Music, mixes and musings
A short list of things I didn't expect to learn from DJing
Posted June 20th 2022
I’m learning to be patient with myself. Time, effort, patience is the path to knowledge, skill and wisdom. There is no shortcut.
I’m learning to be patient with others. We each have our own perspective and needs. This is the balancing act, considering my needs and also the needs of others…
NYC Hip Hop Anthems
Posted November 24th 2020
To quote New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, "We are New York tough. We are tough. You have to be tough. This place makes you tough, but it makes you tough in a good way." This has always been true, though, as Hip Hop will attest. Remember Run DMC - Tougher than Leather?
This mix is a shout-out to those raw NYC classic Hip Hop joints. From Old Dirty to Mobb to M.O.P to Onyx. We are New York Tough! 💪🏽💪🏾💪
Posted July 7th 2020
Seeds are stored potential for growth. They wait. They allow themselves to wait. They are patient. They wait for the right conditions. They wait for soil, moisture and sunlight. When they have what they need, it's time to grow.
It's ok to be a seed. It's ok to wait. Potential for growth is always there. When the conditions are right, we will do our growing.
Musically guided focus sessions help you tune out distraction and focus on something important.
Posted April 22nd 2020
I'm imagining how to use music and DJing in other areas of our lives -- not just for parties, clubs, bars and concerts. How else can DJs serve us? In what other settings and situations might DJs provide value? I love seeing DJs pop-up in fitness centers, department stores and flea markets. Even some big companies are bringing DJs into the workplace.
Let's take that a step further, though. How can DJs and music facilitate our personal goals and work goals, and serve our needs in other ways? Music does more than entertain us and provide recreation. It can also help us improve our health, feel accomplished and achieve our goals.
Posted January 12th 2020
Creativity — the ability to imagine new ideas and possibilities. Our creative ability is fluid -- not an absolute. We all have creative potential. This potential needs exercise and practice. Here are just a few of many ways to exercise and channel our creativity...