“My mother used to play jungle and acid house tape packs in the car. I used to hate it because I was into Oasis, but I came round pretty quickly.” Archie Hamilton talks us through his favourites.
What’s the first record you ever bought?
Dodgy – ‘Good Enough’. I was 11 years old, and I bought it on tape from Woolworths. I just played it now for the first time in years and it brought back a lot of fond memories of a simpler time!
The first time you remember hearing electronic music?
In the car. My mother used to play jungle and acid house tape packs she’d got from raves. I used to hate it because I was into Oasis, but I came round pretty quickly. Now I have made a career out of it – thanks Mum!
The record you’re proudest of?
I’m really happy with my Arkityp EP with Rossko. I feel like all three tracks are very different, and ‘£10/point’ especially is very different from my usual style.
The best record for a family party?
I played at my cousin’s wedding years ago, and I was playing funk, soul and a lot of James Brown. ‘Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag’ went off!
The soundtrack to a lazy Sunday afternoon?
The Dave Brubeck Quartet – ‘Take Five’. No better music to cook a Sunday roast to.
The best chillout record?
I have so many, but the one that gets me the most is The Cinematic Orchestra – ‘All Things To All Men’ instrumental. It’s so calming and yet so powerful in equal measure.
The last track of the night?
Midland – ‘Final Credits’ has been getting a lot of love for a while. Perfect mood to end the night on!