After being exposed to the underground scene in Dallas,TX at the early age of 15, I purchased a cheap set of decks and started to pursue a life of djing.
Being involved in the dallas underground community I was constantly exposed to great dj talent such as Brett Johnson, DeMarkus Lewis, JT Donaldson, Rob Vaughn, Red Eye, Kelly Reverb, and A-1. I played trance, breaks, techno, whatever i could get my hands on. i struggled for years trying to find a sound i could call my pwn.
Then after hearing stuff from the inland knights, da sunlounge, kinky movement, special interest....all of them from nottingham, england i realized house music was where i belonged.
. Weather its Chicago Jackin, deep, tribal, or tech, 3 am warehouse beats, early morning sunrise vibes, or lazy sunday fundays of funk, if its good house music, i live to play it. These influences have shaped a unique house sound that I borrow from all styles of music from big band to hip hop. After moving around the country and immersing myself in the sounds of san francisco and the open deserts of Arizona and New Mexico I wound up in Houston side by side in the studio with Paul Dyne, owner of Heights Music and Pen and Ink recordings and Jake Childs owner of Uniform. The amount of influence Paul had on my life musically is had to put into words. His house was so full of wax it was hard to move from room to room. and i got to watch a friend become huge, all over the world. jake with his meticulous productions in the studio, paul with his encyclopedic mind for house music and wicked mixing skills. i gained an amazing education from them both that i can never repay
I currently live in iowa city iowa. and you can find me at occasional parties and clubs..
My style of house is one built from over 19 years behind the decks. House music is my life and i hope to spread it to everyone. here is a list of the artists and labels that have influenced my sound.
Joey Youngman, Bryan Jones, The Sound Republic, Dj Sneak, Derrick Carter, Stacy Kidd, Paul Johnson, JC & 4Peace, HighMaintenance, Scrubfish, Byron Foxx, Jeff Service, Wattie Green, Camouflage, DJ Pha5e, Fabio Bacchini, Mario Fabriani, The Girth, Leon Louder, Greenskeepers, Sonny Fodera. Troydon, Jason Hodges, Justin Long, Mike Dixon, DJ Mes, Slater Hogan, John Larner, Junia Ovadose, D-t3ch, Inland Knights, The Littlemen, No Assembly, Slum Science, Swirl People,Tommy Largo, Tracy Cooper, White Collar Criminals, Sound Navigators, Groove Federation, Kinky Movement, Hustle & Flow, Matt Shrewd, Jacob London, ION, Craig Hamilton, Truman Industries, The Beat Burgers, Dj Heather, Natural Rhythm, Johnny Fiasco, Special Interest, James Amato, Johnny D & Nicky P, Jazzy Eyewear, Daft Punk, DJ Falcon, Le Knight Club, Thomas Bangalter, Jackin Tracks, Control Recordings, Bumpin City, Aroma Records, Guesthouse Music, Spatula City, Drop Music, Igloo Music, Sampled Recordings, Classic Records, Mobile Trax, DAE Recordings, Neighborhood House Watch, Ringside Records, Blue Label Music, Juiced Music, Chunky Trax, Baldeelox Records , OM Records, Greenhouse, Black Cherry, Lingo, Guess Who, G Swing,, Bump Shop, Flatpack Trax, Mobile trax, Dust Traxx,, AJ, Odds & Ends, Crydamoure, Black Jack, Riviera Records, Roule, Agave, Fetish Recordings, Lowdown, Doubledown, Detour, Drop Music, Amenti Music, Nightshift, Tango, Control, Dotbleep, 4Kenzo, Wiggle, Reverberations, Playhouse, In House, Hudd Traxx
Thanks for listening.....