Electric Rubber Drum by Radio Slipstream on Mixcloud

Episode 116. mp3. cue. Released July 24, 2010.

Ok. A few bits of news: First! New Radioslipstream finally after more than a year. Good. Second! No narration on this puppy, just music. Having some sound issues with the PC right now and not bothering with hooking up a mic. Would rather just get you the music. Because there’s no talking, I made this episode perfect length for a CD, so I guess it’s also a mix CD. Third! This is not the history of hip hop episode. Don’t worry about that. It’ll come when I feel like it and is dependent on resolving some issues with my hard drive. In the meantime we pick up right where we left off.

The last episode ended with a feeble attempt at playing some dubstep. At the time, I had some tracks but didn’t know which ones I loved enough to represent the genre so I played a few tracks that sounded kinda like it. A year later, I’ve got a much more of a handle on the genre. We start with general murky electronics with a pretty ominous bent, then move into a variety of dubstep sounds where we stay for a time. The run of Pangaea through to Scuba is the dubstep bit: I guess it’s something like the dawn of land through to a post-human Waterworld. Very epic indeed. After that it’s a bit of epic artpop at its most oddly delicate, then some poetry and a dash of ambient.

Ben Frost / Killshot / By The Throat (2009)
Redshape / Man out of Time / The Dance Paradox (2009)
Actress / Maze / Splazsh (2010)
Laurent Garnier / The Man With The Red Face / Unreasonable Behaviour (2000)
Pangaea / Why / Pangaea EP (2010)
Débruit / Nigeria What? / Spatio-Temporel EP (2009)
Ramadanman / Work Them (2010)
LD / Shake It / 5 : 5 years of Hyperdub (2009)
Toasty / The Knowledge (2004)
Adele / Cold Shoulder (Rusko Remix) (2008)
Zomby / Euphoria / Where Were U in ’92? (2008)
Kingdom / You (2010)
James Blake / CMYK / CMYK EP (2010)
Mount Kimbie / Maybes / Maybes EP (2009)
Scuba / So You Think You’re Special / Triangulation (2010)
The Knife / Colouring of Pigeons / Tomorrow, In A Year (2010)
Laurie Anderson / Transitory Life / Homeland (2010)
Leonard Cohen / Recitation w/N.L. / Live in London (2009)
Biosphere / Poa Alpina / Substrata (1997)

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