Interview with the main man behind Soul Steak!
As Soul Steak boss prepares for his last DJ gig this weekend we recently caught up with him to find out about his future plans:
So you recently announce your taken a step back from DJing, what made you come to this decision?
The biggest thing for me was that I lost the passion for it, and that made me feel an immense feeling of guilt for all the people on the dancefloor.
It’s sad, but for me it’s an opportunity to try something new.
I’m excited, and so should everyone else be to see how my departure mixes things up. It’s not an ending, it’s a new beginning.
The BDY TLK live project seems to be going well along side Alan and Jason. Whats next for BDY TLK then?
We had immense success with our first release and with our appearance on the Huntley & Palmers comp, even getting a mention on Resident Adviser.
We are looking to chase the electro sound we had on that comp, and want to see where that goes.
As your not DJing now and focusing more on producing does this mean we will see your own EP released on Soul Steak soon?
I’m not super interested on releasing my own music on the label, unless I were collaborating with someone. I learned from my time as a live musician that I work better with others.
You added Grant McFarlane as a resident for Soul Steak parties what made you seek out Grant to continue on from you?
Grant made himself the best shout to add to our roster by showing an immense amount of passion, and a knowledge for music that seems to come out of nowhere.
He’s always been down the front left for years dancing away, it’s exciting to see him behind the decks for a change.
I always get asked whens the next one, we need another….. so when is the next Soul Shapes?
I think what made that last soul shapes so special is that we waited for an opportunity to come to us, we didn’t force it, it was organic. So, who knows? Could be next week, could be a year from now. Regardless, I’m sure it’ll be special.
Thanks for sitting down with us Camy but lastly can you let us know your favourite record at the moment?
I’m doing my best to practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the moment, and a lot of those guys listen to deep 90s Hip Hop cuts. I’ve kind of ended up doing the same.
My favorite is Shadez Of Brooklyn – Change.