Emma Gritt is a freelance music journalist. Hiding behind the fake-but-real-sounding moniker of Kara Simsek, she is the author of So You Think You're A Hipster, clubs editor of Notion Magazine, and also contributes to Red Bull, Dazed Digital, Juke Magazine, KISS FM, and cult zine FUN.
Label boss and Grammy-nominated producer DJ Mark Knight shares his seminal tracks – and the stories behind them – from each of the years that have flown by since Toolroom Records became reality back in 2003.
Barney Boom, vocalist of the Manchester five-piece Sonic Boom Six reveals what it’s like to be a band with political ideas in a world where most artists are encouraged to keep their personal views as neutral as possible.
As she prepares to earn a whole new fanbase with the release of her new anthology Screamin’ Rachael: Queen of House, the Trax Records boss reflects on the early days of house in her hometown of Chicago, and shares some of her favourite anecdotes.