|Wired In - A Guy Called Gerald|
11th January 1997
WHAT OTHER NAMES DO YOU RECORD UNDER?
Ricky Rouge, Inertia
Sound designer, Member of 808 State, House music producer
WHAT HAVE YOU DONE IN THE LAST 24 HOURS?
I clearly remember taking the rolls for a spin, and then I booked the chopper for the Xmas party in Now York and spent the evening doing the dishes
WHAT ARE YOU NEIGHBOURS LIKE?
DESCRIBE WHERE YOU LIVE
A totally controlled environment in a bunker beside a river
YOUR GREATEST MOMENT SO FAR?
Leaving my body for three and a half minutes
FAVOURITE' MATERIAL ITEM YOU OWN?
My Heckler & Koch 9mm M13 buried by a canal in Manchester
WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO AT THE MOMENT?
"Ritmo Number One" by Paulino Da Costa
FAVOURITE MUSICAL ARTISTS?
MOST EMBARRASSING RECORD IN YOUR COLLECTION?
"Jilted John" by Jilted John
ANY GOOD BOOKS LATELY?
"The Third Wave" by Alvin Toffler
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING IN YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
FAVOURITE FILM SOUNDTRACK?
The theme from "King Dong
LAST RECORD BOUGHT? ANY GOOD?
I COULDN'T LIVE WITHOUT?
Oxygen with slight traces of marijuana (this is the natural atmosphere of my planet)
LAST DREAM YOU CAN REMEMBER?
I woke inside a glass room. The room seemed to mutate into crystal, which moulded itself around my entire body rendering me motionless
WHAT SCARES YOU?
The strange but strong hypnotic state that people who listen to house music get themselves into
YOUR GREATEST FEAR?
If I found out I really existed
WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE?
In Dave Stewart's penthouse apartment
WHAT MAKES YOU DEPRESSED?
Re-mixing my own tunes
IF YOU HAD A TIME MACHINE, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?
The year 2022, February 2 at two minutes past two, and 22 seconds, two microseconds earth time
WHEN YOU WERE YOUNGER, WHAT DID YOU WANT WHEN YOU GREW UP?
Rich! Then l grew up
WHAT MAKES YOU ANGRY?
Doing interviews but never seeing the end results
WHO ARE THE DJS WITH THE KNOWLEDGE?
Kemistry & Storm, Fabio, Grooverider, Jumping Jack Frost, LTJ Bukem, Doc Scott, DJ Rap, DJ Hype, Ronnie Size, DJ Krust, DJ SS, Kenny Ken, Randall, DJ SL, Mapie Swift, Brockie, DJ Young Head, DJ Ron, Dr S. Gachet, Goldie, L Double, Nicky Blackmarket, Ray Keith, Peshay, DJ Tamsin
WHO ARE THE PRODUCERS WITH THE KNOWLEDGE?
Quince 'The Dude', Mantronix, Herbie Hancock, Rob Playford, Mark & Dego - 4 Hero, Tek 9, Bushmaster, Leon Mar, Alex Reece, Wax Doctor, Source Direct, Photek, J Majik, Digital, Aqua Sky, Foul Play, MC Moose, Dillinjar, Ed Rush, Hidden Agenda, Johnny L
LAST FILM YOU SAW?
Mike Leigh "Naked". Good.
YOUR FAVOURITE WORD?
YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE?
F*** With Me, you get pimp slapped wide open
Start a hydrophonic skunk farm on Saturn after I have terraformed it
A RECORD FOR BOUNCING UP & DOWN TO OUT TO:
"Just For You London" by Johnny L
A RECORD THAT MAKES YOU HAPPY:
The one that sells the most
A RECORD THAT MAKES YOU SAD:
A record that people just won’t get over
A RECORD FOR GETTING YOUR OWN BACK ON THE WORLD:
'This planet is too insignificant to faze me'
A Guy Called Gerald's 'Black Secret Technology' album is re-released on Juicebox on January 13
[Author: Melody Maker]