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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Plugged In

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Plugged In
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Sun, 12/07/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Our guest is DJ Tronic of Dancefloor Mayhem!

Our guest is DJ Tronic of Dancefloor Mayhem

Plugged In

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Plugged In
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Sun, 11/23/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Plugged In

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Plugged In
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Sun, 11/16/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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DJ Gray is our guest!

Our old friend is DJ Gray is back in the studio to mix it up for us.  Dr. Adam of thier fuckbadmusic.com website joins us as well.

Plugged In on 09/21/08

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Plugged In
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Sun, 09/21/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Tonight DJ Global Ruckus will spin for us!

Plugged In on 09/07/08

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Plugged In
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Sun, 09/07/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

We recap MFNW as electronic artists invade portland for the festival. 

Features an interview with Saturday MFNW performer, RATATAT.

Plugged In on 08/24/08

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Plugged In
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Sun, 08/24/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Guest host: Craig Burk

Plugged In on 08/17/08

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Plugged In
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Sun, 08/17/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Plugged In on 08/03/08

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Sun, 08/03/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Babies Got Rabies Live! Live performance, debut of the single "You're Low to Earth Cuz You're Down" - a collaboration with Bed & Breakfast, and a look at the artist's favorite dance/electronic albums.

Plugged In on 07/20/08

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Plugged In
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Sun, 07/20/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Tonight we welcome Guidance Counselor to preview PDX Pop Now! and Jake to play some drum and bass.

Plugged In on 06/22/08

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Plugged In
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Sun, 06/22/2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
We'll hear Balkan Beat Box's new album and have our sneak peak of upcoming shows at 9pm.

We'll hear Balkan Beat Box's new album and have our sneak peak of upcoming shows at 9pm. 

Audio

Deelay Ceelay at PDX Pop Now!

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Playlists

Plugged In playlist for 07/20/2008

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Program name: 
Plugged In
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07/20/2008
ArtistTitleAlbum
RatatatShillerLP3
RatatatFalcon JabLP3
RatatatMi ViejoLP3
RatatatMirandoLP3
RatatatMirandoLP3
RatatatMirandoLP3
RatatatShempiLP3
RatatatImperialsLP3
RatatatDuraLP3
RatatatBruleéLP3
RatatatMúmtaz KhanLP3
RatatatGipsy ThreatLP3
Mathew DearLakotic
Sleep ArchiveHospital Tracks 1 & 2
Jackie's ArmyMurther RMX
Natural RythmMumblemouth
Martin ButtrichMusic is Improper
BitstreamAnno Domini
Poddington BearHook Line & Slinker
Experimental Dental SchoolOakland Lake Legz
AtoleMaximal Techno
Dat'rThe Bloody Lump
PantherDecision Decision
Guidance CounselorPull Over (LIVE!)
LakesSea Encounter
LiarsThere's Always Room on the Broom
Guidance CounselorCreature
Guidance CounselorForming
CopyAfro Oven
RadioheadIdioteque

We had Guidance Counselor and E-Beth on to preview PDX Pop Now!, as well as Jake spinning Drum and Bass. We also previewed Ratatat's new album, LP3.

Plugged In playlist for 06/22/2008

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Plugged In
Air date: 
06/22/2008
ArtistTitleAlbum
Balkan Beat BoxKeep 'Em Straight (Intro)Nu Med
Balkan Beat BoxHermetico
Balkan Beat BoxHabibi Min Zaman
Balkan Beat BoxBbbeat
Balkan Beat BoxDigital Monkey
Balkan Beat BoxBalcasio
Balkan Beat BoxPachima
Balkan Beat BoxQuand Est-Ce Qu'on Arrive?
Balkan Beat BoxMexico City
Balkan Beat BoxDelancey
Balkan Beat BoxJoro Boro
Balkan Beat BoxGypsy Queens
Balkan Beat Box$20 for Boban
Balkan Beat BoxBaharim (Outro)
DJ InvisiboyQuickie Mix 1
GoaEyama
Goldie
TransientAnimal Laws

Some upcoming shows:

June 25th: DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid at Holocene

July 3rd: DJ Invisiboy at Pip Gallery

July 8th: Ratatat at Holocence 

Plugged In playlist for 06/15/2008

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Plugged In
Air date: 
06/15/2008
ArtistTitleAlbumLink
DoshDon't Wait for the Needle to StopWolves and Wishes
DoshBurry the GhostWolves and Wishes
DoshIf You Want To, You Have toWolves and Wishes
Prince & Rob Basevarious tracks mashupwww.myspace.com
Zoz vs. Yin Yang Tusvasiours tracks mashupwww.myspace.com
Hood Internet DJsGhost Hustlinwww.myspace.com
Sharky & C-RayElectro Arewww.myspace.com
DJ A-TRGet Youngwww.myspace.com
The CribsMens Needs (CSS Remix)www.myspace.com
Fleetwood MacEverything (DJ Invisiboy Refix)www.myspace.com
Carswww.myspace.com
The Black KidsBoyfriend to dare with you (Remix)www.myspace.com
Toledo VaderThe Planet The
The SensualistsYou are Love
Starfucker
CopyA Slight But Delicious Whale
FleshtoneMother
BirthFace
BirthSleep with Dogs
Bloc PartyHelicopter (Dipko Remix)www.myspace.com
The Shout Out LoudsTonight I have to Leave it (Remix)www.myspace.com
Yong MCKnow How (Gutter Mix)www.myspace.com
DJ InvisiboyMy Humps Remixwww.myspace.com
EurythmicsSweet Dreams (DJ Invisboy Remix)www.myspace.com
JourneyDon't Stop (DJ Invisiboy Remix)www.myspace.com
RatatatLex
Miss Kittin & The Hacker

Tonight we had on DJ Invisiboy

Some upcoming shows:
June 18th
Starfucker with 40 Hundred Thousand Locked Up Guns
Exit Only

June 20th
Pather with Copy and Hostile Tapeover
Backspace

July 3rd - 9pm
DJ Invisiboy
Pip Gallery (In the Everett Street Lofts)
Free

Plugged In playlist for 06/01/2008

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Plugged In
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06/01/2008
ArtistTitleAlbum
Mobyooh yeah
TelepathiqueEu Gosto
RafterZzzpenchant
DoshCapture the Flag
TwinkDo You Hear the Frog?
MatmosMister Mouth
Natalie Portman's Shaved HeadSlow Motion Tag Team
LowfishTorsion
Deejay OMThe Arrival
Deejay OMMixed Emotions
Deejay OMSunset at Midnight
Deejay OMSilk Dealers of New Delhi
AutechreTrack 7Quaristice
2raumwohnungMadchen Mit Plan
Patato & ToticoDilo Como Yo - Antibalas Remix
All Girl Summer Fun BandVideo Game Heart
StrategyI Can't Stand the Rain
Four TetWing Body Wing
Crystal CastlesAir War
Fist FiteLips and Ribs Remix
YACHTI Love a Computer
Southern BelleSunnyside
The BlowHock It
Glass CandyDigital Versicolor
StarfuckerRawnald Gregory Erickson The Second
Guidance CounselorSeparate
PantherOn the Lam - Copy Remix
Crystal CastlesAir War
Pink SkullGet Inside
Pink SkullGonzo's Cointreau

Upcoming Shows:

 

YACHT

With All Girl Summer Fun Band and Reporter

June 3rd, 7p

Westview High School, Beaverton

 

Fourt Tet

With Strategy and DJ Tan’t

June 4

Holocene


 

Crystal Castles

With DJ Ceyonda and DJ Wolf

June 8 - 9pm

Backspace

All Ages


 

PDX Pop Now CD Release Party

YACHT

With White Fang, Fist Fite, and more

June 12th, 9pm

Holocene

All ages

 


 

The Blow

With Glass Candy

Saturday June 14th

Aladdin Theater

All ages


 

Starf*er

With 40 Hundred Thousand Locked Up Guns and Guidance
Counselor

June 18th

At Exit Only


 

Panther

With Copy and Hostile Tapeover

June 20, 8pm

Backspace

All ages


 

Plugged In playlist for 05/18/2008

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Plugged In
Air date: 
05/18/2008
ArtistTitleAlbum
JusticeGenesis
JusticeLet there be Light
JusticeD.A.N.C.E.
TigaSunglasses Konrad
Crazy BaldheadStrings of Death
Vicarious BlissLimousine
StarkillersDiscoteka
FancyWhats Your Name Again?
Felix da HousecatArtificial
Felix da HousecatRude Allegience
PeachesAA XXX (Radio Edit)
Felix de HousecatPretty Girls Don't Dance
Felix da HousecatRadio Osawa Remix
LadytronSeventeen
The Presets
M83Slowly
Chebi SabbahJai Bhavani
StrengthWildernessPDX Pop Now! 2008
Fist FiteGrandma SurprisePDX Pop Now! 2008
Guidance CounselorPull OverPDX Pop Now! 2008
PantherPuerto Rican Jukebox (Lips and Ribs Remix)PDX Pop Now! 2008
YACHTRing the Bell (Premix)PDX Pop Now! 2008
ChromaticsNight DrivePDX Pop Now! 2008

We had folks from PDX Pop Now! on to showcase their new comp for 2008.

Plugged In playlist for 05/04/2008

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Plugged In
Air date: 
05/04/2008
ArtistTitle
Miss Kitten & The HackerWalk On By
The KnifeHeartbeats (Rex the Dog Remix)
RoyksoppAlpha Male
M83Teen Angst
M.I.A.Jimmy
Three Na MassaSem Folego
FishcerspoonerNever Win
Crystal CastesCrime Wave
Balkan Beat BoxBulgarian Chicks
EuromotionGet Serious
!!!Feel Good Hit of the Fall
Golden GreatsRobot Lips
The PresetsThis Boy's In Love
LadytronEvil
DatarockI Used to Dance With My Daddy
The Snuggle UpsMove Your Body
RJD2Bitties
Dan DeaconMr. Big Stuff Cover
RestlessUNKLE
Curtis MayfiledIf I were only a Child Again (Four Tet)
Cut Chemist(My 1st) Big Break
Le TigreAfter Dark
Dj VadimBlack is the Night
Axiom FunkCosmic Slop
Dj VadimHeads Still Aint Ready

Plugged In playlist for 04/20/2008

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Plugged In
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04/20/2008
ArtistTitleAlbum
Lesbians on EcstasyTell Me Does She Love the Bass
CurveDirty High
Chemical BrothersDas SpiegelWe Are the Night
LCD SoundsystemGet InnoculousSound of Silver
Stereo TotalMehr LichtParis Berlin
The SlantsCapture Me BurningThe Slants
New Young Pony ClubIce CreamFantastic Playroom
MGMTTime to PretendOracular Spectacular
GoldfrappLovely 2 C U
YACHTIts All The Same Price
GoldfrappOoh La La
The BlowEat Your Heart
Lesbians on EcstasyBitchsy
CaribouLord Leopard
MGMTElectric Feel
Hot ChipShake A Fist
Nice NiceUh Oh
Simian Mobile DiscoIts the Beat
Cut CopyOut There on the Ice
VHS or BetaNight on Fire
Eats TapesNOS
Death From AboveRomantic Rights [The phones Lovers Remix]
SolventMy Radio
Cansie de Ser SexyThis Month, Day 10
Mouse on MarsI go ego why go we go
Mouse on MarsDistroia

For 4/20 we had some 4/20 themed songs at the beginning, then moved to part 2 of our 2007 year in review of electronic music (part one was during the March show), and heard some artists who will be coming through town.  The special lists can be found below and the full playlist above.

2007 Albums in Review - part 2 (cont. from the March show)
Chemical Brothers - "Das Spiegel" - We Are the Night
LCD Soundsystem - "Get Innoculous" - Sound of Silver
Stereo Total - "Mehr Licht" - Paris Berlin
The Slants - "Capture Me Burning" - The Slants
New Young Pony Club - "Ice Cream" - Fantastic Playroom
MGMT - "Time to Pretend" -  Oracular Spectacular

Here's the 9:00 list of upcoming shows:
Caribou - doug fir - Monday April 21 (I may have mistakenly said he was formerly known as Boards of Canada, but I had meant to say Manitoba - sorry!)
mgmt - doug fir - Tuesday April 22
hot chip - crystal ballroom - april 23rd
simian mobile disco - holoscene - april 28
Cut Copy - Doug Fir april 28
VHS or Beta - may 2nd - at the doug fir

Plugged In playlist for 03/02/2008

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ArtistTitleAlbumLabelLink
Show Me the PinkAnthemVelocedpimania
Show Me the PinkNightmare CollectorsVelocedpimania
Miss Kitten & The HackerWalk on By
DondoloPeng
RatatatSeventeen YearsRatatat
Eats TapesLemon Drop
Alp vs. OctworkFiesta Electronica
Johnny CrockettE is for Electro
DJ FalkHouse of God
EnurCalabria 2007
CubbaFly Project (DJ XXL mix)
Yves RockRise Up
CopyFistHair GuitarAudio Dregsmobiusbeard.com
Degree B-MoreCold Hearted Snake
Ida Corr & Fedde le GrandeLet Me Think About It
Bonde Do RoleMarina Gasolina (Peaches Remix)Marina Gasolina Remixes
Lips & RibsBattle of NagoyaPDX Pop Now 2007
YACHTIts Coming to Get YouI Believe In You. Your Magic is Real
RihannaUmbrella (vandalism remix)
Amon TobinAlwaysFoley Room
Daft PunkToo Long / Steam MachineAlive 2007
Daft PunkAround the World / Harder Better Faster StrongerAlive 2007
Daft PunkBurnin / Too LongAlive 2007

The debut show of Plugged In featured guest DJ Gray with many fine tunes. 

The 9:00 hour featured a list of upcoming shows and then part one of a review of albums that appeared in 2007.  These can be viewed on the playlist, and are also shown again below.  See the April show playlist for part 2 of the 2007 year in review.

Yves Rock Rise Up

 

    Copy Fist Hair Guitar Audio Dregs

mobiusbeard.com

 

Degree B-More

Cold Hearted Snake

 

      Ida Corr & Fedde le Grande

Let Me Think About It

 

      Bonde Do Role Marina Gasolina (Peaches Remix)

Marina Gasolina Remixes

 

    Lips & Ribs Battle of Nagoya

PDX Pop Now 2007

 

    YACHT Its Coming to Get You

I Believe In You. YourMagic is Real

 

    Rihanna

Umbrella (vandalism remix)

 

      Amon Tobin Always

Foley Room

 

    Daft Punk Too Long / Steam Machine

Alive 2007

 

    Daft Punk Around the World / Harder Better Faster Stronger

Alive 2007

    Daft Punk Burnin / Too Long

Alive 2007

 

Comments

Once a week!

Once a week!

Awesome!

Great to see a show like this on KBOO!

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

;)

 

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