Nomates

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Member Since: 9/23/2005
Total Mixes: 20
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In The Scheme Of Things

Artist Song Buy
Intro  "Stand by..." (Download this sucker -- you won't regret it)   buy on itunes
MOOD MOSAIC  A Touch Of Velvet, A Sting Of Brass  buy on itunes
GROOVE ARMADA  Superstylin'  buy on itunes
GUI BORATTO  Like You (Supermayer Mix)  buy on itunes
TIMO MAAS  Devil Feel  buy on itunes
THIEVERY CORPORATION  Originality  buy on itunes
UNDERWORLD  Jumbo  buy on itunes
BENT  Magic Love  buy on itunes
DEEE-LITE  Call Me  buy on itunes
PET SHOP BOYS  Somebody Else's Business  buy on itunes
SCSI-9  Line Of Nine  buy on itunes
THE ORB  Gee Strings  buy on itunes
BOOGIE MACS  The Girl From Ipanema  buy on itunes
BOOZOO BAJOU  Take It Slow  buy on itunes
BLUETECH  Triangle (Retriangulated)  buy on itunes
KATE BUSH  Aerial  buy on itunes

Comment:

A year ago today, I posted my debut mix on Art Of The Mix. Shunn789 was the first person to comment on it; I've been addicted to the site ever since. Shunn789 turned out to be a smashing bloke in New York named Bill. He is also the first AOTM'er that I traded with. Since that day I've discovered a world of musical joy and, with very few exceptions, friendliness. I am one of the least prolific mix posters; I'm also annoyingly opinionated, I know; and yet I have been made to feel a valued member of the wonderful gestalt that is Art Of The Mix dot com.I'm not trying to ingratiate myself here, I'm just telling it as I see it. My first year has been thoroughly enjoyable; so if you don't mind - ha! - I'll be signing up for another.The great "proper mix" debate rages, seemingly without end. This is as it should be. Blend it, tape it, burn it, make fancy covers, share it, trade it; above all, just mix it your way. My pet hates are: a lower case only fixation, an upper case only fixation, text-speak, those who post vast quantities (that's more than three) of mixes all at once, no accompanying notes or a random sequencing of notes generated by someone else, gratuitous gifs and jpegs that have no relevance of any kind, -- oh bollocks! - you see what I did. It's like I'm just handing out ammunition here.Enough then; it's the music that matters. The music that attracts and repels, yet links us all. Thank you Art Of The Mix, thank you all, and happy anniversary to me.Oops, I almost forgot - Christ! will he ever shut up - I know, I know, but the thing is I have a new mix to mark the occasion. Worse than that, it has its own notes and cover art. If there's any room left for your comments, I'd be much obliged. Thanks for your indulgence and here goes. Sipping good coffee at a street cafT. All the smokers huddled over espressos, feigning disinterest in the passing world. A mobile phone vibrates on a nearby table and a connection is made. Blink - a flying, buzzing thing flickers at the edge of visibility and away go thoughts. Sunshine, moonlight, the hum of busy streets, laughter and car horns. Bodies passing, touching, avoiding, closing gaps, a kiss, a handshake, hips swaying and feet a-flurry. Walking, talking, singing, dancing, driving, loving, hating, wanting, rejecting, dreaming and drifting. Past, present, tomorrow, soon.
And always the music -- there, right there - from the throbbing bass of in-car dance halls, the tinny shriek of a thousand iPods, from shops and restaurants and the mind. The mind that picks up a beat, a rhythm that turns its tables and twists the circling songs into an idea, a sequence. It makes perfect sense at the time. It must out. A mix is born. How will it fare in this world? Let's find out.
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Feedback:

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Barrydali
Date: 9/23/2006
Well I'll be blowed, you wait around for what seems like forever for a Nomates creation and then just like busses... Well you get my drift. This looks utterly marvellous and I will listen immediately. Go on post two more right now so I can chastise you for your bad manners. I jest of course. Thanks for the link Tom, I will return with my findings presently
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slipperyhangdoglook
Date: 9/23/2006
hey fella, i'm a bit reluctant to upload & download at the moment as since i started a couple o weeks ago, my laptop's been down twice! but from what i can piece together the mix looks great. & congrats on gettin thru the first year, (of course now, the honeymoon period is over!)
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Feat Fan
Date: 9/23/2006
those who post vast quantities (that's more than three) of mixes all at once,
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GUILTY!!!!
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Nomates
Date: 9/23/2006
Re: Feat Fan: See, I knew this would happen, yet I still went ahead and said it. Will I never learn?
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Barrydali
Date: 9/23/2006
Wonderful mix Tom. Masterfully blended with the songs to back it up. Track 11 and the finale being my favourite bits. I'd say this should provide food for thought foe the anti segue brigade. You show 'em mate!
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Music Man
Date: 9/23/2006
Congrat on the anniversary. This site is very addictive since I have joined. heh, I hope I make it a year. Well done once again.
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sammyg123
Date: 9/23/2006
Congrats on your 1st anniversary. Mine passed me by which narked me somewhat. The mix itself is excellent. I listened to it with no tracklist to hand. As a lot of this was new to me it was nice to hear the familiarity of Jumbo in the middle. The closing stretch was delightful, in particular 11 & 14. Great stuff..
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Mixxer
Date: 9/23/2006
A year already? I'm glad you joined. Keep up the great mixes.
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Jenergy
Date: 9/24/2006
Just lovely - it's great having you around Nomates, and super listening to this.
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Rob_z2.
Date: 9/25/2006
I know only a few songs here (Thievery Corporation, Pet Shop Boys, Underworld and The Orb) Good choices! By the way, the rest looks interesting.
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musicgnome
Date: 9/25/2006
Wow! Very, very impressive mix.
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Rob Conroy
Date: 9/25/2006
Congrats and happy anniversary. This is a cool mix... even if I don't jump for joy at the site of each of these tracks individually (and there are those that I do jump for), I appreciate the flow of this and your effort.
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2old2matter
Date: 9/25/2006
Jeez, and here I thought I was the least prolific poster. I'll have to work harder. Happy Anniversary (I have no clue when mine is) and thanks for the link. You're correct, I have no regrets. Great mix.
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GambleOn
Date: 9/25/2006
Have always enjoyed your mixes, notes and comments, Nomates, and this is no exception. Masterfully arranged, seriously. and I love the street cafT scene you envisioned to accompany it.
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Mark Petruccelli
Date: 9/26/2006
I finally had an opportunity to download and groove on this. Exceptionally well done Mr. No. Congrats on a year of stellar commentary (and the occasional mix.)
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tornadoZ
Date: 10/4/2006
well now that we've both been here for an entire year, I guess we're probably in for life. and I'm saying that's a good thing. finally got to hear this yesterday, and it's very nice. my favorites are Mood Mosaic, Gui Boratto and the Boogie Macs' remake of that song about the Ipanema girl. and I've been a Kate Bush fan for a long, long time. looking forward to your next one.
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YoMma
Date: 10/5/2006
Fantastic.

Would go so far as to say that this is arguably your best work yet. Perhaps climbing above the dizzy heights reached by 'Perchance Al Sogno' and the delightful 'A Happy Medium' - Maybe even surpassing the behemoth that is 'Filled With Secrets'. This mix joins the Pantheon of heroic Nomates Mixes and seizes control in a fashion worthy of any good Military coup.

Every track reeks of quality and better still are the blends. Is this to you what the Mona Lisa or Last Supper is to Da Vinci? Is this your Lord of the Rings?
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Luke79
Date: 10/13/2006
Missed this one - it's fantabulosa!
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Dom1
Date: 11/17/2006
i just luv yr upper case fixation, it's so shouty...i know little here but i did like dee-lite and of course kate bush...or should that be DEE-LITE & KATE BUSH...anyway congratulations on your anniversary at AOTM...one of my pet hates are mixers annoucing their anniveraries...no, seriously I've always enjoyed reading your comments and you may not be the most prolific mixer here but I'd say your comments are just as valuable. Long may you continue.
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jonpoi
Date: 11/20/2006
Damn. I am sorry I missed your anniversary.
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jonpoi
Date: 11/20/2006
Damn. I am sorry I missed your anniversary.
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French Connection
Date: 12/18/2006
Your fine 'Burden Of Proof' mix led me here Tom, where was I when this was posted? Bugger o' bugger I missed the download; Praps after the festivities of the season are over & we've both recovered we might facilitate a trade by 'snail mail' (I still have no idea how to provide d/l links, praps in 07 I'll get hipped) Thanking you for the abundance of classic comments you've submitted over the year, they've kept me well entertained. Wishing you & yours all the very best this Chrimbo & the coming year.

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