Here you’ll find links to essential audio documents related to the Join The Future project, as well as others exploring similar sonic territory or in some way touching on the story told in Join The Future: Bleep Techno and the Birth of British Bass Music.
Talks & Discussions
Matt Anniss in conversation with Colin Steven
This podcast is a recording of the London launch of Join The Future, which took place at Rye Wax in Peckham back in November 2019. In it Anniss answers questions about the book and the story told in it, before playing clips of key bleep tunes and then answering queries from the audience. It’s available to stream on the Velocity Press Mixcloud page.
Join The Future: Mix 01
In the summer of 2018 Matt Anniss announced the Join The Future project with a mix that was later named one of FACT magazine’s September 2018 mixes of the month. It features mostly lesser-celebrated bleep and bass cuts, plus a swathe of his own special ‘Join The Future’ re-edits. You can find it on both Mixcloud and Soundcloud.
Vibes From The TR13E: Join The Future Bleep & Bass Special
In September 2019 Matt Anniss dedicated an edition oft the Vibes From The TR13E show he hosts (and sometimes co-hosts) to Bleep & Bass. The show is a non-stop two-hour mix telling the story of Bleep from start to finish, overlaid with samples from interviews conducted during the book research process, and occasional mic chat from Matt. You can listen to it via the Noods Radio Mixcloud account.