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Welcome to DPD!

The DPD Project is a thematic mix-CD project created by music geeks and best friends Chris Diamond, Chris Prokop, and Michael Darpino.

Each CD in the project has a theme that ties the songs on it together. For every theme we each pick five songs that we feel best represent it. The collected fifteen songs are then mixed together in alternating order based on our last names. The songs that end up on DPD are meant to be the very best songs for their particular theme.

We write liner notes for each song to explain why we picked it for that theme. The project has grown into a sort of musical memoir over the years since music has been and still is such a huge part of our lives.

Most Recent Discs:

Title Catalog Songs Date

Song Usage in Movies and TV

DPD: 081


April 18th, 2009

Three of a Perfect Pair

DPD: 080


July 26th, 2008


DPD: 079


May 31st, 2008

Time Piece

DPD: 078


September 28th, 2007

Myths, Gods, and Legends

DPD: 077


July 16th, 2007


Random DPD Pick:

Scarecrow (single mix)
by: Forbidden DJs
from: I Like Texas EP

Picked By: darpino
For: DPD: 040 - Eclectic Themes Mix

"Na na na na na na na na na....na na na na na na na na...Blam!" and the most brutal movie hero execution of the 1980's is complete.

This is the song that made me think of this theme. I love the scene in Robocop when Murphy is systematically blown away by the evil gang and then finished off by their sadistic leader. The chief sample here is the sound of the leader choosing his killshot while Murphy lingers in pain knowing he is going to die. Robocop was originally rated X due to extreme on screen violence. While the movie was edited for content to make an R rating, the execution scene still shocked mom and pop movie goers and pushed onscreen viscera to the next level. Executions hurt, therefore it should hurt to watch them for entertainment. This rare industrial dance track just twists the knife by sampling it. Industrial dance music isn't really supposed to be happy, it's supposed to be mean and dark. Opening the song with this sample seems silly to those who don't know the movie but it's great for those who do. What's meaner or darker than having your head filled with that sadistic shotgun killing right before pounding a boot groove into the dancefloor of your favorite dungeon.

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