Born in Dayton, OH @ Wright Patterson AFB. Grew up in upstate NY (Syracuse). Lived in Rochester, NY for 10 years after college. Currently live in and love the San Francisco Bay Area. Always been around music from day 1. It's my life. Good weather and good music = my absolute bliss.
A little of: keyboard/piano, flute
Garage Band, Pro Logic
Akai Miniak synth
Blue Snowball Microphone
Heavy Metal Air Guitar
Music that doesn't suck. Music that is not mainstream. I'm tuned in on SoundCloud a lot searching for my musical contentment and get a good share of inspiration from very talented folks on here! Such a wonderful site. :)
Disintigration (The Cure), Violator (Depeche Mode), The Lion and the Cobra (Sinead O'Connor), Some Great Reward (Depeche Mode), For the Beauty of Winona (Daniel Lanois), Pop (U2), Insomnia - The Best of (Faithless), US3 (US3), Shout at the Devil (Motley Crue), Platinum Collection (Bryan Ferry), The Best of (Darryl Hall & John Oats)
Soundtracks: Red Shoe Diaries, 9 1/2 Weeks, Sliver, Pretty in Pink, Napoleon Dynamite, Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Virgin Suicides, Legend
Just off the top of my head.
I can get jiggy with MOST genres. In fact, I like to fuse them in my productions.
Depeche Mode, The Cure, New Order, Erasure, Propaganda, Pet Shop Boys, Baxter, Dave Gahan, Joy Division, Pat Benetar, The Chameleons, Gene Loves Jezebel, Royskopp, Prince, Tears for Fears, Xymox, The Knife, Massive Attack, Tricky, Peter Godwin/Nuevo, Deep Forest, Soft Cell, Fever Ray, The Presets, Cut Copy, Kate Bush, Emmylou Harris, U2, Kanye West, Faithless, James, LL Cool J, Digable Planets, Just Jack, Memory Tapes, Peter Murphy (Bauhaus), Iris...too many to list. Really!
Genres: electronic, ambient, trip hop, dream pop, orchestral, darkwave, industrial, rock
...do this full time.