Tom Foolery is one of the most recognized breaks DJs in central U.S.–pushing the limits of the breaks sound is routine for this DJ.

Influenced by the hard/funky south and the deep/progressive mid-west creates a unique imprint on Tom Foolery’s programming and mix style.

Tom Foolery’s “big room” breaks have opened up acts like Kaskade at New Orleans’ Vampire Stripper Sluts, and put him peak hour at Tampa’s world renown Amphitheater.

His life as a master breaks DJ is but one aspect of Tom Foolery’s appeal. His studio work and fascination with synthesis has begun to flourish. Be on the look out for his name as artist/remixer on productions from around the globe, including the upcoming release of Defiance remixed by top UK nuskool producer, Transformerman.

Tom Foolery is also behind the scenes designing some of the regions most loved festivals featuring everything from regional bluegrass to some of the world’s most esteemed electronic acts.

The annual Underground Sound (Mid-West Freak-Fest) parties have received world wide recognition and in short time have developed an impressive following around the globe. Rising in the light of DJs like Paul van Dyke, Carl Cox, and Uberzone where the DJ was more than a musician but a spiritual guide… Tom Foolery has broken free of the constraints around him and seeks to free others: mind, body and soul.

Allow him to share the keys of freedom and join him on the journey.

Performance Log 2006 – 2009

  • 11/07/2009 – Essential: TomFoolery Baltimore, MD
  • 10/31/2009 – Dan Aquaviva Black Out Detroit, Michigan
  • 10/24/2009 – Nowloween 5: Dance of the Dead Reno, Nevada
  • 10/17/2009 – Booty Halloween Skylab2000 + Beats Antique St Louis,Missouri
  • 10/10/2009 – Mad Frog Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 08/28/2009 – Gunnison Art Center Gunnison, Colorado
  • 08/14/2009 – UGS5 w/ Bassnectar, Astral Projection, EOTO, Glaude Salem, Missouri
  • 08/08/2009 – Party in the Park St Louis, Missouri
  • 08/01/2009 – Fire Festival Portland, Oregon
  • 07/25/2009 – Madrigal w/ Anthony Nero & Trash Yourself K.C., Missouri
  • 07/25/2009 – TF + Trash Yourself + Anthony Nero late night K.C.,Missouri
  • 07/10/2009 – Forecastle w/ WideSpread, Black Crows Louisville, Kentucky
  • 07/05/2009 – 5 hour Sunrise on Shakedown Rothbury, Michigan
  • 06/27/2009 – Invite Only St Louis, Missouri
  • 06/20/2009 – Wonka & the Bass Factory Masontown, West Virginia
  • 06/06/2009 – Wakarusa Ozark, Arkansas
  • 05/30/2009 – Club Lit St. Louis, Missouri
  • 05/22/2009 – Bang Tech 12 @ Bookies Detroit, Michigan
  • 05/21/2009 – Bassnectar Mochipet TomFoolery St Louis, Missouri
  • 05/16/2009 – Robotown Getdown St Louis, Missouri
  • 05/02/2009 – Interfuse OA, Missouri
  • 04/30/2009 – Interfuse OA, Missouri
  • 03/26/2009 – Tastemakers of Breaks WMC Miami, Florida
  • 03/21/2009 – Freezing Man Colorado Denver, Colorado
  • 03/14/2009 – Psychotronic 3 w/Vibesquad, BBB, & Noise Floor StLouis, Missouri
  • 02/21/2009 – Planet Krypton Detroit, Michigan
  • 02/12/2009 – Gbar Tampa, Florida
  • 02/07/2009 – Gasparilla Party Tampa, Florida
  • 01/08/2009 – Hawaiian Electronic Music Fest Hawaii
  • 01/09/2009 – in the jungle big island style Hawaii
  • 11/01/2008 – TomFoolery vs Dervish Halloween at the Cave!
  • 10/25/2008 – Booty Halloween w/ Green Velvet + Monk St Louis, Missouri
  • 10/24/2008 – TomFoolery & Tommy Gunns Memphis, Tennessee
  • 10/11/2008 – Nocturnal Elements Desoto Missouri
  • 10/05/2008 – Coalessence Fest Sat Main w/Alex Grey & RITM Arkansas
  • 09/27/2008 – CaveStock 5 w/ Pnuma Trio Illinois
  • 09/06/2008 – Stoney Lonesome w/ BreakBeatBuddah Missouri
  • 08/29/2008 – MoonBass Burning Man BRC Nevada
  • 08/22/2008 – Vibesquad Afterparty Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 08/15/2008 – UGS 4! w/Shpongle Hallucinogen Jackal & Hyde Illinois
  • 07/12/2008 – SchwagStock 38 CAMP ZOE Missouri
  • 07/04/2008 – TomFoolery Glitch Mob Freq Nasty B’ham AL
  • 07/03/2008 – TomFoolery w/ The Glitch Mob Nashville TN
  • 06/29/2008 – stoney lonesome w/Unkl Ryan Dervish & PS Brain
  • Bananas MO
  • 06/28/2008 – stoney lonesome w/ Unkl Ryan + PS Brain Bananas MO
  • 06/21/2008 – Summer CaveFest Solstice IL
  • 06/06/2008 – Apogaea Colorado
  • 05/28/2008 – Pure Panic DEMF Breaks Party Detroit, MI
  • 05/03/2008 – Interfuse Mid-West Burn MO
  • 04/26/2008 – SIN Foam Party Carbondale, IL
  • 04/18/2008 – CaveFest!!! Murphysboro, IL
  • 03/30/2008 – Essential Breakfast WMC Miami, Florida
  • 03/27/2008 – Tastemakers of Breaks WMC @ Jazid Miami, Florida
  • 03/15/2008 – Shamrox!! Jackson, Mississippi
  • 02/28/2008 – Fusion @ G-Bar Tampa, Florida
  • 01/12/2008 – STL Psychotronic 2 St. Louis, Missouri
  • 11/17/2007 – Instinct STL St Louis, Missouri
  • 11/03/2007 – Terminal Groove 2 Springfield, Missouri
  • 10/13/2007 – Shawnee Cave Murphysboro, Illinois
  • 10/05/2007 – Shawnee Cave Murphysboro, Illinois
  • 09/15/2007 – DJ Fixx/TomFoolery Jackson, Mississippi
  • 09/08/2007 – MechaZilla Camp Zoe TomFoolery v Karizma, Missouri
  • 09/01/2007 – Camped Out Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 08/18/2007 – Eureka Music Park Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • 07/28/2007 – Forecastle @ The Belvedere Louisville, Kentucky
  • 07/14/2007 – Whirling Dervish New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 07/07/2007 – UnderGround Sound Murphysboro, Illinois
  • 07/03/2007 – Sonotheque Chicago Chicago, Illinois
  • 06/22/2007 – www.FIVEDC.com Washington DC, District of Columbia
  • 05/27/2007 – DEMF Breaks Party Detroit, Michigan
  • 05/12/2007 – Expo 5 Louisville, Kentucky
  • 04/27/2007 – Earthtones Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • 04/20/2007 – CaveFest Murphysboro, Illinois
  • 04/06/2007 – Club Anything Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 03/17/2007 – Irish Spring Jackson, Mississippi
  • 03/16/2007 – John B + TomFoolery Memphis, Tennessee
  • 03/15/2007 – John B + TomFoolery + Karizma St. Louis, Missouri
  • 02/10/2007 – J Scott G, Bassnector, TomFoolery St. Louis, Missouri
  • 01/04/2007 – John B + TomFoolery Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 12/30/2006 – Rogue Element + TomFooelry Amphitheater Tampa,
  • Florida
  • 11/04/2006 – Barn Yard Boogie 5 Peoria, Illinois
  • 10/28/2006 – Vampire Stripper Sluts The Venue New Orleans,
  • Louisiana
  • 10/20/2006 – Safari w/BuruFunk Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • 10/13/2006 – Friday the 13th Jackson, Mississippi
  • 10/08/2006 – PNI 3 Bloomington, Indiana
  • 09/23/2006 – Shawnee Cave CAVESTOCK3 w/Oteil
  • 09/15/2006 – Annalyze + TomFoolery Lexington, Kentucky
  • 09/02/2006 – TomFoolery Jackson, Mississippi
  • 08/19/2006 – Roots Jackson, Mississippi
  • 07/28/2006 – Port Cape Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • 07/22/2006 – TomFoolery Louisville, Kentucky
  • 07/01/2006 – UnderGround Sound Shawnee Cave Murphysboro,
  • Illinois
  • 06/18/2006 – Party in the Park St. Louis, Missouri
  • 06/15/2006 – Side Door St Louis, Missouri
  • 06/03/2006 – Beatwave New Albany, Indiana
  • 05/11/2006 – Skyy Box at the Sports Blast Carbondale, Illinois
  • 05/06/2006 – TomFoolery Port Cape Cape Girardeu, Missouri
  • 04/27/2006 – Skyy Box at the Sports Blast Carbondale, Illinois
  • 04/21/2006 – CaveFest Shawnee Salt Petre Cave Murphysboro, Illinois
  • 04/15/2006 – Heavyweight Stylez Saint Louis, Missouri
  • 03/31/2006 – TomFoolery/Unkl Ryan Wilmington, North Carolina
  • 03/25/2006 – TomFoolery Terre Houte, Indiana
  • 02/24/2006 – Sky Box at the Sports Blast Carbondale, Illinois
  • 2005 included short tours with FACTORe and Evol Intent.

Published Singles:

  • TomFoolery vs DJ Fixx “The Coast”
  • TomFoolery “Atomic Rock”
  • TomFoolery “Dance Sucka”
  • TomFoolery “Defiance” Transformerman UK Remix
  • TomFoolery “Mindwrecker”
  • TomFoolery “Electro Rasta”
  • TomFoolery “Control”
  • TomFoolery “Control” DJ Fixx VIP
  • TomFoolery “Jedi Mind”
  • TomFoolery “Be Good to the Grime” Electro mix
  • TomFoolery “Electro Rasta VIP” DJ Fixx mix
  • TomFoolery “Time to Freak”
  • TomFoolery “Bring the Bass”

Mix CDs

  • 2001 Progression of Breaks
  • 2002 TopCat presents TomFoolery
  • 2003 NuSkool Compilation
  • 2004 Fool in da Breaks
  • 2005 Resolution
  • 2006 USAmnesia
  • 2007 407 Internet only promo
  • 2007 420 mix CaveFest promo (internet only)
  • 2008 Voyage of the NU

Streaming Audio


170401 April Foolery

wushu music



4 favoritings |
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170129 Madness

was playing around with a 909 decided to throw it in the jam..



4 favoritings |
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170129 Eek

bounce riddim whine



5 favoritings |
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170123 Run Like Water

Deep 4×4 riddim



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170114 Fallen Ways Tomfoolery

the harder they come



5 favoritings |
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170111 Brukhall Rock

you know the deal



2 favoritings |
1 downloads |
116 plays


Babylon Is Falling

irreverent acid, pulsing bass, dancehall



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160913 MT 4

hard hitting minimal broken beat with vibe and atmosphere
stripped down for flow and dance



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160912 [connect Human Here]

Acid



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Free – SourKrush feat. Nicole Sasser Breaks Rub Ghost Mix1

So I bootlegged a track from my SourKrush project. I thought this one needed a proper breaks work over. I’m posting a preview here because some of you wanted to hear the Ghost mix:)



10 favoritings |
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307 plays


Difficult Situations Breaks Mix 2

Updated file. I thought I’d let you all hear what I did with it before it’s released.



12 favoritings |
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Locked and Loaded Feat. BBK

Look for mid-late Feb 2015 release!
If you dig it, please share the link to your social media!



15 favoritings |
0 downloads |
543 plays


Next Level

BEATPORT release Jan 29



18 favoritings |
0 downloads |
433 plays


140322 Got My Test Press T2

deep techno



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LoIQ TomFoolery Nothing Left Clip

Sample of the new Lo IQ? vs TomFoolery out on beatport July 12. To hear the full track please check out soundcloud.com/bayarearecords



5 favoritings |
0 downloads |
577 plays


Hugues I Miss Detroit

Soulful tech-house



19 favoritings |
87 downloads |
1559 plays


Hugues Lost Angel 2012

The first from my new tech house project. out soon from the dirty fabric family



18 favoritings |
37 downloads |
1073 plays


2011 TomFoolery & Designed in Tokyo – Mooove!

Big Room Floor Mover



10 favoritings |
104 downloads |
754 plays


Tom Foolery Vs Devine-Rip Tide (Original Mix)-Final

big bass analog recording and a few good switches



13 favoritings |
0 downloads |
546 plays


01 TomFoolery-Control(DJ Fixx)

DJ Fixx VIP mix of Control. 320 avail for DL



39 favoritings |
481 downloads |
2432 plays

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