Category Archives: The Signal Mixes

The Signal: EP128


The Signal: EP128 – 45 minutes of music from around the world, put together for bird-brains and the avian-adjacent. This time out, we’ve got sounds from the Middle East, cough syrup music from Spain, vocals and single string magic from Africa, the sounds of tennis rackets, rockabilly from Denmark, dub from Hungary, the saddest blues beyond words, and an industrial song reworked into Dylan-esque melancholy. Let’s get those wings flapping!

As with all of our previous 127 mixes, the file is going to be available only for a limited time, so if you want it, grab  yourself a copy. The track list is embedded in the file itself, if you want to go hunt down the original artists— and I hope you do— but if you want the best experience, you should sign up to join The Tuned In. Members of that mailing list are the first people on the planet to know there’s a new mix. Plus, they get the playlist, a permanent archive link, and secret behind-the-scenes knowledge.



The Signal: EP127


The Signal: EP127 – Exactly 45 minutes of music to accompany an animated, murderous vapor cloud as it haunts hallways. You can download it and listen to it all you want. For as long as the power grid holds.

We’ve got video game-inspired grime from the UK, R&B experimentation, pop punk, cough syrup-infused hip hop from Spain, UK folk and African highlife combined at last, jazz,  race cars, Native American bass and more!

The mix will only be available online for a limited time. Maybe, by the time you’re reading this, it’s already too late. Sorry.  I don’t put the track listing here. You can right-click on the file itself and read its id3 tags, or you can subscribe to my mailing list, The Tuned In, the recipients of which are granted a full track list, a permanent download URL, and are among the first in the world notified when a new mix goes up.

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The Signal: EP126


The Signal: EP126 – 45 minutes of rainy day music, counter-programmed against the sun outside. Okay, except for the upbeat Latin jazz, that’s pretty seasonally appropriate. And the electro funk is pretty fun as well. Okay, I take it back. We’ve got all-weather jams.

You’ll hear electronic beats, grime from the UK, astro-pop from California, Peruvian- and Indian-infused dubstep, Latin jazz, music from West Africa, and Brazil.

Click on the image to go download this music mix for the home, or office, or home office, or escape shuttle. The file will only be available for a limited time based on the restrictions put in place by the file hosting site. The tracklist is visible in the file’s id3 tags.

If you like it and want to be among the first on the planet to be informed when a new mix is ready, as well as receiving access to a permanent host link and the tracklist, then join our mailing list and become one of The Tuned In.

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The Signal: EP125


The Signal: EP125 – 45 minutes of quiet-loud-quiet, with melodies and those things that go bing-bang-bong. Every song as perfectly matched as a sandwich & pickle. There’s a guarantee you won’t find anywhere else. Except in a deli, I guess.

This time out, we’ve got some Satanic gospel, vaporwave, punk, experimental hip hop, global bass & dancehall, Russians playing 50s-style rock, a calypso legend, Peruvian folk, Japanese dreampop remixed and more! And it does get noisy!

You can either listen right or, if you want a copy of your very own, you can download the mp3 by clicking on the image above or the link provided. It will be available for only a limited time so if you just got here, months after I type these very words, and it’s not there… well, life is full of disappointment, isn’t it? Savor your salty tears and be glad you feel anything at all, for infinities stretch before and after us when we’ll feel nothing. Also: check the id3 tags for the track-listing.

Or, you want the track-listing, access to a permanent download URL, and to be among the first people on the planet to know there’s a new mix, you can always sign up and join The Tuned In, a mailing list for fans of The Signal.

I think that’s everything you need to know.

So now you know.

The Signal: EP124


The Signal: EP124 – If you were waiting for the 124th episode of The Signal mixes to join us, well, today’s your lucky day. We’ve finally made it. We’ve designed this mix specifically for individuals who like number sequences that increase by successive powers of 2.

It’s 45 minutes of music, available for download if you click the image or link above, or you can play it embedded on this page if you like. That’s new. We’re trying a new hosting solution this time out, so send along feedback if you like/hate it. I think the file will stay available for 30 days after the last time it’s downloaded, so if you try the link above and it’s not there… try being within a 30 day window of the last person who downloaded it next time. The tracklist is available in the id3 tags or to mailing list subscribers (on that, more below).

We’ve got English folk tunes and electronic beats, hip hop and soul, R&B and Latin-infused beats, garage rock, and bedroom pop.  Enjoy!

As a reminder, if you want to be among the first people on the planet to know that there’s a new Signal mix, you can sign up for the mailing list here:   Benefits include early notification, a full track list, and access to a permanent archive URL for long after the file above has disappeared from its free webhost location.

The Signal: EP123


The Signal: EP123 – Easy as A-B-C, it’s our one hundred and twenty-third installment. Don’t worry. You don’t have to have listened to the first 122 to understand this one. It’s just music. There’s no continuity. It’s just 45 minutes (exactly) of songs that go well together according to the person who put them together— and to be honest, he’s kinda biased, so see for yourself. Right-click the image or link at the start of this paragraph to download.

The link to the mix would usually be available for a limited time, but we’re sort of in-between hosting solutions, so you might luck out. This file might still be there even if you’re reading this in the distant future, during a break from foraging for food or hiding from roving gangs of Water Bandits. Good luck out there, future Signal-kateers! Stay safe! Stay underground!

The track list is embedded in the mp3 itself or, if you like, you could sign up to join our mailing list: The Tuned In. They’re the first people in the world to be told there’s a new Signal mix and they get member benefits link a link to a permanent archived copy of the Signal mix, plus a full track list.

About half the artists here can be found on Bandcamp, so if you hear something you like, there’s more where that came from.

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The Signal: EP122


The Signal: EP122 – When the growth hormones kick in, that’s when the music mix really sprouts up. Nothing fits anymore. This time out, we’ve got French psychorama (if that’s a thing), rockabilly from outer space, punk from the undead, funk from New Orleans and much, much more. If that sounds interesting, click on the image to get to the download link.

The file is posted for a limited time. If you want to know artist/song titles, that information is in the id3 tags of the file itself. Most mp3 playing software can read that info for you. I have a few notes below about the process, should that be of interest.


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The Signal: EP121


The Signal: EP121 – It’s pouring outside and the apartment is quiet. A cat tries to find the most imposing position possible that it can use to sit on me. On top of everything else, now there’s 45 minutes of music from around the world, available for download. What an age we live in.

This installment, you’ll be hearing some unique sounds from South Africa, rock from Hungary, Canadian pop about California, rocksteady from Jamaica, funky music from the U.S. and France, an avant garde vocal ensemble, vaporwave from New York, and a homemade blend of sketch comedy with plunderphonic Hawaiian vibes. If that sounds at all interesting, click on the link or image above to get yourself a copy.

The file is posted for a limited time. If you want to know artist/song titles, that information is in the id3 tags of the file itself. Most players can read that info for you. I have a few notes below about the process, should that be of interest.

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The Signal: EP120

The Signal: EP120

The Signal: EP120 – Closing out the year with one final 45-minute mix of music for any and all creatures that are able to translate the vibration of air molecules against any sort of internal ear-like structure into anything understandable.

The file is posted for a limited time only, so if you suspect it’s something you might want to listen to while you live in a society capable of supplying you with electricity and free time, then download it now, please. When we all return to subsistence farming in a drought-ridden post-peak-oil wasteland, you don’t want to have the regret of missing the 120th installment of a series of music mixes, do you?

The track list is embedded in the file itself, in the id3 tags. Your mp3 player should allow you to take a look.

Also, if you like these mixes, tell your friends about ’em. And heck, if you’ve not done so, let me know! I don’t have any stats on how many of these things get downloaded so honestly I have no idea how many folks are out there listening. Sure, I could do something about it, by it’s much easier to live with mystery.

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