Associate Producer Derek John joined Studio 360 in 2004 and is currently the show's News Editor. The Kansas native first caught the radio bug from a local doo-wop deejay who called himself "the daddio of ...
Daedelus Captures Lightning in a Bottle
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 09:55 AM
This Memorial Day weekend kicks off the Lightning in A Bottle festival in Irvine, California. The four-day event bills itself as 'equal parts music, art and green workshops' — and the name isn't a bad description for the music of one of its headliners.
Last week on Studio 360, Daedelus explained his unique sonic vision — a mixture of lush orchestral samples, funky breakbeats, and found sound— that, in essence, attempts to capture lightning in a bottle; what he calls music’s “Eureka! Moment.”
Not surprisingly, Daedelus' visual style is just as arresting as his sound.
-Derek L. John