MIXOLOGY highlights dj sets from around the web that we enjoy listening to. As a result, we believe this will contribute to the betterment of society through the fine listening experieince. Old Meiotic co-hort and recently Denver-based Andrew Kevins played an event this past March at Beatport HQ (Yes, they are his new bosses as well). Featuring […]
At 27 years of age, Thomas Erdmann aka Popkan continues to push his unique sound into the new decade and beyond. Heavily influenced by artists like Thomas Bangalter, Derrick Carter, Green Velvet…
Exposed to various forms of electronic music through Chicago’s mid to late 90’s rave scene, Matthew’s tastes would be influenced by the vast musical knowledge of his friends Karl and Ken Meier, Dave Siska, Josh Werner, Israel Vines, and Zachary Lubin. Further honing his DJ skills and refining his sound, Matthew would then join the like-minded Meiotic collective.
From the sounds of old salsa, cumbia and merengue records emanating from his parents’ home stereo as a child to the jacking raw beats of early Chicago house which provided the soundtrack to his teen years, Hernan’s early exposure to the musical output of Chicago’s diverse cultural communities awakened within him a lifelong passion for music and movement.
A Chicago native recently transplanted to the northwest, DJ Shift’s (Albert Loo) initial forays into electronic music were heavily shaped by the industrial and new wave sounds championed by the city’s Wax Trax Records.
Andrew was initially drawn into music as a child after many raids of his father’s vast rock vinyl collection, which ranged from the Beatles to Pink Floyd to Hendrix to Joy Division. Andrew purchased his own set of turntables as a freshman in high school back in 1996 and began practicing the art of mixing records immediately after.