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The Big 40: Josh Butler

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01. Where are you right now and what are you doing?

Im at the studio about to start mixing down a track I started earlier this week.

 

02. What year were you born?

1989.

 

03. What’s the coolest thing in your house?

Record collection.

 

04. Worst experience as a DJ?

Playing an 18th birthday party and spilling beer over my amps.

 

05. Best experience as a DJ?

So many but one has gotta be playing in Johannesburg last year.

 

06. Favourite record label?

Some great stuff on MadHouse again recently.

 

07. House or Techno?

House.

 

08. First record you ever paid for?

Faithless – Insomnia.

 

09. Studio or DJ booth?

Studio.

 

10. Your dream collaboration?

India.

 
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11. Tell us something we shouldn’t know about you?

I love coronation street.

 

12. Cats or dogs?

Dogs.

 

13. Ever smoked?

No.

 

14. Ever done drugs?

No.

 

15. Ever stole?

No.

 

16. Busy city, or quiet beach?

Quiet.

 

17. One act who’s inspired you your whole career?

Pink Floyd.

 

18. If you weren’t in the music industry, what would you be doing?

Carpentry/boat building.

 

19. Worst job you’ve ever had?

Wedding catering, 15 hour shifts.

 

20. Favourite record right now?

Groove Armada – Love Sweet Sound (Kolsch Remix).

 
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21. Favourite record of all time?

Pink Floyd – Welcome To The Machine.

 

22. One thing you couldn’t live without?

Ableton.

 

23. Favourite food?

Anything with Pesto involved.

 

24. Movies or books?

Jungle Book.

 

25. Vinyl or CDJs?

Vinyls for the romance, CDJs for the convenience.

 

26. Favourite country to travel to?

The Netherlands.

 

27. Favourite club you’ve played at?

Tofler.

 

28. Favourite festival you’ve played at?

Parklife.

 

29. Craziest story of being on the road?

Being involved a police chase in Ukraine.

 

30. Weirdest request as a DJ?

Having to persuade the promoter to pull over when we were being chased by the police on the way to the airport in the Ukraine.

 
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31. Coke or Pepsi?

Pepsi.

 

32. If you had one super power what would it be?

To be 2 places at once.

 

33. Late sleeper or early riser?

Late sleeper.

 

34. Favourite fruit?

Passion fruit.

 

35. Strangest video you’ve watched on YouTube?

Some very strange Japanese conceptual art videos. Completely nuts.

 

36. Shower or bath?

Shower.

 

37. The top thing on your bucket list?

Visit Mayan temples is up there.

 

38. PlayStation or Xbox?

Im still on PS2 so tells you how often I play games.

 

39. Do you have any pets?

3 fish. Jeff, Derek & Hercules.

 

40. Anything to add?

Roll on the weekend.

 
Josh’s Snake Skin EP on AVOTRE is OUT NOW
 

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