• ⊙▃⊙ Style: Downtempo, New RnB, Leftfield Single practice take with my Traktor S2 MK1. Primarily more (slightly aggro) downtempo and chilled track selection. Much tighter improvised fx+sampling technique & better error recovery than I've done before. Quick-master mixdown is also much cleaner. Recorded: 2014 Dec 01 Bitrate: 320kbps Runtime: 40

  • ⊙▃⊙ Single practice take last night with my Traktor S2 MK1, 2nd mix released publicly. Primarily tracks selected from the NEW INC member party set. Lots of new experiments and some clear mistakes, but new track selects. BPM Range: 80 – 130. Tracklist Feed Me - Back Home (Caribou Cover) Slow Magic

  • Kontrol S8 I may buy a Traktor Kontrol S8 ($1,199) soley on the grounds of the hardware looking so future and substantial. Every control has purpose. Designing a flagship DJ controller is a challenge of optimizing feature flexibility while balancing dials that offer with precise control. The controller has

  • Back when I was living in San Francisco circa 2010, I made a terrarium with the usual suspects, except for a particularly stunning hand blown glass vase acquired at Paxton Gate. While going through the archives in Lightroom one evening, I came across my terrarium and forgot how handsome it

  • This post is only to note that I'm a horrible developer... or perhaps just lazy. Ever since I ported this blog to Ghost and altered a free theme to my taste, I never bothered to make it responsive. Not even one bit. Now this site is chock full of responsiveness

  • This is the artwork for Luxury Problems, a 2012 LP by dub techno producer Andy Stott. About a year ago or so, I became kind of obsessed with the artwork. Enough to make a 27” widescreen wallpaper of the sleeve art and do a 24-bit/96kHz rip of the vinyl

  • I finished a rough mix of (mostly) house this past Friday that clocked in at almost an hour. There are a bunch of mistakes, but it's a milestone because the longer the set, the more time there is for a catastrophic screw-up that ruins the recording (and the party). A

  • Above: A JPEG image from the Philly workshop batch converted from RAW by the method detailed below. The Task Convert an entire folder of RAW images, typically produced by DSLR camera at 300dpi and convert them all to web-ready, 72dpi JPEG's in a single bash command while utilizing all eight

  • I own a Traktor S2, but have never actually performed a real DJ set live. Someday. Considering this, it may sound odd that I gladly answered a random fella's question on Quora that pertained to perceptive audio quality for DJ's. I came at it from a purely technical viewpoint and

  • Originally published January 29, 2013. Now updated with latest Shairport libs, depedencies, and installation instructions. After getting my Raspberry Pi last week, I set out to make it do something useful in the interim before a more compelling creative lightning bolt hits me. Luckily, nerds & neckbeards with smarts beyond