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Big Up Podcast 51 – Tinker

Big Up Podcast 51 – Tinker

We’re entering the new chapter of Big Up Podcast mixes, on the steady reach for a 100+ hours of quality music. Si

We’re entering the new chapter of Big Up Podcast mixes, on the steady reach for a 100+ hours of quality music. Since we’ve had you waiting for a while, since our last emotional installment (featuring the one like Phaeleh), we are dropping two mixes from you at once! But let’s take one step at a time…

We present to you – the galaxy beat girl, the outer-music-space traveller, the mind-and-genres-bender – Tinker. 8-bit, skwee, wonky, otherstep, future bass, broken beat, and good ol’ hip hop – all made their way into this 30-minue mix from the lady who “rarely plays the song that you can sing along to.” Although you WILL find yourself chanting “there’s a name for people like me” somewhere in the middle of the mix. And it will be a good thing.

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TINKER FILLING IN THE BLANKS

– Hi, I’m Tinker, and I thoroughly enjoy… wee things, sarcasm, new technologies, playing boardgames with friends, 8-bit video game sounds, intergalactic time travel, and dancing. But my greatest passion is listening to, collecting, deejaying, producing, and sharing new electronic music!

– If I could color my music, it would be… mostly Indigo. At a recent gig, I actually met a Synesthetic fan who explained to me that while experiencing my sets, she regularly heard/saw/felt the color indigo commingling with playful melodies. This was one of the most mind blowing compliments I have ever received, and I think its incredible to hear about new ways that people are experiencing my music. As I myself don’t hear color, I’ll trust the experts on this one. 😉

– When I play a DJ set, I just hate it when… people come up to the booth with top 40 song requests… I am not that type of DJ. 🙂 I am an artist that is taking you on a sonic journey from start to finish, of new sounds, old sounds, textures, colors, and moods, and my purpose is rarely to play the song that you can sing along to.

– When I blow up as a musician, I will make sure… to travel to every spot on the globe and share my beats with the masses.

– In the music industry I look up to… other producers that are pushing the limits of genre, and creating uber-original and signature sounds. A few of my favorites include Baconhead, Pixelord, Débruit, Kuedo, Mark Pritchard, and Loops Haunt. Bonus points to those producers that have also created successful labels: D-bridge (Autonomic), Phaeleh (Urban Scrumping Records), Appleblim (Apple Pips), and Flying Lotus (Brainfeeder).

– The best part of discovering new music is… that feeling of excitement when I hear sounds by forward thinking producers that trend toward new genres, new takes on existing genres, or fusions of genres. I am particularly inspired by the fresh and unique sounds of today that will most certainly shape where music is going, but are the first of a particular sound that I’ve heard.

– My current biggest musical inspirations are… artists and labels that are responsible for new musical movements: the experimental hip hop / future beat scene popularized by labels such as Lucky Me, Brainfeeder, and Error Broadcast, Skweee popularized by our Nordic friends Dodpop, the Autonomic Drumstep DnB resurgence popularized by D-Bridge and Instra:mental, and the eerie melodies and adventurous beats coming out of Russian beat scene (favorite up and coming artists including DZA, Moa Pilar, and Pixelord).

– My next project will be… my debut EP. I am currently busy in the studio producing tunes in the realm of Space Crunk and Instrumental Hip Hop meets Otherstep. Expect to hear more sonic explorations from Tinker soon!

Tracklist:
Headshotboyz – Sweton [Mad Hop]
Cocobryce – Ginormous Bliss [MYOR music]
Thriftworks – Port Au Mento [Street Ritual]
Cardopusher – We Want Ca$h (Baconhead Remix) [Tigerbeat6]
Sharps – Dembo [Saedos]
Stardust – Music Sounds Better with You (Mux Mool Remix) [self-release]
Pritch and Trim – Steretype [Planet Mu]
DZA – Fireball [Project Mooncircle]
Flako – Wedjit [Project Mooncircle]
Hovatron – Young Blood [Lowriders Recordings]
Modeselektor – Grillwalker [ Monkeytown]
Ital Tek – Whip it Up [Atom River]
Zo – Computer Luv [Eklektik Recordings]
FilsofischeStilte – Hairdoo [Lowriders Collective]
Pixelord – Quartz Boy [Error Broadcast]

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  • Bunny

    Everything you do inspires me!

  • Bigups Tinker!! Great mix

  • gnel

    nice, keep going ))

  • bump

    Fat mix – Big UP!

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