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George Kelly Interview

10/02/2014

Originally  intended as our first of our series of interviews  we finally manage to  have a nice and personal chat with head and creator of Our Records, George Kelly.  He is more than happy to provide cool info and news as well as provide a funky mix for the 4th installment of Our Records Artist Mixtapes.

What is it like to run 3 independent record labels?
I feel very lucky and blessed. I like to consider everybody as family. It is very hard and time consuming work as we try and do our best for each and every of the artists we represent. I think we have done a good job so far.

What Genre would you describe your music?
I believe good music is good music so I like all good music. Obviously I have some favorites like soul,funk,hiphop,disco and house but I am never prejudice against something. I hope that outputs both on my labels but also on my personal productions.

Who is your hero?
I am at a funny stage of my life so at the moment I would pick King Julian  :)

Plans For The Future?

Lots of very cool stuff coming through all my labels  including a couple of new and upcoming artists that I am very happy for. In a personal level I am in the making of original material both as George Kelly and Capitan Futuro. I am also completing my first personal DJ Butcher album that I hope I have in time out to celebrate 5 years of Chopshop.

3 Favorite Pieces of Gear/Software

Cant go wrong if you have one of those:
Moog Voyager
Rhodes Mrk2 Electric Piano
My session Musicians.