Myocyte - Live Mix 90

Recommended: Joel Cook's mix for his show last week on tilderadio (streaming internet radio). (His dj name is ffog.)
A downloadable version of the entire mix is here: [.mp3]
He has also posted an annotated version with links to the individual tracks and some background info from discogs and other sources.

Ffog's mixes typically mine the internet for obscurities, heavily but not exclusively in the electronic vein. He does much of his digging on Bandcamp, a motherlode of new music that unfortunately tends to blur and flatten out for the ordinary consumer, with its thousands of uniform squares begging for attention, ranked in quality by more uniform squares ("followers"), mindless robo-filtering, and staff-assisted self-hype. Listening to ffog's mixes is a snapshot of the zeitgeist otherwise unavailable using the site's own tools.

"Live Mix 90" centers around a lesser-known composer of academic computer music, William Schottstaedt (not on Bandcamp but available on YouTube), whose digital musique concrète ranges from eerie, faraway drones to sublime banging and screeching worthy of a Julliard-trained automobile compactor. Several Schottstaedt pieces from the 1980s are interspersed in ffog's mix, which also includes more current avant garde fare, "sound test reels" for timestretched vocals and speaker distortion, 1970s Echoplexed guitar, and the occasional stray pop song.

guest DJ set list (May 27, 2021) - Soundtracks 2: '60s-'80s

Thanks to ffog for inviting me to guest-DJ again on his weekly internet radio show, Myocyte.
The mix was "simulcast" on anonradio and tilderadio, and has been archived by anonradio (scroll down to "Ffog - Pleasure & Discomfort Myocyte"). An mp3 version of the mix is here: [1 hr mp3] (The show was broadcast at 1 am on May 28 UTC, which is 8 pm Central, May 27, in the US.)

This was my second soundtracks mix. Part 1 is here. The mix compiles some favorite movie and TV soundtrack excerpts. Most were first heard while watching the film or video and hunted down because they were so ear-grabbing. Some are from soundtrack albums of clips from the films or TV shows.

While the tracks were playing I "announced" via text chat on the #sally and #tilderadio channels on IRC (Internet Relay Chat). Listeners could comment or ask questions. This is an interesting way to DJ, very different from my old FM radio days and a few steps up aesthetically from having everyone's data and souls leeched out on spotify, etc.

Set list and notes for the show:

0:00 Jerry Goldsmith, Where the Bad Guys Are Gals (1967) - In Like Flint

2:38 Vince Guaraldi, You're in Love, Charlie Brown (1968)

5:38 Nelson Riddle, Holy Hole in a Doughnut (1966) - Batman

7:31 Vic Mizzy, Morticia's Theme (1965) - The Addams Family

10:07 Dudley Moore, Bedazzled (1967) - Peter Cook as Satan

12:29 Goblin, The Hunt (1979) - Dawn of the Dead

15:12 Stewart Copeland, West Tulsa Story (1983) - Rumblefish

19:06 Wang Chung, City of the Angels (1985) - To Live and Die in L.A.

24:56 Wendy Carlos, The Light Sailer (1982) - Tron

27:16 Claudio Simonetti, Phemonena, (1985) - Dario Argento film

31:39 Vladimir Cosma, Sentimental Walk (1981) - Diva

35:07 Ryuichi Sakamoto, Father Christmas (1983) - Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

37:10 Frank Zappa, Lucy's Seduction of a Bored Violinist & Postlude (1971) - 200 Motels

41:06 Massimo Morante, Fabio Pignatelli, Claudio Simonetti, Tenebrae (1982) - main title - Dario Argento film

45:20 Gato Barbieri, Return (La Vuelta) (1972) - Last Tango in Paris

48:02 John Barry, Capsule in Space (1967) - You Only Live Twice

50:30 Ennio Morricone, The Shower (Deep Down 2) (1968) - Danger: Diabolik

51:52 John Barry, Fight at Kobe Dock/Helga (1967) - You Only Live Twice

55:48 John Williams, TV Reveals (1978) - Close Encounters of the Third Kind

57:32 John Williams, Roy and Gillian on the Road (1978) - Close Encounters of the Third Kind

58:38 Keith Emerson, Mark's Discovery (1980) - Inferno - Dario Argento film

guest DJ set list (May 13, 2021) - prog, postpunk, breaks

Thanks to ffog for inviting me to guest-DJ again on his weekly internet radio show, Myocyte.
The mix was "simulcast" on anonradio and tilderadio, and has been archived by anonradio (scroll down to "Ffog - Pleasure & Discomfort Myocyte"). An mp3 version of the mix is here: [1 hr mp3] (The show was broadcast at 1 am on May 14 UTC, which is May 13 in the US.)

While the tracks were playing I "announced" via text chat on the #sally and #tilderadio channels on IRC (Internet Relay Chat). Listeners could comment or ask questions. This is an interesting way to DJ, very different from my old FM radio days and a few steps up aesthetically from having everyone's data and souls leeched out on spotify, etc.

Set list and notes for the show:

The Castaways - Liar, Liar (1965)

Paul Kalkbrenner - Selber (2001) - from Zeit (CD)

Tone Set - The Devil Makes the Loudest Noise (1982) - from Cal's Ranch (tape)

Adrien75 - Dryads (2004) - from Chickadoo Chronicles (Volume One) CD [YouTube]

Kid E - guest mix from Edge Club radio show, Dallas (excerpt, 1993-ish)

Moondog - Voices of Spring (1971) - from Moondog 2

CiM - Lactate (2000) - from Reference (CD)

Silver Apples - Lovefingers (1968) - first LP

Barry Beats - C is for Charlie ( 2018) - Bandcamp

Happy the Man - I Forgot to Push It (1978) - from Crafty Hands

Skream - Midnight Request Line (2005) - mix from Grimetime radio show 2006

Adrien75 - Wherever Tang Lung (1997-8) from Alphabet City Sessions - Bandcamp - Boss dr-660 drum machine and an Akai S1100 sampler plus Studio Vision software on a (probably) Mac Classic II, according to the artist

Tuxedomoon - Crash (1980) - Ralph Records single B-Side (Michael Belfer on guitar)

Blaine L. Reininger - Birthday Song (1984) - from Night Air

Sandii - Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) (1990) from Mercy CD

Theorem - Graviti (1996) excerpt - from Nano CD

guest DJ set list (April 1, 2021) - prog, jazz, postpunk & detroit techno

Thanks to ffog for inviting me to guest-DJ again on his weekly internet radio show, Myocyte.
The mix was "simulcast" on anonradio and tilderadio, and has been archived by anonradio (scroll down to "Ffog - Pleasure & Discomfort Myocyte"). An mp3 version of the mix is here: [1 hr mp3]

While the tracks were playing I "announced" via text chat on the #sally and #tilderadio channels on IRC (Internet Relay Chat). Listeners could comment or ask questions. This is an interesting way to DJ, very different from my old FM radio days and a few steps up aesthetically from having everyone's data and souls leeched out on spotify, etc.

Set list and notes for the show:

If - Shadows and Echoes (1970)

The Residents - Smack Your Lips (Clap Your Teeth) (1982) - some vintage Emulator here

X-eleven - Burn It Up (1990) - Dallas techno

Dan Curtin - Luminous Seed Domain (2000)

Weather Report - The Juggler (1977)

Todd Rundgren - Maybe I Could Change the World - live performance, mid '80s

The French Are From Hell - Better Off Dead (cassette 1980) - Washington DC band [YouTube]

Chrome - Eyes in the Center -- from Red Exposure, 1980

Whiteman - Congratulations (1988) - Dallas band feat. Mark Griffin on guitar, pre-MC 900 Ft Jesus [YouTube]

Ensemble Ambrosius, performing Frank Zappa's Uncle Meat on medieval instruments (2000)

Sole Tech, Sole Waves, remixer unknown, Detrechno label (1994)

Saib, Tropics, from Sailing (Bandcamp 2018)

Made by Robot, The Worst Journey in the World - Monome Community - HAITI 2010 (Bandcamp compilation)

Lortica - Trou De Trou , from Mialle Tapes - (Bandcamp 2014)