Wedding Playlist : The Metropolitan Building : Long Island City 2012

In addition to being an all-around spirited evening, this wedding was truly exceptional in my ability during post-dinner dancing to zero-in on a very specific sound (British & American Indie/Alternative of the ’70s—’90s with a dash of Electro-pop), and have the guests really go along with the ride. It is much more common to present a wider scope of sounds & genres at weddings, but in this particular case, the guests were so... Read More

Wedding Playlist : Giando On The Water : Williamsburg 2011

This was a very special night. The wedding took place on the 4th of July, so the Hudson River fireworks show was integrated into the evening. This sound was highly pinpointed, and was designed specifically to reflect the character of the couple. You’ll notice a lot of Indie, Twee, Neo-Shoegaze, Indie Electro, and Dance, with dashes of British Invasion, 80s Alternative, and Retro Pop. An all-around gorgeous evening. • To see a particular sub-set... Read More

Reception Playlist : Manhattan Penthouse Wedding : Manhattan 2011

This fun evening at a venue that I’ve played many times (Manhattan Penthouse) was very specific in it’s sound and focus. The bride & groom, along with myself, collaborated on a highly danceable sound that featured a lot of younger Indie bands, accented by some recent dance hits from the last decade, and garnished with a dash of 90s radio pop. • To see a particular sub-set of playlists, use these links: Wedding playlists: All Wedding... Read More

Reception Playlist : Bridgewaters Wedding : Manhattan 2011

This was one of those nights where everything just came together. A gorgeous venue with sprawling views of the South Street Seaport, Brooklyn Bridge and the East River, combined with guests that couldn’t have been more enthusiastic… added up to a rousing, action-packed evening. The sound was diverse as you can see, but leaned a little towards an All-American & Rock ‘N’ Roll sound, interspersed with danceable hits from... Read More

Reception Playlist : Gates Avenue Wedding : Montclair, NJ 2011

This wedding which took place in a gorgeous private residence in Montclair, NJ was notable for it’s strong focus on sounds from the 70s. For cocktails and dinner, things leaned towards a more mid-tempo soulful sound, and for post-dinner dancing I explored lots of the great Disco hits of the 70s. It was a little overcast that day, but despite that, this was an ecstatic evening, as everyone helped make it a truly memorable day. • To see a particular... Read More

Reception Playlist : The Foundry Wedding : Long Island City 2011

The Foundry has become one of my new favorite spaces to play in NYC. One of the building’s incarnations around the turn of the 20th Century was as The Albra Metal Foundry, hence it’s current name. Beautifully renovated in recent years, it has an unmistakable historical & industrial character to balance it’s polished elegance. I met with this couple and talked about their love of newer Indie bands, as well as their appreciation... Read More

Reception Playlist : Lotos Club Wedding : Manhattan 2010

This night at the beautiful and stately Lotos Club in the West Village was ecstatic from start to finish. This was one of the common cases where bride and groom had completely different taste. The Bride was fond of Contemporary Pop, Classic Soul/R&B, and Hip-Hop, while the groom loved harder Rock ‘N’ Roll, 80s, and Indie. The challenge here was to take all of that and assemble it in a way that was fun for everyone. It was a success... Read More

Reception Playlist : Riverside Church Wedding : Manhattan 2010

The Riverside Church is one of my favorite spaces in Manhattan for weddings. The groom and bride were big fans of 80s New Wave, so much of that influenced the sound of the evening. There were also dashes of Pop, Soul, and classic Rock ‘N’ Roll to round things out & create a really fun sound. • To see a particular sub-set of playlists, use these links: Wedding playlists: All Wedding playlists: 80s, Cocktail Hour, Contemporary Pop,... Read More

Reception Playlist : Gotham Hall Wedding : Manhattan 2010

This high-energy reception was very characteristic in being nearly exclusively Contemporary Pop/Top 40, New Electro, & Contemporary Hip-Hop. • To see a particular sub-set of playlists, use these links: Wedding playlists: All Wedding playlists: 80s, Cocktail Hour, Contemporary Pop, Dinner, Disco, Hip-Hop, Indie, Rock ‘N’ Roll, Soul, Top 40. The >>> to the right of a song means that it was blended/beatmatched with the next song, and... Read More

Reception Playlist : Art Omi International Arts Center Wedding : Ghent, NY 2010

This reception, which culminated with guests dancing outdoors on a grassy hill, presented a wide array of genres, from Indie to Soul, Retro to Hip-Hop. • To see a particular sub-set of playlists, use these links: Wedding playlists: All Wedding playlists: 80s, Cocktail Hour, Contemporary Pop, Dinner, Disco, Hip-Hop, Indie, Rock ‘N’ Roll, Soul, Top 40. The >>> to the right of a song means that it was blended/beatmatched with the next song,... Read More

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