Darek Mazzone has been a Producer/DJ for the last 20 years, starting in Boston, MA at a production company called Interlock Media Associataes. Darek produced films about the struggles of indigenous tribes to protect their land and way of life from encroaching modernization and exploitation. Films such as “Rainforests Proving their Worth” and ” The First Link” gave Darek a deep understanding of the importance of cultural exchange.
In 2000, Darek produced and directed ten films for Seattle’s Experience Music Project, Frank Gehry-designed Music museum. These films have met with wide acclaim and are a showpiece of the 300 million-dollar facility. He has also created music+film programming for the Paris based world music broadband channel Mondomix, which had him producing in France and South Africa.
Darek currently produces and hosts the highly regarded World Radio Music Program, “Wo Pop.” For the past 19 years, “Wo Pop” has been the driving force toward engaging audiences through modern global music and currently aires every Tuesday night on 90.3 KEXP and online at KEXP.org.