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cross-country impressions

In August 2014, officerfishdumplings moved out of San Francisco, to relocate to New York City. He drove across the country with fellow photographer / videographer Sya Warfield, through California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Idaho, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. They both captured various moments, shapes, colors, and feelings along the …

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ofd is a nomad

2014 has been a nomadic year for officerfishdumplings. San Francisco, Brooklyn, various parts of Morocco, Paris, Berlin, NYC, upstate New York, back to San Francisco to move out, drive across the country through California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, then fly across the Atlantic to Leipzig …

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ofd remixes oh my goodness’s everything all

Earlier this year, my dear friends, super-talented musicians & producers Tyler Wood and Therese Workman, released the debut EP for their crazy retro-future-pop duo “Oh My Goodness”. They decided to invite a few electronic musicians to remix various songs from the EP. I was honored to be one of them. Today, the remix EP is …

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ofd’s band “Odds of Survival” debut album released

Thanks to 197 generous souls,  the Kickstarter campaign we launched to help my band release our debut album was wildly successful!   We had set a very modest goal of $500, but our hearts were warmed to see our campaign close at $6890, which just about covered the costs of producing this album over the …

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officerfishdumplings turns it up

I returned from morocco to san francisco a couple weeks ago, and played a dj set at a halloween party. booties were shakin. so i thought i should share: there are sounds from my remix ←→ culture field recordings in Morocco throughout this mix, but it’s more of the icing on the cake than the …

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remix ←→ culture kickstarter video teaser 1

we’ve been on the road in morocco, meeting with all kinds of folks, and already have a ton of new high-quality audio, photo, and video captured for remix ←→ culture. our journey doesn’t end here. but here’s a fun short video with a sneak peak of the awesomeness we’ve been working with: remix ←→ culture -kickstarter teaser …

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ofd beats the ableton clock

ofd made this track in 24 hours for the May 2012 Ableton Beat the Clock Contest. He injected a healthy dose of Moroccan sensibilities, but all of his sound sources came from the samples provided by Ableton for the contest (produced by Nosaj Thing, M83, and Junior Boys). Everything was done in Ableton Live 8. …

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ofd announces remix ←→ culture : morocco

While visiting his family in Morocco this spring, ofd traveled to 3 remote parts of Morocco to learn from their traditional musicians, record their music, and photograph the experience.  Although it wasn’t his initial intention, ofd now plans on doing this every time he returns to Morocco – each time exploring different parts of Morocco’s …

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ofd bribes the mixtape fairy

Be careful what you wish for on Facebook…Idle threats such as “I wish someone would make me a mixtape.” will not be dismissed so easily by the officer: Rowan Balagot – I wish someone would make me a mixtape. Hatim Belyamani – If you can specify an overall theme / mood / color, and if …

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ofd documents moroccan doors and windows

While traveling around his home country of Morocco this summer, ofd’s camera fell slave to a growing obsession with doors and windows. Some of the results are below for your viewing pleasure. Perhaps you not only happen to have naked walls, but also feel the compulsory need to dress every square centimeter of those bland …