<3 on My Sleeve Series: Life of a Stranjjur (in universal language)

by Kev Obrien

The mixes contained herein have been compiled and engineered Based on the true story that is my life. This is my heart, in audio format. Handle with care.

its like reality TV, only there's no TV and only music to tell the dramatic story of whatever the hell is going on in my little world of NYC, aka Stranjjville, USA

This series of mixes began in January 2013 as the end of a romantic relationship was beginning to set in as a reality. The year was one of my most difficult, but the tales are all very accurately depicted in the mixes, as I relied heavily on vocal-heavy music to tell my story. As often occurs, it takes time for many of us to break the cycle of attempting to replace one lost love with another. While each mix was intended to tell a story, they were also me speaking in my most fluent language to the love interest I was involved with at the time, which changed with the weather as time went on.

My process for these mixes involves a great deal of time digging for music as some of them were not only conveying my message, but also telling stories of actual events that occurred in a chronological fashion.

In the end, everyone hears their own story, or will relate to these mixes in different ways. I can only hope that they resonate on a personal level, as these mixes truly are deeply important and shall always and forever remain reminders of the most intensely challenging, confusing, yet emotionally and spiritually enlightening year of my life thus far; and subsequently led to my deciding to take a two-year hiatus away from the music industry in order to do some serious soul-searching. I am happy to have emerged from that hiatus with new perspectives on life, music, love, and the world in general.

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The mixes contained herein have been compiled and engineered Based on the true story that is my life. This is my heart, in audio format. Handle with care.

its like reality TV, only there's no TV and only music to tell the dramatic story of whatever the hell is going on in my little world of NYC, aka Stranjjville, USA

This series of mixes began in January 2013 as the end of a romantic relationship was beginning to set in as a reality. The year was one of my most difficult, but the tales are all very accurately depicted in the mixes, as I relied heavily on vocal-heavy music to tell my story. As often occurs, it takes time for many of us to break the cycle of attempting to replace one lost love with another. While each mix was intended to tell a story, they were also me speaking in my most fluent language to the love interest I was involved with at the time, which changed with the weather as time went on.

My process for these mixes involves a great deal of time digging for music as some of them were not only conveying my message, but also telling stories of actual events that occurred in a chronological fashion.

In the end, everyone hears their own story, or will relate to these mixes in different ways. I can only hope that they resonate on a personal level, as these mixes truly are deeply important and shall always and forever remain reminders of the most intensely challenging, confusing, yet emotionally and spiritually enlightening year of my life thus far; and subsequently led to my deciding to take a two-year hiatus away from the music industry in order to do some serious soul-searching. I am happy to have emerged from that hiatus with new perspectives on life, music, love, and the world in general.