John Monkman

John Monkman

John Monkman talks us through his top tracks.

What’s the first record you ever bought?

Hahaha.. Possibly Chakademus and Pliars – “Tease Me” – I remember making my mum play it on repeat on the school run.

Your favourite ever record?

Aphex Twin – ‘Come to Daddy’ EP
Track – ‘Flim’

The guaranteed floor-filler?

My recent release ‘Massai’ seems to be doing the business.

The best chillout record?

Kruder & Dorfmeister – ‘Dj-Kicks’ was a staple post party choice.

Track – ‘Spell bound’ – Tango


The soundtrack to a lazy Sunday afternoon?

Tend not to listen to music on Sundays, I usually head for an audiobook or podcast.

The best record for a family party?

‘This Must Be The Place (Psychemagik edit)’ – Talking heads. Never fails to bring people together.

The record you’re proudest of?

My upcoming release on Ellum ‘Tune In Turn On’ – I really wanted to create a record that sounded fresh and hopefully unpredictable .. I had to really work not to do what I always do.

The future classic?

Tune In Turn on…ha 🙂

John’s ‘Turn on Turn on’ is out on Ellum Sound. Find him on Facebook, Twitter and Soundcloud.  

Photography by Andrew Farrar

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