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dj kali @ burning monday 2009.11.16

this was, on the whole, much more enjoyable than my last set. a few "standards" plus i got to play some things i'd been meaning to get to for a while. and personally, i think the martin rouge- kali- uriel line up works pretty darn well.

these immortal souls :: marry me (lie! lie!)
danielle dax :: bed caves
oto :: blue arrow
killing joke :: follow the leaders
chrome :: in a dream
p.i.l. :: memories
specimen :: dead man's autochop
swans :: laugh
blank dogs :: no compass
xeno and oaklander :: blue flower
martial canterel :: arctic invention
gelatinous citizen :: big sounds for happy cows
hula :: cold stare
sleep chamber :: dominatrix
clock dva :: the hacker
haus arafna :: satanas and friends
suicide :: cheree
novy svet :: todo por ti
human league :: the path of least resistance
john foxx :: underpass
wall of voodoo :: back in flesh [r]
perverse teens :: la baboute
holger hiller :: jonny
synapscape :: spill
komm intern :: ufo
von magnet :: 12x compass
spk :: metal field
severed heads :: we have come to bless this house
position parallele :: emission
novy svet :: en possession de te

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oh and by the way, showing me that your product will somehow cause my stomach to explode in a rainbow of wtf makes me believe that doing consuming tictacs would be a worse dietary decision than the time i ate two raw eggs and a half a bottle of hot sauce on a dare.

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