Dave a huge welcome back to DMCWORLD…where on planet earth are you right now? I’m at home in the rather grey and drizzly rural Easy Midlands of England. Winter is starting to strengthen it’s grip How’s Ibiza Dan? Jealous, much!
The first piece of music you heard this morning after leaping out of bed? The new Mercury Rev album ‘The Light In You’. Beautiful stuff to ease you into the day.
Your most excellent year continues at pace, this time we are all over a release that Armada Music are really excited about too, your ‘Beyond Borders : Berlin’…a real underground journey from one of the most important dance music cities in the world. How and when did this project spring into life? King Unique did the first edition of this new compilation series earlier this year and as the outlets to do physical CD compilations have been shrinking, I was straight on the phone to Armada offering my services to do the next one 😉 Mix CDs have been a big part of my career over the last 25 years and it’s a tradition I’m keen to continue. Berlin sprang to mind as the obvious choice from which to base the album after I did a couple of gigs there over the summer and I wanted the album to give a flavour of a particular place rather than some generic set that could have come from anywhere. Nearly all of the music was either stuff i played at those gigs or is by producers and artists that are based in the city, so there’s a real connection there. (more…)