ggarris

ggarris

  • From : San Francisco, United States
  • Joined : Thu 21st Jun 2012, 7 years ago

About Me

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.

Instruments I play

A little of: keyboard/piano, flute

Software I Use

Garage Band, Pro Logic

Hardware I Use

Akai Miniak synth
Mac Computer
Blue Snowball Microphone
Heavy Metal Air Guitar

Listening To Right Now

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. :)

10 Favourite Albums

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.

My Influences / Fav Artists

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!

My Music Sounds Like

Medieval-celtic-hypnotic-dreamy-moody-fusion-esque

Genres: electronic, ambient, trip hop, dream pop, orchestral, darkwave, industrial, rock

In My Other Life I ...

...do this full time.