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The Big 40: Flashmob

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Flashmob dropped in to answer The Big 40, with mentions of William Wallace, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and fresh orange juice the Italian dance legend shares all.

 

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

I am home in Milan, just got back from taking my kids to kindergarden, listening to promos and demos for the label then off to the studio.

 

02. What year were you born?

1270, like William Wallace.

 

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

A Terracotta army warrior, real dimension. I call him Franco.

 

04. Worst experience as a DJ?

Many years ago in Greece. At a certain point I was the only one in the room, not even the bar tenants were in the room anymore!

 

05. Best experience as a DJ?

Probably headlining and opening for the first Do Not Sleep ever this summer, what an honour if you think aout how successful it’s been, I was the first guest they had!

 

06. Favourite record label?

Flashmob LTD.

 

07. House or Techno?

Techno.

 

08. First record you ever paid for?

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Welcome To The Pleasure Dome (double vinyl).

 

09. Studio or DJ booth?

A bit of both I suppose.

 

10. Your dream collaboration?

Carl Craig.

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

I can be really outrageous at times, I have a pretty rough past.

 

12. Cats or dogs?

Cats.

 

13. Ever smoked?

Yes.

 

14. Ever done drugs?

Yes.

 

15. Ever stole?

Yes, I once stole a car.

 

16. Busy city, or quiet beach?

Quiet beach.

 

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

Carl Craig.

 

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

Stealing cars I suppose.

 

19. Worst job you’ve ever had?

Unloading trucks.

 

20. Favourite record right now?

I really like Mennie – Reach Ou.

 
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21. Favourite record of all time?

Audion – Mouth To Mouth.

 

22. One thing you couldn’t live without?

Music.

 

23. Favourite food?

Thai and Japanese.

 

24. Movies or books?

Both.

 

25. Vinyl or CDJs?

Vinyls.

 

26. Favourite country to travel to?

Ireland.

 

27. Favourite club you’ve played at?

Button Factory, Dublin.

 

28. Favourite festival you’ve played at?

Downtown Festival, Amsterdam.

 

29. Craziest story of being on the road?

Once, I had just finished playing the O2 Arena and the driver (who was nearly one hour late) had on his board Fast Bob rather than Flashmob.

 

30. Weirdest request as a DJ?

I ignore requests.

 
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31. Coke or Pepsi?

Coke.

 

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

To convince anyone to do anything, I think I have that already actually.

 

33. Late sleeper or early riser?

Early riser.

 

34. Favourite fruit?

Cherries.

 

35. Strangest video you’ve watched on YouTube?

A decapitation, really bad.

 

36. Shower or bath?

Bath.

 

37. The top thing on your bucket list?

Fresh orange juice.

 

38. PlayStation or Xbox?

PlayStation.

 

39. Do you have any pets?

No.

 

40. Anything to add?

Thank you.

 

You can catch Flashmob on Saturday October 3rd at Ministry Of Sound for Rinse FM, and October 23rd at The Button Factory in Dublin, Ireland.