Born and raised in Brooklyn, Mr. Tipton always heard Hip-Hop and Dancehall blasting out of passing cars. With a background in Jazz and Classical piano and the influence of his family, he developed an early taste for a wide range of music. After seeing legends like DJ Premier, Pete Rock, and Mr. Cee perform, Mr. Tipton decided to jump into the world of DJing.
Whether in his current work at the East Village record store Turntable Lab, traveling to other music scenes across the world, or internet research, Mr. Tipton is constantly digging for new sounds to incorporate into his sets. He enjoys the balancing act of crowd pleasing and trying to take people to new places; bringing the energy of some newer hits with trips down memory lane. He's held residencies in Manhattan and Brooklyn and opened for the likes of DJs Stretch Armstrong, Boogie Blind, Misbehaviour, Natasha Diggs, Operator Emz, and Breakbeat Lou.
In addition to DJing, Mr. Tipton creates original production, sample based production, remixes, and edits. Using a combination of vinyl rips, keyboards, synths, emulators, and a drum machine.
Ace Hotel (New York)| Against The Grain | Bed-Vyne Brew | Bembe |Black Flamingo| Blind Barber | Counting Room | Die Koelner Bierhalle | Dream Baby | Fat Buddha | Friends & Lovers |Grape and Grain|House Of Yes| Mad Tropical|Meridian 23 |Mr. Purple|Ode To Babel| Pacha |Pop Brixton (London)| Royal Palms Shuffle Club | The Botanic Lab | Sisters|Studio 151|The Delancey| The Flat | The LCL | The Ritzy (London)The Roof |The Short Stop (LA) | Trophy Bar | Whiskey Blue
80s Funk, Boogie, & Disco, crisp synths and poppin drums
20 mins of 80s R&B from the likes of Billy Ocean, Kleeer, Loose Ends. The og 808s and heartbreaks!
30 mins of 90s throwbacks including Wu-Tang, Nas, Outkast, Biggie, Gang Starr, Pharcyde. A few samples thrown in for good measure.
Open format summer mix, play it and chill out! Patrice Rushen, Keni Burke, Mary Jane Girls, The Internet, and Janet to name a few.
A remix of Come Back In One Piece by Aaliyah
House remake of A Deeper Love by Aretha Franklin
A Remix of Beef by Mos Def aka Yasin Bey. Cuts from DJ Noumenon!
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