People don’t buy what you do, but why you do it. If that is so, why do I wake up in the morning? Why do I do - whatever it is that I love to do? I don’t know the answer to that, I’m not sure what it is that I love - outside of my beautiful wife, and my cat. But I have to find the spark that drives love for other things, thoughts and even just feelings would do.
Hey everyone. Did you miss me?
In my time off I bought myself a few new toys, including a little two channel mixer, a MIDI controller for recordings, some lights, and a little space in the garage. So bedroom DJ moves out of the bedroom, and into the garage. To celebrate this momentus occasion I have set up some cameras to capture me having a little fun.
This mix is a monster. Three and a half hours of #chill, #dark, and #melodic #house #music, with a little #techno on the side. To hear the unedited version, use the Mixcloud player below. Otherwise you can try the youtube link above to see me jumping around.
I originally put together two mixes over the summer, but with the craziness of Christmas, and the stress of work, I never had a chance to publish these. So I put them together and here we are. The first hour is devoted to the classic chill out format. And the second hour is very melodic, the perfect soundtrack for that classic 4am house party D&M. Tracks from Kidnap Kid, Dirty South, Tom Middleton, Cubicolor and Yotto.
I think I might take a break from the recording for a little while. I need a little time to unwind, spend with myself.
I've been having a whole lot of fun showcasing mixes where I work, given the audience I've been looking for a list of easy-listening vibes. The result is this mix - we take things pool side. Grab some shades and put on some sunscreen, it's a summer deck pool party featuring classic tunes from Moloko and Kaskade, a few new fresh tunes from the likes of Duke Dumont, Dusky and Marian Hill.
Trying something a little different again, put together about 3 hours of a radio program I simply call 'Ampersand Radio'. Welcome to the very first episode. Rather than focusing on mixing, I wanted to just play songs and partake in a little talk back. Album Inspired from Radiohead's 'A Moon Shaped Pool', Track One Side One from Michael Jackson, EP from Andrew Bayer. The program also includes Bedroom DJ Sessions 11 - devoted to Tribal and Tech House Music
During the party years I would finish my photo work around 2am, sometimes I would stick around and party with the DJ's and promo teams. On the occasion that I would end up staying till closing, we would head over for an afterparty... somewhere.
The tunes that would be flying around there were always very tribal, and I loved it! This mix is my tribute to those times. It's time to get deep...
Let's bring the funk!
When I think of funky house, you can't go past Norman Cook aka Fat Boy Slim. I've always been a massive fan of ongoing raves on Brighton Beach. This mix is my tribute to those good times.
I may have had a few too many drinks and mixed terribly. I'm sorry about that. LOL
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All media published on iamampersand.com, timmyjohnston.com. Youtube channel @timmyjohnstontv, Instagram channel @timmyjohnstoncom are registered to sole trader company Ampersand in Australia. Media cannot to duplicated, copied, redistributed or modified with the express consent of Timothy Johnston.