Phreak Power Podcast Vol. 14: Shantih – “Interregnum”

An elegiac mixtape featuring ambient, electronic, free jazz, and spoken word… For the fourteenth Phreak Power Podcast, Shantih arranged a gentle 18-track Mixtape in an effort to seek solace amidst the recent vicious election. Created under the stress and pressure of managing a political campaign, the composition of “Interregnum” served as a brief respite from […]

Phreak Power Podcast Vol. 13: Shantih – “Good Trouble”

An elegiac mixtape featuring ambient, free jazz, and spoken word recordings of the late Rep. John Lewis… For the thirteenth Phreak Power Podcast, Shantih arranged this transcendent 19-track Mixtape in tribute of civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis, his life’s work, and the countless souls carrying on his crusade for justice today. It is the […]

Phreak Power Podcast Vol. 12: Shantih – “Good Mourning, America!”

An elegiac mixtape featuring ambient, art rock, free jazz, world music, and spoken word… For the twelfth Phreak Power Podcast, Shantih arranged a somber 18-track Mixtape to commemorate the casualties from the country’s two deadly viruses: COVID-19 and racism. Created amidst a global pandemic and nationwide civil unrest,  “Good Mourning, America!” is both a requiem […]

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Phreak Power Podcast Vol. 3: Shantih – “Eschaton”

An explosive mixtape featuring dark acid-soaked industrial techno… In the third installment of the Phreak Power Podcast, Shantih prepped some of his favorite techno tunes with a focus on acid-drenched melodies, heavy-hitting percussion, and dystopian energy. “Eschaton” is the perfect soundtrack for the End Times. Following a cinematic intro, the mix launches directly into a […]

Best of 2018 – Songs

The following list contains my top 50 songs from 2018, sorted alphabetically. While compiling this list, I sought to select the year’s best songs with respect their quality and their lasting power. While I approached this list as a DJ with a focus on electronic music, there are also selections outside the realm of dance […]

What is Phreak Power?

Phreak Power | frēk ˈpou(ə)r | noun a Blog that covers independent music and DJ culture a Podcast featuring DJ mixes and mixtapes a Party based in Philadelphia 1. The Blog Phreak Power is an independent music and DJ culture blog based in Philadelphia. It is dedicated to featuring the best music from around the […]