In time with Richard Earnshaw

On eclectic tastes and musical freedom I’m a sucker for music with a groove, and I’ve been buying Richard Earnshaw releases on autopilot for years because his tracks come with grooves guaranteed. One glimmer of hope during the COVID pandemic has been that he’s in as prolific production form as ever and helped keep usContinue reading “In time with Richard Earnshaw”

Thought ya knew about CeCe Peniston?

On having swag, social media and impeccable standards My phone rang and an English accent greeted me at the other end of the call. Wait, CeCe Peniston‘s a Brit? “Oh, hello,” I fumbled, hastily striking a line through my question about her influence on this side of the Pond. Thankfully she put me out ofContinue reading “Thought ya knew about CeCe Peniston?”

Ultra Naté: one woman’s sanity

I wasn’t going to ask about Free. Of course I love the track, it’s literally changed people’s lives and made Ultra Naté a household name but that wasn’t how I wanted to spend our time together. Many words have been written about Free’s story already, and I was very conscious of burning yet more ofContinue reading “Ultra Naté: one woman’s sanity”

Just a little bit about Kym Sims

On jingles, demos and the power of making people laugh I’ve seen Kym Sims having a shower. It wasn’t just me and it was at a distance of several thousand miles but nonetheless that makes her unique amongst the artists I play when I’m DJing. As COVID public safety announcement it was certainly the oneContinue reading “Just a little bit about Kym Sims”

Making friends with Tasha LaRae

On spanning the genres, picking a winning track and covering the greats with confidence “Most of the time they find me!” I’d always been intrigued how producers and their vocalists found each other so thought I’d ask. “I’ll get a message from Spen or Tommy Davis, and they’ll say ‘hey, we got a great trackContinue reading “Making friends with Tasha LaRae”