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Tag: dj mixes Page 1 of 2 Mix Series 10: Into the Void

Anything or anyone who falls through the event horizon will soon reach the region of infinite density and the end of time. Stephen Hawking, A Brief History of Time As a young child, I read a children’s book which covered a number of natural and scientific topics. There is a part which particularly interested me […] Mix Series 09: Because They are Hard

…there is no money in this industry, but it’s still true…and it’s a music, like, which comes from your heart, from your soul. -Lady Waks, US Tour Documentary We choose to go to the moon.  We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, […] Mix Series 08: The Gateless Gate – A Higher Plane of Trance

The Way does not belong to knowing or not knowing. To know is to have a concept; to not know is to be ignorant. -Mumon, The Gateless Gate, Case 19 …there’s a difference between knowing the path, and walking the path. -Morpheus, The Matrix The namesake of this mix is an interesting, challenging read.  Although […] Mix Series 08: METAPHYSICS – A Journey Through Another Dimension of Hip Hop

I find it hard to believe that it’s been almost 2 years since the last entry in the Mix Series, and yet here we are. As it happens, this mix has been brewing for quite a bit of that time – from conception, this mix has been several months in the making.  I knew I […] Mix Series 07: FOUNDATION – Solid House for an Unstable World

“They might call it house because it’s not a serious production, or has to be planned…it’s just how you feel.  And when you want to say something, you just say it.” -Unknown sample, House Connection Vol. 2, Bad Boy Bill and Richard “Humpty” Vission House music never won an award for being complex.  In fact, […] Mix Series 06: SPYGAMES – Paranoid Dubstep and Future-Funk

From the delightful NSA-O-MATIC: Recently released NSA documents revealed the existence of TUNINGBAZZARE, a full-take collection point that deanonymizes one tenth of all internet traffic. General Keith Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency, assured the public that the program is only used to combat terrorism. This is generative fiction, and a joke.  However, as […] Mix Series 05: SHOCKED – The Electro House and Breaks Connection

“That’s the thing about house,” a friend once said to me at a party, “It sure is reliable”. I think he was right, and the same can be said about breakbeat. Fads come and go, but house and breaks are the pillars that hold up electronic music. Simple ideas are typically the ones that don’t […] Mix Series 04: Pattern Recognition – A Dark Techno Introspection

Humans spend the bulk of their lives developing experiences, which in turn change our own perceptions.  These perceptions later become “filters” – assumptions that you make subconsciously about the world around you.  For centuries, this is how the human race has survived – it has shaped our ability as individuals to assess threats, as well […]

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