Soundscape Mix #13

Robots Vs. Spacemen

by Alan Ranta

13 March 2011

Don't panic! Set your faces on fun, 'cause this mix boldly goes where man has fun galore thanks to way-out tracks from Leila, Sufjan Stevens, Blockhead, AMP Live, the Cinematic Orchestra, and more!

“We fight this battle not for ourselves, but for our children, and our children’s children, which is why I’m forming a children’s brigade.” - Captain Zapp Brannigan

Don’t panic! Set your faces on fun, ‘cause this mix boldly goes where man has fun galore. Some of these sounds may have been crafted a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, but their combined force will impact you greater than the greatest hits of Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes. At times, this mix evokes the beauty of C-beams glittering in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate, while others simulate the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs. So, grab your multipass, green, and klaatu barada nikto.


01. Leila - “Space, Love” (Like Weather, 1998)
- Start time: 0:00; Links: Rephlex - Leila

02. Blockhead - “Farewell Spaceman” (The Music Scene, 2009)
- Start time: 4:54; Links: Ninja Tune - Blockhead

03. AMP Live feat. Micro Jaxson & Trackademicks - “Gary Is A Robot” (Murder At The Discotech, 2010)
- Start time: 11:22; Links: Child’s Play - AMP Live

04. Eats Tapes - “UFO Depth” (Still lox w/ xyx bice, 2010)
- Start time: 14:06; Links: Tigerbeat6 - Eats Tapes

05. Raoul Sinier - “Bad Little Robot” (Brain Kitchen, 2008)
- Start time: 18:33; Links: Ad Noiseam- Raoul Sinier

06. Free The Robots - “Orion’s Belt Buckle” (Ctrl Alt Delete, 2010)
- Start time: 22:20; Links: Alpha Pup - Free The Robots

07. Niveau Zero feat. The Unik - “First” (In_Sect, 2010)
- Start time: 26:19; Links: Ad Noiseam - Niveau Zero

08. Kanji Kinetic - “Earthbound” (New Era, 2010)
- Start time: 30:20; Links: Tigerbeat6 - Kanji Kinetic

09. Daedelus - “Robotic Girls Are Hard” (Rethinking The Weather, 2003)
- Start time: 34:29; Links: Mush - Daedelus

10. Ras G - “Come Down (2 Earth)” (Brotha From Anotha Planet, 2009)
- Start time: 38:22; Links: Alpha Pup - Ras G

11. The Cinematic Orchestra - “Time & Space” (Ma Fleur, 2007)
- Start time: 42:02; Links: Ninja Tune - The Cinematic Orchestra

12. Sufjan Stevens - “Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois” (Illinois, 2005)
- Start time: 50:16; Links: Asthmatic Kitty - Sufjan Stevens

13. Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra - “Asteroids!” (Take Off, 2009)
- Start time: 52:18; Links: Alien Transistor - Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra

Total Running Time: 60:57


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