dd15: I Am Focused (1998)


Techno mix from 1998 performed in my first apartment in Brooklyn, a fresh life awaiting me.

Performed June 1998 in the Cervix, Brooklyn

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Apathism – 3.B – Apathism
District 1 – The Hub – Auk
Christian Borée – Callture – Propaganda
Fanon Flowers – Mode 05 – Exalt
Cari Lekebusch – Sterkommen – Hybrid
Circle Sun – Re-Course – Construct Rhythm
Joel Mull – 5.A2 – Code Red
DJ Tuttle – Exciter Element – Universal Music Floor
District 1 – Absolute Music – Auk
Peaky Pounder – Pyyteettakin – Upstruct
Prototype – Junction – Monoïd
4th Level – No Doubts – Auk
DJ Tuttle – 1.B1 – Red Connexion
The Hacker – Freeze_ – Doug Dunner

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Mindtours – Yellow – Torque
Nuccle vs Tracer – B1 – Red Seal
Andreas Krämer vs Torsten Kissler – Acrob@tic – Construct Rhythm
Hermetic Unity – Lysergic Ovni – Choice
P. Leroy – VCA Boost – Gelstat
DJ Tuttle – 1.B2 – Red Connexion
Breizh Sound System – 808 Breizh – Red Fish
A. Paul – Amanita Muscaria – onh.cet
Parkinson – 5.A1 – Tint
Tobias von Hofsten – Baby You’re A Pizza – Dark Disko
Joel Mull – Infected – Inside
Sigma – Moving Shadows – Focus

dd14: Velvet Rope (1998)

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While I continued to get busy with the techno, I wouldn’t let the deep house side go. From the original description, I wrote that “this music will remind you in the future of your experiences today.”

Performed March 1998 on The Serpentine, NYC

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JT Donaldson – Mota-Vation – Fair Park
Saint Etienne versus Faze Action – Sylvie – Cre
Slam Mode – Cres Aquatica – Deep Worldwide
Darktown Strutters – Manhattan Dub – Neurotic
Jordan Fields – Are You Serious? – Mood Groove
Superlova – All Night (svex rmx) – Raw Elements
The Persuader – Kungstradgarden – Svek
Experiment 43 – What I Feel – DNH
Vincent Nello – Sweet Night – Obsession
Greenbelt – Everyone – diy
Blue 6 – Do Ya Like It? (b&s dub) – Wave
Ramsey And Co – Love Call – BBE
Jazz Twit – Strides – Shaboom

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Jean Cochois – So Much Pain Inside – Plastic City
Presence – Better Day (Salt City Orchestra’s Better Remix) – Pagan
Attaboy – Busted Wagon (Salt City Numb Dub) – Toko
Graham Jerimia – So Good – Rita
Nouveau Riche – Nights Over Whales – Estereo
Soul Purpose – Soul Purpose Too – Low Pressings
Larry Heard – Saga of the Evil Queen – Distance
Chris Gray – Tranquil Solutions – Music Is…
Oscuro P. – Sole Inflection – Pan
Larry Heard – So Much Joy – Guidance

dd13: Level 1 (1997)


Getting relentless with techno, gearing up for some years of fun..

Performed December 1997 on The Serpentine, NYC

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Sphere – Aurora – Focus
Joel Mull – B2 – Code Red 02
User – Urgionomics – Organised Noise
Tony Montana – Cocoroach – !K7
Reproach – Reconstruct – Jerk
C&G South System – B1 – Drumcode 11
Andreas Krämer – Treibjagd – Construct Rhythm
Succion – Man Pocket – Element Communications
Anorak 3 – Precautions – Absense
Electronic Home Entertainment – Hitchcock – Delerium Red
40 Ft Puma – Jaguars Breath – Planet Rhythm
Clemens Neufeld – Death Thrills – Missile
Brother’s Yard – Kumarika – PV
Surgeon – Krautrock Version III- Tresor
Ben Long – Expressing Possibility – Potential
Chris Liebing – A – Audio 07

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Reck – 7th Year Cycle – Eukatech
20 Eyes – Down The Train – Labworks
Chance McDermott – Dark Clouds – Sativae
David Caretta – Moon Walking – Thrust
The Entity – Aphridite – Construct Rhythm
Crusty Mills – 01 – Techno Slut
Recapture – Tones & E-Facts – Construct Rhythm
40 Ft Puma – Stalking – Planet Rhythm
Subjective – Tremmer – Rotation
The Vectif – Octan – Spectron
Mass Retain – Hammer Drill – Subjective
Virtualian – Looped – Thrust
Tomito Satori – Futureperfect – Exhibit
Obscurum – Seaborn – Element Communications
C&G South System – A1 – Drumcode 11
Aura Exiter – Metalik – FTSound
Sphere – Atmosphere – Primate

dd12: Perils of Wisdom (1997)


The mixtape that started it all in Spain.

Performed July 1997 on The Serpentine, NYC

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Torsion – People of One-O-Seven – Reload Ambient
Subhead – Built of Glass – Subhead
Oliver Ho – Chasm – Drumcode
Andreas Kraemer – Raigras – Construct Rhythm
Section 8 – Rogue Trooper – Radius
Analog Confusion – Out – Tritone
Jeremdam – B2 – Absense
8-Bit Science – Resoultion – Trope
Mugon – Obscurum (Dom Theory) – Element Communications
Outline – Feeling – Ideal
Deadline – Flattery – Fieber
a.b – B2 – Drumcode
Andreas Kraemer – Tonkunst – Construct Rhythm
Brother’s Yard – Radiona – Expire
Heiko Laux – There Is No End – UTurn
Markus Schneider – Nu Phonic – Construct Rhythm
Umek – B1 – Expire
Mugon – Pub E Como – Element Communications

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Brother’s Yard – Lourinya – Absense
Advent – Armegeden – FFRR (eek)
Da Mother Ship – Funktion – Ozone
Umek – Glysine – Communique
Epsylon 9 – Full Power – Forbidden Planet
Future Frontier – 007 – PDS
Static Drum – Insector – Logistic
Future Frontier – 008 – PDS
a.b – B2 – Drumcode
03 – Wankelmotorbass – Auftrieb
Oliver Ho – After – Surface
Beast Tamer – B1 – Drumcode
Crazy ERG – Our Game – Jerk

dd11: I’m Dripping (1997)

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A fan favorite :)
Performed July 1997 on The Serpentine, NYC

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A Reminiscent Drive – Dawn Man – F Communications
Slick n’ Flash – Split – Back To Basics
The Episodes – Late Night With Eddie – Essential
Mood II Swing – Searchin’ (dub)- Groove On
Tronicsole – Tu-Souls – Sole
The East West Connection – The More I Get, The More I Want (dub) – Chilli Funk
Unit 2 – Keep Your Head Up (dub) – Sole
Klarky Kat – Gumbo – Toko
Andy Carrick – Freak Vibrations – Glasgow Underground
Deep Down – Movie Score – G-Spot
Urban Soul – What Do I Gotta Do – King Street
Soul Digger – Autumn – Interstate
Retro Emotion – Madison’s Playground – Cross Section
Yellow #9 – Keep On Loving – Schatrax

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Purveyors Of Fine Funk – The Truth For You – Peacefrog
Freil – West of Motebe – Transfusion
Vincenzo – Come Together – Raw Elements
Brommage – Brommage Dub – Svek
Crazy Penis – Summer Bummer – Paper
Primitive – Lapis Lazuli – Primitive Urges
S.I. Project – A Piece of Capri – Adelphoi
Underground Evolution – Walk On Water (dub) – Ugly
Glenn Underground – Sun, Moon & 12 Stars – Peacefrog
Cab Drivers – Elwico – Cabinet
Anthony Teasdale – She Frowned, He Smiled – Alola

dd10: Conscious of the Moment (1997)


Mixtapes were the thing back when I was in college. I was pumping them out as fast as I could acquire all this new music.

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Cari Lekebusch – Straffbas – Drumcode
Mould Impression – 6 Hours – Primate
Dristrict 1 – Pipe – Auk
Al Varis vs. The Pagemaster – Galatea – Jerk
J. Dahlback – Nice Weather Over King’s Island – Svek
Monorella – Replace – Zet
Cuts – Made in Brighton – Solid
District 1 – Inside Out – Auk
Cari Lekebusch – Brakstake – Drumcode
Wyndell Long – Head Games – Club Craft
Cuts – Made in Brighton – Solid
Skyways – ed2 – Scandinavia
Subhead – Weird Hair – Subhead
Regis – Translation – Downwards
Female – Untitled – Downwards
Regis – Cold Water – Downwards

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Moving Forward – Over Powered – Design
Al Faris vs. The Pagemaster – Synkope – Jerk
District 1 – The Lick – Auk
Spinning Atoms – Your Flexible Friend – Reload
Subsounds – 001 – PDS
Encephaloid Disturbance – Clone – Head in the Clouds
Subsounds – 004 – PDS
Future Frontier – 005 – PDS
Monorella – Report – Zet
Moving Forward – Scania – Design
Obscurum – Dom – Element Communications
Applied Language – Live in Chicago – Downwards
Future Frontier – 002 – PDS
Steve Bicknell – The Evader – Cosmic
Total Planet Refreshment – Ratfry – Trigger

dd09: Two Undercover (1997)

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Second installment of the deep Undercover series, recorded back when I was a wide eyed smart ass college student working at Satellite. That Don Carlos track still gives me the shivers.

Performed February 1997 in my shitty dorm room in Boston

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Seekness – Balade Au Bout Du Monde – Reload Ambient
Nato – Move on Smooth – Stronghouse
Louie Balo – Pause – Apricot
Cheek – Venus “Sunshine People” – Versitile
DJ Linus – Pleasure – Freuden House
Soul Motive – The 2s and 5s – Blue Basique
Future Homosapiens – Driving Deep South – Galactic Disco
Fatso – Summer Swing – Explosive
Callisto – Need Ur Love – Guidance
Blunted Dummies – House For All – Definitive
Andy Roberts – Sweet Jesus – Crash
Roy Davis Jr. – Gabrielle – Large
Oliv. Portal – Easy House – Straight Up

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Plesence – The Strength – Remote
Groovebox – The More You Want – Nitegrooves
Callisto – The Cimmercian – Guidance
Freil – Make Me Feel – Transfusion
Trevor Loveys – Serihouse – House of 909
Ian Raendstrom – Rainy Days – BCC
Daniel Bell – 1st Premonition – Superstition
J. Dahlback – The Lonesome Dub – Svek
Jazz n Groove Prod. – House Vibe no.1 – Doghouse
Street Corner Symphony – Symphomaniac – Street Corner
Don Carlos – Alone – Calypso

dd08: Nightrain To Berlin (1997)

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The only ambient mix I ever made.

Performed February 1997 in my shitty dorm room in Boston

Atomu Shizno – Cool Memories – Atom Heart
Angelo Badalamenti – Fire Walk With Me – WB
154 – It Is The End Immanent Within Them – 100% Pure
The KLF – Six Hours to Louisiana, Black Coffee Going Cold – Wax Trax
Seekness – Cyberwar Survivor – Reload Ambient
A Reminiscent Drive – Side Effects – F Communications
Gas – A – Mille Plateaux
Chaka Khan – Through The Fire – WB
Jo Bogaert – Ambient Kinsky – Play It Again Sam
Digital Underground – Packet Prelude – Tommy Boy
Mad Mike – Big Stone Lake – UR
Subhead – Dimensional Lock – Subhead
Queen – In The Death Cell – Hollywood
Millsart – Humana (a1) – Axis 12
The Art of Noise – Love Beat – Zang Tuum Tumb
Woob – 1194 – Emit
Vainqueur – Solanus – Chain Reaction
Alec Empire – 22:24 – Mille Plateaux
Grover Washington Jr. & Bill Withers – Just The Two of Us – Elektra
Larry Heard – Winter Winds and Chill – Black Market
Move D – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – Fifth Freedom
The Art of Noise – A Nation Rejects – Zang Tuum Tumb
A Reminiscent Drive – Two Sides to Every Story – F Communications
Phlegm – Schism – Reload Ambient
The Art of Noise – Debut – Zang Tuum Tumb
Sub Sub – Past – Robb’s Records
Alec Empire – 20 (1) – Mille Plateaux
Earth to Infinity – Soylent Green – Source

A fan created alternative artwork for this mix:

dd07: Entrance (1997)


Performed August 1996 on The Serpentine, NYC

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Phlegm – Pheder-n – Reload Ambient
Detroit Diesal – Metal EP – i220
Zhark – The Payback – Zhark 00001
D-Max – Just for Kix – Oscillator (NYC)
Activa – Multi Loop – DTM
Oliver Ho – Indicator – Blueprint 02
Frank Grünwald – Root Down – Sbrec
Acid Scout – Pot – Disko B
Space DJz – Freshold – Reload
Pawn – Destructive Force – Undefined
Thunderground – Singled Out – Infonet
Disctict 1 – Lobo – Auk 002
Crystal – Funk – Network 23
DJ Slip – D – Missile 14
Shi-Take – Digital Domain (Advent rmx) – Zoom

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Philippe Unselm – Minimal – E Child
Void – Shock Treatment – Guilty
Clox – No Trust – Absense 003
Ratio – Transfer – Central
The Mothership – Artform – Ozone
David Paxton – Across Your Face – Sheep
Thorax – Inhale – Absense 002
Void – Snuff – Guilty
Mark Seven – Nervejack – Spira
Raoul Delgardo – Full Automation – Sheep 202
Isotope 2 – a1 – Network 23
SP 23 – Ekat Sgurd – Acid Orange
Thilo Wacker – Logansport – Casseopaya
Merv – Live – Dancecop
154 – It Is The End Immanent Within Them – 100% Pure

dd06: Undercover (1996)

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The original!

Performed July 1996 at Satellite Studios, NYC

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Nova Nova – See – F Communications
Tim Harper – Lake Shore Drive – Peacefrog
Sean Grant – I Hear My Calling (dub) – Zestland
Honey Drop/Honesty – Drop 2 – Cabinet
DJ Linus – New Jersey Funk – Compose
Yellow Sax – Flim Flam – Nuphonic
Fresh and Low – Stay the Night – Guidance
Roman IV – FKK – Ladomat 2000
Julius Papp – Philly Soul – Jazz Club
RMA – Present – Big Big
Glenn Underground – Tribe of Benjamin – Freezone
Todd Edwards – Fly Away (dub) – i Records
Soul Motive – Into the Night – Nuphonic
In 2 Deep – Shakedown Part 2 – House of 909
Future Soul Orchestra – Life’s Journey – House of 909

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B. McArthur & Rasoul – Excursion 2 – Subwoofer
Loose Baggage – Dancin’ – Luxury Service
Vincent Floyd – I Need You – Subwoofer
In 2 Deep – Shakedown Part 1 – House of 909
A.M.C.A./Sensory Prod. – Jihad – Luxury Service
Blue Spirit – 001 – Blue Spirit
Schatrax – Relentless Nights – Schatrax
Mr. Barth – Step A Side – Plumphouse
Sensory Prod. – Deep Introspection – Luxury Service
Round One – I’m Your Brother – Main Street
Salt City Orchestra – The Book (reprise) – Paper