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Bill Brewster

Bill Brewster is the co-author with Frank Broughton on Last Night A DJ Saved My Life and How To DJ (Properly).

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23 Skidoo

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Brewster, Jockey Slut, 2001

"What man is at ease in his Inn?Get out.Wide is the world and cold.Get out.Thou hast become an initiate.Get out."Aleister Crowley – 'Skidoo', chapter 23 ...

The Equals: Hello/Goodbye

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Brewster, MOJO, 2006

The Equals were a groundbreaking multiracial pop group at a time of terrible racism. This is the story of how they came together in a ...

Walter Gibbons: Salsoul Records: The Best Disco Label In The World... Ever

Retrospective and Interview by Bill Brewster, Record Collector, July 2005

We present a 30th birthday tribute to Salsoul, the label that changed club culture forever. Bill Brewster talks to the movers and shakers and celebrates ...

Walter Gibbons

Retrospective by Bill Brewster, Record Collector, July 2005

WALTER GIBBONS loved drums. As a young DJ, the beat-heavy records he played defined his sound and as a remixer he had the knack of ...

Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five: The True Life Adventures Of Flash

Sleevenotes by Frank Broughton, Bill Brewster, Nuphonic Records, 2002

Chapter 1FLASH ISN’T THE type of guy to start talking about "How it feels...", but that’s just what you want to ask him. How does ...

Loleatta Holloway

Interview by Bill Brewster,, January 2005

LOLEATTA WAS born in Chicago in 1946 and, like most of her peers, began singing in gospel groups before striking out on a solo career ...

DJ Kool Herc: Adventures on the Wheels of Steel: DJ Kool Herc and the Birth of Hip Hop

Book Excerpt by Frank Broughton, Bill Brewster, Last Night a DJ Saved My Life, 1999

Take a BreakFace your partner, holding hands. Tap one foot behind the other and bring your feet together again. Repeat with your other foot. (Your ...

Menudo, Ricky Martin: Ricky Martin

Interview by Bill Brewster, Big Issue, The, July 1999

What were your influences growing up in Puerto Rico? ...

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Charlie Gillett (1999)

Interview by Bill Brewster,, March 1999

From his childhood in Stockton and early fascination with black American music, right through his days as a journalist and broadcaster, taking in The Sound of the City, Ian Dury, Dire Straits and his increasing fascination with World Music.

File format: mp3; in 3 parts, total file sizes: 100.4mb, total interview length: 1h 49' 36" sound quality: **

20 Salsoul Classics

Discography by Bill Brewster, Record Collector, July 2006


Grumpy Old DJs

Interview by Bill Brewster, Mixmag, 2006

IS IT STILL financially viable to employ a butler to carry one's record valise? Why can't you get wooden slipmats any more? Is 45rpm a ...

Paradise Garage and the Lost Art of DJ'ing

Sleevenotes by Frank Broughton, Bill Brewster, Strut/Nuphonic Records, 2002

PUTTING A ROOMFUL of people in the moment. Amazing them, surprising them, challenging, even confusing them; pushing, electrifying, loving them; carrying them with you towards ...

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