Category: Breaks

Sound Grooves (OST Domestic Vol. 1)

Over the summer I had the bright idea to make a soundtrack mix which led me down a rabbit hole.  After visiting a plethora of blogs and listening to thousands of tracks, I decided to break it up in two categories:  domestic and international.  Here is the first installment of the domestic (USA) version.  Stay tuned for plenty more throughout… Read more →

Dining Room Breaks Revisited

Here’s another mix I revisited that was once a staple in many a friends’ collection of CDs.  Perfect for an afternoon of cleaning out the closet, reading coffee table books, strolling through the park or eating a pot roast like these folks…enjoy! Download Playlist forthcoming… Read more →

Wino Breaks Revisited

A long time ago I made a mix called “Wino Breaks” that was fairly well-received.  Given my collection, selection, and deejay skills have improved since I felt it was fitting to revisit the vibe of mix.  Great for a bike ride, skatepark jaunt, peppy sunday drive, folding laundry or cooking with wine…enjoy! Download Playlist forthcoming… Read more →

Music to Drive to…

I’ve always liked driving to “house” music.  There’s just something about a continuous flow of 120ish tunes that keep me going in the car.  This fact, and that recently a good friend has turned me back onto this genre, motivated me to make this mix.  Nothing fancy…but some old and new tracks that remind me of my college days driving… Read more →

Gimme Another Break

I’ve been thinking about making this mix for a while and finally got around to it over “ski week break” in February.  It’s an uptempo mix filled with big drums, organic sounds, and silly vocals.  In general it encapsulates some of my favorites artists like DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist, DJ Format, DJ Day, Jon Kennedy, Quantic, Wagon Christ (aka… Read more →