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10 x 4 – Kevin Martin

10 x 4 - Kevin Martin Kevin Martin is the man behind the mixing desk of King Midas Sound. He is also known as The Bug and has been integral to the projects Techno Animal and GOD. Perhaps the only person in the world to straddle the epicentres of noise music and dub reggae and yet have an appeal that reaches way beyond these often male dominated scenes. A true visionary who we had to send up the 10 x 4 despite ourselves

Favourite part of the day to create?
Strictly nocturnal

Method or madness?
My method is madness

First musical love?

Last musical love?
The Weeknd (Surprisingly & Reluctantly)

One thing you cannot live with out?
Music (and, err chocolate)

Favourite instrument?
The Mixing Desk

Eureka moment?
That I was born to make music

Biggest surprise?
That I am still professionally making music, and people are still interested in my output.

Secret tip?
Aspire to originality/individuality

Last thing that inspired you?
‘Robots of Brixton’ by Kibwe Tavares

Published November 02, 2011.