Before he sent us this mix, all I really knew about Tom was that he won SLAP’s One In A Million back in 2009, he was born in Serbia, and he skated to Fugazi in his Zero Cold War part (RESPECT +). Despite that song choice, I just assumed Tom’s mix would be all European house bangers. I was dead wrong.
Tom’s mix taught me that he has a thing for David Byrne, so much so that “This Must Be the Place” played at his wedding. And that he’s a grade A doodler (peep the flawless drawing of our own Ian Michna in the corner). I guess the moral of the story is that we can still rely safely on the middle school standard of judging others solely on their music choices. Adulthood is a scam!
Check out Tom’s mix below, and if you dig it, download it here while you can.
More Mixes? Check out: Heath Kirchart, Bill Strobeck, Blondey McCoy, Louie Lopez, Nora Vasconcellos, Alltimers, Rodrigo TX, Stefan Janoski, Franky Villani, Pass~Port, The 69 Mix, Beagle, LurkNYC, Bam Margera, Mike Arnold, Jason Sallilas, or Kevin Rodrigues.
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