Episode: Ascension


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Ascension
They say when you hit rock bottom -- after the impact -- there is only one way to go: up. Join the "Ascension." This episode has been over two years in the making; not because the music wasn't there, but rather because of the loss of my mother. I kept wanting to record; there had always been a plan for a follow-up to the cycle that was "Escape," "Freefall," and "Impact," but I couldn't bring myself to do it. Then, just as I was ready to get back behind the decks to record, my father passed away -- almost exactly to the day and time my mother had, but one year later. It was just too much, really; and so, the podcast -- like me -- languished. Finally, about a month ago, I picked it back up. "Ascension" (the title had always been that), the fourth in the four-episode set, had gone through many changes; a lot of the songs I originally had chosen no longer really fit the mood I wanted, but thankfully there was plenty of new stuff to fill it with. On May 5, 2015, I returned to my studio space, and recorded once again; now, it's ready to share. I want to dedicate "Ascension" to my mom and dad, who were always there for me when I needed them, who were proud of my DJing even if they didn't understand it. I love you mom and dad, and miss you every day. I hope you will find this trip into the Heavens both uplifting and enjoyable.

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