Lionrock Progressive Dance..
"I wanted to create something fresh, something melodic.."
Justin Robertson has been in the system for some 30 years, a career forged in the rich fabric of UK dance music. Back in the early days there was of course the job behind the counter at Eastern Bloc records, the balearic club night Spice and the legendary Most Excellent. This classic interview focuses on the start of the Lionrock project and the state of UK dance music in 1993.
"UK dance has been good at learning how to handle technology.."
There's been a real emphasis on instrumental dubby tracks..
After my album they decided they wanted something more accessible. Basically they wanted pop..
Article originally appeared in DJ magazine - May 1993