Plugged In

DJ Tronic hosts the Plugged In show on KBOO the first and third Friday of each month from 10pm - 12am PST.  Tronic does a live DJ mix in the studio featuring the latest in deep house, house, techno, tech house, breaks, drum-n-bass, downtempo and more.  Tronic also has guest DJs in the studio, and we often talk about upcoming parties and club nights, and have ticket and CD giveaways on the show.

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Episode Archive

Plugged In on 07/06/12

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Fri, 07/06/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 07/07/2012 - 12:00am
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Tronic is joined by special guest Stephen R. of Architects + Heroes

*Please Note, this show will start about 15 minutes late as KBOO wraps up the live broadcast from the waterfront of the blues festival.

Plugged In on KBOO can be heard in Portland, OR on 90.7 FM and around the world online via

We are excited to welcome to the Portland airwaves DJ Stephen R!

Plugged In on 06/15/12

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Fri, 06/15/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 06/16/2012 - 12:00am
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Plugged In on KBOO with DJ Tronic and guest DJ JAK!

This Friday, June 15th, catch Plugged In on KBOO with DJ Tronic and guest DJ JAK of SubSensory Recordings!

We will have two hours of fresh house / tech house / techno in the mix. We'll also be talking about the Closer Music Festival which is June 21st - 24th!

Don't miss the show - we will have some tickets for the Closer Music Festival to give away during the show!

10pm - 12am
in PDX on 90.7 FM
streaming online via

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Plugged In on 06/01/12

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Fri, 06/01/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 06/02/2012 - 12:00am
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Plugged In on KBOO with Trevor Vichas + Art Of Hot

A special episode of Plugged In on KBOO with guest DJs Trevor Vichas and Art Of Hot! Don't miss this one!

10pm - 12am on Friday, June 1st on 90.7 FM in Portland, OR and streaming online via

2 hours of fresh House music in the mix!

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Plugged In on 05/18/12

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Fri, 05/18/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 05/19/2012 - 12:00am
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Plugged In Pledge Drive Special with guest DJ Nathan Detroit + Tronic

Our second pledge drive special episode, this time we welcome Nathan Detroit to the studio for a fresh live mix.

Call in and pledge your support during KBOO's spring pledge drive.

On FM radio in Portland, OR : 90.7 FM streaming worldwide via

Your support means a lot to the show! A $60 pledge gets you a 1-year KBOO membership + a thank you gift - you can choose from a variety of t-shirts, CDs, concert tickets, etc.

Plugged In on 05/04/12

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Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 05/05/2012 - 12:00am
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Plugged In Pledge Drive Special with guest DJ Simon Howlett + Tronic

 DJ Tronic welcomes special guest DJ Simon Howlett to the studio for the Plugged In on KBOO spring pledge drive special - part 1!

Plugged In on 04/20/12

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Fri, 04/20/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 04/21/2012 - 12:00am
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DJ Tronic and special guest Mr. Unnefer in the mix with a 4/20 special

 2 hours of dope electronic music in the mix tonight with host Tronic + special guest DJ Mr. Unnefer. Tronic has put together a special "holiday" set for tonight. Don't miss it!

Plugged In on 02/17/12

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Fri, 02/17/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 02/18/2012 - 12:00am
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Plugged In on KBOO with DJ Tronic + Blue Submarine!

Tonight on KBOO at 10pm, catch DJ Tronic and special guest Blue Submarine for 2 Hours of Electronic music in the mix!

Plugged In on 02/03/12

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Fri, 02/03/2012 - 10:00pm - Sat, 02/04/2012 - 12:00am
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Tronic will be in the mix with all new music for 2 hours for a pledge drive special!

DJ Tronic is hosting the first of two KBOO winter Pledge Drive specials this Friday night with two hours of all new electronic / dance music in the mix!

I always bring a great variety of genres, and that will really be on display this Friday night. Tronic is busting out some Future Bass, Deep House, Breakbeats, Drum-n-Bass, Tech House, Techno, Glitch, Downtempo and more!

Artists in the mix will include::
Aeroc, Shades of Grey, UNER, Stimming, Marco Bailey, Maribou State, The Beijing Gang (brand new!!!), Clovis, Resolutions, Random Soul, The Advent, Cari Lekebusch & Jesper Dahlback, Lee Guthrie and more!

Plugged In on 12/16/11

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Fri, 12/16/2011 - 10:00pm - Sat, 12/17/2011 - 12:00am
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The last Plugged In for 2011 with Tronic & Mercedes!

Join Tronic and Mercedes for the last episode of Plugged In for 2011!!!

This Friday night on KBOO!
10pm - 12am Pacific Time.

To get you ready for the show, here is a new mix of tech + house from Tronic for Dancefloor Mayhem on Techno.FM:

Here is Mercedes' SoundCloud page with 2 mixes to stream and download:

Plugged In on 11/11/11

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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 10:00pm - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 12:00am
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Special Plugged In with Tronic and guest DJ Wiggles!

 Tronic and Wiggles will be playing House music for 2 Hours tonight on KBOO!


MC Firedrill Live at Ground Kontrol

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Sat, 08/16/2008

From Olympia, MC Firedrill's set from the Micropalooza chiptune music festival.  Enjoy!

Air Fortress Performs & Interview

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Sat, 08/16/2008

Local chiptune and electronic musician Air Fortress visits Plugged In in our coverage of the Micropalooza music festival.  He explains chiptune music, gives us a live demonstration, and shares a 2006 release, Silicon Stakeout.

Babies Got Rabies Live

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Sat, 08/02/2008

Babies Got Rabies perform "Burning Things Fall' and "Babies Got Rabies" live on Plugged In.

Guidance Counselor PDX Pop Now! Preview

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Sat, 07/19/2008

Guidance Counselor gives us a live version of "Pull Over" and we also hear the recorded version of "Creature" off his new "Bad Receiver" EP in a preview of PDX Pop Now!


Plugged In playlist for 12/06/2013

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Plugged In on KBOO setlist - 12-6-2013
Until The Ribbon Breaks - Perspective feat. Homeboy Sandman
Clara Moto - My Double Edged Sword
Bonobo - Pieces feat. Cornelia
Emika - Young Minds
Bombay Dub Orchestra - Bohemia Junction
DJ Sun - Ten feat. Jessica Zweback
Da Lata - Um Amor A Mais
Misun - My Time (Cousin Cole and Nacey edit)
Sydney - On The Run
Alveol & Genoveva - Sleeping Flower (Lake People remix)
Skanky - 1 More Night
Sunshine Anderson - Heard It All Before (Rain City Riot Garage VIP mix)
Fort Knox Five - Blowing Up The Spot feat. Akil Dasan (Ancient Astronauts remix)
LNR - Work It To The Bone (DJ T. Edit)
Kings of Tomorrow - Finally (Keljet remix)
Boom Merchant - Temujin (Pole Folder remix)
Rain City Riot - Cold
Norberque - H2O
Marco Del Horno - Call Out Your Name
Fake That - What I Want
Sagia - No Turning Back
Mason - Wombat
Congo Natty - Jah Warriors (Benny Page remix)
Breach - Jack (Tittsworth & Alex Eljaiek remix)
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Plugged In playlist for 11/29/2013

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Plugged In on KBOO setlist - 11-29-2013
Gazelle Twin - Heartbeat
Morcheeba - Under The Ice
Misun - Promise Me (Cousin Cole and Nacey edit)
Brooks Mosher - Encroachment
essess - Give You Love
Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (TABS End Of Summer mix)
TrockenSaft & Friga - Guns Gunsters (1939 Deep Version)
Chymera - Fathoms (Topo remix)
Shin Nishimura - Another Face
Brothers Vibe - Feelin' House (Todd G Cerecs remix)
Climbers - It's All I Need (SIOPIS remix)
Pleasurekraft - Tarantula (Andy After Dark remix)
Dinamo Azari - AZTest 2 (Connection Lost dub)
Forget Me Not - Tear Up
Jesse Rose - Time Is But A Moment (Victor Marso's Late Version)
Smash TV - Noise & Girls (DJ Linus remix)
Jamie Baggotts - Drop Out
Sam Russo - Wanderer (John Tejada remix)
A Tribe Called Red - Bread & Cheese (featuring Black Bear)
BRTSH KNIGHTS - If I Was To (El-B remix)
Kraak & Smaak - Good For The City (Howson's Groove remix)

Plugged In playlist for 11/15/2013

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Here is the setlist for the Plugged In episode that aired on 11-15-2013 from 10pm - 12am.
Charlotte OC - Colour My heart
Jessie Ware - Devotion
AlunaGeorge - You Know You Like It
Jetsam - Plants
Yoin - Digits
Misun - Cutoff (Cousin Cole & Nacey edit)
Banks - Warm Waters (Figgy remix)
Kidnap Kid - Thin Lines ft. Lotti
James Blake - The Wilhelm Scream (Cousin Colu vs Cousin Cole)
Figgy - Can't Hide
Berry Juice - Down My Spine
Stride - Let It Out
Cousin Culo - Culo's Groove
Drums of Death - True ft. Yasmin
Inner City - Good Life (Topo remix)
Big Dope P - So High (Ben Mono remix)
Amtrac - Walkin'
Wilks - Shadows Light
Nacey - Dirty Sweet
Breach - Jack (Codes remix)
Qugas - White Rabbit
Backdraft - One In War
Fred V & Grafix - Denmark Road
Bob Marley - I Shot the Sheriff (Roni Size remix)

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Plugged In playlist for 09/20/2013

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Here is the setlist for Plugged In on KBOO for 9/20/13 ::

Bob Marley - Stand Up Jamrock (Ashley Beedle Warbox remix)
dubLoner & Isaac Haile Selassie - The Fight, The Spirit (Kush Arora remix)
OY - Snake (Reverse Engineering remix)
Archie Cooper & Aenigma Sun - 62 (Illtryptic Disguised)
Joker - The Vision featuring Jessie Ware and Freddie Gibbs
Orbital dubstep bootleg by Notation
Motorcycle - As the Rush Comes (High Rankin remix)
Cristian Dinamarca - Jaguar
Signal Deluxe - Imperial Aerosol Kid ([a]pendics.shuffle remix)
Cleymoore - Aether
Uner - Cocoua
Princess Superstar - My Machine (Tommie Sunshine remix)
Toddla T - Take It Back
Knight Riderz - Work n Up
Santigold - Disparate Youth (Gorgon City remix)
Alter Ego - Fuckingham Palace (Modeselektor remix)
Jahcoozi - Barbed Wire
Orbital - The Girl With The Sun In Her Head
Radiohead - Lotus Flower (Jacques Greene remix)

Plugged In playlist for 08/02/2013

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KotoEmersionAlpha Cutauri IIAlpha Cutauri
Instra:mentalWatching You12"Nonplus
2" PunchLove You Up12"TIP
Two Dogs in a HouseThe Only WeaponDogs AnthemDiscos Capablanca
MapsI Heard Them Say12"self released
Isley BrothersBetween the Sheets (The Revenge Rework)12"unofficial release
NeotnasThat DayFrozen ScenesPoem
Kassem MosseUntitledWorkshop 03Workshop
Unknown ArtistNow Show12"My Rules
Kassem Mosse & Mix MupDeflowered (Remix)12"Special Request
Willie BurnsDuh Duh DunkThe OverlordThe Trilogy Tapes
AndrésDeep InsideAndrésMahogani Music
Denise LaselleI'm So Hot (Extended Re-Edit)12"self released
Joy Orbison & BoddikaDun Dun12"SunkLo
Anthony NaplesMad Disrespect12"Mister Saturday Night
Fred P.Emotive VibrationsFinale Revisited Vol 1Finale Sessions
Was (Not Was)Tell Me That I’m Dreaming (Ken Collier Mix)A Tribute to Ken Collierunofficial release
PedestrianLed AstrayHei PoaPush & Run
AkkordSurgeElectronic ExplorationsElectronic Explorations
T.Williams feat. Terri WalkerHeartbeat (Mosca Remix)12"Local Action
S-XBricksWooo GlutButterz
Sound of MindJoy One MileDirect DriveP.C.
Kahn & NeekChevy12"Bandulu

Plugged In playlist for 05/17/2013

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On Friday, May 17th, Tronic was joined in the mix by special guest DJ Silpher. We featured two hours of drum-n-bass.

Tronic was on from 10pm - 11pm. Here is his setlist:

Roni Size / Reprazent - Watching Windows (Ed Rush & Optical Version 2)
Special Forces - Sushi
Aquasky feat. Sanzen - You've Got Me
Calibre - What You Need
Concord Dawn - Junglist
Cause 4 Concern - High Dawn
DJ Spice - 4 Play
Ray Keith vs Nookie - Sing Time (VIP)
Aquasky - I Can't Wait
Lynx & Flow - Feel So Right

Silpher was on from 11pm - 12am. Here is his setlist:

Nu:Logic - Start Again feat. S.P.Y.
Kung - Yakuza
Electrosoul System & Cutworks - Milkway Odyssey
Braincrack - Black Skeleton
Billain - Boogie
Athys & Duster - Enigma
Mage - Give Me
Asphexia - Just For Move
Sephiroth - Solace
Calyx - Fear This
Current Value and the Panacea - Melo
Dom & Roland - Just So You Know
Sinister Souls - Live It Up

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Plugged In playlist for 05/03/2013

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On Friday, May 3rd, Plugged In featured a variety of latin-influenced sounds in honor of Cinco De Mayo. Here is the full setlist:

Havana Flute Summit - Maraca's Tumbao
Snowboy and the Latin Section - Puente
Two Man Sound - Que Tal America
Bebel Gilberto - Aganju?
Herbie Mann - Pele
Negrocan - Aquela Esquina (Snowboy remix)
Eddie Palmieri - Mi Congo Te Llama (Joe Claussell remix)
Sandi Flores - El Ray
George Duke - Brazilian Love Affair (Zimmer Edit)
Banda Black Rio - Magia Do Prazer (Faze Action Mix)
Everything but the Girl - Corcovado (Knee Deep remix)
Johnny Fiasco - Chicano's Groove
Onionz, Joeski and Mast r D - Chango Musi
Basement Jaxx - Eu nao
Osunlade - Cantos a Ochua & Oya (Frankie Feliciano remix)
Little Louie Vega feat. Blaze - Elements of Life (Latin Jazz dub)
Empresarios - Bailando (Bobby C Sound TV remix)
River Ocean feat. India - Love and Happiness

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Plugged In playlist for 04/05/2013

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April 5th was our pledge drive special, and Tronic played a set of all vinyl consisting of old skool breakbeat hardcore, classic jungle and drum-n-bass. Lots of amen breaks in the mix.

Here is the full setlist from the show:

Awesome 3 - Don't Go (Kicks Like A Mule Mix)
Takaboom - Feel That Feelin'
4 Hero - Mr. Kirk (Jungle Mix)
DJ Hype - Roll The Beats
Phuture Assasins - Future Sound (Sound Business original mix)
Altern 8 - Brutal-8-E (Jungle Brutalism Mix)
The Prodigy - No Good (Start The Dance)
DB and Tommy-D - Live and Let Live
D'Cruze - Find My Way
Photek - The Water Margin
Headhunter - Latin Flute
Drum Origins - Oracle
Talvin Singh - Traveller
Niraj Chag - The Firefly
Dog Eat Dog feat. RZA - Step Right In (Breakbeat Science remix)
DJ Spice - 4 Play
Drumsound & Simon 'Bassline' Smith - Aquarius
Aquasky - I Can't Wait
Cleveland Lounge - Drowning (Dave Aude Drum-n-Space mix)
Kosheen - Hide U
1.8.7. - San Francisco

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Plugged In playlist for 03/15/2013

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On this show I played some newer stuff, some classics and some personal favorites. Here is the setlist:

David Vangel - Sandpaper Script
Graphics - MacGrackleton
Dubfreq - U Know How 2 Love Me
Jazzmopper J - Kamong
Steve Mill feat. Keisher Downie - Nobody (Main Mix)
14th - Take Me There (RackNRuin remix)
Cassius - I <3 U SO (Skream remix)
GusGus - Add This Song
LetKolben - Magical Trip
Open Doors - Hope For It
Wankelmut & Emma Louise - My Head Is A Jungle
Djuma Soundsystem and Aki Bergen feat. Lazarusman - Love Her Madly (Aki Bergen version)
Habersham - Into The M
Katy B - Disappear
Toddla T - Take It Back (D1 remix)
Hostage & BBC Symphony Orchestra - Stargazing
Loz Contreras - Break You Down
Nacey - Game of Thrones bootleg
Trentmoller - Moan (Vocal Version feat. Ane Trolle)
Orbital - halycon + on + on

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Plugged In playlist for 01/18/2013

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On Friday, 1-18-2013, DJ Tronic hosted the 2012 recap edition of Plugged In. The setlist featured a lot of his favorite songs from the previous year. His song of the year for 2012 was Disclosure - What's In Your Head (Mak & Pasteman remix). The song is a great example of the current hybrid of bass music and house that is really big right now.

Doe Paoro - Born Whole
Joker - The Vision (feat. Jessie Ware and Freddie Gibbs)
TMS feat. Jagga - I Need You (Maribou State remix)
Brunetto - License To Beat (Pulshar remake)
Graphics - MacGrackleton
Nneka - My Home (Coki remix)
Hostage & BBC Symphony Orchestra - Stargazing
K Theory - Azealia The B
Santigold - Disparate Youth (Gorgon City remix)
Norken & Deer - Remember That Feeling
Balcazar & Sordo - Stalker
Doorly - Rush
Kimbra - Settle Down (Dijital remix)
Parov Stelar - Jimmy's Gang
Codec - Be Yourself
Slok - Lonely Child (2012 Mix)
Disclosure - What's In Your Head (Mak & Pasteman remix)
Gorgon City - Odyssey
Ill Blu - 2nd Nature
[a]pendics.shuffle & Mr. C - Something Strange
Hakan Ludvigson - Goodbye feat. Coni


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