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The toughest interview in dance music returns! Stepping up this week is the incredible Boston Bun! Best know for singles "Missing You" and "Spread Love (Paddington)". Boston came up via the incredible Ed Banger Records - home of Justice, Cassius and SebastiAn.
Now releasing on his own imprint, Circa '99, Boston Bon has been championed by tastemakers across the board including Diplo, Mark Ronson, Annie Mac and Zane Lowe. During lockdown, Boston Bun recorded a special live stream to raise money for Black Minds Matter, a mental health charity supporting the UK's black community.
MoS: Describe your press shot in five words or less
Boston Bun: Best profile ever.
House or Techno?
House Music all night long.
If House is a spiritual thing, who is its prophet?
I think Larry Heard has produced the deepest house music ever made.
What does your music smell like?
Depending on the track but something between a small dark and sweaty club and a field in the summertime.
What was the first song/album you bought with your own money
Nirvana - Unplugged
What was your first email address?
Same as today!
What would you say in your tinder bio?
« I’m not a DJ »
Best way to cure a hangover?
What song would be your wrestling entrance theme?
A Wham! song. Probably "Everything She Wants".
Who’s the biggest party animal in dance music?
Definitely not me.
You can only ever DJ B2B with one other person for the rest of your life, who is it?
Pedro Winter of course. He’s my favorite B2B partner
How do you describe your job to your grandmother?
I make music that makes people dance.
You can only ever play one record again for the rest of your life - what is it?
Frank Ocean - "Ivy"
Who is your celebrity crush?
From 10 to 16 I was pretty sure I would marry Gwen Stefani one day.
Is a hotdog a sandwich?
No it’s a hotdog.
Teetotal or tearing it up?
Tearing it up.
Favourite production? (pick one) lazers, disco ball, strobe, Co2, LED screen, confetti, foam, nothing or other.
You can only wear one colour for the rest of your life, black is not an option, what colour do you choose?
Would you rather all your burps smell of eggs, or have a green cloud appear when you fart?
Burps smell of eggs sounds ok.
You’re forming a cheesy pop group in the vein of 5ive, Steps, Spice Girls etc. You must all sing and do choreographed dance routines. Which other 3 DJs do you want in your band?
Aphex Twin, Shaquille O’neil and Timmy Trumpet
6 = 2(x+2) what is x?
What’s your secret weapon to rescue a dancefloor?
If you had your own nightclub, what would you call it, and what’s the dress code?
« 90’s actor on holiday » dress code is on the name.
Why do lots of DJs wear masks? What’s the deal with that?
Coronavirus or marketing?
If a pregnant woman swims underwater, is she a submarine?
Where is the strangest place you’ve DJed?
A famous French actress’ birthday party. She’s a fan and I was the surprise. Really weird.
Where’s the afters?
Usually too far away haha.
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