It’s finally here, the ABSTRACT SCIENCE 1000th episode archive, our 20 hour takeover of WLUW 88.7fm Chicago celebrating 20 years of broadcasting, which featured special guests MONOLAKE, NONCOMPLIANT (DJ SHIVA) + CHRISSY, alongside all four co-hosts, CHRIS WIDMAN, HENRY SELF, LUKE STOKES + MR JOSHUA. If this is the first time you’ve heard of us, and you’d like to know more about the history of the radio program, you should check out this excellent oral history from the Chicago Reader. Since our first show in 1997, the program’s mantra has been “future music” and the weekly radio show/podcast has largely focused on new releases. The 1000th episode is more of a retrospective, showing casing some of our all-time favorite selections from the past two decades, programmed to both follow the hours of the day (starting at 10am + ending at 6am) and the normal WLUW schedule. Highlights include a live MONOLAKE set recorded in 2007 at the EMPTY BOTTLE (at one of our 10th anniversary parties), a live DJ set from previous guest NONCOMPLIANT (DJ SHIVA) recorded at SMART BAR in June 2017 + finally, a DJ who’s been guesting on our show for over 20 years(!), CHRISSY, with a MURDERBOT set of jungle + UK hardcore recorded live at the WLUW studios. [originally aired 06-07 july 2017 on WLUW 88.7FM Chicago]

>Part 1 – 10am – CHRIS WIDMAN
Freddie Hubbard / Stanley Turrentine “Povo” (In Concert, CTI, 1973)
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes “A Chance for Peace” (Visions of a New World, Flying Dutchman, 1975)
Fred & the New JB’s “I Want to Get Down” (Breakin’ Bread, People, 1974)
Dexter Wansel “Life on Mars” (Life on Mars, Philadelphia International, 1976)
Bohannon “The Stop & Go” (Stop & Go, Dakar Records, 1972)
Wood, Brass & Steel “Funkanova” (Turbo Records, 1976)
Black Heat “The Jungle” (Black Heat, Atlantic, 1972)
The Blackbyrds “Rock Creek Park” (City Life, Fantasy, 1975)
100% Pure Poison “No More City, No More Country” (Coming Right at You, EMI, 1974)

>Part 2 – 11am – MR. JOSHUA
Kid Loco “Flyin’ on 747” — DJ Kicks EP — !k7 (1999)
LTJ Bukem “Uncconditional Love” — Journey Inwards — Good Looking (2000)
Kahil El’Zabar “Running in the Streets” (Djinji Brown remix) — Deeper Soul Remix Project — Deeper Soul (2006)
Visit Venus “Planet of Breaks” (Jazzanova mix) — The Remixes 1997-2000 — JCR (2000)
Troubleman “Change is What We Need (Progress)” — Time Out of Mind — Far Out (2004)
Domu “Drift Away” — Discotech Two — Neroli (2008) 
Bugz in the Attic “1nce 2wice” — Back in the Doghouse — V2 (2006)
Deyampert “Held Him First” — Sonar Kollektiv (2003)
Procreation “Citizen” — Compost Community — Compost (2000)
A Forest Mighty Black “Rebirth” — Melodramatic — Compost (1997)
Swell Session “A Heart to Cover For (Domu vs Elsa)” — Swell Communications — Freerange (2007)
Truby Trio “Donaueschingen” (Peter Kruder remix) — Compost (1998)
Quasimode “Over the Horizon” (Soulphiction remix) — Sonar Kollektiv (2008)
Quantic “An Announcement to Answer” — An Announcement to Answer — Tru Thoughts (2006)

>Part 3 – 12pm – HENRY SELF “Henry’s first set back 2003”
Atlas “Compass Error” (Tarrentella:Redanka Dubbed Version) – Plastica Red
Fitchie feat. Joe Dukie “Midnight Marauders” – Best Seven
Leftfield & John Lydon “Open Up” (Andrew Weatherall Mix) – Sonic Mook Experiment – Hub
Optima “Caste Out” (Drift Mix) – Specialist Interests
Massive Attack “Butterfly Caught” (Jagz Kooner Remix) – Virgin
Amon Tobin “Hey Blondie” – Out From Out Where – Ninja Tune
Woven “9/04/01” – Interscope
Marvin Gaye “I Want You” (Vocal & Rhythm) – I Want You (Deluxe Edition) – Motown
Outkast “Pink & Blue” – Speakerboxxx/The Love Below – Arista
Blue Skin “Feel It” – Cubik Musik

>Part 4 – 1pm – CHRIS WIDMAN + HENRY SELF “Abstract Science Promo Mix 1999”
4 Hero “Golden Age of Life – Reinforced/Talkin Loud
Air “La Femme D’Argent” – Source
Omni Trio “Meltdown” – Moving Shadow
Architex “Altitude” – Basement Records
Thievery Corporation “2001: A Spliff Odyssey” – Eighteenth Street Lounge
Mixmaster Morris “Nepalese Bliss” (Fila Brazilla Remix) – Ninja Tune
Madonna “Nothing Really Matters” (Kruder & Dorfmeister Remix) – Maverick
Blue 6 “Sweeter Love” (Jay’s Full Vocal) – Wave
Shazz “El Camino Pt. 1” (Kevin Yost Remix) – Yellow
Soul Ascendants “Moonrise” – Nuphonic
Joe Claussell & Kerri Chandler “Escravos de Jo” (Robust Horns) – Ibadan

>Part 5 – 2pm – NONCOMPLIANT
NONCOMPLIANT (aka DJ SHIVA) DJ mix – Live @ Smartbar – TheSoftmachine 06-17-17 (last hour)

>Part 6 – 3pm – LUKE STOKES
twink – mr. magic – the broken record – sealed
mr. oizo – last night a dj killed my dog – analog worms attack – f communications
autechre – clipper – tri repetae – warp
schneider tm – frogtoise – zoomer – mute
shigeto – ringleader – no better time then now – ghostly
edit – certified air raid material – certified air raid material – alpha pup 
trs-80 – night soil nocturnal emission mix – backup:01  – invisible records
kraddy – android porn – android porn/steppin razor – equinox records
crystal method – bad stone – vegas – outpost recordings
andrea satori – prima le signore – il tagliacode – persona records
M/A/R/R/S – pump up the volume – pump up the volume – 4Ad
underworld – cowgirl – Dubnobasswithmyheadman – junior boy’s own
trentmoller – snowflake – the last resort – pokerflatt
the orb – toxygene – orblivion – island 
plaid – brothers chase – tekkonkinkreet soundtrack – aniplex
ozy – Sagrada Familia – Tokei – forced inc
Ronnie and clyde – last hand – in glorious black and blue – ~swim
Boymerang – a.c.i.d. – balance of the force – regal
dj tree – blindfold – tree ep – self release

>Part 7 – 5pm – CHRIS WIDMAN
Amon Tobin “The Clean Up” (Chaos Theory OST, Ninja Tune, 2005)
Omni Trio “ Renegade Snares” (Moving Shadow, 1993)
Goldie fea. Diego “Still Life (Photek RMX)” (Razors Edge, 1996)
Sonar Circle “Havoc” (Reinforced Records, 2001)
DJ Zinc “Pranksters” (True Playaz, 1996)
Shy Fx “The Message” (Ebony White, 1996)
John B “Ole” (Kemistry & Storm DJ Kicks, StudioK7/Formation, 1999)
Stray “Akina” (Modulations, 2013)
Amen Andrews “News of the World” (Blueberry Records, 2014)
Machinedrum “Gunshotta” (Ninja Tune, 2013)
Fixate “Alive” (Exit, 2015)
Naibu “Just Like You feat. Key (Fracture’s Astrophonica Remix)” (Horizons Music, 2013)
Quadratic “Between the Cracks (Stunna Remix)” (Droidsong Recordings, 2013)
2 Player “Extreme Possibilities (Wagon Christ Remix)” (Ninja Tune, 1995)

>Part 8 – 6pm – CHRISSY
CHRISSY Jungle/UK Hardcore DJ Mix – Live @ WLUW

Redlight “City Jams”
Shit Robot feat. Reggie Watts “We Got A Love”
Rodney Hunter “Electric Lady” (The Haaksman & Haaksman Yummy Piano Mix)
Monkey Safari “Cranes” (Kolsch Remix)
Icarus feat. Aurora “Home”
Mano Le Tough “Take It Back”
Comets We Fall “Don’t Believe A Sound” (Diallo Remix)
Dusky “Careless”
Format:B “Chunky”
Lone “Cloud 909”
Jimmy Edgar “Turn You Inside Out”
The Chicago Connection “Dancin'” (Mark Grant’s Mix)
Disclosure feat. London Grammar “Help Me Lose My Mind” (Larry Heard Remix)
Solange “Cranes In the Sky” (Kaytranada DJ Edit)
Janet Jackson “If” (Kaytranada Edition) (Live Set Version)
Bernard Wright “Master Rocker”
Rainbow Brown “Till You Surrender”
Corrina Joseph “Live Your Life With Me”
Soft House Company “What You Need” (Enzo Elia Balearic Gabba Style)
Kuage “A Part of You”
Carl Craig “A Wonderful Life”
Baby Alpaca “Sea of Dreams” (Turbotito Remix)
Status IV “You Ain’t Really Down” (Jazzanova’s Hey Baby Remix)
Nigo “Freediving” (Stereo MCs Remix)
Nuspirit Helsinki “Trying””

>Part 10 – 9pm – CHRIS WIDMAN
Boom Bip feat. Dose One “Mannequin Hand Trapdoor I Reminder” (Lex Records, 2002)
The Dust Brothers/Beastie Boys “33% God” (Grand Royal, 1998)
James Brown “Talkin’ Loud & Sayin’ Nothin (remix)” (In the Jungle Groove, 1996)
Stetsasonic “Go Stetsa I (Remix)” (Tommy Boy, 1987)
Handsome Boy Modeling School feat. DJ Shadow & DJ Quest “Holy Calamity” (Tommy Boy, 1999)
Coldcut “More Beats & Pieces (Daddy Rips It Up Mix (Max Chop))” (Ninja Tune, 1997)
Quadratic “Break Sale pt1” (Break Sale Vol. 1, Quadratic Music, 2011)
Harmonic Tip 313 “Widman Gettin’ Mash Up”
The Pharcyde “Passin’ Me By (Altered Tapes Remix) (Altered Tapes, 2013)
Shigeto “Ritual Howl” (No Better Time Than Now, Ghostly, 2013)
Monolake “Plumbicon (Deadbeat remix)” (Monolake/Imbalance Computer Music, 2006)
DJ Krush w/ Tetsuro Naito “Univerth“ (Jaku, Red Ink, 2004)
Depth Charge “Sex, Sluts & Heaven (Bordello Mix)” (DC Recordings, 1995)
Sabres of Paradise “Bubble And Slide II” (Haunted Dancehall, Warp Records, 1994)
Monolake “Plumbicon (Deadbeat remix)” (Monolake/Imbalance Computer Music, 2006)

>Part 11 – 10pm – MONOLAKE
Monolake – Live @ Abstract Science 10th Anniversary – Empty Bottle 2007

>Part 12 – 11pm – LUKE STOKES
Telefon Tel Aviv – Fahrenheit Fair Enough -Fahrenheit Fair Enough – hefty 
mc 900 ft Jesus – the city sleeps – welcome to my dream – network 
ast flatbush project – tried by 12 – v/a : rapid transit – chocolate industries
—Note: Audio starts here
Flying lotus – tea leaf dancers – reset ep – warp
Nightmares on wax – nights interlude – smokers delight – warp
felix leland – dirty nightgown – dark days exit – compost
bugge Wesseltoft – change – moving – jazz land 
st. germain – rose rogue – tourist – blue note
4our give 6ix – something light – something light ep – cct
air – modular mix – premiere symptoms – caroline
portishaed – glory box scorn mix – glory box – go! Disc
dj food – minitoka – kaleidoscope – ninja tune
laurie anderson – o superman – big science – warner bros
eddy grant – electric avenue – killer on the rampage – ice
easy star all-stars money – dub side of the moon – easy star records
ken booth – is it because i’m black – am i black enough for you?- jamican songs of freedom – trojan
ashtech – essential credential – walking target – inter chill records
king cannibal – murder us – let the night roar – ninja tune
congo natty – jungle souljah – jungle revolution – big dada
left field – chant of a poor man – rhythm and stealth – columbia
disrupt – bomb 20 – foundation bit – were discs
deadbeat – white out – Something Borrowed, Something Blue – ~scape

>Part 13 – 1am – CHRIS WIDMAN
Skynet “Swamp (Pinch Rmx)” (Argon, 2007)
Jackie’s Army “Murther (Iris Soundsystem Rmx)” (Voltage, 2003)
Horsepower Productions “Electro Bass” (Turn-U-On, 2001)
Martyn “Vancouver” (3024 Records, 2008)
Shackleton “Hamas Rule” (Soundboy’s Bones Get Buried In The Dirt Volume 2, Skull Disco, 2006)
Kryptic Minds & Killawatt “Cunning Juncture” (No Fear of Future, Osiris Music UK, 2013)
Untold “Stereo Freeze” (R&S Records, 2010)
Mala “Hunter” (DMZ, 2007)
Werewolf “Iron Gates (Spooky Remix)” (Oil Gang, 2010)
Wiley “Wot Do You Call It?” (Roll Deep/XL Recordings, 2004)
Pinch “Punisher (Loefah’s SE25 Remix)” (Planet Mu, 2006)
Martyn feat. Dbridge “These Words” (Great Lengths, 3024 Records, 2009)

>Part 14 – 2am – LUKE STOKES
vangelis – blade runner blues – blade runner soundtrack – atlantic
biosphere – the things i tell you – substrata – touch
brian lustmord / robert rich – synergistic preceptions – stalker – fathom
a winged victory for the sullen – atoms VI – atoms – erased tapes
murcof – camino – remembranza – leaf
steve roach – a few more moments – quiet music vol.2 – fortuna records
brian eno – 1/2 – ambient 1 – music for airports – polydor
Alexander Balanescu – Later, the Sky Is Still Clear… – staubgold vol.1 – staubgold
Hauschka – rode null – ferndorf – fat car records
tangerine dream – Phaedra – Phaedra – virgin records
the flamingos – i only have eyes for you – chance records

>Part 15 – 3am – HENRY SELF
Bang Gang “Inside” – Something Wrong – From Nowhere
Nuspirit Helsinki “Orson” – Nuspirit Helsinki – Guidance
Alpha “Sometime Later” – Come From Heaven – Melankolic
Dani Siciliano “Come As You Are” – Likes… – !K7
Pier Bucci “Tita” – Familia – Crosstown Rebels
Matthew Dear “Deserter” (Four Tet Remix) – Ghostly International
Junior Boys “In The Morning” (Hot Chip Remix) – The Dead Horse EP – Domino
Gui Boratto “Acrostico” – Chromophobia – Kompakt
Underworld “Glam Bucket” – Oblivion With Bells – Side One
Death In Vegas “Girls” – Scorpio Rising – BMG
New Order “Blue Monday” (Andrea Mix) – London
Future Sound of London “Papau New Guinea” (Dub Mix) – Jumpin’ & Pumpin’
Dead Can Dance “Dawn of the Iconoclast” – Within the Realm of a Dying Sun – 4AD
Booka Shade “Night Falls” (Larry Gold’s ‘Night Falls Over Philly’ String Version) – 5 Years Get Physical – Get Physical
Instrumental – “Little Fluffy Clouds” – Acoustek – Angel
Flying White Dots “Walking On Clouds” – Into the Great Unknown
Steve Reich with Pat Metheny “Electric Counterpoint – Fast (movement 3)” Electric Counterpoint
Bola “Rainslaight” – Kroungrine – Skam
Ladytron “CMYK” – Witching Hour – Island
Teddybears “Alma” – Soft Machine – Atlantic
M83 “You, Appearing” – Saturdays = Youth – Mute
Spiritualized “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space” – Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space – Dedicated
Basement Jaxx feat. Meshell Ndegeocello “Feels Like Home” – Kish Kash – XL
Coldcut “Autumn Leaves” (Irresistible Force Mix Trip 2) – BMG
Quadratic + Drea Brown – “Quadratic Rant” – CDR
We Are The World “Clay Stones” (Slash Fiction Remix) – Manimal Vinyl

>Part 16 – 4am – MR JOSHUA
Chip Wickham “La Sombra” (Carlos Nino Spaceways edit) — Lovemonk
Pharoah Sanders “Naima” — Pharoah Sanders Finest — Timeless Finest Jazz
Yusef Lateef “Ching Miau” — Eastern Sounds — Moodsville
Feqadu Amde-mesqel “Asmarina” — Ethiopiques Vol 4 — Buda Musique
BADBADNOTGOOD “Cashmere” — IV — Innovative Leisure
Miles Davis “In a Silent Way” (rehearsal) — The Complete In a Silent Way Sessions — Columbia
Creative Art Ensemble “Uhuru” — Spiritual Jazz 7: Islam — Soundway
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus & Max Roach “Fleurette Africaine — Money Jungle — Blue Note
Ahmad Jamal Trio “I Love Music” — The Awakening — Impulse
Soil & Pimp Sessions “A Wheel Within a Wheel” — Pimp Master — Victor
Kamasi Washington “The Rhythm Changes” — The Epic — Brainfeeder

>Part 17 – 5am – CHRIS WIDMAN
Subway “Journey” (Sunday Best)
Metro Area “Piña (Swag’s Mas Jugo Dub)” (Classic, 2001)
Solaris Heights “Suffusion” (Paper Recordings, 1999)
Swayzak vs. Theorem “Break in at Apartment 205” (M-Nus, 1999)
Swayzak “Make Up Your Mind” (!K7 Records, 2002)
Deep chord presents Echospace “First Point Of Aries” (The Coldest Season, Modern Love, 2007)
Tony Allen “Ole (A Remix by Moritz Von Oswald)” (Honest Jon’s Records, 2007)
Burial “Street Halo” (Hyperdub Records, 2011)
Glenn Underground “C.U.O. Trance” (Peacefrog Records, 1996)
Daniel Wang “Berlin Sunrise” (Ghostly International, 2004)
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes “Don’t Leave Me This Way” (Wake Up Everybody, Philadelphia International, 1975)

>Part 18 – 10am Transition Reprise – Experimental Intro
10am Transition Reprise WTF Cutup Intro