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absci radio [as1100] – chris widman

New music from BARKER, SLIKBACK, PROJECT PABLO + SPECIAL REQUEST on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, mixed by CHRIS WIDMAN. WIDMAN begins the program with head-nodding breakbeat + dubstep sounds, follows with emotive uk garage, house + electro, and closes the last 30 minutes with afro-juke, footwork + jungle. [aired 17 September 2019 on WLUW…

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ariel zetina + movement detroit – absci radio [as1084]

Special guest mix from ARIEL ZETINA + selections from 2019 performers at MOVEMENT DETROIT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. We begin the program with a guest mix from Chicago DJ/producer/promoter ARIEL ZETINA, recorded live at her SMARTBAR DIAMOND FORMATION residency. ARIEL is an in-demand Chicago DJ &…

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kranky 25 – absci radio [1065] – chris widman + luke stokes

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…

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luke vibert – chris widman – absci radio [as1053]

LUKE VIBERT guest set + a short electro mix from CHRIS WIDMAN are featured on this week’s podcast. We are excited to welcome back one of our all time favorites, LUKE VIBERT (aka WAGON CHRIST, KERRIER DISTRICT, AMEN ANDREWS, PLUG, etc.) with a special guest set recorded live at SMARTBAR CHICAGO, part of the “Turn…

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cid ikarus – chris widman – absci radio [as1047]

CID IKARUS guest mix + new music from MARTYN, PRAYER, FOREST DRIVE WEST + SYNKRO/AROVANE on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. WIDMAN begins the program with 30 minutes of new releases influenced by UK garage + a bit of electro. Chicago’s CID IKARUS takes over with an hour-long percussive, bass-heavy mix,…

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africans with mainframes – noleian reusse – absci radio [as1035]

AFRICANS WITH MAINFRAMES live set + new music from ALVA NOTO, TESSELA + KAMIKAZE SPACE PROGRAMME on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. WIDMAN beings the program with a short bookend mix of new experimental dancefloor cuts from Germany + the UK, closing with JEDI KNIGHTS (MARK PRITCHARD + TOM MIDDLETON) classic…

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jana rush – daphne – absci radio [as1032]

JANA RUSH guest mix + new music from ELECTRIC INDIGO, STEPHANIE MERCHAK + ANNA COOK on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast. WIDMAN follows up episode #1030 with another mix in the spirit of SMARTBAR’s annual DAPHNE series, featuring favorite female electronic producers. for the second hour we have an exclusive guest mix from featured DAPHNE…

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ccl – daphne series – absci radio [as1030]

CCL guest mix + SMARTBAR’s DAPHNE series showcase on this week’s ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. special guest CCL begins the program with diverse mix of downtempo, left-field bass + slow burners. she is a DJ + event curator/promoter based out of seattle, who is involved in a number of projects, including: TUF…

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composuresquad – absci radio [as1025]

COMPOSURESQUAD guest mix + new music from FaltyDL, TEXTASY + HOUNDSTOOTH on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. the first hour features a techno + house focused mix from chicago’s COMPOSURESQUAD, who has DJ’d + co-produced events as part of the THEM FLAVORS crew since 2013. in recent years, he has focused…

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whoa-b – absci radio [as1023]

WHOA-B guest mix + new music from VENETIAN SNARES, SEVEN DAVIS JR. + BIOME on the latest ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by CHRIS WIDMAN. WIDMAN collects overlooked bandcamp + December 2017 releases (that missed our best of deadline) to bookend a drum n’ bass guest mix from Chicago’s veteran UK bass music specialist WHOA-B. [aired…

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