Q&A with Wigflex resident/promoter Spamchop

In advance of the massive Wigflex 5th Birthday event at Stealth this Friday, we managed to grab a few minutes with Wigflex head-honcho Spamchop (aka. Lukas Cole / Babba Roos).

This is how it went down...

 



HOW LONG AGO DID YOU START DJING?

About 12/13 years ago

WHAT WAS THE FIRST RECORD YOU EVER BOUGHT?

I bought Double 99 "Rip Groove" and Energy 52 "Cafe Del Mar" at the same time in some record shop in Dover as I was visiting my Grandad.

AND WHAT WAS THE LAST RECORD (OR TRACK) YOU BOUGHT?

The new LP by Pattern, its got a weird name so I cant remember what its called but the labels No Pain In Pop and its dutts.

WHO INSPIRED YOU TO LEARN TO DJ/PRODUCE?

Alex Ferguson, Mf Doom, Slimzee and James Holden.

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HOW MANY RECORDS ARE IN YOUR COLLECTION?

Loads.

WHAT ARE YOUR 3 MOST PLAYED TRACKS AT THE MOMENT?

Hizatron - "Untitled Rotten Techno Wanger" and two by myself "Cuckup" & "Blergz"

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU ARE NOT DJING / PRODUCING / PROMOTING?

Scranning, drawing and watching Man Utd.

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST FEAR?

Deep, dark, cold water.

WIGFLEX IS 5 YEARS OLD THIS FRIDAY. WHAT DID YOU DO ON YOUR 5TH BIRTHDAY?

Not sure, I do remember getting a Flash Gordon card off someone though as I still have the badge....

IF YOU COULD PICK 3 DJS (PAST OR PRESENT) TO PLAY AT YOUR PARTY WHO WOULD YOU PICK?

Columbian Frank, James Holden, Thomalla.


WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MEMORY OF STEALTH?

When Firefly used to host the downstairs room.

WHAT 5 TRACKS STAND OUT AS FAVOURITES FROM YOUR WIGFLEX SETS AT STEALTH?

Ricky Licks - Smasher Dan, Hizatron - Schlupinski, Daphni - Ye YeAlias - Blaps, Hazard - Killahertz

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR FAVOURITE WIGFLEX NIGHT SO FAR?

Probably the one on the 4th of June 2010 with, Joy Orbison, Shackleton, Floating Points, Mount Kimbie, James Blake, Lone, Deadboy, Alexander Nut, Martin Kemp and the Wigflex all stars all on the same bill. Nottingham hadn't seen anything like that before...

 

Thanks for the questions and thanks for your help over the years Stealth, it is greatly appreciated :) x

 


 

So there you have it. What a lovely chap.

In case you need a reminder, the Wigflex 5th Birthday takes place at Stealth on Friday 21st October 2011 - with a lineup that includes Rustie (Warp), Roman Fl├╝gel (Alter Ego/Cocoon), Blawan (R&S Records/Hessle Audio), Fantastic Mr Fox (Hemlock/Black Acre) along with sets from Spamchop, Metaphi & all of the other Wigflex crew.

Advance tickets available here.

For more information check out the Facebook event.