Label Owner, Contributing Editor

Names You Can Trust, Wax Poetics

Starting from a base of 15+ years experience DJing in New York City on radio and in clubs, Andrew Mason aka Monk-One has also been heavily involved in journalism (a founding member and editor of Wax Poetics Magazine) and A&R (producing reissues for Fania, Fantasy and others). In 2004 he and a friend started an independent label, Names You Can Trust, which has released more than 30 projects, most of them on vinyl as well as digital.