Fronting an unwavering and unrivalled passion for breaking tomorrow’s most exciting new dance acts, Annie Mac is the intuitive new music DJ with impeccable taste.
All over the world, on a Friday and Sunday evening, music lovers everywhere lock into Radio 1 to hear Irish oracle Annie Mac chat intelligently over the tunes that will soon be dominating the club scene. Establishing herself as the go-to source for the kind of tracks that make a big impact, Annie first began putting out her AMP (Annie Mac Presents) compilations because hoards of music-hungry lovers begged her to. AMP 2012 brings together an eclectic mix of established and emerging artists, from Frank Ocean to A$AP Rocky to Dusky, MMoths and AlunaGeorge. Commissioning exclusive tracks form a handful of her favourite artists, Annie’s intentions are to challenge her listener to appreciate everything from pop and hip-hop to house. Good music isn’t defined by genre and cannot be judged solely on instantaneous popularity. Mac’s musical taste has integrity; she’s brave and keeps herself integral to the music scene that she has invested her entire career helping shape. citing Black Butter Records and PMR as her fave new record labels of love and Karma Kid, Bondax and Disclosure as the future Garage DJs to keep one eye on.
i-D online went i-N Conversation with the corkscrew-haired, Irish charmer to go deep into her inspirations. Look right for an exclusive track taken from AMP 2012 by AlunaGeorge.