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Mickey Moonlight

Mickey Moonlight

This Saturday sees special guest Mickey Moonlight of French label Ed Banger Records laying down some sci-fi beats at monthly night Body Talk. Mickey (aka Midnight Mike) has DJ'ed for years and played for some of our favourite people and at some of our favourite nights, like Optimo and the late but legendary Trash. Now, as a producer, he continues to wow us with his fresh sounds. We asked Body Talk creator Rokk to get the lowdown from the man himself...

Rokk: What was the last track you heard that you could not stop playing?

Sandro Perri - Changes (Zongamin Remix)  [DFA]

Who has influenced Mickey Moonlight's sound?

Science Fiction authors.

Which science fiction authors have influenced you?

Robert Anton Wilson, Kurt Vonnegut, J. G. Ballard, Philip K. Dick, Anthony Burgess, William S. Burroughs, Alfred Bester, Bernard Wolfe, Don Delillo, Frederick Pohl, Doris Lessing, Jake Chapman, Michael Houellebecq, Michael Marshall Smith, Arthur C. Clarke, David Gerrold, Aldous Huxley, Ursula K. LeGuin.

Do you have a favourite musical instrument?

Fender Telecaster.

What is your favourite film soundtrack?

Maybe Spartacus, maybe Cafe Flesh.

Scenes from Cafe Flesh

When was the last time you were speechless?

Reading a book this morning.

What does dancing feel like?

Easier than starting a conversation.

Who is your hot tip for 2012?

Sam Tiba, Mo Kolours and the return of Zongamin.

 Sam Tiba - Mix For Radio Nova

Apparently, the best time to have your hair cut is when our Moon is waning, getting smaller, would you agree?

I agree with ritualising many apparently mundane tasks and I like to order many things in synchronisation with the luna cycles.  But I don't cut my hair very often!

What are your top 3 tracks at the moment?

Mickey Moonlight - Come On Humans! (Sam Tiba Rmx) [Ed Banger]

Dolphins Into The FutureNoite [Underwater Peoples Records]

Gucci Vump - Feeling [Bromance]

Listen to Mickey Moonlight's Promo Mixtape...

Mickey plays Body Talk in the lazer basement on Saturday 17th March alongside Body Talk residents Rokk, Tristan Reed & Charlie Bones.

***This interview was originally posted on SlothBoogie***

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Mickey Moonlight