Tag: bigger than prince

Why You Can’t Get That Damn Song Out Of Your Head

Has this ever happened to you?  It’s Friday night and you’re at the hottest underground spot in [insert city name here].  Hot Since 82 is in the booth and, to no one’s surprise, killing it with one bomb after another. Then suddenly, BAM, he drops it, “Bigger Than Prince”.  This is one you know; the bass, the chorus.  It’s all so familiar.   Flash forward, later that week and you’re in the car, in traffic, going to work.  In between sips of coffee and cigarette drags, a note pops into your head, then a bassline, then “Walk around….“.  You think ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Hot Since 82

“I strongly believe that everything happens for a reason. Maybe l was sent here to make people smile and dance. I like the idea of that” 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the year the Commodore 64 was launched, becoming the all-time best-selling personal computer. Dexys Midnight Runners scored a massive hit with ‘Come On Eileen’, Italy won the world cup and last but not least, Daley Padley was born in a Yorkshire town. Allegedly hot since birth, it took him over twenty years to get his breakthrough in dance music ... Read more