One half of go-to party, ‘The Night Institute’ and boss of his own Nocturne Music imprint, Jordan is a name to sit up and take note of this year with his debut Boiler Room and a slew of well-placed releases on complimenting an already busy gig schedule. Listen to “Voyager”, his last EP at the end of article. Behind the scenes!
Have you got a bedside book?
“The life changing magic of not giving a fuck” by Sarah Knight – I’m still trying…
One track you listen to in secret?
Toploader – “Dancing in the moonlight”. I’m not very secretive about it though. I love it.
What are you go at, besides music?
Balancing constant hangovers with tending to the unreasonable requests of my cat.
Your first « random memory »?
Being in my Dad’s car and asking far too many questions about the outside world for my own good.
Can you share us 3 tracks which will never leave your DJ Bag?
At the minute it’s :
New Order – “Bizarre Dub Triangle”
Filterheadz – “Sunshine”
Tiga – “You Gonna Want Me”
They each serve a different purpose depending on the moment or time of night.
If you had to be reincarnated as an animal?
Anything that hibernates and is always warm. Sloths seem to have it right though I’m not sure they hibernate…
The most valuable record you have in your collection?
The Test Pressing of my friend Bobby Analog’s first release on his own Body Fusion label. Two pressings sold out so I’m waiting for the right time to put it on discogs without telling him.
Your first record?
Tiesto – “Traffic” was certainly one of them… He wasn’t always terrible…
If you were an object?
A stress ball. I’m always stressing and quite like to be squeezed.
Which artist would you like to see? (dead or alive)
Prince of course!
Do you have any ritual before stepping onto the stage?
Alternate between beer and gin.
Your favorite machine?
The kettle of course…
A guilty passion?
Do drag queens count?
A track that you love but you can’t play and why?
I was listening to a lot of Marilyn Manson today but pretty certain it might not quite be the tastes to my target audience.
Your favorite instrument?
I wish I could play piano properly but gave up on three different tutors.
If you had to play or sample the soundtrack of a movie?
Jim Carrey in “The Mask”.
An unusual place where you dream to play?
I’m not fussy… I’ll play anywhere!
A track that you wish to produce?
Jan Jammer – “Crocketts Theme”. I made a re-edit instead!
A record you regret not to have?
Libertines – “Up The Bracket”. My favourite album of all time. Would be nice to have a physical copy.
A « Hard Life » anecdote you could share with us?
I’ve had many but always try to turn hard life experiences into positives instead of dwelling on hardships.