RICHARD HEMMING

LECTURER | BRISTOL 

 

What is a memorable musical memory from your childhood?

Discovering electronic music through Dance Planet Plymouth warehouse raves.

What was your most embarrassing music-related moment? 

Tech fail on a school DJ gig had to give up couldn't start or play but still set up and people were waiting...Was like a debut gig.

What three albums would you take to a desert island (and those you'd really take, not those that'll impress the readers!)? 

The Who - Quadrophenia;
Gravediggaz - 6 feet deep;
Jamiroquai - Emergency on planet earth.

What would your super power be? 

Time.

What pop legend would you dress up as for a party? 

David Bowie.

Music software, what's your weapon of choice? 

Ableton.

What's your fave piece of music tech hardware?

Technics 1210.

What are you most proud of? 

Scratching/mixing ability.

What are your three favourite music tech techniques? 

  • Sampling.
  • Synthesis.
  • Audio programming.

What is your favourite thing about dBs? 

Diversity and focus on DJ & Electronic Music.

If you could go back in time, where would you go? 

60's/70's - be a hippy then rock out.

What single thing would improve the quality of your life?

Happiness in everyone!

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Website/Blog?

1210 Sounds