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Eclectic, genre-defying, everything goes in the pot.
Best known for: 
Playing my own music.
Tune of the year: 
The new Shpongle track 'Ineffable Mysteries' (Twisted Records) seems to be going down well.
Gig of 2009: 
Shpongle live at the Roundhouse, London on Halloween.
Breakthrough DJ/Producer of 2009: 
Benji Vaughan
The track that changed your life: 
Jam & Spoon 'The Age Of Love'
What makes a good DJ great: 
One who is a pioneer rather than a follower, lighting the way down new paths.
Most underrated DJ: 
Everybody! There are many extremely creative people, brilliant at what they do, who never make it into the press.
Biggest challenge this year: 
Playing at a festival in Brazil after a huge storm, and everything on the stage made of metal was 'live', including the decks!
Top tech toy: 
I have a USB oil-burner, but I couldn't live without my Macbook Pro, running Logic.