This week we catch up with Ash Rawson, a fellow from Barnsley, UK with a dazzling taste in music. As is customary with these Electronic Journals an exclusive podcast is below, so enjoy, listen and share! I’ve also asked Ash to answer a Proust questionnaire with a twist, of course.
A3A: What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
AR: Been forced to do endless amounts of forward rolls whilst been chased by a group of angry mallards.
A3A: Where would you like to live?
AR: New York or New Zealand.
A3A: What is your idea of earthly happiness?
AR: The worlds leaders, dressed in leather, gathered in a derelict warehouse. Nile Rodgers would DJ and Red Stripe would sponsor the event.
A3A: To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
AR: I’m too competitive.
A3A: Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
AR: When I was younger I wanted to be the red power ranger.
A3A: Who are your favorite characters in history?
AR: Ian Curtis. Joy Division.
A3A:Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
AR: My old maths teacher used to let us listen to the radio and she gave us Haribo sweets as an incentive to do our work. I passed my maths test. So yeah, Mrs Willett is a heroine of mine.
A3A: Your favorite DJ?
AR: My friends Dad, Chris Booth. Party DJ, weddings, etc. He once played New Order – Blue Monday towards the end of his set one Christmas eve. My dancing resulted in 3 lads giving me a black eye.
AR: I saw Moodymann for the first time the other week. That guys awesome.
A3A: The quality you most admire in a DJ?
AR: The ability to smile.
A3A: Your favorite virtue?
AR: I think it’s good laugh.