05/18/2019: Transit Lines

This week’s edition is near and dear to the heart as a majority of tracks derive from two all-time favorite labels: City Centre Offices and Morr Music. The pinnacle of these labels came in the early 2000s, and left an indelible influence on The Beat Oracle and (more importantly) electronic music as a whole. In addition, this episode features five-related projects from Danish trio Future 3, as well as a slew of new releases from the likes of Lena Raine, Com Truise, Tim Hecker, Fennesz, Yagya, and more. The episode was conceived of as an ideal soundtrack for transit of some kind, but works just as well at home, melted into a sofa. Please enjoy and thanks for listening and supporting algorithm-free music curation.

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05/05/2019: Sundae

This week’s sonic trip starts with some jazz-infused hip-hop from Cyne and Nujabes and dissolves into some new psychedelic beats from Khruangbin, MorMor, and Bibio. There are also some top new releases featured from Plant 43, 96 Back, Peggy Gou, Kedr Livanskiy, and many more mind-spinning tracks within. Maybe you’ll find a moment or two that makes you pause and want to know more, hear more, or chill more. Enjoy!

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04/17/2019: Possibilities

This mix celebrates renewed possibilities with new music from Sasami, Galcher Lustwerk, Jayda G, James Blake, DJ Sports, Olafur Arnalds and much more. Best listened to while walking, preferably in the woods. Thanks for tuning in!

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03/23/2019: Circuit Jump

This week’s episode is full of inspired new releases to feed your internal circuits. There are some infectious, fresh sounds from Placid Angles (John Beltran), Janeret, Fort Romeau, and Smallpeople. An ambient suite from Nivhek, William Basinski, and Midori Mirano. Introspective musings from Helado Negro, Jessica Pratt, and Hand Habits. Classics from Cylob, Polygon Window, and Repeat, and so much more! It is a packed and vibrant trip for open ears. Thanks for listening.

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03/10/2019: Time Loss

This edition takes some twists and turns across the Future-Music spectrum, incorporating a balance of past and present. There are new featured releases from Chromatics, Pye Corner Audio, Efdemin, Weval, King Midas Sound, the Sleaford Mods, and more. Classics from Autechre, Dip In The Pool, and Ulrich Schnauss continue to age with the refinement of a classic scotch/wine/Isabelle Huppert. Loads of other top tracks are peppered within – so please enjoy…responsibly, and perhaps with a fine scotch/wine/Isabelle Huppert. Thanks for listening!

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02/14/2019: Something Two One

The unending love affair with Future Music continues in this week’s edition. Things get off to an atmospheric start with new music from Volor Flex, Noah, and Mikron. The tempo picks up throughout the show as featured tracks from DJ Koze, Peggy Gou, Frantzvaag, and Moomin take center stage. There are plenty of gems in-between, so max out the volume and enjoy the sounds!

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01/20/2019: Year.End

The Beat Oracle has returned, and the time has come to present selections from our favorite releases of 2018! We hope you enjoy this look back on some of last year’s best Future Music!

There were many highlights over the year, and we’d like to thank our listeners for the continued support during a period of sparse updates.

10 BEAT ORACLE APPROVED: 2018 Edition

“Beach“Djrum"Mary LattimoreMaribou StateRoss From Friends“SkeeSnail MailAmen DunesChristian KleineTwin Shadow

(from top left) Beach House 7, Djrum Portrait with Firewood, Mary Lattimore Hundreds of Days, Maribou State Kingdoms in Colour, Ross from Friends Family Portrait, Skee Mask Compro, Snail Mail Lush, Amen Dunes Freedom, Christian Kleine Electronic Music from the Lost World: 1998-2001, Twin Shadow Caer

There is plenty to look forward to in 2019, and we will start bringing more consistent updates to your ears. We hope you enjoy the set, and as always, thanks for listening!

Michael’s Favorites

Actress X LCO – LAGEOS
Amen Dunes – Freedom
Beach House – 7
Low – Double Negative
Maribou State – Kingdoms of Colour
Mary Lattimore – Hundreds of Days
Skee Mask – Compro
Snail Mail – Lush
Third Eye Foundation – Wake the Dead
Tirzah – Devotion

Joseph’s Favorites

01. Christian Kleine – Electronic Music From The Lost World 1998-2001
02. Beach House – 7
03. Autechre – NTS Sessions
04. Chihei Hatakeyama – Journey To The End Of August
05. Skee Mask – Compro
06. Snail Mail – Lush
07. Soccer Mommy – Clean
08. The Necks – Body
09. Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore – Ghost Forests
10. Khruangbin – Con Todo El Mundo

Kenny’s Favorites

Andrew W.K. – You’re Not Alone
El Ten Eleven – Bankers Hill
Extrawelt – Unknown
The Presets – Hi Viz
Ross From Friends – Family Portrait
Thomas Fehlmann – Los Lagos
Twin Shadow – Caer

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10/23/2018: Crisp

This month’s mix brings the kaleidoscope of sounds to match the outside colors. Crisp and blunt, the fresh future music found here is worth listening to while on a fall walk. You’ll hear tunes from Cat’s Eyes, Beak>, Synkro & Arovane, DJ Python, Sudan Archives, and Daniel Avery remixed by Four Tet. And, you’ll hear contemplative sounds from Spiritualized, As If, The Field, Deepchord, and Gas. There’s much more. Thanks for tuning in.

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