Music nerds like Real Gone Kid are a strange breed. Whether it’s the internet, dusty music stores or even their girlfriend’s parents music collections, they’re always searching. Never content with their own vast stockpile, much of which they rarely play, the music nerd is as much at home in a noisy nightclub as they are in quiet contemplation with headphones on, staring at the mid-week rain through their bedroom windows.
Like many of his age, dance music’s arrival was the wake-up call he needed; Thatcher’s Britain was a desperate place and rave music provided a release. Over time his love for all forms of music began to take shape, and he decided to learn to DJ and make his own tracks. With some success, he DJed all over the country; recently going international. His tracks are now also finding themselves in the boxes of some of the major players in the underground scene.