PROJECTS THOUGHTS MUSIC ABOUT

"Remember, information is not knowledge; knowledge is not wisdom; wisdom is not truth; truth is not beauty; beauty is not love; love is not music; music is the best."
-Frank Zappa

The more I explore the vast world of music, the more I realize how little I understand. I try to ignore the arbitrary boundaries of music and pay attention to what seems most important to me – the musicality and creative intention of the artists. The collection here is my recorded history of exploring music and attempts at sonic assemblage. Songs with a denote my favorite mixes. Enjoy!

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April 06, 2012

Vessel

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In 1996 some friends and I created the Rhythm Society, a music focused community with the goal of creating a safe and intentional environment to dance and celebrate together. We have four major events a year falling on the solstices and equinoxes.


The Spring 2012 event was held on the U.S.S. Hornet, a historic aircraft carrier that fought in WWII, witnessed the atomic test at Bikini Atoll, and picked up the Apollo 11 capsule when it landed in the Pacific. It’s now a museum and event space. For this event I was asked to create the music vision and assemble the cast of DJs. The overall theme of the event was about the conflicting nature of war and our personal struggles to rationalize it. Musically, I wanted to provide an ego-less journey with plenty of room for introspection and some goofiness thrown in to keep spirits high.


I played the morning slot from 4:30 until 6am. The music primarily falls into the genre of tech house, with elements of world music and psychedelia scattered throughout. I hope you enjoy!


Tracklist
Ice (Morris Cowan Remix) by Thomas Bjerring & David Skog
Drivin’ by Homework
Fiesta Gigolo by Michael Knoch
777 by Yapacc
Tango Tan Go by Jurek Prezezdziecki
Drunken Russians (DJ PP Edit) by Gabriel Rocha & DJ PP
Sha Shtil by Gucci Vump
Fissa Tune by Homework
Habibi (Shir Khan Remix) by Malente & Dex
Waiting for the Sun (MollonoBass Remix) by Lula Circus
Zulu by Ordinary Subject
Shingawa (Odo Makes A Smile Remix) by Molisans Brothers
Valkanizateur by Valentino Kanzyani
Mutti Frutti by Nadja Lind
Impacto by Marcus Meinhardt
Suspenders (Aka Aka & Thalstroem Remix) by Oliver Klein
Korea Tabs (Harry Axt Remix) by Flinsch ‘n’ Nielson
Ah Gupten by Norman
Verstrahlte 122 by Laufmasche
Unsichtbare Zweitfrisur (Harry Axt Remix) by Norman
Michele Plays Ping Pong by Daisy Daisy
Marquee by Haruyuki Yokoyama
X by Jan Driver
Jacqueline by Fat Acid


Dance Electronic Hypnotic

November 07, 2005

TechTwerp

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TechTwerp is a quiet mix of electronic music that skirts the edge between minimal techno and ambient music. The mix begins with Piano Magic’s sea shanty inspired “Haloween Boat”, and ends with my all time favorite Terry Riley piece “Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band”.


Electronic Hypnotic Minimal Uplifting

September 17, 2004

Rhythm Society - Sensation

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A magic night with the Rhythm Society. The music was focused and energized all night. This tribal set skirts the edges of psychedelic trance without going there (thankfully).


Dance Hypnotic Tribal
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