Sometimes, inspiration just strikes — usually on a sunny San Diego day after some medicine and a few brewskis — and the advantage of new technology is the ability to easily just hit the record button and go for it. A few years back, he set up an outdoor DJ station on the Panorama property, and fueled by a cooler full of Tecate, laid down a number of creative mixes to pay tribute to the land of the notorious Below the Chateau shindig. This summer of 2008 mixapalooza generated some interesting soundscapes that wandered widely into not-so-normal musical genres.

July 10, 2008: Get Your Rocks Off

Download: 2008-07-10 DJ Lurk – Get Your Rocks Off

Starting out with some Danny Elfman “Theme from Beetlejuice” was an extraordinarily difficult yet rewarding cannonball into the deep end for mixing through a series of recognizable rock pieces.

July 12, 2008: All Over the Place

Download: 2008-07-12 DJ Lurk – All Over the Place

Some fun with hot summer jams.

July 20, 2008: Hybrid Plus Mix

Download: 2008-07-20 DJ Lurk – Hybrid Plus Mix

DJ Lurk luuuuuurves those Hybrid boys and their inimitable swoop synths, crushing breakbeats, and deep tonal bass. Inspired by and including lots of remixes.

July 27, 2008: 138BPM Try

Download: 2008-07-27-138BPM try

An attempt at ridiculously fast electronica with mixed results, pun intended.

July 27, 2008: Screwing Around with Filed Electronica

Download: 2008-07-27-ScrewingAroundFiledElectronica

Two mixes in one day is unheard of, but apparently accomplished.

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