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The Commodore – Original Funk Review Feat. Ron La Pread

7 days ago last Thursday I jammed with a living legend, original bass player from 70s funk mega-group The Commodores and in my opinion composer of most the best, nastiest and funkiest tracks by the band such as Brick House, Easy, I Feel Sanctified, Young Girls are My Weakness, Too Hot Ta Trot, and the […]

Tomachi Anthology Torrent 2018 :: My life’s work in audio over 200 tracks

 Surprise! Nearly 17 hours of audio via 218 songs using 5 Gigabytes, here is every decent tune I ever did: > > > > > Tomachi-Anthology-Torrent.zip.torrent 5 GB zip 218 Songs Note from Tom: I put this archive together for a few reasons. One was that, since most of my drives are encrypted, there […]

Living Colour – up close ‘n personal at Park West Chicago 2014

Here is an edit of my footage from this concert. Presently you can’t find this on Youtube or anywhere else. AMU ‘sclusive’.

Psyrulean Moon 30 March 20 minutes from Kerikeri, NZ

I just scored my first producer set at a festival!!! It’s gonna be billed as “Tomachi” laptop and synth show. Will be at 11am on the Saturday. Normally I’m getting up to play drums but this time its just my laptop and Arturia Microbrute mono-synth. The synth will receive MIDI and I’ll twiddle the knobs. […]

Two parties coming up in January: My 41st then a RuralRemix Open Air

I’m turning 41 a week from tomorrow, and am gonna have a big party at my place in Belmont on the Shore Saturday 13 January 2018: all going to plan The Triptonites will perform a set. Then a week later this outdoor rave! OtherLand OpenAir The following is a copy-paste from the event page. I […]

Band Friendly Storage Units and Practice Spaces in Auckland

I spent a ridiculously long time compiling the information below. Time to share what I found… Live Google Doc URL: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12r53E9cV3YpYs8w0PGJ_9sjGwz5UXbNp-LjWeU_D5bU/pubhtml Snapshot in time below – Friday 21 April 2017 – click the image to go to the URL above.

Quick Garage Sale Before Moving

Hotel Vermont studios is moving to Henderson! Some items on sale now via my TradeMe account. The best items could be the dishwasher and also the analogue audio stuff – Drawmer MX30 compressor, Peavy Addverb, and the rack stuff. Also the plants: Lime tree and an Oak. Electronics & photography (3)  Home & living (4)  Music & instruments (4) 11 Items […]

New instrumental self-leak: Skanky Funk non-final mix

An unfinished mix leak of an in-production track by Tomachi has emerged on the popular original audio site soundcloud with download: No surprise who leaked it – me. Skanky Artwork Heres the high res version of the “Skanky Artwork” as I call it – a still from the animated video in production now, made with […]

PHD supporting Atmosphere with brother Ali @Powerstation this saturday

PHD has scored another international support at Powerstation – this time Atmosphere and Brother Ali from Minnesota!!!   IMG_2738 brother ali Medley of Atmosphere tracks tour promo: PHDs support T-Pain at sold-out Studio: PHDs full live band at Powerstation 2016 supporting TechN9ne:   ATMOSPHERE WITH BROTHER ALI SUPPORTED BY PHD SATURDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2017 US […]

Tom’s 40th – a Triptonites gig in Whangarei!

Double booked my own exact birthday – my 40th in fact – for a darn Triptonites gig! Here is the info… Triptonites @ Butter Factory Friday 13 January 2017. First gig of the year! It is also the exact date of our drummer Tomachi aka Sir Funkalot’s 40th birthday. Man he must be flying with […]

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