Billy Lunn is, he readily admits, “not your conventional politician.” Arriving for our chat in red knee-length shorts and a Pixies’ T-shirt, he looks more festival-goer than policy-maker (“I was going to come down in flip-flops but I thought ‘Hmm, is that too socialist?”), while his campaign speak veers from the impressively knowledgeable to the amusingly novel.
One of London’s best loved, and least promotion-focused, parties is Lo*Kee. The event’s name has become synonymous with good parties, full of good people, good music and providing nothing but good times. I was fortunate enough to be granted the first ever interview with the Lo*Kee team, here’s a snippet of what they had to say.
Every now and then I hear a piece of music that completely throws me. As a music writer I’m constantly listening to new stuff and, while I love most of it – being a complete glutton for house and techno – sometimes it can get a bit samey.
Get ready for the weekend with this mix by UK house heroes X-Press 2.
Originating from Toronto, duo Zeds Dead used to spend hours making old-school hip hop beats in their parent’s garage. Ten years on from their first album Fresh Beets, they have replaced hip-hop with bass-heavy sounds.
A number of years ago, before digital media became the norm, I remember being handed a mixtape by one of my friends. It was a collection of techno delights from various artists, at the time I didn’t know the names of any of the tracks or their producers but, as time went on I discovered some of them.
An inspired celebratory soundtrack at Old Trafford and other musical doozies from the world of sport.
Timo Maas is a busy man with a hectic tour schedule and a new album to promote so, of course, he’s pretty pushed for time at the moment. However, I managed to grab a few minutes with him for a quickfire interview.
“If I made a song in pink boxer shorts and green gloves called Sexy Girl and got a number 1 the whole fucking grime scene would be in pink boxer shorts making a f****** remix.”
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