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11th January 1997
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A Guy Called Gerald Unofficial Web Page - Article: Melody Maker - Wired In - A Guy Called Gerald

WHAT OTHER NAMES DO YOU RECORD UNDER?

Ricky Rouge, Inertia

PREVIOUS JOBS?

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?

Ginger

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?

4 Hero

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?

The Planet

FAVOURITE FILM SOUNDTRACK?

The theme from "King Dong

LAST RECORD BOUGHT? ANY GOOD?

Yes!

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?

"Doobe"

YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE?

Christiana, Copenhagen

MOTTO?

F*** With Me, you get pimp slapped wide open

FUTURE PLANS?

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]