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Q&A with Alexander Price

Alexander Price

What are you listening to right now?

I have been listening to a lot of dance music. Todd Terje,Benoit and Sergio, Classix. The new Blondie album is great and revisiting a lot of electroclash stuff from the early noughts. Peaches and Miss Kittin. My musical moods go in cycles ,there are times when I crave listening to really clean sounding polished music then other periods when its has to be rough around the edges and raw

How did you get into music?

Through the London club scene. I first started recording around 10 years ago and played my first gig at the Vauxhall Tavern in 2005. I trained as an actor and all round performer at Sylvia Young Theatre School and then studied Contemporary Dance and more Performance Art related stuff at University so my background was a fusion of the really commercial training and then the artistic and slightly left of the middle and I think that really sums up both my music and my onstage persona .My introduction to music came through me wanting to perform yet do something that allowed me to create and utilise all my abilities. It happened very naturally and organically. I started recording at a studio in Finsbury Park with a friend of mine who was a musician.I would go into the studio the day after a night out armed with ideas that I had heard the night before from DJs. I always would go to the clubs where people would dress up and create a look and where the music was always edgy. It was almost an education. I moved to London from a small conservative town in Yorkshire and didn’t come here to hang out in bars and clubs that resemble everything else the length of the UK. I wanted unique London experiences and so places like Boombox,The Cock and The Nag Nag Nag where among my favourites at the time

Who do you follow religiously on Twitter?

I don’t really follow any celebrities if I am honest. I have a lot of creative friends so I usually follow them.

What have you been reading lately?

I am halfway through My Son Divine a biography of Divine written by his mother which is really interesting. I am also starting a book called Bedlam:London and its Mad.

Who is the most influential person in your life?

My boyfriend who is a creative genius!

Which song do you wish you had written?

Ooh thats a difficult one. So so many. Cosmic Dancer by T Rex. That song represents ideas about freedom to me.

We’re at the bar. What are you drinking?

A larger and lime

Who would you dread getting stuck in a lift with?

Nigel Farage

What did you want to be when you grew up?

An artist!

What are you looking forward to this summer?

Performing live. I have just started performing again after a period of time away.

What gigs, songs or albums are you promoting at the moment?

The new single You’re Burning. A collaboration with Massimo Paramour,its out now. The video which was directed by Gozra Lozano has just been released.

How can we find out more about you?

I have a website www.alexanderpricemusic.com and a facebook fan page

https://www.facebook.com/AlexanderPriceOfficial?fref=ts

Tony McDonagh
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