From Controllerism to Self Care to the Joy of Education and Continuity through Community.
Remixing for political action with Dubfire and The Bishopgame, The Sound Of Change, The Four Track Remix EP, the universal human condition, loneliness, the impact of Covid-19 and the current election cycle, the Affordable Care Act. An homage to nineties melodic rock meets contemporary electronic production. Production techniques creating variations and twists in the remix but honoring the original intention. Creating controllers that influence the music being made designed to give more expressive live performance that balance technology and live real time performance expression. The evolution of The Mojo, The Robocaster, and The MC1. Embracing musical influences from "the younger self". East Coast transplant to the SF Bay. Studying Jazz, orchestration & Theory at Berklee College of Music. Moving to New York to be part of the scene. Coming to The SF Bay Area for a different quality of life and a different creative aesthetic and its legendary art scene. Going to Burning Man and finding a new radically inclusive approach to art. The changing face of San Francisco. Inspiring others to express their own creativity through interactive and innovative packaging like custom circuit boards for album artwork. Achieving "blow up successes" with indie releases. Performing with Ableton but not having the laptop visible on stage. Time management to stay focused. Meditation, Vipassana ten day silent meditation retreats. Daily meditation & yoga practice. Spirit Rock & Dharma talks. Turning off distractions and building a barrier around yourself with no email, phone or messaging in order to create. "Nobody's perfect", being kind to yourself, self care. Taking a giant mushroom to Las Vegas and working with Meow Wolf. A level of unprecedented interactive art. The Octo Masher and Jamboxes. The "Guitar Wing" and working with Livid Instruments and thebishopgame. Planning to start a consultancy firm. Working with Mickey Hart from The Grateful Dead. Finding joy in teaching and mentoring and helping people enable their own creativity. Teaching and mentoring for Pyramind. Continuity through community. Covid-19 creating Big changes in the Bay and the transforming landscape.
Music Credits: Four Track Remixed
Intro Edit : Alone (Dubvirus Remix) & Shut Me Down (Aquiline Scope Remix)
Track One: Alone (Dubvirus Remix)
Track two and closing track: ust Like You (thebishopgame Remix)
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