INTERVIEW | Above & Beyond


For those of you that were following the MyCityByNight interview on Thursday late afternoon, may have noticed no replies. This was due to a technical difficulty in London Town!
Never the less, the legendary trio of Above & Beyond replied to our questions we asked, and this is what they had to say:

@aboveandbeyond: What is your choice of songs at the moment and what do you enjoy?

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT … Some very interesting techno, Kruder & dorfmeister, Air… So many! I like a wide variety of stuff really #ABtourSA

@aboveandbeyond: Do u c it as a compliment/insult when someone remixes one of your tunes? #ABTOURSA

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT always a compliment if someone remixes something, but you can’t always like the results sadly! #ABtourSA

@aboveandbeyond: where did above & beyond name come from? Other than the obvious reference 2 ur uplifting progressive trance tunes? #ABTOURSA

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT I’m going to be an arse here and say that “google is your friend” (that is a hint in more ways than one!) #ABtourSA

@aboveandbeyond: What is the best & biggest crowd you have played to? #ABTOURSA

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT …and the biggest was Barra beach in Rio, Brazil to a million people-hard to get a send of how a gig is going!#ABtourSA

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT the best crowds aren’t always the biggest-BED in Miami a few years ago was packed&vibey but it’s a tiny venue..#ABtourSA

@aboveandbeyond: Who are your favourite/most respected djs? #ABTOURSA

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT tend to follow producers over DJs. Where to start!Well right now I think @andrewbayer is amazing/one to watch #ABtourSA

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT on a housey tip Axwell is very talented, Arty a great newcomer, ulrich schnauss is great to relax to, stimming makes

@aboveandbeyond: Do you plan ur sets- track by track prior or feed off the crowd to decide what to play next? #ABTOURSA

Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT some planning and some improvising the set. We certainly have a rough idea of the key songs most of the time #ABtourSA

 

Bob finds stuff, reads stuff, laughs at stuff and then hopes you do the same. He is like a digital dog playing digital fetch for you, only better.

Comments 2

  1. The Answer to the Above and Beyond question they were too “lazy” to answer hehehehe:

    @aboveandbeyond where did above & beyond name come from? Other than the obvious reference 2 ur uplifting progressive trance tunes? #ABTOURSA

    Above & Beyond: @MyCityByNite_CT I’m going to be an arse here and say that “google is your friend” (that is a hint in more ways than one!) #ABtourSA

    “The inspiration for the name Above & Beyond came from a web page belonging to an American motivational trainer coincidentally named Jono Grant. Jono had the poster stuck to his wall. The slogan used by the motivational trainer was “Above & Beyond”, and when the group was searching for a name to use for their Chakra remix, the slogan stuck out from the poster.[3] Although the group was relatively unknown at the time, their remix of Chakra’s Home was picked over remixes by Rob Searle and Tilt to be the A side mix, and after plays by Pete Tong, reached number one in the UK club charts” – Wiki

  2. Yeah baby, big ups to Above and Beyond for mentioning AXWELL 😀
    Cool interview! Thanks!

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