I have always loved music. Yes, I had to throw in that corny opening start because I am rather lazy at the moment. I also wrote that because it’s true. More than people. More than any religion. Music is a place where people can talk to me whether they know me or not.
In the short few days that I’ve been posting remixes on my SoundCloud page, I’ve come to realize that not everything I’ve put out is perfect. For one, it’s hard to remix an acoustic song like “Ho Hey” from The Lumineers.
From just listening to this mix, it sounds like an eight-year old kid was trying to annoy his older sister by screwing with her favorite record. The best of my tracks have my influence, but don’t distract from the original track. Here is a list of the best:
If you disagree, feel free to comment and say what your favorite is.
Creating a new start for me is hard in the social media world. Now that I have something people actually care about (music), promotion is more important than ever. The trouble is that promoting it often means having an entire timeline of links which probably makes a person think that there isn’t a real person behind the scenes.
Until @mmilamdj is out of suspension, please head over to http://twitter.com/djmattmilam instead.
For uploading music to MixCloud, it has to represent a podcast kind of format. So, Future/Past is born. The series will mostly be a combination of music from the past (especially my past) and music that is in the present (and hopefully the future as well). As opposed to SoundCloud, I won’t get so many messages about copyright.
As per the suggestion of a friend, and because blogging can be a bit of a challenge when there’s little I like to talk about, I started to experiment with mixing songs. I am, as they say, a Serato DJ (which is a DJ who sits on a computer). I’m doing this for fun at the moment and when time allows. Who knows. Something good may come out of this.