abstract science is future music radio: a weekly exploration of innovative electronic music and its roots since 1997. this staple of chicago’s airwaves investigates the current evolution and influence of dj culture, dance music and experimental sounds on a global level. co-hosts CHRIS WIDMAN, HENRY SELF, LUKE STOKES + JOSHUA P FERGUSON showcase the latest releases alongside underground classics, overlooked gems, exclusive live performances, interviews and dj mixes.
past guest include AMON TOBIN, APPARAT, BONOBO, BURAKA SOUND SYSTEM, CONVEXTION, DAEDELUS, DEADBEAT, DJ KRUSH, FOUR TET, JAGA JAZZIST, JUAN ATKINS, LUKE VIBERT, MONOLAKE, MODESELEKTOR, PLAID, RJD2, ROBERT RICH, SLEEPARCHIVE and SQUAREPUSHER. the program marked 800 episodes in 2013 and celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2012. over the years, abstract science has co-sponsored and curated hundreds of events at chicago’s premiere venues, including residencies at sonotheque (“funk the mental” 2004-2006) and smart bar (“abstract sessions” 2001-2003 + “subfix” 2008-2011).
abstract science broadcasts every thursday night (10pm-midnight usct) on WLUW-chicago 88.7fm and wluw.org, in addition to a weekly podcast.
send music for airplay consideration to: abstract science P.O. Box, 617633, Chicago, IL 60661