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 04/20/12

Plugged In
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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

Plugged In
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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

Plugged In
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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

Plugged In
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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

Plugged In
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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!

Plugged In on 10/07/11

Plugged In
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Fri, 10/07/2011 - 10:00pm - Sat, 10/08/2011 - 12:00am
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Fall 2011 Pledge Drive special featuring 2 Hours of classic electronic / dance music!

Tronic will be playing 2 Hours of classic electronic / dance music from a variety of genres and encouraging you to make a donation to help support Plugged In radio on KBOO.

House / Techno / Breaks / Trance / Disco / Acid / Rave / +more

Make a donation - make a request

Artists such as Moby, The Prodigy, Orbital, Sasha, DJ Icey, Wink, Danny Tenaglia, Baby D, Cajmere, Farley 'Jackmaster' Funk, Freaky Chakra, The FOG, George Kranz, Liberty City, Cybotron and so many more.

Plugged In on 08/19/11

Plugged In
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Fri, 08/19/2011 - 10:00pm - Sat, 08/20/2011 - 12:00am
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Plugged In on KBOO with DJ Tronic + Evan Alexander

 2 Hours of House + more in the mix this Friday night with Evan Alexander and Tronic!

Don't forget about the big party Tronic is playing at on Saturday night - it is a fundraiser for Oregon Crusaders and The Q Center. More info on the party here:

and check out some DJ mixes from Evan Alexander here:

Plugged In on 08/05/11

Plugged In
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Fri, 08/05/2011 - 10:00pm - Sat, 08/06/2011 - 12:00am
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2 hours of House music from Tronic + special guests Midwest Express!

2 Hours of House Music this Friday night on KBOO! Tune in to hear a special live guest mix from Midwest Express aka Tyler Hart & Daryl Merrick.

Check out some Midwest Express DJ mixes on their SoundCloud page:​idwestexpress

Midwest Express with be playing with Miles Maeda at Groove Suite on Saturday, August 20th. 
More info on that event here:​ent.php?eid=23618924639884​5

Plugged In on 06/17/11

Plugged In
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Fri, 06/17/2011 - 10:00pm - Sat, 06/18/2011 - 12:00am
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Special set of House and Tribal to celebrate Pride!

 On Friday, June 17th, Tronic will be mixing up a special set of vocal house, house and tribal beats to kick off Portland's Pride weekend!

Don't forgot to join Tronic Saturday night at The Whiskey Bar for Fierce! A Pride party he is hosting to benefit The Q Center. More on Fierce here:

Plugged In on 06/03/11

Plugged In
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Fri, 06/03/2011 - 10:00pm - Sat, 06/04/2011 - 12:00am
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House, Tech House and Techno with Tronic + Audioelectronic

 Tronic will be joined by special guest Audioelectronic - a Portland based producer and DJ who runs the Nude Photo Music label.

We'll be in the mix with two hours of tech house and techno and we will be promoting the Closer Music Festival. A 2-day event coming to Portland on June 24th and 25th. More info on the festival here:


Deelay Ceelay at PDX Pop Now!

Plugged In
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Fri, 07/31/2009

A selection of Deelay Ceelay's performance at the 2009 PDX Pop Now! music festival, as aired on the July 31st edition of Plugged In.

  • Length: 30:42 minutes (42.17 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Jeffery Jerusalem Live at PDX Pop Now

Plugged In
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Fri, 07/31/2009

A selection of Jeffery Jerusalem's performance at the 2009 PDX Pop Now! music festival, as aired on the July 31st edition of Plugged In.

  • Length: 35:57 minutes (49.36 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Guidance Counselor at PDX Pop Now!

Plugged In
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Fri, 07/31/2009

A selection of Guidance Counselor's performance at the 2009 PDX Pop Now! music festival, as aired on the July 31st edition of Plugged In.

Thavius Beck Live at Holocene

Plugged In
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Thu, 04/02/2009

Composer of mercurial soundtracks for uncertain times, Thavius Beck conjoins various strains of electronic music to arrive at a daringly ambitious sound. He recently joined a lineup of local artists to celebrate black electronic music and benefit KBOO at Holocene in Portland, Oregon. 

Joining him were Rasheeda Ameera, Cheetah Finess, and Ayam  in a night curated by KBOO's Deena B of The Soundbox. Listen to the whole set on the Free Music Archive.

Mr. Beck has received recognition in The Wire, Spin, and Urb for his solo releases under the moniker Adlib, the Labwaste project with fellow LA artist Subtitle, his recent production for fellow Mush artist K-The-I???, his early work with Global Phlowtations, numerous guest appearances, and producing for and touring in support of and accompanying Saul Williams. An exceptional programmer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist, Thavius Beck’s many talents allow him to take a song from idea to completion without ever having to leave his cluttered studio. Check out one of his videos here

Show Me the Pink's Radical Magical Re-re-reunion!

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Tue, 01/27/2009

Portland wouldn't let Show Me the Pink run away forever.  With a return long overdue, the band performed at Branx with Bitchin' Summer and Full Face Riot.

The house was packed and by the time Show Me the Pink took to the stage the venue had been warmed up and flashing bicycle lights prepared the dancefloor.


Dirty X Rated at Holocene

Plugged In
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Tue, 01/06/2009

Dirty X-Rated played a set during the Beat Off at Holocene.

Dirty came to KBOO's studio for the Plugged In show previewing the Beat Off.

Beat Off Battle of Sampling

Plugged In
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Tue, 01/06/2009

What is a Beat Off?  Well maybe not what you think. 

Recently, Holocene hosted one of a series of these where electronic musicians are given a variety of short samples of music and are challenged to come up with some dope beats in one hour.  Wanna hear what it sounds like?

Those who participated include Techno Mike, Quiet Countries, Magnum PA, Dirty X Rated, Shrubbery, Demi Batard, Cutter Filtoff, Graintable, Demdranger / John Henry, Rude Boy, The DJ Nealie Neal, and Sedell Jones who was voted the winner of the battle.

Special thanks to organizer Erik Beats for setting this up. 


Plugged In's Beat Battle with Interview

Plugged In
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Thu, 01/01/2009

As a preview of the upcoming Beat Off at Holocene, I hosted the organizer of the event and a few electronic artists who will be competing.  We even had our own mini beat off beat battle on the air. 

On the show was Beat Off organizer Erik Beats, Dirty X Rated, The New Plastic, and Trick-Assed Marxist.  We heard some of their work, including some of their past competitions, and then finished the program with a beat battle challenge using the same samples that will be used for the Beat Off next week.  You'll have to listen to find out who was voted the winner!

You can also check out the playlist here.

ComputeHer Live at Ground Kontrol

Plugged In
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Sat, 08/16/2008

ComputeHer performs at the Micropalooza chiptune music festival at Ground Kontrol, as aired on Plugged In.

8 Bit Weapon Live at Ground Kontrol

Plugged In
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Sat, 08/16/2008

8 Bit Weapon performs at the Micropalooza chiptune music festival at Ground Kontrol, as aired on Plugged In.


Plugged In playlist for 02/20/2009

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M.I.A. & A.R. RahmanO... Saya
DJ HellThe Angst
Cates&dpL vs. Nina Simone(Cates&dpL Flyhi remix)
RobynWith Every Heartbeat (Tong and Spoon Wonderland remix)
DJ DoveFade Away (Phunk Investigation Vocal remix)
LadyhawkeMagic (Cates&dpL Make Magic Bootleg)
C FaithFreeSpiritLostSoul
Sylvia TosunUnderlying Feeling (Sted E & Hybrid Heights Vocal Club mix)
Nadia AliLove Story (Starkiller's Radio Edit)
Christian FischerOrange Sky (DJ Dunno's Green remix)
TriobeliskXrystal Eye (Dmerit remix)
Union JackTwo Full Moons and a Trout (Luke Chable remix)
Pink FloydTime (Cates&dpL No Time for Miami mix)
HostageThe New Gun
Speakerbox feat. Freedom WilliamsMindbounce (Hybrid Heights Dub remix)
CalvertronDoo Doo
Trafik & Rachel LambSurrender (Blake Potter & Habersham's Loslung Phunk remix)

Playlist for Plugged In on KBOO 90.7FM |
Friday, February 20th : 10pm - 12am
hosted by Tronic

We also had ticket giveaways for K'naan and Thievary Corporation shows @ The Roseland Theater.

Plugged In playlist for 02/06/2009

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DJ SignifyCostume Kids
SubsFrom Dusk Till Dawn
Dj SignifyBollywood Babies
Amon TobinStraight Psyche
SubsIn Cold Blood
Loo & PlacidoMash Mix 1
IntrusionIntrusion Dub
ZenDerdimi Anla
2-5 BZKurtulus Yok
Kim Ki OGezegenin Adi Dunya
SensivaBlizzard Canyon
Fiste FiteGrandma Surprise
SkewEverything's Almost
KosmonautentraumStolze Menschen
Mediengruppe TelekommanderBeobacher (Viktor Marek Remix)
Blixa Bargeld & Die HautAre You Hectic Eclectic Remix
TocotronicPure Vernunft Darf Niemals Siegen
Little Computer PeopleLittle Computer People
Stereo TotalLiebe Zu Dritt
The Bloody BeetrootsRombo (feat. Congorock)

Tonight we feature some of the electronic music of Turkey and Germany as presented by our guest DJ, Ozge.  We also hear some new releases.

Plugged In playlist for 01/16/2009

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IncognitoHappy People (Christian Prommer remix)
Soulphonic SoundsystemEastern Market (Nickodemus remix)
M.I.A. & A.R. RahmanO... SayaSlumdog Millionaire Soundtrack
Math HeadTurn The Music Up
BassnectarHeads Up
Little BootsMeddle (Baron von Luxxury Technicolor remix)
Database feat. Bonde do RoleMiami (Baile Funk mix)
Speaker PunksFoxy Lady
DJ IronbellyBack Biters (feat. Ammoye)
Plump DJsSystem Addict
Kid CudiDay 'N' Nite (Jokers of the Scene Extended remix)
CrookersSveglia (OH SNAP!! Booty Alarm Mix)
Rogue AudioGet Down (Vandal Remix)
Jack ColemanElektrackSubsensory Recordings
The Nose CandiesGears (The Fingermonsters Mix)
HabershamTransparent Sound
Channel SurferMega Bomb
Spacetime ContinuumRoom KickAstralwerks
Division KentBrooklyn Dub

This is the Plugged In playlist for Friday, Jan. 16th. The show aired from 10pm - 12am and was hosted by Tronic.

Plugged In playlist for 01/02/2009

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Beats AntiqueRoustabouts (BASSNECTAR remix)
MotBugs, Rocks, & Vampires
Sol BrothersThat Elvis Track
Mekon (Feat. Schooly D.)Schools Out
Phon.O313 Dumpsta Railing
Cut Las RocHip Hop Bippedy Bop
Dirty X Ratedtrack 3
Dirty X RatedAnta 2
Techno MicThe Baby
Techno MicSpecial People
Demi BatardAutumn Dub
MK Break
Kid606Let It Rock
The New PlasticGreen Is The New Red
Trick Assed MarxistThe Far Off Land
Beats AntiqueDope Crunk
SkewBlood on Hour Hands
Bloody BeetrootsI Love The Bloody Beetroots
Bloody BeetrootsButter
Bloody Beet rootsYeah Boy
Erik BeatsLive Beat Off Entry #1
Dirty X RatedLive Beat Off Entry #2
The New PlasticLive Beat Off Entry #3
Trick Assed MarxistLive Beat Off Entry #4

Our first show after moving to Fridays will gave a sneak preview of the Beat Off battle at Holocene.

THE BEAT OFF is a live sample based beat battle. each beat maker has one hour to create a beat that is under three minutes long, and uses only the sounds provided.

On the show we had the battle's organizer, Erik Beats, along with 3 competitors of past beat offs: Dirty X Rated, The New Plastic, and Trick Assed Marxist.  

We had a special treat with a live beat off battle on the air, where we played some samples for everyone to hear and then they all had less than 45 minutes to make their beats.

We also heard recordings of past beat off battles, and the work of some of the artists who have competed. 

You can listen to interviews and the on-air beat battle here and the beat off battle at holocene recording can be listened to here.

Plugged In playlist for 12/21/2008

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ursula bognerbegleitung fur tubarecordings 1969-1988 lpfaitiche
journeyman50ccnational hijinx 2xlp
venetian snaressabbath dub 10"kriss
the orb/jack dangers1855 b.c.battersea shield cd
drew dobbsdubcracker suite v3downloadmindwrecker
mitchell brownre-redundantceladonia cdmelon expander
lcd soundsystemdaft punk (soulwax rmx)1 sided 12"
systemwide/muslimgauzenommos ghost10" singleb.s.i.
ellen allieneinsteigensool cdpitch control
hot butterpercolators/t lp 1960'smusicor
bruce haackparty machinehaackula cdomni
ursula bogneratmosphere 1recordings 1969-1988 lp
ellen allienbimsool cd
danny degraano super momo superman rmx v/a cdstaalplaat
sons of silencegolden age of men's musicpromo fm 12'leaf
brainsucking peanunannerslittle woman of the sunmeta mega cdmelon expander
journeymaneugolena boxnational hijinx lp
dub syndicatejungle (disciples rmx)10" dub plateon-u
ellen allien#5sool cd
black helicopters12"
matmosthe westthe west cdmatador?
chessiesleep like a kittensignal series lpdrop beat
ursula bogner

                   substitute host:  Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura

                                playlist and show created on the fly and may be incomplete...

Plugged In playlist for 12/07/2008

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Dengue FeverSleepwalking Through The Mekong (Morgan Page Remix)
Little JinderPolyhedron
The BumblebeezRio
The SlipsUndiscovered
Def DiskoIn Your Arms
Lulu RougeBless You
LadyhawkeDusk Till Dawn
Sneaky Sound SystemWhen We Were Young (Gloves Remix)
DJ JakubAnother Hit
Voodoo JDop Dop (Harnessnoise remix)
Cates&dpLTime (No Time For Miami Mix)
Carmen Rizzo, Kate HavnevikSirens
Meat Beat ManifestoRadio Babylon (Lee Coombs VIP mix)
Titus1The Break (Neztic rmx)
Adrian LuxStrawberry (Oscar Wedren Remix)

DJ Tronic was our guest who brought us this set.  You can check out more great music he reccomends at

Plugged In playlist for 11/23/2008

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Fun Da MentalJa Sha Taan
DJ Cheb i SabbahKese Kese
Thievery CorporationHeavenly Sweetness
Mocean WorkerGreen Peppers (orignal by Herb Albert's Tijuana Brass)
SquarepusherThe Coathanger
DJ Z-TripRythmic Metaphor
BugsFiled Under X
Q Burns Abstract MessageRobotic Dog
DJ Wally and DJ SwingsettHungry in the Abstrakt
DJ SpookyRadio Mentale/Matthew Herbert
DJ SpookyMartyn Bates / Allen Ginsberg
DJ SpookyJean Cocteau
DJ SpookySun Ra
DJ SpookyMikhail / Gertrude Stein
DJ SpookyDJ Spooky Vs Rob Swift
DJ SpookyMarcel Duchamp / The Master Musicians of Joujouka
DJ SpookyRaymond Scott
DJ SpookyAlter Echo / Pamela Z

Plugged In playlist for 11/16/2008

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bassnectaryo (speaker junk's jack'n brazilian)
Madonna & Timberlake4 minutes (laidback luke remix)
PrinceControversy (housetrap remix)
Dan Le Sac Vs Scoobius PipLook for the woman (fake blood remix)
Little BootsStuck on Repeat (fake blood)
JapeFloating (DIM remix)
DeadMau5 vs JeloThe Reward is Cheese (jon Kennedy remix)
Mezcal KidMagic (first mix)
MusclesThe Lake (Jokers of the Scene Remix)
The BulgarianLovely Bounce (Vukasin Re-edit)
PicoYeke Yeke (Michael Mind Remix)
ChromeoFancy Footwork (laidback luke remix)
Martin SolvergCest La Vie (Fedde vs Martin Clubbe)
Oh SnapHigh Top Fade (Dj Kue Remix)
Chris LakeCarry Me Away (Mickey Slim & Funkagenda Spank'd Remix)
Rhythm & Sound w/ Cornel CampbellKing In My Empire
FarbenYou Make Me Sweat, You Make Me Sic
Dapayk SoloUma
TG (Tim Green)Mr. Dry
Ernesto FerreyraThe Last Shooter
Alfa RomeroOcean Drive
Kit Clayton (2000 and One's "This Is Ska" Remix)Grey Amber
AudionBilly Says Go
Gui BorratoChromophobia
Marc HouleTechno Vocals
Johannes HeilFreaks R' Us
Matias AguayoMinimal
Narcotic SyntaxDescarga Narcotica

Our old friend is DJ Gray is back in the studio to mix it up for us.  Dr. Adam of thier website joins us as well.  Check out more of Gray's work at and Doctor Adam's work at Deep Warriorz and D.R.U.M. Club.

Plugged In playlist for 11/01/2008

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Thievery CorporationSound the Alarm
Baby DaylinerSnort Your Drugs
Honey ClawsShout Out
Le Castle VaniaZero Machine
Green VelvetShake and Pop
Late of the PierThe Bears are Coming
Free BloodGrumpy
The WhipTrash
Jolly MusicRadio Jolly (Tiga Remix)DJ Kicks
ChromeoYou're So Gangsta (Tiga Remix)DJ Kicks
2RAUMWOHNUGIch Und Elaine (Tiga Remix)
Traffic SignsThe Big Fake (Tiga Remix)
Tutto MattoYou (Tiga Remix)
Sir DrewShe Male (Tiga Remix)
Le TigreDeceptacon (Tiga Remix)
Soft CellSo (Tiga Remix)
Antonelli ElectricDubby Disco (Tiga Remix)
Break 3000Sacrifice (Tiga Remix)
Tiga & ZyntheriusDying in Beauty (Tiga Remix)
Codec & FlexorTime has Changed (Tiga Remix)
Carl FinlowDevices (Tiga Remix)
Stevie V.Dirty Cash (Tiga Remix)
Crowdpleaser & St. Plomb Feat. Selfish in BedRather Be (Tiga Remix)
Water Lilly & St. PlombShake a Leg (Tiga Remix)
Volga SelectThe Undonditional Discipline of the Bastard Prince (Tiga Remix)
OffpopLowrider (Tiga Remix)
M.A.N.D.Y.Home Again (Tiga Remix)
SchatraxMisspent Years (Tiga Remix)
TigaMan Hrdine (DJ Kicks Remix)
SWAYZAKIkea (Tiga Remix)
Charles ManierBang Bang Lover (Tiga Remix)
Martini BrosThe Biggest Fan (Tiga Remix)
TigaMadame Hollywood (Tiga Remix)
ShantelTell Me Why is it oh so Hard to be oh so Lovely

Plugged In playlist for 10/19/2008

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Benny MoreManzanillo (Rondo Brothers Remix)
Los MoconosBandolera Era (Reggaetron Remix)
Banda Uniao BlackFaz Tanto
Kosta GiganteRico's Revenge
Paul OkenfeldBurns Attack
Marius MetricCmon Girl
T.RaumschmiereOne Man Army
John CircutOh Yeah
Loo & PlacidoBastards at Word
The AtomicsTropic of Capricorn
Carl Craig vs. AdultHand to Phone (Appleseed Remix)
Kid British ft. EnvyElectro Punks
Kosta GiganteBlue Magic
Matt & KimSilver Tiles
LadycremeAera Cura
Conrad NeholmesOld and News
Ling Ling ft. AddiquitElizabeth Chateau
JusticeOne Minute to Midnight
Mihai PopoviciuBoys on Synthetic
JusticeWaters of Nazareth
Amon TobinVerbal (Prefuse 73 Remix)
Crystal CastlesCourtship Dating
Crystal CastlesAir War
Amon TobinVerbal (Kid 606 Remix)
Amon Tobin & SteinskiTen Piece Metric Wrench Set

Finally a night with no guests!  We play around with some music, including the recently released "Work It!" comp.


Once a week!

Once a week!


Great to see a show like this on KBOO!

Bring on the Electro, Speed Garage, and 2 Step!



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