A FIX YOUR FACE INTERVIEW: Daniel Evans aka Mr. Bugatti

I've seen Daniel Evans aka Mr. Bugatti play a few shows now at Cervantes in Denver; twice for PLM Family shows, so you know the kid is on point :) In doing the interview, I found out he actually went to school here in Grand Junction at Colorado Mesa University at the same time I was attending, and we know a bunch of the same cats, CRAZY!  Check him out!

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A FIX YOUR FACE INTERVIEW: Kristoffer Edlund aka kLL sMTH

Also one half of the bassy glitch weirdness 2NUTZ, Kristoffer Edlund is one of many upcoming bass music artists coming out of the electronic MECCA of Denver, Colorado. I have been personally following his career since I saw him open for Sugarpill and Gladkill in Avon, CO at Agave for the West Coast Bass Summit early last year. His solo project kLL sMTH is playing the festival circuit from CO to AZ. Sonic Bloom, 710 Cup, Gem and Jam Festival in Tuscon. He's a BADASS. Enjoy.


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A FIX YOUR FACE INTERVIEW: Ricky Shine aka The Digital Connection

We are super excited to release an exclusive Sonic Bloom Mini-Mix and interview with our good friend Ricky Shine aka The Digital Connection. Ricky has been surging in the Denver bass music scene the last half decade with his all original take on melodious yet crunchy bass heavy music. I've been following Ricky's career for the last year pretty closely, watching him perform multi state tours, BIG festivals like Gem and Jam in Tuscon, AZ, and I even brought him to Grand Junction with Joman for a show at Mesa Theater earlier this year. I'm a HUGE fan of his music, and am pleased to present you with another Fix Your Face interview, AND his super dope Sonic Bloom Minimix FULL of BRAND NEW ALL ORIGINAL tracks!!!

For those who don't know, tell us a little bit about your sound?

I go by the alias The Digital Connection, I’ve been producing electronic music for about 5 years now. I would describe my sound best as being a combination of a little of everything, mainly Melodic Dubstep/Glitch Hop/Drum&Bass. I come from a background of playing guitar inbands and listening to lots of Metal/Rock growing up, it’s had a huge impact on the sound that i’ve been able to develop over the years. One of my goals with this music project is to break the barriers of the norm and leave the comfort zone completely to explore new untouched areas of both composition and sound design. I want to make something unlike anything out there right now.

I for one am SUPER excited about Sonic Bloom, the lineup is STACKED.

What artists are you most excited about seeing this year?

Sonic Bloom has been my favorite festival over the last couple of years, they never disappoint with the lineup. I’m most excited about getting to see Opiou, Bluetech, Truth & Thriftworks. Plus some awesome friends of mine will be playing as well such as NastyNasty, Ill-Esha, Phutureprimitive, Russ Liquid plus many more, it’s gonna be such a blast!!

This is your second year playing at the festival correct? How does it

compare with other festivals you've played? Please describe the difference,

if any, in crowd vibes at the festies in other states?

This is actually my 3rd year playing, I’m so happy i could be apart of this amazing festival again. The thing that’s awesome about Sonic Bloom is that people are so open to hearing new things that it’s a perfect environment to really test the potential of your music. It’s also really great that it’s a unity of both artists and fans camping/partying/enjoying live music together. It’s something totally unique from the big name festivals , we’re all family here.

With all the advancements in technology over the last decade, especially in
the realm of electronic dance music, what are your weapons of choice?

Guitar will always be my primary instrument, but when it comes to Electronic Music there are a few select plugins that are my goto tools. I use Ablton 9 for all my production and live sets, the plugins I use the most all come from Native Instruments Komplete instrument bundle. My plugins of choice would deffinitley be Massive for any lead/midrange bass tones, Studio drummer for layering with my drum sounds, and Reaktor which features a wide array of complex synths to choose from. Probably the coolest thing to me about making electronic music is creating sounds completely from scratch and twisting and bending and splitting frequencies until you get something that’s out of this world. I never get bored of making music because everytime i still learn something new, I can’t imagine what sort of tools we will have 10 years from now.

I'm dying for some Digital Connection swag, where can I get some??

I’m actually working on a few things right now, I just made some stickers which will be available for free from my website  ( and at shows. But a few other things are in the works such as T-shirts/Hat’s/Hat Pins which should start being readily available online/at tour dates around fall time.



This was a super fun interview to put together, it was NOT a conventional conversation at all when we started! I sent Clark a list of questions to which he replied in a voice over track. I then chopped it up and over dubbed my voice in asking the questions, trying to make it sound as natural as possible. It was definitely a challenge, but really fun all the same :) The video that follows is me doing a lazer show for DYNOHUNTER at The End Of The World Party@  The Summit in Durango , CO. Followed by the exclusive interview. Enjoy!



I was so blessed to be able to sit down with Sugarpill and Gladkill at the hotel before The West Coast Bass Summit at Agave in Avon, CO and shoot the shit for a LONG time. The original interview was over an hour long, now edited down to about 15 minutes for your busy lifestyle :)


I’ve seen Joman perform a few times now, most recently at Skylab 2011, and was so excited to hear he was playing the Global Dance Arena @ NYE DECADENCE alongside some of the most monstrous bass artists of the entire EDM scene, i nearly pee’d my pants! AND!! He was nice enough to give all you FIX YOUR FACE RADIO heads an exclusive interview
Tell us about your first inspirations to be involved in the EDM scene?
JOMAN: I’ve always loved electronic music, since as long as I can remember. I grew up listening to Moby, Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, Aphex Twin, stuff like that. But around the time I was 13, my cousin gave me a copy of Fruityloops 3 and BT’s “Movement In Still Life.” The album had a significant impact on me and once I had FL, I just started playing around with it. What started as a curious hobby ended up being something I did every single day, going on 11 years. This was long before I ever really knew anything about the club scene but once I started to discover it a few years ago, the natural progression was to dive head first into it and share my music with everyone I could.
With all the amazing advancements in music technology, especially in electronic music, what are your ‘weapons on choice’?
JOMAN: I still use FL Studio pretty regularly, as the program has improved dramatically with practically every update. Version 10 is outstanding. I also use Reason, Record, Logic, Melodyne for vocals, Wavelab and occasionally Ableton. As far as plug-ins go, I’m a big fan of the Thor synth in Reason because of the complex routing options it allows… also, Massive for pretty much the same reasons, a free plug-in called Peach for 8-bit sounds, Z3ta for some of my leads… I’ve used the Axxess Virus for a few of my bass lines and just got my hands on Stutter Edit, which is insanely powerful. The list goes on and on.
It has to be awesome to collab with so many amazing artists, got any favorites?
JOMAN: Working with Adam K, J Scott G and Jontron has been a lot of fun. Adam is legendary when it comes to Progressive House and J Scott G has an ear for a lot of different genres. Writing Electro House with him has been a blast. We’ve got a lot of stuff in the works that I’m excited to share. And Jontron and I are pretty good friends, so we always have fun getting together in the studio and just seeing what happens.The talent at Skylab this year was through the roof, as an EDM fan, who you think threw it down the hardest?
JOMAN: Avicii and Dash Berlin, without question.
When and where can we get some more JOMAN in our lives???

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