The fourth episode of Ol’ Dirty Sundays is here and it features the one and only Kon. Get to know the man behind the decks after we stopped by to do an exclusive one-on-one interview.
Kon has been digging in crates since 1976, DJing since 1985, and spinning in clubs since 1991. He is one half of Kon and Amir, who released the acclaimed “On Track” and “Off Track” series on BBE Records where they introduced rare grooves to a new audience. His remixes of dance classics prompted Gilles Peterson to name him “Edit/rework King of 2011”, and feature him prominently on his BBC Radio shows.
Kon took a moment before his set at Ol’ Dirty Sundays to discuss his thoughts on the music industry, how it’s evolving and many more fun facts that you may have not known about the man.
Kon takes a more modest approach, noting that Kon is an acronym for “King of Nothing” amongst others, and seeks to place the love of music above his own work. The last of an increasingly rare breed of dedicated crate diggers, Kon has for years brought his deep knowledge of obscure goodies to clubs and festivals worldwide. He has also spread his gospel to the masses thr..