Star Apps: Daniel Ash
Daniel Ash (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets, Tones on Tail) prefers not to revisit his band years, but that doesn’t mean he’s no longer in love with much of the material he and his bandmates produced. So much so that for his new album, “Stripped,” he reimagines 12 of his favorite classic tracks in a contemporary context. I chatted with Ash about why he prefers disco to goth when DJing, CDs to Serato, and YouTube to Facebook.
How long have you been DJing? I’ve been doing it for about 20 years. I started off in a Hollywood club called Goldfinger’s. I always said I had wanted to do that, so a friend from England who owned the club just put me on the spot and said, “You’re playing next Thursday or Friday night.” So I had to go out and buy CDs. It’s funny, I just went to this store and bought dozens of CDs. Anywa… [Read more]
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