XCON: n. one who has broken free

In my world, rules were meant to be broken, dance music has no limits, and creativity has no bounds.




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Without the bitter, the sweet isn’t as sweet

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Link to my live mix from The Groove included in this post! WARNING This is a long post. Here is the “too long; didn’t read” version: tl;dr: Grad Bash is a once-a-year event for seniors going into college and they party at CityWalk. I have been scheduled for three events and at theRead More…

Replacing the Crossfader on the Numark NV

It’s been just over a year since I began using the Numark NV, and it’s still one of the best pieces of gear I have owned. This thing has so much functionality jam-packed into a lightweight portable DJ console. It’s reasonably priced (at least half the price of club-installed equipment),Read More…

My Mashup of “Nasty Freestyle” Tops the Breakbeat Chart!

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Well this news certainly comes as a pleasant surprise! One of our record pools (place where DJs buy music online), Digital DJ Pool, allows DJs to upload their own music. On February 21st, I uploaded my breakbeat remix/mashup of T-Wayne’s “Nasty Freestyle,” and as of today, it’s in the numberRead More…

Neptune’s @ Daytona Beach, FL

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This weekend was the official kickoff for the 75th annual Bike Week! I performed at Neptunes Sports Pub & Cafe on Saturday for what felt like a marathon set. The gig was supposed to be about 4 hours, but ran for 7.5! Running long is never a bad thing, and instead,Read More…

Jailbreak 003

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I have been meaning to post this mix for a while now, but I’ve been spending too much time in the studio and around town. If you haven’t already heard the mix through my Mixcloud account, now is your chance! It’s a 30 minute live recording from Universal CityWalk’s RisingRead More…

If there was a problem, YO, I’ll solve it

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Let’s not get ahead of ourselves… Chances are, if there is a problem, I may not be able to solve it. But if the problem was something like…having a karaoke nightclub full of people and nobody around to perform some Vanilla Ice, that’s a problem I am willing to solve. My performanceRead More…

A Dream 13 Years in the Making

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December has been crazy! I have been meaning to write a post for a while now, and I just could not find the time to put something coherent together. I wanted to write about some of the exciting events that have happened, but I had no idea that one ofRead More…

Jailbreak 002

I am happy to announce the partial availability of my second Jailbreak session. This Jailbreak will contain 2 parts, and the first has just been posted. It’s a live recording from the Mini House Club event on November 14, 2015. In it’s entirety, the two parts together will be just overRead More…

Mini House Club – Kids, Community, and Culture

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On Saturday, November 14, 2015, we (PRO Event DJ) had a the privilege of performing for something…a little different. No fancy clubs, no lounges (although adult beverages were served), but it did feel as though I was at a mini music festival. Let’s back up for a minute… A fewRead More…

Thriller Mashup

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Something unexpected happened this week…I created a Thriller Mashup (Downloads Available). This is the second unscheduled, unplanned, impromptu recording that just sort of happened. It was recorded on September 8 and 9, 2015 during a planning session for my upcoming Adobe Gila’s gig. The night started similar to any otherRead More…

As a DJ, people expect a certain sound and a certain danceability for the music. As a producer, I really like to let go of any rules that may exist. --Armin Van Buuren