My name is Devin Black and I host and DJ on Aquatic Themes: a show exploring the wide range of electronic music termed “bass music” — a mix of techno, dubstep, grime, drum & bass, downtempo, and everything in between. Expect to hear diverse live mixes of mid-noughties dubstep, grime instrumentals, dub techno, experimental club tracks, abstract techno, half-time drum and bass, and impactful, aquatic downtempo. Guests from both New York City and from the rest of the world are featured regularly.

Upcoming on Aquatic Themes

September 21: Shy Eyez

Get in touch! My email is devin@wnyu.org. Ask me anything, send me hate mail, request me to play more tech house, etc etc

Shy Eyez brought a killer mix of bass music & techno to Aquatic Themes! great mixing & some spooky vibes all around

Aquatic Themes’s first proper grime show went very well with Treble Clef killing it on the decks! Amazing grime, UK vibes set & an insightful interview as well. Big ups to Bandcamp.

Oblig on the mic as well, 5 person B2B in the last 45 minutes!

Playlist:

Plata & Glot – Ghosted
Niagara – Arruda
Kassem Mosse – Workshop 12A
Lamont – Titanic
Citizen Boy – Tribute to DSB
Blawan – Peaches (Melting Flesh)
Nguzunguzu – Spittin N Riddim
Jam City – Melty Valve
SPF666 – Tsundere (Massacooramaan Remix)

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Playlist:

Round Four – Find A Way (Vocal + Version)
Maurizio – M4A
Joy Orbison – The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow
Third Side – Andy
Kodiak – Spreo Superbus
Ramadanman – Work Them
Djrum – Untitled 9
Martyn – Miniluv
Ramadanman – Fall Short
Girl Unit – Shade On

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Playlist:

Aaron Carl – Crucified (XDB Remix)
Basic Channel – Quadrant Dub I
Ben Klock – In A While
Traumprinz – Say Or Do
XDB – Descap (Live)
Shifted – Reach (Szare Remix)
Theo Parrish – Lost Angel
Omar S – Thank U 4 Letting Me Be Myself
Röyskopp – Poor Leno

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