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luv288 Following The Current pt3

Following The Current part 3

this is the final mix in the 3 part Following The Current : A Brief History Of Electronic Music series, an introduction to the course i will be teaching at McGill University this fall. only music from the new millennium (2000-2015) that showcases a steady blending of styles and sounds as electronic music artists continue to push forward with new genres and mutations. for more info on the class and how to enroll click on Following The Current : A Brief History Of Electronic Music.
photo : electricity
Tracklist
  1. Everything In Its Right Place – Radiohead – Parlophone (2000) > buy link
  2. Gaekwad – Autechre – Warp (2000) > buy link
  3. Poor Kakarookee – Venetian Snares – Planet Mu (2001) > buy link
  4. Dr. Blowfins’ Black Storm Stabilizing Spheres – Drexciya – Tresor (2002) > buy link
  5. Bahaha Hahi – Ricardo Villalobos – Playhouse (2003)
  6. Nothing Better – The Postal Service – Sub Pop (2004) > buy link
  7. Late Night Request Line – Skream – Tempa (2005) > buy link
  8. Nite Train – Burial – Hyperdub (2005) > buy link
  9. Pet Monster Shotglass – Flying Lotus – Plug Research (2006) > buy link
  10. Kitchen Sink – Amon Tobin – Ninja Tune (2007) > buy link
  11. For Wolves Crew – Clark – Warp (2008) > buy link
  12. The Upside – Scuba – Hotflush Recordings (2008) > buy link
  13. My Girls – Animal Collective – Domino (2009) > buy link
  14. If You Wish To Stay Awake – DRC Music ft. Washiba, Kwes & Richard Russell – Warp (2011) > buy link
  15. After Light – Rustie – Warp (2011) > buy link
  16. New Colour – Lone – R&S Records (2012) > buy link
  17. King Vincent – Solvent – Suction Records (2014) > buy link
  18. Xmas_Evet10 (Thanaton3 Mix) – Aphex Twin – Warp (2014) > buy link
  19. Black Ballet – Jlin – Planet Mu (2015) > buy link

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luv287 Following The Current pt2

Following The Current part 2

this is the middle section of a 3 part introductory mix i prepared for the Following The Current : A Brief History Of Electronic Music course i will be teaching at McGill University this fall. covering the fertile years 1980-1999 it touches on new wave, hip hop, house, techno, drum ‘n’ bass and more; outlining some of the artists and music that will be discussed in class. for more info on how to enroll click on
photo : electricity
Tracklist
  1. Pac-Man Theme – Toshio Kai – Namco – Beige Records (1980/2001)
  2. Behind The Mask – Yellow Magic Orchestra – Alfa / A&M (1980)
  3. The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel – Sugar Hill Records (1981) > buy link
  4. Planet Rock (Extended Version) – Afrika Bambaataa And The Soul Sonic Force – Tommy Boy / 21 Records (1982) > buy link
  5. Clear – Cybotron – Fantasy (1983) > buy link
  6. Blue Monday – New Order – Factory (1983) > buy link
  7. Raga: Bhairavi – Charanjit Singh – His Master’s Voice / The Gramaphone Company Of India Ltd. / Bombay Connection (1983/2010) > buy link
  8. F-4000 – The Fearless Four – Elektra (1983) > buy link
  9. Sucker M.C.’s (Krush-Groove 1) – Run-D.M.C. – Profile Records (1983) > buy link
  10. 1984 – Praxis – Celluloid (1984) > buy link
  11. Time Space Transmat – Model 500 – Metroplex Records (1985) > buy link
  12. Radio People – Zapp – Warner Bros. (1985) > buy link
  13. Washing Machine – Mr. Fingers – Trax Records (1986) > buy link
  14. BMX Kidz Title Theme – Rob Hubbard – Commodore 64 / Enduro (1987/2001)
  15. Good Life (Mayday Mix) – Inner City – 10 Records / Virgin (1988) > buy link
  16. Voodoo Ray (Extended Mix) – A Guy Called Gerald – Warlock Records (1988)
  17. Radio Babylon – Meat Beat Manifesto – Play It Again Sam Records (1990) > buy link
  18. LFO (The Leeds Warehouse Mix) – LFO Warp (1990) > buy link
  19. Roundabout 727 / Ransom In The Sand – Art Of Noise – China Records (1990)
  20. Polynomial-C – Aphex Twin – R&S Records (1992) > buy link
  21. Illegal Subs – Kaotic Chemistry – Moving Shadow (1992/2005)
  22. Koma – Plastikman – Plus 8 Records / Novamute (1993) > buy link
  23. Cascade: Part 1 – The Future Sound Of London – Virgin / Astralwerks (1993) > buy link
  24. Bottom Heavy (Mud Club Dub) – Danny Tenaglia – Tribal America (1994)
  25. Lost and Found (S.F.L.) – DJ Shadow – Mo Wax (1994) > buy link
  26. At Home With The Hoppers – Doctor Rockit – Clear (1995)
  27. One Day Soon – Carl Craig – Blanco Y Negro (1995) > buy link
  28. Dayride – Ian O’Brien – Ferox Records (1996) > buy link
  29. excerpt from Refractions In The Plastic Pulse – Stereolab – Duophonic (1997) > buy link
  30. Pete Standing Alone – Boards Of Canada – Skam / Warp (1998) > buy link
  31. Hide In From The Day – Super_Collider – Loaded Records (1999) > buy link

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luv286 Following The Current pt1

Following The Current part 1

this fall i will be teaching a Personal and Cultural Enrichment class at McGill University called Following The Current : A Brief History Of Electronic Music. this, the first of a three part mix, covers the years 1952-1979 and outlines some of the artists and music that will be discussed. for more info on the class and how to enroll click on
photo : electricity
Tracklist
  1. Beton-Studie – Karlheinz Stockhausen – DOXY (1952/2011) > buy link
  2. Main Titles-Overture (from Forbidden Planet) – Louis and Bebe Barron (1956/1978) > buy link
  3. Over The Rainbow – Paul Tanner with Andre Montero and his Orchestra – Omega Disk / Aero Space Records (1959)
  4. Daisy Bell – Max Mathews – Cacophonic / Finders Keepers (1961/2013)
  5. Telstar – The Tornados – Decca / Mr. Suit Records (1962/2013) > buy link
  6. Doctor Who Theme (Original 1963 Version) – Delia Derbyshire and Ron Grainer from BBC Radiophonic Workshop – Harkit Records (1963/2013) > buy link
  7. Girl From Venus – Jean-Jacques Perrey & Gershon Kingsley – Vangaurd (1966) > buy link
  8. Tomorrow Never Knows – The Beatles – Parlophone (1966)
  9. Daily Nightly – The Monkees – Colgems / Rhino (1967/1986) > buy link
  10. excerpt from Silver Apples Of The Moon Part II – Morton Subotnick – Nonesuch Records (1967)
  11. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major : Second Movement – Walter Carlos – Columbia Masterworks (1968)
  12. Peace Three – Paul Beaver & Bernard L. Krause – Nonesuch Records (1968)
  13. Cybernaut – Tonto’s Expanding Head Band (Robert Margouleff and Malcolm Cecil) – Atlantic (1971/1975)
  14. Girl Blue – Stevie Wonder – Tamla / Motown – (1972)
  15. Rain Dance – Herbie Hancock – Columbia (1973) > buy link
  16. Movements Of A Visionary – Tangerine Dream – Virgin (1974/1977) > buy link
  17. Assault On Precinct 13 (Main Theme) (from Assault On Precinct 13) – John Carpenter – Record Makers (1976/2003) > buy link
  18. Disco From A Space Show – Guitar Red – Mod-Art / Chocolate Industries (1976/2012) > buy link
  19. I Feel Love – Donna Summer – Casablanca Records (1977) > buy link
  20. Rocket U.S.A. – Suicide – Red Star Records (1977/1999) > buy link
  21. United – Throbbing Gristle – Industrial Records (1977/1981) > buy link
  22. Trans-Europe Express / Metal On Metal – Kraftwerk – Capitol (1977) > buy link
  23. Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) – Parliament – Casablanca Records (1978) > buy link
  24. Fantastic Man – William Onyeabor – Wilfilms Records / Luaka Bop (1979/2013) > buy link
  25. I Nearly Married A Human – Gary Numan + Tubeway Army – Beggars Banquet (1979) > buy link