my philosophical artistic pseudonym ".thejass." is a change in the notion of identity. "the" specifies the definiteness of my name "jass", which are concatenated, and delimited by dots "." that symbolize not only a beginning and an eventual end of my physical life, but also an aesthetic of virtual immortality. .thejass. is a reference to the domain name system that defines where i exist in the realm of the internet and is an online grave stone marker in the vastness of the global network.
.thejass. (pronounced ‘dot THE JASS dot’) born in the USA and raised in the ski resort town of Park City, Utah [home to The Sundance Film Festival] currently lives in Williamsburg Brooklyn NYC is a DJ, Visual Artist, Video Director whose underworld creations take a firm place in the dark subconscious.
DJing experimental electronic music that is built up with cinematic soundscapes, taken down with deep ambient, then dragged around with drone metal, a .thejass. DJ mix creates a haunting experience for the mind. With DJ sets around NYC gaining attention, .thejass. DJ mixes have been showcased nationally on Proton Radio, East Village Radio, and Newtown Radio culminating in .thejass. first international gig in July 2013 to play Richie Hawtin’s ENTER. opening party at Space Club in Ibizia Spain. In the near future .thejass. will be releasing audio works of art combining the two worlds of techno music and drone metal into a style .thejass. calls “Murdered Out Techno”.