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Little Boots Recommends

The disco popstress returns with her new album and tour with the likes of Crazy P and Horse Meat Disco

First shooting to indie-pop fame in 2009 with her catchy melodies and Tenori-On in tow, Little Boots aka Victoria Hesketh is now back with her new single 'Shake', as the debut from her second album out next year. Working with her producer James Ford, the new release comes with remixes by some of Boots' favourite disco acts Azari & III and Crazy P. Catch Hesketh playing a worldwide DJ tour in the lead up to a blow-out warehouse show in London, alongside some of her DJ friends including James Ford, Crazy P and Horse Meat Disco.

Can you recommend…

… three new acts?
New Look – Gorgeous dreamy album
Miracle – Synth pop prog wizardry
The Knocks – keep New York dancing
… three old acts?
Cerrone – mad disco genius?
Gazebo – best lyric about a moog ever
The Beach Boys – truly incredible song writing
… a record label?
House Anxiety for cutting edge new stuff or ZYX for Italo classics
… a website? is the best place for disco edits and rare gems
… a film?
I have a terrible attention span for films but just watched Paris Is Burning which was excellent
… a book?
I’m currently ready Energy Flash by Simon Reynolds it’s all about the origins and history of rave music, it’s amazing
… something on YouTube?
That fat kid dancing
Or some kind of synthesizer demo nerd out/ Jears Michel Jarre live
… a radio show?
I listen to Radio 4 all day when I’m not working, it gives my brain a break from music. Love Woman’s house but controversially hate The Archers.
… a beverage of choice?
French Martini, love love love.
… something to do on a day off?
Go skiing… seriously we did it on our day off in Vancouver last year and was the best day off ever.
… somewhere to eat and shop in London?
Have a huge steak at Hawksmoor if you’re feeling flush or Violet cakes if you want something sweet. Shop at Selfridges Shoe Gallery or Liberty.