Manage episode 292779005 series 2927519
Dave Haslam is a DJ, journalist and author. After setting up his own fanzine, Debris, in the early 80s, Dave DJ’d over four hundred and fifty times at Manchester’s legendary Hacienda nightclub before going onto gig at festivals and club nights all around the world and play alongside bands like the Stone Roses and New Order. As a writer he’s now published his fifth book, ‘Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor; Music, Manchester & More’, a brilliant memoir of his life and career. In this interview, Dave explains why sharing has been the main theme of the various things he’s done over the years, why he loves weirdos and why he’s just recently formed a band.