DJ FORM guest mix + music from J DILLA, MMPH, HEAVEE + USE OF WEAPONS on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. WIDMAN begins with hip-hop influenced beats (RIP J DILLA), followed by avant-drum n’ bass + footwork. for the second hour, DJ FORM of PSEUDO SLANG + GROOVE DISTRIBUTION returns to
DYL, TORANA, MACHINEFABRIEK + ROBERT RICH are featured new music on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by WHOA-B aka BILL BEARDEN + LUKE STOKES. BILL mixes 170bpm dnb + other bass music varieties for the first hour, followed by mostly ambient soundscapes from LUKE for the second hour. [aired 31 january 2019 on WLUW-chicago
JOHN COLTRANE, ISOTOPE 217, KAMAAL WILLIAMS + THE CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA span our jazzuary 2019 edition of the ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by JOSHUA P. FERGUSON. Surveying sounds old and new, near and far out, JOSHUA plots a course from the vintage post-bop and spiritual jazz sounds of JOHN + ALICE COLTRANE, DON CHERRY + the
MARTYN, CARL FINLOW, ALLESANDRO CORTINI + MIGUEL ATWOOD-FERGUSON are featured on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN + HENRY SELF. On a cold, dark, January evening in 1997, two childhood friends put needle to record in the KCOU-Columbia studios. 22 years later, they are back on WLUW-Chicago for another year of future
BEST OF 2018, featuring BRUCE, DERU, DJRUM, DOS SANTOS, MAKAYA MCCRAVEN, STEFFI, SKEE MASK, STEVE HAUSCHILDT, TIM HECKER, X-ALTERA + many more, on this extended year-in-review ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast. co-hosts CHRIS WIDMAN, JOSHUA P FERGUSON, HENRY SELF + LUKE STOKES mix 4 diverse hours of future music favorites from 2018. [aired 6 + 13 december
DANIEL AVERY, MAGIC DRUM ORCHESTRA + MARLEY CARROL are featured new music on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, with HENRY SELF + guest host WHOA-B. frequent contributor + friend of the show WHOA-B, aka BILL BEARDEN, steps up to the mic for his first program as a monthly rotating host and selector. for the first
KRANKY, the prolific + innovative label, is featured on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast. resident selectors CHRIS WIDMAN + LUKE STOKES mix 2 hours of their favorite KRANKY releases to celebrate the label’s 25 anniversary, ahead of their collaborative event with AMBIENT CHURCH in chicago. in the spirit of the former chicago-based label, which the
TOURIST, MATTHEW DEAR, SOULWAX + JOY O round out another edition of ABSTRACT SCIENCE and hosts JOSHUA P. FERGUSON + HENRY SELF. JOSHUA goes from slow and funky to afro disco to Bristol dub on the front half of the episode with selections from JOY O, SOULWAX, SMITH & MIGHTY + Chicago’s own ERIS DREW.
BRUCE, DEMDIKE STARE, DOPPLEREFFEKT + ADDISON GROOVE are featured new music on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN + WHOA-B. WIDMAN begins the program with techno + house, gradually moving into breakbeat, electro + uk bass music hybrids. regular guest WHOA-B steps up for a second hour set of drum n’ bass.
THE FIELD, MATTHEW DEAR + a 20th anniversary KRUDER & DORFMEISTER K&D SESSIONS tribute set on this episode of the ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast with JOSHUA P. FERGUSON + HENRY SELF. Inspired by the 20th anniversary of KRUDER & DORFMEISTER’s seminal K&D SESSIONS, JOSHUA digs deep in the digi-crates for the first hour, featuring selections from the