I didn’t want to be the little old tape-maker. No casting aspersions, but me, at that time, that’s how I felt.watch now
If someone gave me a gamelan, I’d feel burdened by it - it’s the weight of a culture that’s not mine.watch now
When I write music I’m alone in the room. My criteria is this: if I like it, I hope you will too.watch now
One of the leading voices of early dancefloor bibles Jockey Slut and The Face, Emma currently makes radio documentaries for the BBC, and works with the journalists and designers at LIVE, a website, magazine, and YouTube channel run by young people under professional mentorship. She has also served jury duty on the Mercury Music Prize judging panel, curated several compilations for Soul Jazz Records, and hosted panel discussions with some of music’s true greats, from John Cale to Andrew Weatherall.