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Super stoked to announce volume 09 of the Dataset Exclusive Mix series, featuring none other than Abjo.
A San Diego based producer that caught my eye (and ears) for the first time, during an unexpected set with hip-hop legend Mr. Brady from Deep Rooted. I remember being completed blown away by his production and approaching him after their amazing set to express my admiration. After that, we crossed paths at the producer’s meet-up at Kava Lounge where Abjo will always play some of his productions. Always fresh, always musical, mellow atmospheres with warm tones and a dash of soul is how I can describe his sound.


Check the questionnaire below to get to know the man behind the music.

Real Name:
Aaron Nash

What is the best thing about writing tunes:
Listening to it after and giving myself a pat on the back, haha…

Your favorite studio gear:
My Akai MPD32

What artist in your scene inspires/motivates you:
The whole Soulection roster, my new musical/spiritual family

Life changing album:
The Roots’ “Game Theory”

Production tip:
Try everything. Nothing should be off limits. Unless it’s that god-awful horn sound DJs (used to, maybe still) use all the time…

Something people don’t know about you:
I’m a classically trained violinist and percussionist of 14 years now, and I used to be a gigging violinist/drummer, played for orchestras and chamber groups around San Diego where I live. Been inactive since my sophomore year in college, though…

Favorite food joint:
Slater 50/50 in Point Loma, new favorite place to stuff my face. Bacon everything in there, it’s paradise…


01. Anagoge – AbJo
02. Holy Hole Inna Donut – Kaytranada
03. Night In Los Angeles – AbJo
04. Holdin’ On (Kaytranada Edit) – Flume
05. End Of Time (Insightful Fondle) – Beyonce
06. Distanced – AbJo
07. Boiling feat. Sinead Harnett – Disclosure
08. Trip The Light Fantastic – AbJo
09. You & Me feat. Eliza Doolittle – Disclosure
10. On & On (LAKIM Rework) – Erykah Badu
11. Club Bang – Kaytranada
12. AGHT (“Caddyshack” Intro Flip) – AbJo
13. Lemniscate (JT’s What Goes Around Flip) – AbJo
14. Entheomania – AbJo
15. Relentless – AbJo
16. Holy Man Strut (FlyLo’s “Putty Boy Strut Remix) – AbJo
17. The Other Life (Erykah Badu Refix) – AbJo

Always hard at work cranking new tunes, recently released The Art of Refixing which you can download on his Bandcamp page.