Andi Durrant is one of Europe’s most respected champions of electronic music. He’s the man Daft Punk go to when they want to talk about their new music.. the guy Example likes to premier his new tracks with… and the broadcaster who’s interviewed everyone from The Prodigy, Pendulum, Pet Shop Boys, Calvin Harris, Nicky Romero, Faithless, Avicii and David Guetta to Richie Hawtin, The Swedish House Mafia, Chase & Status, Sub Focus, Fatboy Slim, Loco Dice, Porter Robinson and Above & Beyond.
Alongside the worlds A-List dance music stars, Andi is renowned for supporting new and unsigned artists with people like Miguel Campbell, Doorly, Eddie Halliwell, Hot Since 82, T.E.E.D, Krewella and Deadmau5 all getting some of their first ever airtime on his shows.
A multi-award winning presenter, Andi was the youngest ever winner of the Sony Radio Academy Gold award, being named the UK’s Best Music Broadcaster in 2008. Since then he’s gone on to win further Sonys and this year was nominated for a second time for best specialist music program at the Arqiva Awards – narrowly missing out to Ronnie Wood from The Rolling Stones.
After over 10 years broadcasting across the UK on Capital and Galaxy FM (where he often pulled in bigger audiences than BBC Radio 1), Andi has now launched a brand new weekly radio program – The Electrik Playground – a showcase for the worlds best dance and electronic music. From the biggest festival-rocking anthems to the sounds of the underground, classics and anthems, EDM, progressive, deep house, techno, trance, dubstep and drum & bass.
Download: Andi Durrant, Matrix & Futurebound – The Electrik Playground (07-11-2015)