WHO: Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1). Interviewed by Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1 / IMS Partner)
WHAT: Annie Mac chatted to fellow BBC1 presenter Pete Tong. Annie is known to be a tastemaker radio presenter and has been influential in breaking so many artists of different genres on radio with her diverse music selection, this coupled with her successful Annie Mac Presents brand the stage was set for a interesting Keynote.
HIGHLIGHTS: How Annie started in electronic music, her style of DJing live and on the radio, the state of dance music in Europe and the USA, and the need for more women to become involved in the genre: “We need more female role models, the more we have the more that will be spawned.”
“Annie’s advice for women trying to make it in the music business: “Try not to use your boobs to get places, you won’t get respected.”
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