Tag: Annie Mac

SUPERORGANISM, BILLIE EILISH, Jazz Cafe – Evening Standard, 16 Feb 2018

In a sad week it felt good to be at a concert whose theme seemed to be the triumph of youth. DJ Annie Mac’s AMP Sounds series of London shows, going on in Camden throughout February, here brought together two acts who really ought to have been in bed earlier on a school night. Billie Eilish, just turned 16, was… Read more →

ANNIE MAC interview – Evening Standard, 23 Sept 2016

Luckily, before I meet Annie Mac, I find an article that she wrote in 2014 which lists the questions that she hates being asked (note to pop stars: if you could all do this and compile it in some sort of easily accessible database, that’d be really helpful, ta). Her personal bugbears all concern queries as to what it’s like… Read more →

RED BULL CULTURE CLASH, Wembley Arena – Evening Standard, 8 Nov 2012

Like Opportunity Knocks for the dubstep set, this rowdy affair pitched four differing soundsystems against each other in each corner of Wembley Arena and ranked them by audience decibels. Playing dance hits of the moment, reggae classics for that Carnival vibe, and “dubplates” – one-off productions of their own – they competed for the love of a crowd that dashed… Read more →

ANNIE MAC’S DANCE TIPS – Evening Standard, 7 Oct 2011

“Dance music this year has become pop in so many ways,” says Annie MacManus, who as Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac finds herself in the centre of the bridge where euphoric early hours nightclub sounds meet the daytime mainstream. The Dublin-born 33-year-old’s early evening Friday night show sends clubbers off into their weekends but also launches the careers of dance… Read more →