12 Questions Episode 142: David Young

The 142st episode of our 12 Questions segment features producer David Young.

David Young

1. If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?

– Has to be Timo Mass Ubik for the reason it was dec 2000 and Timo was playing up in Kellys (lush), this was my first time ever in lush or any club for that matter! I think I was 15/16 at the time and playing trance , everything changed after hearing this track.

2. What was your first and last DJ gig?

– My first was a Dj comp in Belfast in a club called Dempseys with Gleave Dobbin and my last was also in Belfast in the kings Head with Dave Seaman.

3. What was the first and last record you purchased?

The first record was Dj Pc Choose to go to the moon which I still have some were and couldn’t tell you the last record as it was some time ago but the last piece I downloaded was Lamb we fall in love .

4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?

– More a hobby than a carrier but would have to be getting a piece of plastic on John Digweeds bedrock records which hangs proudly in my living room and playing the Kazantip festival in Ukraine

5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?

 – I don’t actually like to DJ and have little to no interest in electronic music at all most of the time .

6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?

A DJ from Belfast called Paul Govern who is worth a check on soundcloud

Producer wise a guy called Graeme L also from Belfast (cloud 9 studios) his EP new on Division music is a bomb! 2015 is going to be a big year for him.

7. Which producers consistently inspire you?

 – Thom Yorke or James Holden are my go to men for a rest from the wicked world.

8. What artist or track would you love to remix? And who would you love to be remixed by?

– Sasha for both questions simply because he is the man like!

9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days and the majority of people feel most of them are mediocre music factories. Which ones if any standout for you?

In no order 50 Weapons , border community , EXTENDED PLAY , Fields , Life and Death and of course Cocoon

10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?

Resident , Two years of Oakenfold at Cream …….

11. Current Favourites

Food: Anything with sweet chilli sauce
Drink: Water, Whiskey
Drug: Love
Animal: Bears, Monkeys , Dogs , Robins
TV Show: Lost, Vampire Diaries, Bottom , Father ted , One foot in the grave
Movie: Lord of the rings, The Matrix, Batman series
Video Game: None
Album: Tomorrows Modern Boxes
Track / Song: Anything Christmas related!
Producer / Band: Michael Giacchino
Record Label: Kompakt
Nightclub: None
DJ: Ben Klock the guy is a human techno machine.

12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?

– Sasha – Cowpander

segment collected by Benjaminas Bagdonas

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