when my friend and frequent collaborator MAGIE asked me back in august to dj at her TWIN PEAKS-themed party in october celebrating the opening of her new tattoo shop THE BLACK LODGE TATTOO, i was simultaneously honored and horrified effective immediately.
so of course i said yes.
its no secret that i prefer to be behind the scenes creating stuff. even this blog is an avenue for me to keep writing, as i was at one point writing all the time going back to my former film column for THE DAILY TARGUM during my undergrad years at RUTGERS. despite my time public speaking as a teacher both in NYC and abroad for almost a decade, i am pretty reticent to be out in public generally and have no desire to be the focus of attention. even the radio show i do is largely me curating and listening to music i love in a closed room.
so i just wish to thank MAGIE publicly for allowing me the opportunity to participate and be a part of welcoming her new business venture, as well as forcing me out of my comfort zone. the event also included two other sets by fellow MAKERPARKRADIO.NYC DJs RAY of CHANNELS & WINDS and CHRIS of COMPOSITE BEAST, both of which you should look into and i have gone ahead and linked to their respective show archives. i'd also like to thank RAY specifically for his support at the event and letting me rub off some of his fearlessness.
my spotify playlist from the is linked HERE if interested. it was a mix of film score, soundtrack picks that any self-described fan of DAVID LYNCH would recognize and appreciate. enjoy.
check out this latest installment HERE of make HER space as JEN and MAGIE interview photographer CHRISTINE CRUZ on MAKERPARKRADIO.
past episodes of MAKE HER SPACE as well as other MAKERPARKRADIO.NYC shows like DEER GOD RADIO, NOWHERE FAST, and THE SYNTHESIZER SHOW are available here at the DEER GOD website.