It’s been a few weeks since we finished the mixes for this year. Coachella itself seemed to have been a success and the mixes we made were well received. After 14 years I’m glad to see that each year these mixes increase in quality. What started out as me recording John’s records back in 2004 has now become a full production mashup mix.. and it’s dope as hell!
In those final weeks of rushing to meet our deadline (usually a CD-release party John is playing) I used every single free minute to polish the mashups, mixes, transitions and remixes of the project. In the last two years it even exhausted me to a point of getting sick for a week once my stress chemistry in my body shuts down. It’s no big deal.. it kinda proves to me how much energy I put into the whole thing and in the overall picture it’s satisfying to be part of this and add so much to the creation of these mixes.
John and I have become a really good team considering we’ve been working at a distance of about 10,000 miles for the last six years (The reason for this is an entire story in itself, which I’m not quite ready to share so publicly, yet). We still make it work and the results speak for themselves.
Check the intro of the first of two mixes this year:
Next year will be our 15th anniversary and I’m sure we’ll be doing the regular mixes plus a special anniversary mix… I just hope we start way earlier next time.. I’m trying to get through one of these without a complete crash afterwards 😀
Now go check out our mixes, drenched in blood, sweat and tears!