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Green Velvet's 'Tekno-Punk' Rocks The End (Sunday, April 20)

Author: Jonty Adderley (
Saturday, April 19, 2003
Green haired Chicago producer Green Velvet DJs at London's The End this Easter Sunday where he'll be performing a special 'tekno-punk' set.

The ultra-flamboyant producer of electro anthem La La Land re-embraced his punk interests last year he told Skrufff in a recent interview, declaring 'punk is to me a nihilistic way of expressing yourself.'

"I've always had a punk attitude in me, but I hadn't as yet expressed it through my music," he explained.

"But rather than being a punk, I'd say I'm more punk inspired."

Also well known for masquerading as deep house type Cajmere (as well as by his real name of Curtis A Jones) the Chicago based don sees no conflict on his split personality approach to making music.

"I'm not a schizophrenic, so the image doesn't take over from who I am and it doesn't take control over situations I find myself in," he said.

"Yes, it makes me more extreme I guess, but hey, we all like to dress up when we go out."

Tickets cost £15, The End: Sunday April 22.00 - 7am