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Mike Parker – UMS 99 – Vinyl Set at Twice As Proper’s 6 Year Anniversary Celebration

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Thanks for joining us as we venture yet again into another amazing live recording which sets the stage for a new episode of the Underground Movement Show. For this 99th episode, we are excited to bring you a vinyl set from Prologue-Music.com‘s Mike Parker!
Not only were we lucky to record this crazy mix, but we are able to bring you the rest of the Twice-As-Proper 6 Year Anniversary Celebration at the famed National Underground in NYC! Catch residents Craft and Shadi as they crank out the the tunes to a captivated audience.
We recommend following Twice-As-Proper to keep up to date with events, record releases, info and their massive podcast…Feed The Raver!

Mike Parker UMS Podcast 99 from ElectronicRhythm.com on Vimeo.

Mike Parker Bio:

Over the years, his education in the visual arts has had a profound impact on the music he produces. His production style is as uncompromising as his dj sets are powerful: a track is rehearsed many times, then recorded live on mostly analogue gear with no edits or overdubbing later. His dj sets have the same spontaneous bite. His main output has been on his own GEOPHONE label, on which he has released to date fourteen unrelenting, throbbing techno cuts, remixed (very rarely) by the likes of Donato Dozzy & Woody McBride. Mike’s other releases include recordings for Orange Groove, Labrynth & Dozzy records. Recent releases include a remix of classic Aubrey for MOWAR and a track on SPECTRAL SOUND, also included on Ryan Elliot’s recent “Document’ compilation. Strong mixes for mnml ssg have further increased the devoted following to his tight & powerful DJ sets. Mike has previously toured Europe & Japan including the Labyrinth festival.

Mike Parker’s Website
Mike Paker on Resident Advisor
Discogs
Prologue-Music.com

Twice As Proper 6 Year Anniversary Full Video Sets and MP3s

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Twice As Proper:

CRAFT
Twice as Proper/Party People/Feed The Raver

Born in NYC, Craft bought his technics 1200’s & Vestax mixer at age 14 with his own life savings in 1994. He taught himself the skill of beat matching and studied the art of blending tracks smoothly to perfection with persistence. He began producing music in 1999 under the name “Craft”. He performs regularly in the NYC underground techno scene for his established “Twice as Proper” techno events and other local showcase events. He evolved from the Vinyl-only days to CDj’s of all types, and now often performs live with his controllers. In 2010, Craft traveled to Europe for his Italy Dj tour to Milan, Rome, and Terracina, then experienced an incredible Costa Rica DJ Tour covered by much media attention (national radio and TV). Craft ended up the year by hosting 8 Twice as Proper events in 5 stunning venues in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. In 2011, Craft performed on the main stage at “The Works” during DEMF/Movement (Detroit Electronic Music Festival), as well as in Washington DC at Funxion and Sweet Spot clubs, and also at Boston’s famous Rise afterhours club as headliner in the main room for 5-hours. He was finally approached by countless labels for remixes and original EP’s and is now signed on over 20 top labels based in 9 countries. Craft currently has 6 EP’s released plus dozens of remixes and collaborations. In 2012, Craft showcased for Cultured Citizens event at The Old Miami in Detroit, and performed at an incredible 5 after parties during Detroit’s Movement Festival 2012, including performances at The Works, Belle Isle, Bookie’s, TV Bar, and Motor-City Wine. Later in the year, Craft headlined again at The Works for a “Devolve Detroit” event.

Craft co-created the NYC techno movement “Twice as Sweet” with his partner Shadi in 2007. It was later renamed “Twice as Proper” and has reached an impressive “over 200 events” and counting in the past 5 years with an illustrious list of over 100 guest DJ bookings. “Feed The Raver Podcast show” was founded and hosted by Craft himself along with Jenny Arredondo. It debuted worldwide on March 3rd 2012 with interviews and guest techno DJ sets from a different city around the world every 2 weeks. Feed The Raver officially partnered with Detroit’s Movement festival media coverage in 2012 interviewing international techno DJ’s as well as promoting the festival itself. Craft also created and designed the “Party People” T-Shirt which has a history of its own…

Craft first began producing in 1999 with programs such as ReBirth (which emulates two Roland TB-303 synthesizers, a Roland TR-808, and a Roland TR-909 drum machine all at once) and Cakewalk for final arrangements. He then used strictly Reason for five years, from its first version launched in 2000 through version 3 when he finally migrated to Apple’s Logic 7 in 2005. Today he continues to use mainly Logic, which has now reached version 9 (aka Logic Pro) as well as Maschine, Ableton, Reason and other plugins. Craft taught himself everything and is a true master at using the complicated features of this professional music production software. The results are evident with the continuous smashing releases which have now earned him an international reputation, 14 years in the making..

Labels:
– Freitag Limited
– Hidden Recordings
– Kaputt
– Subtrack Records
– Ill Bomb Records
– Frakture Audio
– Reloading Records
– Concepto Hipnotico
– Cromatiq Recordings
– Prototype Sequence
– Miniaturesrec
– Nextweek Records
– Nosi Music
– Jyre Records
– Syncope Recordz
– Uberkontrol Records
– Faucet Music
– Gee Records
– Mindchip
– AeroTropic
– Ungeklart Music
– LW Recordings

Recent press:
– Time Out New York article celebrating six years of underground fun with Craft and Shadi for Twice as Proper.
-Ibiza Voice Magazine: artist page + full page EP review – “Craft – The Bitch I Love EP – [Ill Bomb Records]”
– ClubbersGuideNewYork: extended interview + guestmix
– Dress Code Enforced article write-up on six year anniversary event.
-Magazine Sixty: review on Hidden Recordings remix – “Signal Deluxe – Mercado Negro (Craft Remix)”
– Beatport Staff Picks: “Craft – Fondle Knobs EP – [Cromatiq Recordings]”
-Beatport: “New Releases” feature and banner – “Craft – Brooklyn Beautiful EP – [Subtrak Records]”
-“Derek Marin – Midnight Cruiser (Craft Remix) featured in “Subtrak Heart – Best of Subtrak Records” compilation.
-“Chamomile – Nikolayev (Craft Remix)” featured on 2012 Techno Anthems Compilation

Guest mix Radio shows & podcasts:
– Feed The Raver Podcast show – hosted by Craft
– Blank Code Podcast – Detroit
– Dystopian Rhythm podcast – Detroit
– The Forgotten with Oxum – Mexico
– Owls Dance – Miami
– Mocean District – radio show – Miami
– Fnoob Techno Radio
– COCO FM – Miami
– ClubbersGuideNewYork – Guest mix 2011 + 2012 + 2013
– Underground Movement Show – Electronic Rhythm – NYC
– East Village Radio – Future music – radio show – NYC
– Bacteria Records Podcast – Puerto Rico
– LocalsNYC Guest Mix – NYC
– The Conduit – Podcast – USA
– 2011 World Technothon – USA

Featured in events & organizations:
– Twice as Proper
– Cultured Citizens – Detroit
– Bangtech 12 showcase – Detroit
– Mixworks label showcase – Detroit
– Devolve – Detroit
– Dirty 313ctronic Productions – Detroit
– Set Artists – DC
– Erratic – NYC
– No Requests – NYC
– The Lost Room – NYC
– LocalsNYC
– Massive Groove – NYC
– Motive – NYC
– Mnmlktchn – NYC
– Rite of Wednesdays – NYC
– Moment Um – NYC
– Just Play! – NYC
– Trilogy showcase – NYC
– Underground Chaos – NYC
– Bacteria Records showcase – NYC
– 4 Us By US – NYC
– RAW – NYC
– Liturgy – NYC
– Eklipze – NYC
– Essential – NYC
– I Love Italian Dj’s – NYC

19 years Djing, 14 years producing. 6 years planning events.

– Craft live Dj sets recorded around the world:
http://soundcloud.com/craftnyc

– Craft Music Productions:
http://soundcloud.com/craft-music-productions

-Facebook CRAFT:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Craft/28824397775

-Twice as Proper website:
http://www.twiceasproper.com/

-Twice as Proper Facebook group:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=145213368851690&ref=ts

-Feed The Raver Podcast show hosted by Craft:
http://www.feedtheraver.com/

-Beatport:
http://www.beatport.com/artist/craft/147149

– Craft on Resident Advisor
http://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/craft

Contacts:
– Dj Bookings: twiceasproper@gmail.com
– Dj set promos: twiceasproper@gmail.com
– Music production promos for Craft: craftnyc@me.com
– Party People gear: info.partypeoplenyc@gmail.com
– Feed The Raver podcast submission: feedtheraver@gmail.com

Current Releases:
-Craft – Wifi Brain – [Faucet Music] -Derek Marin – Midnight Cruiser (Craft remix) – [Subtrak Records] -Duckhunter – Glass (Craft remix) – [Ill Bomb Records] -Duckhunter – 2020 Vision (Craft remix) – [Gee Records] -Signal Deluxe – Mercado Negro (Craft remix) – [Hidden Recordings] -Craft – The Bitch I Love (Original) – [Ill Bomb Records] -Craft – I Can’t See – [Uberkontrol Records] -Craft – Flying on a Plane – [Uberkontrol Records] -Silvio Malla – 12 Inch Playa (Craft remix) – [Syncope Recordz] -Craft – Highways & Jungles – [Syncope Recordz] -Craft – Restricted Nightlife – [Syncope Recordz] -Duckhunter – White Light (Craft remix) – [Uberkontrol Records] -Craft – Poser Politics – – [Freitag Limited] -Craft – Brooklyn Beatuiful – [Subtrak Records] -Martyn Mlostekk – The Sentinel (Craft Remix) – [Syncope Recordz] -Chamomille – First Time I Hit It (Craft remix) – [Miniaturesrec] -Chamomille – AntzinPants (Craft remix) – [Miniaturesrec] -Chamomile – Nikolayev (Craft Remix) – [Ill Bomb Records] -Ochu LaRoss – DLX6-2 (Craft Remix) – [Minichip] -Craft – Fondle Knobs- [Cromatiq Recordings] -Craft – Joystick Dick – [Cromatiq Recordings] -Boaz – Ant Farm in Madrid (Craft remix) – [Jyre Records] -Craft – Brooklyn Beautiful (Craft Brooklyn to Playa Remix)
-Craft – Laureates of the Dark (Original Mix) – [Freitag Limited] -Sick-B – Subtance (Craft Remix) – [Ungeklart Music] -Duckhunter – Grenade (Craft Remix) – [NOSI Music] -Jhon Spark – Wonderful (Craft Remix) – [Subtrak Records] -Monktec – Dead Weight (Craft Remix) – Free Download

Current EP Releases:
The Bitch I Love EP – [Ill Bomb Records] -Craft – The Bitch I Love (Original)
-Craft – The Bitch I Love (Duckhunter remix)
-Craft – The Bitch I Love (Monktec remix)
-Craft – The Bitch I Love (Derek Marin remix)
-Craft – The Bitch I Love (Owen Sands remix)
-Craft – The Bitch I Love (Justin Kase remix)

Stay Underground EP– [Uberkontrol Records] -Craft – I Can’t See
-Craft – Flying on a Plane

Craft – Highways & Jungles EP– [Syncope Recordz] -Craft – Highways & Jungles
-Craft – Restricted Nightlife

Craft – Brooklyn Beatuiful EP – [Subtrak Records] -Craft – Brooklyn Beatuiful (original)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beatuiful (Derek Marin Brooklyn to Detroit remix)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beatuiful (Duckhunter remix)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beatuiful (Monktec remix)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beatuiful (Signal Deluxe remix)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beautiful (Ochu LaRoss remix)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beautiful (Chamomile remix)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beautiful (Justin Schumacher remix)
-Craft – Brooklyn Beautiful (Jhon Spark remix)

Craft – Poser Politics EP – [Freitag Limited] -Craft – Poser Politics (original)
-Craft – Poser Politics (Andres Gil remix)
-Craft – Poser Politics (Splatter remix)
-Craft – Poser Politics (Monktec remix)

Craft – Fondle Knobs EP – [Cromatiq Recordings] -Craft – Joystick Dick (Original Mix)
-Craft – Fondle Knobs (Original Mix)

Future Releases:
Craft – Ignore Delete – [Frakture Audio] Craft – What Blizzard (Original Mix) – [Frakture Audio] Craft – Hypnotic Poise (Original Mix)
onda Skillet & Craft – Burrata – [Aerotropic] Empty_Room – Steady Balance (Craft Remix) – [Reloading Records] Junior Riveira – Cromatiq (Craft Remix) – [Cromatiq Recordings] Chamomile – Metrotech (Craft Remix)
Feyser & Dolby D – Relief Sound (Craft Remix) – [Kaputt] Asher Perkins – Not Here (Craft Remix)
Duckhunter – Cryogenic (Craft Remix)
Erik Tronik – Under Attack (Craft Remix)
Craft – Basement Outside (Original Mix) – [Concepto Hipnotico] Craft – No Crap Theory (Original Mix) – [Concepto Hipnotico] Craft – Warehouse Boat Party (Original Mix) – [Concepto Hipnotico] Craft – Missing Out (Original Mix) – [Next Week Records] Craft – Fountainhead (Original Mix) – [Next Week Records]

Future EP Releases:
IGNORE DELETE EP – [FRAKTURE AUDIO] Craft – Ignore Delete (Original Mix)
Craft – Ignore Delete (Mas Teeveh Remix)
Craft – Ignore Delete (Monktec Remix)
Craft – What Blizzard (Original Mix)

MISSING OUT EP – [NEXT WEEK RECORDS] Craft – Missing Out (Original Mix)
Craft – Fountainhead (Original Mix)

BASEMENT OUTSIDE EP – [CONCEPTO HIPNOTICO] Craft – Basement Outside (Original Mix)
Craft – Basement Outside (Bruno Ledesma Remix)
Craft – No Crap Theory (Original Mix)
Craft – Warehouse Boat Party (Original Mix)

HYPNOTIC POISE EP
Craft – Hypnotic Poise (Original Mix)
Craft – Hypnotic Poise (Mas Teeveh Remix)
Craft – Hypnotic Poise (Chamomile Remix)
Craft – Hypnotic Poise (Jhon Spark Remix)

Craft – Fondle Knobs Remixes EP – [Cromatiq Recordings] -Craft – Fondle Knobs (Junior Riveira Remix)
-Craft – Joystick Dick (Bruno Ledesma Remix)

Hot unreleased:
Craft – Dolphins Go Away
Craft – In Working Order
Craft – Pristine Generation
Craft – Palpitation
Craft – 30 Dirty Chemists
Craft – Proximate Sequela
Craft – Divine Morning Skies Again
Craft – Experience

SHADI (Shadi Elrazaz) Born in Cairo, Egypt….raised in NYC from age 12, where he met up with his mentor and friend Daniele Ciocio (Dj Craft), who helped him manipulate vinyl …and sound through a mixer. Flash forward to December 1999, Twilo, Sasha and Digweed & Mitsubishi = Lifelong Sound Obsession.

Along the way residencies at Mark Cafe With the Buyrum Crew, leading up to gigs with the likes…See More
Description
Currently Shadi is actively Running The New York City Based Underground Techno Events and Movement “Twice As Proper” With his Musical Partner Dj Craft Who together co-created the movement “Twice as Sweet” which then merged with Los Franzetti’s “Proper Sessions” resulting in “Twice as Proper Sessions” with an impressive over 200 events and counting in the past 5 years alone with quite an illustrious list of guest DJ bookings.
Band Interests
Techno, Tech-House, Minimal
Artists We Also Like
Craft, Eddie Krilov, Vadim Dostmann, Los, Onda Skillet, Matias Jofre, Alka-Rex

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