18 April 2021. This was a life- and worldview-altering set. I wish I knew why. Sometimes it just all clicks. Not sure it quite comes across in the recording, particularly since I
didn't hit the dang button until a half an hour in or so!
But just a nice crowd and fantastic vibes from the first minute through to the slightly hectic bonus 20 minutes or so I got
from the DJ who went after me (the delightful Betty Ray), who ran into some tech issues.
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You can also watch this on the Unison twitch channel. A bit of the audio is muted, (the labels don't want us to buy their music!) but some total hottie rolls up and starts shaking her groove at around the 50 minute mark, our kiddo enters the chat at 1h 1m, and there are a couple epic Rocket Leauge goal replays starting at 1h 8m.
13 Sept 2020. We're still on lockdown from COVID. Millions of trees are on fire, and the air is sodden with strange, gray-orange smoke. Trump is provoking Nazi-crazed 17 year old vigilantes armed with assault rifles. AND STILL WE 🤬🤬🤬 RISE! Celebrating my new fancy-pants DJ gear (an XDJ-XZ), upgraded internets (for better streaming!), and the launch of Way to Lead's new advertisment, What's Possible, and either impending or eventual victory! This was a fun twitch stream dj party, too, with friends coming by from Amsterdam, Mexico, and other exotic locales like two exits down the 580.download
16 Sept 2019. From an afternoon Oakland pool party. First set that's been worth posting in just over two years! Opens weird with that Kygo remix of the song from the Hobbit, which I love but I admit is a strange starting point. Turns into happy minimal poolside house soon enough after that though.download
1 Sept 2017. The nice folks I camped with at Liminal Labs gave me a chance to DJ on Friday night at Burning Man 2017. We had Barbarella playing on the big truck projection system in the background, and the camp fire spinners put on a show next to the 16 foot, fire shooting metal gate. It was my first one in 11 years, so I went out there without a gig lined up or a set prepped, but during a dust storm one afternoon, I hid out in the truck pulling some of the best of my last three or four years of sets. This is the result. The genres process roughly through ceremonial bass, funky house (with an old-school detour for a political message that's been on my mind lately), some neo-funk, a little poppy stuff, some ephiphanic breaks and then on to my take on the current state of deep house. Photo credit: [Ellen Steuer](http://ellen.org/).download
February 2016. Soundtrack for Jen's birthday party. The last time I got to enjoy music with my good friend Dan, who died a few months later.
November 2015. Soundtrack for a lovely night in the Woodside Hills.
YES AND YES YES 003
June 02015. One of my (numerous) favorite parts about the summer creative/techie conference YxYY is that I pretty much always get a chance to dj my face off. This year I played sets at the pool, prom and the last-day morning daybreaker.
DEEP GRAIN OF LOVE
Inspired by ecstatic dance, the poetry of David Whyte and by all warriors for self-compassion.download
Leonard Lake 2012download
Inspired by Kristie Dahlia Home.download
bianca's at dawn (burning man 1999)download