As a child: Well-behaved and sincere.
First job: Playing music at my college festivals.
Rule for life: Music makes the world go round.
Best gig you’ve ever been to: At the Commonwealth Games’ closing ceremony in Delhi where I played in front of 65,000 people alongside 21 of India’...
Why did you choose to play piano?
I didn’t really choose it but, like my two older brothers, I was forced by my parents to practice at least 30 minutes per day when I was growing up. It wasn’t until much later that I actually started to like it.
Who’s your musical idol and why?...
As a child: I spent far too long in record stores and way too much money. It got so bad that I ended up taking a weekend job in a record shop aged 14 just to feed my addiction.
First job: Stacking up bottles of fizzy drinks and beers in a shop aged 12.
Rule for life: Never do to someone...
Can you tell us about the rebirth of your magazine?
POPpaganda.net is basically an online version of Pop Magazine, which, as it turns out, works out a lot better than the real magazine did. It’s more accessible and the content is constantly updated. We focus on today’s pop culture, from...
As a child: No calmness.
Your First job: At a club called Adam’s Apple in Ikebukuro, Japan.
Your Rule for life: Freestyle.
Your Happiest moment: When there’s a fusion between guests and the DJ on the dance floor.
Can’t leave home without: Music.
Best gig you’ve been to: Isn...
As a child: Very naive.
First job: A waiter at a cafe. It lasted about 2 hours.
Rule for life: Right here, right now.
Path to inner peace: There is none.
Can’t leave home without: Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle perfume.
Listening to: Bjork’s Vespertine.
Reading: The Carrie...
BK: How did you get into this line of work?
Carrot: I came from Yasothon province when I was 15 and first worked at a gas station, then at a restaurant at Soi Cowboy, where I was a toilet masseur. Then I was promoted to waiter and finally captain of the restaurant.
BK: Why did you become a bathroom...
As a kid: I loved playing in the woods.
First job: Selling snow cones.
Rule for life: In God We Trust.
Happiest moment: Getting married.
Can’t leave home without: House keys.
Most inspirational person: Martin Luther King Jr.
Best gig you’ve ever been to: Rockness in Scotland.
He first started spinning in the early 90s at raves and underground parties in California and now DJ Mix Architekt drops into Bangkok to provide some uplifting tech house beats alongside DJ Saint Vincent.
Rule for life: Adjust according to time, place and circumstance.
BK: How did The Standards come about?
Paul: I met Matt in a nightclub. Then we recruited Ayu, the best drummer in the city and his mate Mackey who we were too scared of to not let him in the band. Nit was downloaded via the interweb and the rest is history.
BK: What’s the most challenging...