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Q&A: RICHY AHMED

We chat to Hot Creation ahead of Somewhere at Club Warehouse

There are few givens in this life. One stone cold truth, however, is that Hot Creations man Richy Ahmed is wicked on the ones and twos – a sure fire party starter. Then there's the soundsystem at Club Warehouse, tipped in our pages as possibly the best in the UK by both Nick Curly and Grant Nelson last year, it's state-of-the-art Funktion One rig yet another absolute certainty  a recipe for dancefloor destruction. It's fair to suggest, then, the two together would be a desirable combination. Two pluses make a plus, right? Naturally.

Throw in Culprit label heads Droog, Gist residents Mono 4 and local favourite Jnr Windross and you have something to really go to school for, all happening to launch brand-spanking new hotshot promotion Somewhere on Saturday 20th April.

Want some of it? Sign up for £5 guestlists here and read on to find out what happened when we quizzed Richy Ahmed below... 

Hey Richy, how's tricks?


“Really good, thank you
.” 

Where you been and what you been up to?


“I've just got back from the WMC, We had our Paradise party there and I also played the Crosstown Rebels 10th Anniversary.”


Looking forward to playing at Club Warehouse for Somewhere?


”Yes I am. I've played at the Club Warehouse twice now and have enjoyed both times. The Soundsystem in there is next level
”. 

Where else have you played in London recently?


“I am playing two dates for the paradise party at Brixton Academy
.”

Why do you love playing there?


“Love the Crowd, the vibe the city and I can get home straight after the gig, which is a bonus
.”

Where is your favourite place to play in world?


“The UK and Ibiza and Italy are my favourite places to play. The crowds are always very knowledgeable and up for it
.”

Got any cool releases on the horizon?

“
Yeah, I have a remix from Kim Anne Foxman and Lana del Rey in the pipeline and also I'm working on My first Hot Creations EP.”


What big gigs have you got planned for the summer?


”Doing lots of big festivals in the summer. Such as Hideout, Tomorrowlands, Glastonbury and Secret Garden Party. Also I have I'll be playing for Paradise and Circoloco this summer.”


Got any life-saving festival advice?


“Wet wipes.”


Imagine the world is ending tomorrow. What you gonna do tonight?


”Have a big party with all my nearest and dearest
.”

Lastly, got a top tune tip?


Kim Anne Foxmann 'Creature (Richy Ahmed remix)'

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