advent [Pushing Red]
25. Zed Bias – Ambush Riddim [Sidestepper]
26. El-B & Qualifide – I Wonder Why (Ghost Mix) [Qualifide]




01. El-B – Son De Cali [Soul Motive]
02. Zed Bias – Neighbourhood (El-B Remix) [Locked On]
03. TRG – Back In The Days [Tempa]
04. Horsepower Productions – When You Hold Me [Tempa]
05. Zed Bias – Cosmic Minefield [Sidestepper]
06. Untold – Sweat [Hotflush]
07. Martyn – Yet [Tectonic]
08. D1 – Chocolate Orange [Dub Police]
09. Jason H – Lowkey 140 [Qualifide]
10. TRG – Surreal [Tempa]
11. Nordstadt Union – The Drum [Lo-File Selecta]
12. Untold – Anaconda [Hessle]
13. Wookie – What’s Going On? [S2S]
14. 2562 – Embrace [3024]
15. El-B ft MC Juiceman – Buck n Bury [Ghost]
16. Toastyboy – On Something [Halo Beats]
17. D1 – Cave [Tempa]
18. Caspa & Rusko – Soulful Geeza [Dub Police]


Putting The Step Back In Dubstep

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01. Burial – South London Buroughs [Hyperdub]
02. TRG – Back In The Days [Tempa]
03. Caspa – Velvet Rooms [Sub Soldiers]
04. Artwork – Red [Big Apple]
05. Kode9 – Sub-Kontinent [Rephlex]
06. Bar 9 – Murda Sound (Cluekid Remix) [Z Audio]
07. 2562 – Embrace [3024]
08. Martyn – Everything About You [Tempa]
09. Burial – Unite [Soul Jazz]