Welcome to Echo Haus

About Me

My name is AJ. I have lived my life to this date in the Chicagoland area and I have a deep-rooted obsession with music and sound. From playing in experimental bands as a kid, trying to mutate the sound of my guitar into anything but a guitar, to venturing out on my own now and collaborating with other artists.

The element I really fell in love with was creating live soundtracks over silent horror and sci-fi movies! It first started with my band Braille Night. We would play absurdly loud ambient music in the upstairs of a coffee house for hours. One of the members came up with the idea of using a silent movie to direct the feeling of the music. And now a decade + later I’m still doing that frequently, mostly in collaboration with Comfort Station here in Chicago for their summer series “Silent Films and Loud Music”.

Sound was only the beginning for me though. The past couple years I have gone done the path of video synthesis, VJing, and programming stage lighting. Most notably for Lorelei Dreaming, where I have spent hours synchronizing lights to emphasize the mood of the music and Lorelei herself as she entrances the audience with her voice and presence, and manipulate video as a live performance jamming along to the music and lights.

What does the future hold?
I want to take my experiences, skills, and passions to the next level. Put out more music. Work on a soundtracks for current movies, shorts, video games, or what-have-you. Lend my patience and knowledge to programming stage lights for other bands. Basically, I want eat, sleep, and breathe this stuff!


Echo Haus: “Iter”
Echo Haus: “Treading Quietus”
Echo Haus: “Remission” (soon to be released)
My remix for one of Steven Archer’s projects QueenNeon ( also see Ego Likeness, Stoneburner, and Hopeful Machines.) . This song is called “In my Dreams I run on all Fours”. Follow the link below to grab the whole album!
My remix for Curse of Cassandra’s song “Morticia”. Follow the link below to get the whole album!
My Remix for Digital Gnosis’s song “A* (a star)”. Follow the link bellow to check out the whole album!
A collaboration I did with Nick Jones (of Digital Gnosis and _the_boundless_,) for his project DU. The idea is two musicians enter, one song leaves. Follow the link bellow to get the whole album!
This is a remix I did with Reuben Surrender (Rachael’s Surrender) as a part of Lorelei Dreaming for the band IIOIOIOII’s (pronounced “eye-oh”) song “Crescent Blue”. Follow the link bellow to check out the whole album


My Work

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I am always looking to work on new projects. I have some years of experience in music, sound design, soundtracks, DMX light programming, and video synthesis and VJing.

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Lighting design, live video manipulation, remixing, mastering
Logo design and background video for live performances


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