October 27th, 2009

Yellowgold (real name: Jason Howell) is a musician based in San Francisco, California. As Jason Howell, he is a podcast producer and co-host of such CNET.com podcasts as Buzz Out Loud and Gadgettes. Jason has also released a number of techno and dance mixes under the alias DJ Raygun. The song featured below, One Night Out, is a Yellowgold release from his free album The Mellower, and is available at YellowgoldMusic.com.

I’ve been a musician since I was 12 years old, having recieved my very first keyboard. (Casio PT87, then soon after the Yamaha PSS-480) In high school, I evolved to playing the bass guitar for a Boise, Idaho industrial band called Waste of a Life. Upon the acquisition of an Ensoniq Mirage sampler, we renamed ourselves WAL, and continued to record new material using the new found sampler. During that time, I also joined together with fellow WAL member John Kuehne and drummer Brent Kelly to form the punk rock outfit, Freak in a Jar (full cd available for download). [...]