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Ronika (Nottingham, UK)

The OTT songstress mashes electro pop disco for some surprising results...

With versatile tracks to cover both the over and underground music scenes, Ronika has drawn comparisons from the likes of Gwen Stefani to Goldielocks with her gnarly attitude and popworthy tunes. We find out about her secret penchant for Playboy dressing gowns and what's next from the blonde songstress...

Q & A
WHAT'S…
 ...so special about you, then?
I’m the gel in your quiff.
I’m one key-change too many.
I’m a maniac with a plan. Dance with me.
 
...your worst vice?
 Stalking pilots.
 
…the story behind your name?
 Ronika is a desolate planet, covered in desert and rock. Her surface is exposed to high levels of ultraviolet radiation, and home to stinger moths. Also it’s my name.
 
...the world coming to?
Showing love to everyone.
Young, middle, old and gone.
Together bang the drum.
Either that or obese robots.
 
...your worst fashion secret?
Playboy dressing gown.
 
...your favourite website?
At the moment I’m liking this:
http://interviewproject.davidlynch.com
 
...good for breakfast?
Spooning a cat.
 
...at the top of your shit list?
Tooth Ache.
 
...are you listening to now?
Ssion – Clown.
 
How would you describe your work?
Magnificent, over-cooked, doomed-joy sounds posing like a Grecian god in the neon glare of mundanity.

Ssion – Clown
John Carpenter's - The End (Assault on precinct 13) Disco Version 1983
Tensnake – Need Your Loving
Holy Ghost – Hold On
Shannon – Give Me Tonight
Yuksek- So Down featuring. Chromeo
Ronika – Do or Die
The Swiss - Bubble Bath
Krush - House Arrest
ST – Blue
Ronika – Paper Scissors and Stone
Gwen Guthrie – Rent
The golden filter – Favourite Things
Stop – BWH
Imagination – Just an Illusion
Sam Sparrow – Cotton Mouth
Madonna and Prince – Love song
Cocknbullkid – Im Not Sorry
Swimming - Tigershark
Late of the Pier – Focker