Beat Factor catches up with John Digweed

From being the first dj to mix a proper compilation along with Sasha, released on Renaissance, to becoming the first British dj to hold a residency in NYC at Twilo, also with Sasha, John Digweed is one of the pioneers of modern dance music and one of its trend-setters.

As a DJ his "first time" facts inventory is probably to big to be listed here. As a producer he has remixed tracks by Danny Tenaglia, Underworld and New Order, to name a few, and his Bedrock singles together with Nick Muir are anthems.

His popularity as both a dj and a person seems to have no limits, but his efforts transcend dj'ing alone, he is as much a producer and promoter. "Bedrock" is a connotation for three things: a record label, a promotions company and a studio production partnership (with Nick Muir). Digweed's management and creative direction for the Bedrock label has helped launch the careers of Danny Howells (with Dick Trevor as Science Department), Jimmy Van M, Chris Fortier and Phil Thompson (Moonface).

Beat Factor has recently managed to discuss with John a few aspects of his career, his label, radio show and other various things regarding the dance industry.

Beat Factor catches up with John Digweed

May 1, 2006 at 11:01 PM CEST

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