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I'm Jake from Australia. I find great pleasure in art of all kinds, particularly music. Food and wine too. I like having adventure and taking risks. I find new experiences very exciting. When I'm relaxing I like to read or have a beer or two. I'm a sound engineer and am involved in recording and mixing local bands. I love going out to see live music. I'm an easy going guy and tend to get on well with most people.
"You gotta do watcha wanna, 'cause watcha wanna is good!"
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm new to couch surfing! I'm hoping to be involved here when I next travel. In the mean time I'd like to host some interesting people or meet for a coffee or a drink.
spending time with the people I love
Music, Movies, and Books
Books: anything by - John Steinbeck, Kurt Vonnegut, Ken Kesey, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jack Kerouac, Fiódor Dostoyevski
Jazz - Coltrane, Sun Ra, Monk ect.
Electronic - Squarepusher, AFX, Deep House, Glitch.
Indie - Bonnie Prince Billy, Tortoise,
Country - Lucinda Williams, Townes Van Zandt.
Hip-Hop - A Tribe called Quest, The Fugees, Nas, Snoop.
Rock - Beast Of Bourbon, The Stones, Rowland S Howard.
Dub, Salsa, Son and much more.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Mixing the sound for Bonnie 'Prince' Billy. My all time favourite songwriter.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can introduce you to Melbourne's thriving Indie music scene. Any night of the week you can find a great band playing in a local venue.
Countries I’ve Visited
Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, France, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Spain, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Australia, United Kingdom