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Difficult Listening Hour 2020.05.02: Birthday Edition

A rare pre-planned set; I selected this set of tracks just because tomorrow’s my birthday and these are some long-time favorites that I wanted to play. Back to the usual unplanned randomness next week!

  1. Shakespear’s Sister, Stay
  2. Peter Murphy, I’ll Fall With Your Knife
  3. Soft Cell, Seedy Films
  4. The Normal, Warm Leatherette
  5. Renegade Soundwave, Renegade Soundwave (Leftfield)
  6. Lo-Fidelity Allstars feat. Pigeonhed, Battle Flag (Radio Edit)
  7. The Cardigans, Erase/Rewind
  8. Thompson Twins, You Take Me Up (12)”
  9. The Art of Noise feat. Tom Jones, Kiss (Art of Noise)
  10. Figures on a Beach, Accidentally 4th Street (Gloria) (Remix)
  11. LaTour, Allen’s Got A New Hi-Fi
  12. Eurythmics, Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four) (Extended)
  13. DJ Tripp, Express This Way
  14. The Azoic feat. Seabound, Obsession
  15. Sunscreem, Love U More (A Version)
  16. Pet Shop Boys, It’s a Sin
  17. DJ Wüdi, Just Can’t Get Flexible in 1999
  18. Information Society, Going, Going, Gone (Razed in Black)
  19. Psychic TV, I.C. Water
  20. Diane Birch, This Corrosion
  21. Marilyn Monroe, Happy Birthday to JFK
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Difficult Listening Hour 05 (100BPM)

Finally! The first (and hopefully not the last) of a new series of long-form mixes! There’s no real particular theme to this mix, and likely won’t be for the next few mixes — primarily, I’m working on getting back in practice and getting used to my new equipment. As I do this, I’m recording what I’m doing, both so I can later listen to it and critique myself and so, if I think they’re good enough, I can upload them here. This was mixed “live” using djay with the Numark iDJ Pro controller and has no post-processing or editing work, so while it may not be perfect, it’s honest! 😉

Well, okay, there’s one light theme: Every song in this mix is between 95 and 105 BPM.

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