This week Spun Out deviates from our usual local DJ spotlight to present a post on Hugo Burnham, former drummer for British post-punk legends Gang of Four. Along with ex-bandmates Jon King and Dave Allen, Burnham will be spinning records Friday, April 12 at Belltown Yacht Club. They're in town to read a paper on the "Resurrecting Rock Bands" panel April 12 at MoPOP's Pop Conference.
HUGO BURNHAM (GANG OF THREE)
Current top 5 tracks:
Pete Shelley, "Homosapien" (Genetic/Island)
Stereo MC's, "Connected" (4th & Broadway)
The (English) Beat, "Twist & Crawl" (Go-Feet)
Quincy Jones and His Orchestra, "Soul Bossa Nova" (Mercury)
Crew/label affiliation: "None!"
Styles played: "Noisy/punky/funky/old-school."
DJing philosophy: "Surprise and humor, with movement."
Format: "Digital, via djay Pro 2."
Worst request: "The newest 'Gang of Four' release."
Fri April 12, Belltown Yacht Club, 9 pm, 21+