“I think my first gig was in the early ‘90s at Peach in Vauxhall, it was after my band Déjà Vu had come to an end.
The first time I got asked to play, I just felt so sick with nerves. Andy Morris was playing there too, and he came to pick me up from home. I took my records down, got to the car, was sick, and took my records back up again. I couldn’t face it. When I did turn up a month or two later when they booked me again, they booked me to play in the chill-out room with Paul Thomas from Kiss.
I went in there with a full set of bangers, took a couple of pills and some amyl nitrate, and just fucking passed out on the decks after about three tracks. I got invited back though, and it went on from there. I don’t think I could mix properly then, which is how I came to form the Dub Pistols — getting other people to play stuff over the top of what I was doing.”
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