Sound and Machine

Opening for Carlo Lio was a great experience. I had to think and research well for my set, him being a versatile international talent whose techno style varies, yet its always on point. Thoughts: how do I want to start steering the "ship"? What music should I put in my digi crate? I m usually armed with about 80 new tracks for any major event, but I didnt know what to focus on this time: I felt the music had to be techno, but not too fast (duh - I m opening)but headlining the last couple times I caught my ears wired toward peak hour energy material that was not going to work. Other decision: shall I play american or european techno, what to have as a back up in case the crowd is not ready for the brand new releases from just days and weeks ago? shall I have something familiar - should I sneak in deeper stuff? or how about some minimal or acid tracks? Words vs no words ( I prefer zero vocals but wanted to push my boundaries a bit) Will Carlo be able to link in and continue the "story" us opener started? I felt I did alright ;) Love thinking about music, the audience, bringing new underground stuff to the table, and ponder about the crowds reaction. I feel at one point if its done right the audience and the DJs think as "one", vibe together - and thats the BESTEST feeling ever for a musician like me. Thanks for all who came out to the event! If you are on Resident Advisor, I would greatly appreciate your support by "favoriting" / " liking" me as one of your artists. The RA website has been lately the go-to source for many talent buyers, club owners, and promoters - hence the need to boost those numbers a little bit ;) 

Track list is the following: 
1. Portmany (Original Mix) by Chris Main
2. Wild (Adrian Laguna Remix) by Lander B, Oscar Escapa
3. Ambition (Original Mix) by Gabe, Dashdot
4. Rehab (Original Mix) by Milex
5. Dance Everyone (AudiTech Remix) by Alexis Centurion
6. Defect (Original Mix) by Ramon Bedoya
7. Kay Nasty (Original Mix) by Alex Cristea
8. Haarlem (Original Mix) by George Privatti, Daniel Spanjaard
9. Do Your Ting (Original Mix) by Nino Bua
10. Poetry Boat (Original Mix) by Analyst
11. Red Hole (Original Mix) by Angelo Raguso, Felipe G
12. All Night Long (Nonnus & Porter Rhodes Remix) by Dastin, Uron
13. F14 (Martin Giraldez Remix) by Alan Hash
14. Out (Original Mix) by Paulo Foltz
15. Charlie (Original Mix) by Alex Long, Stanny Abram

Direct download: CarloLio_Opening_5.6.16.mp3
Category:music -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

Live recorded mix from Las Vegas. Played at a party out there called: Techno Taco Tuesday - great event, proper music, every tuesday. Liked the vibe - check it out next time you are in Las Vegas.
Track listing:
1. Bad Circuit (Original Mix) by Pablo Muzi3k
2. Fly My Car (Original Mix) by Dave Wincent
3. Vip (Gesus Lpz Remix) by Queco
4. Tecun (Original Mix) by Tektonauts
5. Puddle Trouble (Nic Fanciulli & Marc Fanciulli Remix) by Matthias Tanzmann, Dan Drastic
6. Ambition (Original Mix) by Gabe, Dashdot
7. Ripple (Original Mix) by Sean Collier
8. Cube (Original Mix) by Dave Wincent
9. Defect (Original Mix) by Ramon Bedoya
10. Panico en el Toilette by Modulus
11. PDC (Original Mix) by Omar Labastida, Gianni Ruocco
12. Do Your Ting (Original Mix) by Nino Bua
13. Sourmash (Original Mix) by Sound Sour
14. Kay Nasty (Original Mix) by Alex Cristea
15. Red Hole (Original Mix) by Angelo Raguso, Felipe G
16. No me gusta (Original) by Luis Izquierdo, Diego Gonzalez
17. Mr Toad (Silvio Malla Remix) by Gabriel Rocha
18. Tempest (Original Mix) by Locomatica
19. Let the Beat Back (Original Mix) by Noisebuilder
20. Pressure (Horatio Remix) by KI Creighton, Makanan
21. Ice Plains (Original Mix) by Mind Over MIDI
22. Dream Along (Original Mix) by Likuidvibe
23. Intoxicating (Original Mix) by Kevin Witt
24. Roll (Original Mix) by Sven Sossong
25. Override (Ricardo Garduno Remix) by JAK
26. Dangerous Dream (Original Mix) by Dieter Dresner

Direct download: TechnoTacoTuesday_LV_04.26.2016.mp3
Category:music -- posted at: 6:17am EDT