Abstract without Abstraction is dedicated to deepening listeners relationships to time, liberation, joy, and resistance within the teeming entanglements of contemporary music.

AW/OA 015: Bloom Offering

AW/OA 015: Bloom Offering

Sometimes it can take an uncharacteristically long time for a flower to dehisce. After a series of Spring cold snaps and a-standard weather patterns, Abstract without Abstraction is honored to present a frost-bitten, late winter mix from Seattle’s Bloom Offering. The mix is a heavy, hour-long blend of dissonant EBM & emotional techno suited to urge your body into a new season and celebrate the one-year anniversary of the good ship AW/OA! CW: mention of suicide.

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AW/OA 014: Zone Motif

AW/OA 014: Zone Motif

This episode AW/OA welcomes Zone Motif- the ambient-inflected alias of Denver's Lone Dancer- in advance of his new release 'Augment Reality Breakdown'. Listening in to the swerve and drift of a perpetual fall between genres (ambient, jazz, Tibetan chant, and abstract freakquencies) the mix is a hypnagogic mirror through which to hear and feel your self.

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AW/OA: Debby Friday - TERROR: A MIXTAPE

AW/OA: Debby Friday - TERROR: A MIXTAPE

DEBBY FRIDAY, AUSSCHUSS, LARA SARKISSIAN, KABLAM, ODDLAW and more.

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AW/OA 013: Leesh

AW/OA 013: Leesh

Turning over the leaf of the new year, Abstract without Abstraction is honored to present its first guest mix of the 2018, presented by Leesh. Leesh, also known as Alicia Greco, is a writer, DJ and organizer originally hailing from Buffalo, NY, one of the newest members of Chicago's NBFC (Naughty Bad Fun Collective), and the driving force behind a number of platforms charting the pathways and affinities of underground house & techno in North America and celebrating intersectionality in dance music: Sequencer & the newly launched Daisychain podcast.

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AW/OA 012: feat. the Not Art Records showcase [mixed by Blank For]

AW/OA 012: feat. the Not Art Records showcase [mixed by Blank For]

This week, Abstract without Abstraction celebrates a special little milestone with our twelfth episode, which marks a full 24 hours of mixes released in the series, and we're honored to host a special showcase from the Brooklyn-based Not Art Records, mixed by label founder Blank For. With releases from Ubu Boi, Grammy winner Cory Smythe, Raia Was, and many more, Not Art Records is a digital platform supporting artists making use of electronics in passionate and inspiring ways.

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AW/OA 011: MITAMINE LAB [mixed by Mim & ilind]

AW/OA 011: MITAMINE LAB [mixed by Mim & ilind]

After a short hiatus & a new equinox, Abstract without Abstraction is back with special guest Mim, of Mexico City's MITAMINE LAB, joining us in the second hour of the show. As a radioshow, MITAMINE LAB is broadcast weekly on ibero909.fm & internetpublicradio.live promoting work by overlooked artists. Additionally, ML is a cultural management platform specializing in arts & cultural consulting, with cassette and vinyl distribution planned for this year.

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AW/OA 010: İskeletor [mixed by İskeletor & ilind]

AW/OA 010: İskeletor [mixed by İskeletor & ilind]

In the second hour of episode 10 we're treated to a special guest mix from Istanbul's Kerem Sevinçli, with a searing, full-moon palette-cleanser and a number of world premieres from his İskeletor project.

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AW/OA 009: Mixed by ilind

AW/OA 009: Mixed by ilind

Abstract without Abstraction Mix Series host ilind is back for #9, celebrating independence- beyond State, beyond sovereignty.

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AW/OA 008: Constraint [mixed by kinnickinnick]

AW/OA 008: Constraint [mixed by kinnickinnick]

This weekend, AW/OA is joined by special guest kinnickinnick for a mix of seasonal time stretch; solstice-week, height-of-the-summer body music. Gliding in and out of convention, kinnickinnick asks about the boundaries between listening and dancing. "Can dancing include stillness? Can listening include movement?" - kinnickinnick

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AW/OA 007: Fatherhood [mixed by Entrancer]

AW/OA 007: Fatherhood [mixed by Entrancer]

"A continuum of music of the cosmos resting in a momentary position of influence ... there is no beginning there is no end no side one no side two” - Douglas Leedy, Electric Zodiac. This week, we return with a flagship statement on Abstract without Abstraction – a late-night, all-vinyl mix from AW/OA organizer, Entrancer. Jumping off inspired by the Douglas Leedy quote above, the mix traverses fragments from the spectrum of electronic musics, mapping the peaceful times, the restless times, the tension, and exploration that comes with the territory of raising a child; searching out the in-betweens, absolutes, and complete mysteries that constitute fatherhood.

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Goreteks

AW/OA 006: Mixed by Kiernan Laveaux

This week we continue a streak of special guest mixes with @KIERNAN-LAVEAUX, 1/3 of one of Cleveland's premiere queer electronic parties, @IN-TRAINING. It being pride month, and the beginning of summer here in Denver, this one is dedicated to to everyone: prideful or not, closeted or out; and especially those unable to celebrate because of the political regimes they live within. For the next two hours, live from last month's @IN-TRAINING, it's the soundtrack to intense release & self-love for all of the trans femmes like her. Here's to turning the suffering into celebration.

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Goreteks

AW/OA 005: Mixed by Goreteks

To end this weekend we're joined by Goreteks for two hours of straight Drum and Bass vinyl in celebration of the release of their new EP on Onset Audio. Influenced by dark masters like Tech Itch, Dom & Roland, and BKey, Goreteks [Tyler Schroder & Tracy Strode] have seen releases on US labels Plush, Free Love Digi, Noisydrums, and Section 8; on UK labels Architecture, 117, Omni, and Logical Direction; and EU labels Eastern Promise and Monochrome.

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Riverrun & River Basin [mixed by ilind & Sylvia Shale]

AW/OA 004: Riverrun & River Basin [mixed by ilind & Sylvia Shale]

Special guest Sylvia Shale (@obsoletefuture & @timelife-methrave) joins us in the second hour with a late-night mix recorded in Milan, Torino, Lucerne, Düdingen, Brussels & London.

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Dreamland [mixed by ilind]

AW/OA 003: Dreamland [mixed by ilind]

No words. Requiescat in pace, Robert Miles and Chris Cornell. Keep listening.

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The Cave [mixed by ilind]

AW/OA 002: The Cave [mixed by ilind]

With work from Terry Riley, Curtis Roads, Dedekind Cut, Lionel Marchetti, Logos, serpentwithfeet, and more, this week's show is dedicated to m/others and parents everywhere, and reproductive rights for all.

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Mayday [mixed by ilind]

AW/OA 001: Mayday [mixed by ilind]

This week (Mayday; both International Worker's Day and the emergency radio transmission) is dedicated to the workers (labor/knowledge/sex) of the world.

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