BEST OF 2021, featuring ANZ, THE BUG, DARKSIDE, FLOATING POINTS w/ PHAROAH SANDERS, FLYING LOTUS, FRACTURE, JANA RUSH, MADLIB, OCTA OCTA, SLIKBACK + many more, on this extended ABSTRACT SCIENCE year-in-review podcast. Co-hosts CHRIS WIDMAN, BILL BEARDEN aka WHOA-B, JOSHUA P FERGUSON + HENRY SELF mix 4 hours of future music favorites from 2021 [aired 09 + 16 December 2021 on WLUW-Chicago 88.7FM].

Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & London Symphony Orchestra “Movement 1” (Promises, Lauka Bob, 2021)
E-Dancer “Human Bond (rRoxymore Remix)” (Re:Generate, Drumcode, 2021)
Kerrie “Phantom Self” (Inner Space PT1, Dark Machine Funk, 2021)
Overmono “So U Kno” (Poly Kicks, 2021)
Chrissy “The Map Point” (PHYSICAL RELEASE, Hooversound, 2021)
Krust “Constructive Ambiguity (Hodge Remix)” (The Edge Of Everything-Remixed, Crosstown Rebels, 2021)
Modeselektor “Mean Friend (DJ Stingray Remix)” (Mean Friend, Monkeytown, 2021)
LMajor “Feeling (ft. Fracture)” (Can’t Do It, Astrophonica, 2021)
Lone “Mouth Of God” (Always Inside Your Head, Greco-Roman, 2021)
The Bug feat. Flowdan “Pressure” (Fire, Ninja Tune, 2021)
Jlin “Embryo” (Planet MU, 2021)
Skee Mask “Harrison Ford” (Pool, Ilian Tape, 2021)
Happa “Digital Recall” (Explorations in Music for Dancing: Vol. 2, 2021)
Sully “5ives” (Over/Shadow, 2021)
Konx-om-Pax “Spring Hurry” (Display Copy, 2021)

nthng “Encounters At The End Of The World” Lobster Theremin, 2021
Sicaria Sound “Lour” Not On Label, 2021
Glume & Phossa “Jitter” Deep Medi, 2021
Kabuki “Red Phase, Part One” Not On Label, 2021
Visages “Dark Guru” 1985 Music, 2021
DJ FLP “Internal Acid” Not On Label, 2021
Casement “Mutiny” Nice Up!, 2021
Jana Rush “3” Planet Mu, 2021
Guedra Guedra “People’s Cabaret” On The Corner, 2021
Sun People ft Yorobi “Dark Days” Exit Records, 2021
Coco Bryce “Untitled” (Side B) Ill Behaviour, 2021
Fracture “Avian” 1985 Music, 2021
Octo Octa “Find Your Way Home” T4T LUV NRG, 2021
Drumskull “Negative 7” Seagrave, 2021
Kobe JT & Para “Crew” Not On Label, 2021
Gemi “Talk” Not On Label, 2021
Silkie “Did You Know” (Zed Bias Remix) Deep Medi, 2021
Bop “Beach Simulator 3D” Hospital Records, 2021

Madlib “Road of the Lonely Ones” (Sound Ancestors, Madlib Invazion, 2021)
Nightmares on Wax “Creator SOS” (Shout Out! to Freedom, Warp, 2021)
Gary Bartz, Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad “The Message” (Jazz is Dead 6, Jazz is Dead, 2021)
Makaya McCraven “Ecorah” (Deciphering the Message, Blue Note, 2021)
Web Web x Max Herre “Akinuba/The Heart” (WEB MAX, Compost, 2021)
Facta “Diving Birds” (Blush, Wisdom Teeth, 2021)
The Juan MacLean “City Life Disco” (I Can’t Explain, Me Me Me, 2021)
LS1 Housing Authority “Ultraviolet” (Special Request DJ-KiCKS, !K7, 2021)
Sofia Kourtesis “Juntos” (Laurence Guy remix) (Fresia Magdalena, Technicolour, 2021)
Emma-Jean Thackray “Venus” (Yellow, Movementt, 2021)
BADBADNOTGOOD “Talk Meaning” (Talk Memory, Innovative Leisure, 2021)
Apifera “Iris One” (Overstand, Stones Throw, 2021)
Flying Lotus “Your Head // We Won” (Yasuke OST, Warp, 2021)
Deadbeat and the Mole “New Stone” (Deadbeat Meets the Mole, BLKRTZ, 2021)
Moritz Von Oswald Trio “Chapter 3” (Dissent: Chapter 1-10, Modern, 2021)

Anz feat. George Riley “You Could Be” (All Hours, Ninja Tune, 2021)
Logic1000 “I Won’t Forget” (You’ve Got the Whole Night to Go, Therapy, 2021)
Desire Marea “Tavern Kween” (Desire, Mute, 2021)
Peggy Gou “I Go” (Gudu, 2021)
Boys Noize & ABRA “Affection” (+/-, Boysnoize, 2021)
Alan Dixon “Do You?” (I’m OK, You’re OK (We’ll Be OK), Permanent Vacation, 2021)
Mogwai “Pat Stains” (As the Love Continues, Temporary Residence, 2021)
Darkside “The Limit” (Spiral, Matador, 2021)
Dry Cleaning “Strong Feelings” (New Long Leg, 4AD, 2021)
Max Essa “Jules Y Cynthia” (Is It Balearic?, 2021)
Helado Negro “Outside the Outside” (Far In, 4AD, 2021)
Litherland “Abstentia” (The End Is In Sight Mix) (Stasis, Collective Leisure, 2021)