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Interviews

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Kosheen DJs

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Back to Mine
1.  The Cure - A ForestGreat band,  great b-line,  dark vibe!2.  Radiohead - Pyramid SongOne of there more obscure tunes, but still bloody good.   The weird time signature gets me every time3.  The Smiths - How Soon Is NowNo one can write lyrics like Morrisey,  genius..4.  Portishead - StrangersLove the breakdown on this..  Love the whole album in fact..5.  Joey Beltram - Energy FlashOld school classic of all time.  I distinctly remember where i was when i heard this for the first time.6,  Arcti...
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Uppers & Downers
What's hip and shit all over the shop...

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Interviews
Madonna's 'Private Fashion Collection Show' next February at The Old Truman Brewery in Eeeeeeeeest Landan. You stunk at Cardiff, but if I can get my hands on your 'Open Your Heart' black number with the gold tassier bustier I shall retire a very, very happy man.Owning dogs. The biggest pain in the fucking arse - ever.The new Streets stuff. Brilliant as always Mike dude - even if you did try and nick my girl in Ibiza...You Tube's - www.tinyurl.com/2bwu5q for the James Brown fans and www.tinyurl.c...
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The Next Big Thing
DMC brings you something ain't heard of yet...

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Interviews
'Matter' in London starts the column off this week with one of the king of clubs... Mr James Baille...James, you were instrumental in directing clubland just where it is at today. Tell us about Nottingham's Venus and The Bomb - what are your favourite memories from halcyon days?"I have a lot of fond memories from both clubs, the last night at Venus was sad for a lot of people - but we honoured to have Underworld play their best ever gig. As for The Bomb, Green Velvet and Basement Jaxx live was s...
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News From The Queues
This Week... Diva Beach & David White

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Interviews
Diva Beach - hot new London venue about to rock the capital...A new, beautifully designed club with touches of Miami art deco and beach life will be opening it's doors mid September down Chelsea way. White suede, deep buttoned chairs, Egyptian cotton day beds, iridescent mosaics, marbles, mirrors to make you look tanned and gorgeous , shimmer screens with changing lighting effects and sounds, creating intimate zones and private suites to take you from after work cocktails at 7pm to a 3am party f...
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Fashion Rocks
Help from the shelves with Gerald Bailey

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Interviews
So how did you first set foot on the fashion planet?  "My interest in fashion was sparked by the early 80's casual look. Our first store opened 20 years ago in the centre of Wolverhampton selling brands such as Lemon and La Garage. Things really picked up for us with the birth of the rave scene, I remember we sold loads of Wallabies shoes and labels like Naf Naf & Gio Goi. Tell us about your clubbing roots...you are known as one of the biggest and friendliest party rockers out there..."I was...
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DMC Kicks Back...
DMC Legends Who Made Us All Touch The Sky!

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Interviews
This week - The Japanese Popstars - Paddy boys ripping it upOkay dudes, you three are being bigged up by the likes of Mixmag, DJ, IDJ, Word, Radio 1 and XFM at the moment, where the fuck did three lads from Northern Ireland ever get into this mad crazy world of sending home clubbers looking like ET?"The band technically 'birthed' at the Oxegen Festival in Ireland about 2 years back.  We were, ahem, drunk in a field and decided that we could go to the festival for free the next year by forming a ...
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Movers & Groovers
The Music Industry's Movers And Groovers.

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Interviews
This week, Matt Priest now firmly encamped at DX Media reveals all...Matt. You are one of the biggest 'behind the scenes' industry figures - where did it all begin for you music wise out on the floors?"I grew up very close to Brighton, so 1988 was all about The Zap Club, Carl 3 deck Cox and Chris Coco - I didn't stand a chance!"Radio 1 - you were a legend promoting and pushing dance music on the  biggest radio station in the world - what were your proudest moments?"Events wise,  all Love Parade ...
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A Walk On The Wild Side
Words from the craziest people on the dancefloor.

Wednesday, 03 September 2008 Interviews
This week Kim Booth - a lovely, lovely loop the loop madmisslist...Kim, where did it all begin? How did you get into this crazy clubbing world and at what clubs did it all begin?"I actually began by being a journalist for Ministry Magazine about 8 years ago. Starting at the bottom and working my way up. Club wise in London it was Ministry, The End, Turnmills and Fabric. I also went to the Slinky Halloween Ball when I was just 17, with bright pink hair and black lipstick - but we wont talk about ...
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Hybrid

Wednesday, 27 August 2008 Back to Mine
1. Orbital - Halcyon / On + OnBeautifully chilled out Orbital perfection from back in the day, many, many a late night had this to bring you down then watch the sun come up.... 2. James Newton Howard - 25 Dollars WorthA beautiful closing theme from the film Michael Clayton by James Newton Howard. One of my favorite scores for its mood and subtlety while still being interesting and compelling.  3. Andy Page - Yellow TracksuitAndy's one of those sickeningly talented producers that has gems like th...
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Uppers & Downers
What's Shit & Hip All Over The Shop...

Wednesday, 27 August 2008 Interviews
Manumission's 'Baby Pin Up' star with her acrobatic show in Ibiza. A delectable blend from a ballerina and sex kitten who in the true tradition of Manumission stylee has been shocking the white isle this summer with her 'intimate body part' displays. Well really! Whatever happened to a bongo player and a guy shaking a tambourine on stage?The 'Learner Dancer Party' last week at Punk in London. DJ sets from the Dirty Pretty Things, Babyshambles and Hadouken... so that's why I was picked up by the ...
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An Englishman In...?
Ex-Pats Who Have Cracked It On Foreign Shores.

Wednesday, 27 August 2008 Interviews
This Week Dave Ralph - The Liverpool DJ Legend Who Has Sorted It Out Big Time In Boston, USA...So. where did your crazy clubbing journey begin?"I guess that DMC really opened my eyes to the massive scale of club culture, but my passion really came with the arrival of house music in the UK. Heaven in London, Shelleys in Longton, Defhouse in Birkenhead, The Eclipse in Coventry and some mad parties in Blackburn were the foundations of my clubbing foundation."Liverpool to the USA, so how did that sh...
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DMC Kicks Back...
DMC Legends Who Made Us All Touch The Sky!

Wednesday, 27 August 2008 Interviews
This week, Ex-European Mixing Champion DJ Trix.How did you start this scratching, mixing, turntablism shit? Most DJs as we presume you did, got into it via hip hop. What made you want to set the world alight with your deck skills?" From an early age I was interested in running a mobile disco. After a family holiday in Spain where I saw a DJ beat mixing and extending tracks mixing in and out of instumental versions -  I knew this was something I wanted to do. What got me hooked on scratching was ...
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The Facebook Big Up
Tales From The Super-Highway...

Wednesday, 27 August 2008 Interviews
Ok, so who still isn't addicted to Facebook? Flirting, checking out what everyone is doing, taking care of business, er, flirting. So here comes an irregular feature where we display some of the best 'Personal Info' parts of some of Facebook's more colourful characters. Toni Tambourine from Defected Records (this guy is a total loony)Activities: "I love running and swimming - I swam to the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth to the Bestival festival, cycling, I have a hand built Condor Agio). DJing - ...
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The A-Z Of...
The Bank Holiday Weekend

Wednesday, 27 August 2008 Interviews
A. DMC's Tony Prince interviewing Buzz Aldrin. I don't know, one minute Janet Jackson and Public Enemy, the next some guy who popped into space in a rocket...B.Balearic hedonism with Tiesto over at Privilige on Monday. Is there no stopping this guy?C.Cardiff mayhem down at Liquid with Eddie Haliwell and Nic Fanciulli. Big up promoter Henry Blunt for another taffy spesh. Better than Madonna at The Cardiff Millenium Stadium, leave the guitar at home you old bessy...D.Defected's new album hitting t...
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Uppers & Downers
The nitty gritty from planet dancefloor and beyond

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 Interviews
'The Pikes Breakfast Club, Ibiza on Sundays'. Early morning balearic beats, croissants n' champagne, a giant chess board and radio show all hosted by the wonderful Octavia.Cassie getting both of her nipples pierced showing her support for cancer victims.Kanya West's company KW Foods LLC basically taking over Chicago with their new chain of restaurants.Jay Z. Another $44 million could be swinging into his bank account thanks part sale of his Vegas 40/40.Peaches - hope you know what you're doing k...
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The Door Whore
Courtesy of Kelly Kinetic

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 Interviews
Why did you start hosting clubs in the freezing cold in the first place?"DJ and promoter Tomislav approached me in 1999 whilst raving at Cream and said he wanted a face like mine on the door of his night - Club Class at Atomics in Kent.  My mum made me a fluffy clipboard, I bought myself a massive white Diesel coat and some Buffalo boots and the rest, as they say, is history..."What clubs did you take care of the entrance for?Hotdog, Bubblelove, Club Naked (strictly fetish - (took ages to squirm...
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Crazed & Deranged
Stories from Jon Fitz

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 Interviews
So you're from Manchester, one of the biggest mash up mong-outs in clubland - tell us about your early, home city clubbing times..."The same old story of trying to line my teeth up after the party from excess taking of er 'vowels'...What tunes rocked your boat when you were still wanking into socks?"Club classic stuff was my boat rocker -  FPI Project, Shades of Rhythm...hands in the air stuff"So serious stuff aside, where was the worst place you woke up and thought 'oh fuck not again!'"Ibiza, s...
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Meat Katie

Wednesday, 13 August 2008 Back to Mine
1. Sade 'Turn my back on you'Pure class, Sade will never date, she never strays far from my CD player.2. Sound Garden 'Black Hole Sun' I can remember the first time i heard this track, where i was and what i was doing, it stopped me in my tracks, powerful message!3. Bob Marley & the Wailers 'Lively up yourself'The only decent thing my mother liked, music wise, reminds me of growing up, and it still sounds as great as the first time i heard it.4. Soul Coughing 'Screen Writers Blues'I love the...
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Uplive
The Chemical Brothers Rock Ibiza!

Wednesday, 13 August 2008 Interviews
Last Sunday saw what was possibly the killer of parties in Ibiza this summer - yup we are bigging up Azuli's gorgeous beachside grooves but for the music heads, The Chemical Brothers finally taking to, what is quite simply the best weekly party on the planet... well we'll leave it to co-promoter Mark Broadbent of the whole shebang to fill in the juicy details. Mark, so firstly, what an incredible day with the famous planes soaring overhead and a brilliant DJ line up with the likes of Jeff Mills ...
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Were You Having A Laugh?
Candy Flipped!

Wednesday, 13 August 2008 Interviews
Right, now here is the thing. We think the world of these boys, truly  we do - but sometimes we have to pull up you lot who have f*cked up from  time to time. And Kelvin, we haven't even mentioned sitting with your  feet up at Robbie William's mansion in Hollywood you Potteries podium  prancer. Bring us a hit and we will stop dissing the shit. Candy Flip?  'Strawberry Fields Forever'. It was one of those 'yeah great E buzz  but don't let on to anyone that you liked the tune' moment. Come on  kid...
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