November 2016

ALTER is a short dance video I created with Patric Kuo for the 2016 In Motion Festival at AirSpace Projects Sydney. The video was developed over about 12 months. The process behind ALTER begins with an animated sequence I made while in Beijing in October 2015. Without internet or speakers, I found myself silently experimenting with some visual ideas, largely based around a morphing - almost trembling - grid of lines. I didn't have a particular project in mind for these clips - they were just experiments that I thought might later prove useful for a music video or live visuals

In August I was invited to host Triple J's Mix Up show as their monthly resident DJ, which also included an hour long Dro Carey mix each Saturday over 3 weeks. It was a lot of fun hanging with Lewi McKirdy and getting to showcase a bunch of interesting tracks. If you didn't get a chance to catch the show live on air those 3 Saturdays in August, or on the temporary 'listen back' uploads on the ABC site, don't worry as they are all archived on Mixcloud and can be checked out below. Track lists for each mix are

Following the release of the 'Dark Zoo' EP earlier this year on Soothsayer, which touched mainly on house and UK Garage modes, I wanted to do something that tapped back into the genre that got things started as far as 'Dro Carey' productions - grime. I produced this beat at the beginning of July, in the midst of some of the Australian Dark Zoo tour shows. From the morning I wrote it, up to getting the verses in and everything mixed, the whole track was finished about a month later. Cadell was particularly fast getting his vocal back - I think