Founding her rep working with the good name of Berlin label Get Physical as well as London's finest record store, Phonica, Heidi van den Amstel is now one of the most in demand DJs today, playing all over the world whilst returning to the UK on a monthly basis to run her prestigious Radio 1 show, 'In New DJs We Trust', championing new electronic artists. Ahead of the release of her 'Jackathon' compilation on Get Physical featuring the likes of Soul Clap, Anja Schneider, Jamie Jones, and Juan Maclean, the well-travelled first lady of House meets us for rooftop drinks to bestow some expert advice on all good things across the world...
Can you recommend...
...a city? Mexico City
...a club? Sankeys in Manchester... and Watergate
...three old artists? Andrew Weatherall, PJ Harvey, Tom Waits
...three new artists? Maceo Plex, Waifs & Strays, Benoit & Sergio... and Tale of Us!
...a film? Purple Rain
...a book? Neil Strauss' Famous When You're Dead
...track of the summer? Soul Clap - Get Low
...a mix compilation (asides from yours of course..)? Dixon's Live at Robert Johnson
...a music label? Hot Creations
...a fashion label? Vivienne Westwood and Chronicles of Never
...an alcoholic drink? Red wine.
...a song everyone should hear? The Beautiful Ones - Prince
...a place to eat? Brawn on Columbia Road
...and a place to shop? b Store / Oak in Mew York
...something to do on a day off? Shopping. Clothes shopping.