We meet the 23-year-old Belgium-based producer gracing Hotflush and now Turbo Recordings
Arriving on Tiga's Turbo Recordings as the latest in line of new techno producers after making waves with an EP on Scuba's Hotflush, the 23-year-old Belgium producer Locked Groove takes and merges influences from Berghain techno and of course, Chicago house. Here we shoot some quickfire questions at him for some insight to his relatively new sound...
...special about you?
The fact that I don't try to be anything or anyone else. I'm not a flashy person, nor am I in your face. I'm just passionate about music.
...your worst vice?
I guess buying a lot of shit music when I was younger.
... your favourite sound?
Silence, sometimes I can just enjoy hearing nothing after a weekend of a lot of noise.
...your greatest inspiration?
My surrounding and people that are around me, I tend to surround myself with creative people which (in)directly inspires me to be creative.
...your favourite website?
World's greatest gossip mag: www.twitter.com
...your favourite label?
I dont really have a favourite label but at the moment I'm feeling every release on Dekmantel
...are you listening to now?
Fela Kuti Live in Detroit 1986
How would you describe your work?
Raw, emotional, honest, straight to the point.
What are you most excited about next?
I guess living the life that I'm living at the moment. I'm really fortunate to be able to do what I love and what I care about. I'm surrounded by lovely friends and family who support me in every possible way.