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Launch of Curiosity

Launch of Curiosity

About the show

Playing tracks by

Daft Punk, Saul Stokes, Boards of Canada, Brad Smith , Jumpel and more.

This past Saturday, NASA launched the Mars Science Laboratory known as "Curiosity" on a 9 month journey to the planet Mars. As I was watching video of the launch, I was thinking about music that would work well with a launch & space voyage. I quickly collected some appropriate tune & cranked out this mix at escape velocity speed.

The tracks are all electronic/electronica cuts that I thought seem to fit the theme. As it turns out, many of the tunes have titles that are perfect for a mix like this. Titles such as "Towards Unknown Space", "Solar Sailer", "Born to Fire", "Your Wings Make You Fly" and of course "Phobos & Deimos Go To Mars".

That "Phobos & Deimos" tracks was one of my absolute favorite tracks in college. I had a clear vinyl version of the Synergy album "Cords". There aren't going to be too many times that I can sneak that cut into a mix so I'm glad I got that one in here.

The NASA audio is all from the actual launch of the Curiosity Mars rover mission.

Comments

Corin Ashwell

Beautiful. Great soundtrack to the day.

bryan933
bryan933

trip to space !

scatologist

intermusickal overdrive.

Michael Kunz

Intergalactical Verzerv

Hiro Sato (Minox)

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Axeman's Jazz

Fantastic mix. I love the concept and the selection of tunes. Would work well in a Planetarium!

CocoaGeek
CocoaGeek

Very nice! Thanks for making it :)