Echo :05

At long last, the latest in the ECHO series. I’ll annotate later. For now, here’s the mix. I think it’s pretty great. Click the download link to grab the MP3. Full tracklist coming in the next few days. Deadbeats – Funky For You Glass Animals – Hazey Royksopp – Silver Cruiser HÆLOS – Earth Not […]

Echo :04

Cripes, what took you so long? I found the Camelot Wheel, that’s what took me so long. The Camelot Wheel is a round thingy developed by Mixed in Key that maps out the relationships of musical keys to one another. It’s a brilliant little tool that makes it a lot easier to keep a music […]

Echo :03

Nick Hornby: “A good compilation tape, like breaking up, is hard to do. You’ve got to kick off with a corker, to hold the attention… and then you’ve got to up it a notch, and you can’t have white music and black music together, unless the white music sounds like black music, and you can’t […]

ECHO :02

Okay, so this is my second mix in the Echo series. I’ve done better this time. I found tracks that work together, most of them new, some of them older, and I hope, sequenced ’em in a way that builds and flows properly. Again, the idea behind the Echo series is to present some great […]

ECHO :01

It occurred to me that in this era of the iTunes playlist, I haven’t made a mix CD–a proper mixed CD, complete with tricks and overlays–since my days at Amoeba (thanks to Nick Pinto and the CD Exchange club.) So I’ve started a series. There’s a lot of music out there. And a lot I […]