Ep. 23 – “COMFORT CUBE”

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I’ve been doing a lot of laying down and deep breathing these days.

Tracklist:
1: Overture no. 6 – Marc Ertel
2: Dusk at New Hope, Penn. – Syntonic Research, Inc.
3: Stasis Sounds for Long-Distance Space Travel (Reduction 1) – 36 & Zakè
4: Assemble and Diffuse – K. Leimer
5: Ocean Surf – Amber Waves
6: Dolphins Into the Future 4 – Dolphins Into the Future
7: Snorlax – Dream Carpets
8: Monument Destroyers – Loscil
9: Position the Inverse – Future Museums
10: Steppe Land – O Yuki Conjugate
11: Towards the Blue – Steve Roach
12: Planetarium – Area 3
13: Victorian Coils – The Volume Settings Folder
14: 0:54 – Global Communication
15: Hive Mind – Keith Barry
16: One For Now – Zavijava Orchestra
17: Without Boundary – Meta Mora & Standard Grey
18: Untitled – The Green Kingdom
19: Apple Star – Inoyama Land
20: Deep Purple (Reprise) – Larry Clinton
21: Li Sun – Judith Tripp

90 minutes
Mixed March 2020 by Panda Magic (J. Cawood)

Ep. 22 – “THE MOOD”

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Mid-tempo tropical showcase.

1: Phudo Ilka – Asa Tone
2: Ramzi Prophecy – Ramzi
3: Galaxy – Die Gesunden
4: Villa Donde – King Coya
5: That Is To Be – Bernard Favre
6: Pacific – Oracle North
7: Jenga – Uji
8: Storm (Arp Duppy Chip Mix) – Rare Silk
9: Nun Vuelvas Mas – Zatua
10: Hypnotize – Scritti Politti
11: Garden Of Paradise (Instrumental) – Jai Paul
12: Phylum (Kelman Duran Remix) – Tristan Arp
13: The Mood – Kashif
14: Video Games & Data Movements – Ian O’Brien
15: Maze – Yuji Toriyama
16: Glimmer – Tame Impala
17: Round (Forget What You Feel) – South Pacific
18: That’s The Way Love Is – Dwight Sykes

59 minutes.
Mixed February 2020 by Panda Magic (J. Cawood.)
Cover image incorporates “Bestiaire” (1982) by Alfred Pellan.

Ep. 21 – “PSYCHIC INTERLUDES”

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This is the mix I made for Madrid’s Atrocious Symphonies label back in 2014. A bit more dark & spare than usual for me . . .

1: Abandoned Factory – Vladimir Cosma
2: Cape Meares – Plankton Wat
3: Vapourware – Gas
4: Echoes – The Alps
5: Drum Mode – Gray
6: Morocco Mole – Yasuaki Shimizu
7: Temple Bar – CTI
8: My Father In Hong Kong 1961 – Gold Panda
9: Safe / Moon Shadows – Todd Haynes / Laraaji
10: Kokning – Bjorn Torske
11: Wooden League – Voafose
12: Das Feld – Mohn
13: Soundsequence – Monoton
14: Krale – Sun Araw
15: Gorodish – Vladimir Cosma
16: Love Showered Me – Lewis

Ep. 20 – “ATLANTIS SOUNDSYSTEM”

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The hottest underwater dance party of the 2010s.

1: The Vanishing – Horror Inc.
2: Money – Green Velvet & Doorly
3: West Side Critters – Christophe
4: 40 Miles (64 Kms Mix) – Congress vs. Alkalino
5: Fump – Stratton
6: Runway (As A House) – Robbie Tronco
7: 17 Steps (Ross Witness Remix) – Prince
8: Itza Trumpet Thing – Montano
9: Feelin’ Good – Laurent Garnier & Chambray
10: Warehouse Anthem – Sidney Charles
11: Gypsy Woman (Rave Yard Mix) – Crystal Waters
12: Physical Love (Red Nail Club Mix 1) – The Beloved
13: 31 Seconds – Maruwa
14: Fahrenheit 451 – Special Request
15: Alone (Paradise Version) – Don Carlos

Compiled & mixed August 2019

Cover art by Ryan Long / ryanlongdesign.com

Ep. 19 – “AMBIENT 2019”

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The third annual survey of the year’s best tones & drones.

1: The Rhythm Of a Dividing Pair – A Winged Victory For the Sullen
2: Autofocus – Andrea Castiglioni
3: Gunnbjørn Fjeld  – Glåsbird
4: Storm Cloud Techniques – Hainback
5: Lost Promises – Telepath & Cats Corp.
6: Apartment 451 – 36
7: Ada and Souleiman – Fatima Al Qadiri
8: Atelier – Visible Cloaks, Yoshio Ojima & Satsuki Shibano
9: Attestupan – Bobby Krlic
10: Pulsating – Carlos Niño, Laraaji, Jamael Dean & Sharada Shashidhar
11: Secret Earth – Voyage Futur
12: Mirage – M83
13: In Knowing – Dean Hurley
14: Valentine – Jordan Christoff
15: From Memory – Suso Saiz
16: Future Bloom – Keith Berry
17: You Couldn’t Even Hear the Birds Singing – Bibio
18: I’d Love To Stay – Applepicker
19: An Inertial Frame Of Reference – 丘を越えて (Beyond The Hill)

87 minutes. Compiled & mixed November/December 2019.

Ep. 18 – “COLORS ’95”

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Mix from 2015 that’s aged pretty well I think.

Part 1 (35:00)
1: Holographic Lodge – Heathered Pearls
2: The Crossing – CFCF
3: The Art Of Slow Love (Youth Remix) – The Art Of Noise
4: Generations (Random Regeneration Mix) – Inspiral Carpets
5: Callas Went Away – Enigma
6: Faith In This Colour (Alternate Slow Mix) – Duran Duran
7: One Day (Springs Eternal Mix) – Bjork
8: A Man Of Colours – Icehouse
9: Sex And Gender – Alter Ego

Part 2 (35:00)
10: Future Surfacing (Hidden Track) – From Within
11: Devotion (The Joey Negro Mix) – Nomad
12: Cost II – The Black Dog
13: Lumiline – Trevor Jackson
14: Royal Blue Room – The Orb
15: The Rain Falls And The Sky Shudders – Moby

Ep. 17 – “AUTUMN TRAVELS”

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Earth tones for Autumn / 81 and a half minutes

1: Je M’appelle Geraldine (Mid-Tempo Version) – Jean-Claude Vannier
2: Lay Lady Lay – Claude Denjean
3: Shadows From Nowhere – Blue Gas
4: Nangs – Tame Impala
5: SB-02 – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
6: Trepanated Earth (Overture) – Ariel Pink
7: ?
8: Punch-Drunk Boogie – Odd Nosdam
9: Autumn Travels – Aphex Twin
10: Don’t You Know – Jan Hammer Group
11: Signaux Codes Non Identifies – Michel Magne
12: The Space Between – Brainticket
13: Watercolour Rush – The Fireman
14: Environmental Studies – Delia Derbyshire
15: Breathe Between Sleep – Christ.
16: I’m Waiting – The Tape-Beatles
17: Cannibal – Drab Majesty
18: Gem – Ducktails
19: Elevator Music – The Tape-Beatles
20: Spruce Tops – Bibio
21: Witches Hat – Incredible String Band
22: McCrimmon Will Never Return – Gavin Bryars & Christopher Hobbs
23: Go Ya Lo – Kid Spatula
24: Ganesha – Alice Coltrane
25: Sweet Bird – Joni Mitchell
26: Societas Xcerpt – Boards Of Canada
27: Surfaise (Trade Winds Mix by Boards Of Canada) – Michael Fakesch
28: The Bubble Massage – Iasos
29: Clear the Cobwebs – Mark McGuire
30: Forever – Morabeza Tobacco

Ep. 16 – “THE SOLAR MIX”

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Hazy old synth mix from 2014 that I’m still pretty fond of.

1 Seasons – The Advisory Circle
2 Riddles Of the Sphinx” (Sequence 5) – Mike Ratledge
3 Super Nova – Bruce Haack
4 Dance – Lise-Helene Larin
5 Sun Circles – Sand Circles
6 Tropic Of Capricorn (Remix) – Edgar Froese
7 Longing Thresholds (Side 2) – Pulse Emitter
8 Six String Marenghi – Bibio
9 Splendored Skies and Angels – Earthstar
10 Aurora Borealis – Wendy Carlos
11 Sun Zither – Laraaji
12 Sunset Drive – Tangerine Dream
13 When Shade Was Born – Harmonia ’76
14 Structures From Silence – Steve Roach
15 Drone – FFWD
14 Itineraire – Richard Vimal

70 minutes

Ep. 15 – “PUBLIC ACCESS MIXTAPE”

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1: [Maaaaagic]
2: Prisonnier Satellite – April Orchestra
3: Aquarius Blue – MJ Lallo
4: Superstar – Satin Sheets
5: [Shock of the New]
6: Aquarius – Paul Kass
7: 1 By 1 – Geoffrey Landers
8: [Intro of Evil – Suzanne Ciani]
9: [Miserablism Electro Mix Monkeydeed Pass ’95 – Pet Shop Boys]
10: New Life – Blackway
11: Moog Raga – The Byrds
12: Atlantis / Rave Culture / Evolving – Vive la Void / CBC News / Mother Juno
13: High-Tech Low-Life – 1991
14: [I hate happiness]
15: [Ghostbusters]
16: Sequent – Klauss Weiss Rhythm and Sound
17: [TFS PM Reduction – Herbie Hancock]
18: Untitled – Bibio
19: [PBS/SBP]
20: Falconhead 2 Soundtrack
21: Water Sport – Man Parish
22: [Trevor playing videogames]
23: [Maxell]
24: Skylab – Electronic System
25: [Oceanic Incitation – Suplington]
26: Into The Future – Koo de Tah
27: [BBC 12]
28: [Clyde Gilmour]
29: The Chauffeur – Duran Duran
30: [Tune in next time]
31: Amazon – Zinc
32: Horn – Berko
33: Fall Into Water – Szun Waves
34: [Protect and Survive]
Compiled and mixed by Panda Magic, August 2019.
Cover art references Right On! by Nina Simone (1972.)

Ep. 14 – “INDOOR / OUTDOOR”

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1: He – Jai Paul
2: Alone In Sandkassi – Bjarki
3: Doesn’t Matter (If You Love Him) – Ital
4: II – Cloudface
5: Tam Tam (Daniele Baldelli & Marco Dionigi Remix B) – Codek
6: Smoke Of the Skunk – LSDXOXO
7: New Beat Situation – Body Party vs. Yazoo
8: I’m a Model –  Valerie Claire
9: Petrified Rimshot – Atom TM
10: Whendialupbecomeform – Bonka
11: Panaflex Sunrise – Special Request
12: Mary Mary – The 2 Bears
13: Experience – Cosmic Garden
14: Drocovums – Analogical Force
15: Tourtou – RAMZi
16: Dreamquest – Peaking Lights
17: Totally! – Eric Anada
18: Saint – Blood Orange
19: Doesn’t Matter (If You Love Him) (Reprise) – Ital

57 and a half minutes.

The annual Summer mix, compiled July 2019.

Ep. 13 – “CASUAL GEOMETRIES”

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Originally posted to Mixcloud May 2018, this is a mix of library music, vintage synth & moog, esoteric Canadiana, documentary soundtracks, vinyl artifacts, jazz of sorts, muzak memories, childhood favorites, and space facts.

1: Gamescan ’76 (1977)
2: Constellation – Klaus Weiss (1981)
3: Heavy Industry – Alan Hawkshaw (1981)
4: Caribou (1971)
5: Soft Games – Robert Lueben (1983)
6: Snoopy – Rod Hunter (1972)
7: I’m Bob Macgregor (1988)
8: Research Specimens – James Asher (1986)
9: Space Travel – Rock City (1988)
10: Starblanket (1973)
11: Vibraphonoid ( c ) – Laszlo Bencker (1988)
12: Vibes From the Tribe – Phil Ranelin (1976)
13: Sables Rouges – Alan Shearer (1983)
14: Flower Garden – James Harpham (1982)
15: CBC Radio (1988)

16: The Greater Snow Goose (1978)
17: Vibraphonoid ( e ) – Laszlo Bencker (1988)
18: Overhead Glass – Geoffrey Landers (198?)
19: Voyager 1 (1982)
20: Cameo – Michal Urbaniak (1975)
21: Kluane (1981)
22: Crystal Fire (edit) – Benjamin Cohen & Mam Houari (1985)
23: Volcanic Journey – James Asher (1982)
24: 21st Olympiad (1977)
25: The Rocky Mountains – Wendy Carlos & Rachel Elkind (1980)
26: Planet Mars (1979)
27: Sea Bird Fly – Christian Chevallier (197?)
28: Synthesizers In Love – Marc Chantereau & Pierre-Alain Dahan (1980)
29: Riddles of the Sphinx (Sequence 8) – Mark Ratledge (1977)
30: Voyager 2 (1982)

Cover design adapted from Canadian postage stamps by Fritz Gottschalk.

Ep. 12 – “GAY NEW WORLD”

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1: Improvisation (Max D Edit) – Vangelis Katsoulis
2: Where Chavez Becomes Sunset – George Michelle
3: Diesel – Conor C
4: Gay Futures – Decius
5: Seagulls – Bicep
6: See U In My Dreams (Lone Remix) – DJ Haus
7: Baikal Reflection – Krycek
8: Temperamental – Everything But The Girl
9: Innocence – Róisín Murphy
10: Kpanlogo (Mawimbi Edit) – Ben Baddoo
11: I Don’t Care – Park Hye Jin
12: Real Love – George Michelle
13: Never Wanna Lose You – Doc Daneeka
14: Deep Trip – 3 Down
15: Melted (Out Of Body Experience) – Lone
16: Afterlife – Pontchartrain
17: Bruce Lee (The Micronauts Mix) – Underworld
18: Too Hard – DSC
19: Occupy Your Mind – Dusty Springfield

Compiled/mixed May 2019 by Panda Magic.