thu 06 july 10:00am – fri 07 july 06:00am (usct) ABSTRACT SCIENCE 1000th episode marathon 20 hour WLUW-FM 88.7 88.7 FM take-over, celebrating 20 years of future music radio with special guests MONOLAKE (robert henke, ableton, berlin) NONCOMPLIANT (dj shiva, indianapolis) CHRISSY (night owl diner, classic) + resident selectors/hosts CHRIS WIDMAN HENRY SELF LUKE STOKES JOSHUA P FERGUSON listen live via: WLUW - Chicago 88.7fm http://wluw.org/ check out the FB event for more information
Influential Chicago radio program Abstract Science celebrates 1000 episodes & 20 years of broadcasting with a 20 hour takeover of WLUW-Chicago 88.7fm.
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 guests of note include AMON TOBIN, APPARAT, THE BLACK MADONNA, BONOBO, BURAKA SOUND SYSTEM, CONVEXTION, DAEDELUS, DEADBEAT, DJ KRUSH, FOUR TET, JAGA JAZZIST, JUAN ATKINS, LUKE VIBERT, MONOLAKE, MODESELEKTOR, MR SCRUFF, PLAID, RJD2, ROBERT RICH, ROMARE, SHIGETO, SLEEPARCHIVE, SQUAREPUSHER & TRENTEMOLLER. The program marks 1000 episodes + 20 years broadcasting in 2017. Over the years, abstract science has curated and co-sponsored 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 via iTunes and abstractscience.net.