My Mixes area has hours of remixes, edits and mashups of mine for you to listen to. I also have The Audio Vault, an area with rarities pulled from my music collection.
A quick "about me" (more in the F.A.Q.): I have a very cool "day" job: I work for the band Depeche Mode. Starting on September 2nd, 1998, I became the band's webmaster. For over 25 years, I have run (and sometimes designed) their website, as well as maintained all of their social media accounts. Since 2015, I earned the additional job title of "Archivist". which has put me in charge of the band's tape vault. I have worked on a number of the band's releases, including:
I helped create the outline for the project with the band management. I pulled all the tapes from the vault (over 400), and sat for a few days in London screening the tapes, picking the "masters" for the project. I approved the final test discs, after catching some errors.
I worked with Sony, pulling the master DDPi images for the 14 studio albums. For the four discs of bonuses, I pulled every track from both the vaults, and my personal archive. I then approved the final test pressings.
I worked with Sony for over two years, ensuring every frame of the video was correct. I also did the audio mix for both home video titles, using the original masters (excluding one track which only seemed to exist on a UK promo CD single!?!). For two years, I downloaded working edits to approve or reject. I also approved the final test discs.
The 12" Singles Box Sets.
From Speak & Spell to Spirit, I worked with Sony to ensure all the correct mixes were used on all 14 of these replica reissues, as well as to provide suggestions for bonus content. I pulled all of the tracks to be used on each box. I confirmed all the mixes were correct. When needed, I edited tracks to match original releases. I approved all of the test pressings. I also insisted that all the downloads be in WAV format.
After the Video Singles Collection, Sony asked me to prepare the music videos for YouTube. I took the opportunity to fix a few errors that appeared on the "Video Singles Collection" DVD set, as well as to re-do the audio track of every music video. Almost all of the music videos that are currently on Depeche Mode's YouTube channel I had a hand on.
I have had a lot of "other jobs". Some of the current jobs include:
Tape archivist for Gia DeSantis, Alison Martino and Peter Facer. If you saw the 2023 Wham! documentary on Netflix, every time you saw Richard Blade pop up, that was from a tape I archived.
Editor/Radio Imaging/Remixing at KROQ-FM (Los Angeles)
Editor/Radio Imaging/Remixing at MARS-FM (Los Angeles)
Editor/Radio Imaging/Remixing at GROOVE Radio (Los Angeles)
Editor/Radio Imaging/Remixing at KCRW-FM (Los Angeles)
Contractor (edits, remixes, authoring, websites, ring tones) at Warner Brothers Records
Get here from a web search? Maybe you have heard of me, but don't really know much about me? Maybe you read a about me somewhere, and are questioning the validity of the comments you read (as you ffffing should!). Find out the truth about me in my f.a.q. file.
If the f.a.q. didn't answer your questions, or you want to talk about something on the site, feel free to email me. Please be aware I am notorious for one sentence replies. Don't be offended. It's just the way I am. :)
PLEASE NOTE: While I do work for a number of "known" clients, I absolutely can not pass notes to them, forward emails to them, get you tickets to a show, ask a client to sing at your wedding, et cetera. There are proper channels you can use to contact people. Please use those. I can not help you, and will NOT reply to such requests. Thank you.
I am banned from YouTube. I have two strikes on Vimeo. Facebook and Instagram are constantly copyright flagging my account. Because of all the drama on third party sites, I am now self-hosting all the videos you see on the site. Sorry for any speed issues, but self-hosting costs me A LOT of money. #FairUse #TransformativeWorks
DISCLAIMER: This web site, and the content presented on it (audio, video, text, images) represent my own personal beliefs, values, opinions and thoughts. Unless otherwise indicated, nothing on this web site should be considered as endorsed or approved by the many clients I work for and represent, or anyone else. This is just a personal portfolio web site.
If you represent a copyright holder and you have an issue with any of the content on this site, don't hesitate to send me an email. Be aware: This site has been up since 1994, and no copyright holders has EVER contacted me. If you do contact me, you will be the first, and I will let the world know on social media. No pressure. :)
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