Me (circa 1979) at my 1st
DJ job, the roller rink
Photo courtesy of Tracy Velandra
First of all, I'm a music (all music) lover... I
need my tunes!
And, I'm a Special Event & Club DJ.
This station is really just a hobby. I work
with computers a lot, so I wanted to have a way to hear music I like anytime I
wanted, wherever I might be. The original idea was to have Steely Dan
played non-stop, 24 hours; then I discovered, after I bought my station, that
one is not allowed to do that... For the public anyways. So, from Nov.
2006 (when I bought the station) till mid Feb. 2007 only I could hear my
station, and all the Steely Dan that was on it. Pretty selfish huh?
Well, that finally got boring, so I decided to work
on a concept and play list for a station that could be listed for the public to
The concept I decided on is a station that plays
songs I like to hear at the end of the day when I'm in the mountains/hills
(hence the 'ski'), or on the water (hence the 'sun'). These are tunes that
I also like to hear other times, but that are generally not played often.
I quickly realized that a lot of these songs are from the 70's, so that would be
the focal point of my play list...
And, it's a very new one at that; I'm changing it way more frequently than I
Now, it's a hobby that has a decent amount of my
attention, so I am gratified when people listen, and enjoy it. Hopefully,
soon, I will add more 'space' to put many more hours of music on here. At
some point in the future, I may also do some live sets.
So, as they say, 'stay tuned'!
My full music library consists of, approximately:
2000 CD's, 3000 Albums & 12" Dance Remixes (including some rare early Detroit
techno discs), and 4500 45's covering all genres of music, right up to today's
hits... I'm one of those people who prefer vinyl to cd, so I will still buy
albums, when/if the artists release them on vinyl (you might be surprised how
many actually still do; i.e. Donald Fagen, Pearl Jam, & White Stripes most
However, should you feel inspired to inquire; I'm not interested in buying your
vinyl collection (lol).
You know; most kids collected baseball cards, comic books & Hot
Wheels... Stuff that sells for hundreds, and even thousands of dollars these
I collected music (still do).