We caught up with her for a little inside info on what it’s like to be ‘Psy Fem DJ’, what she has learned on her experiences and her take on all the ‘newbie’ Psy-stompers that have made the scene even that much larger.
What is it like as a female Psy-Trance DJ in the scene – in three words?
Trepidation, hard work and Amazing
What is the one memory that stands out to you while making the documentary ‘Under the African Sky’?
The end… The whole time of making the film I would focus on the idea of completing it and the moment of presenting it to the world, and the cinema full of people.
When that day finally arrived it was as I imagined it, the thrill and exhilaration of finally finishing a 4 year project that meant the world to me. That memory will stay with me forever.
What did you learn the most from making this film?
How to ask nicely 🙂 Many people helped me and contributed to the project either by their time or media i.e. footage or pictures mainly; because they related to my mission about promoting the history in the South African Psy-trance culture.
Do you have any plans for the future with the documentary?
I do actually have a new plan for it. You could say I will be ‘breathing new life’ into the 3 year old film. Without giving too much away, I can safely say that everyone will be very happy with the outcome. Watch this space early summer 🙂
With reference to Psy- Outdoor parties growing with commercial success. How do you view all the new comer stompers?
Is that what we calling them now a days. Well babe I think ‘bring em in, heard em like live stock!!!’ I feel that the new kids are partying like a bunch of uneducated little baboons! But that’s what’s happening everywhere, and also it’s a sign of the times.
We have such a fast paced society that we just know only to consume and throw away. Most of these ‘kids’ are searching for something and if it’s bringing more people through our gates, all benefits, and keeps the parties going.
Don’t forget we were all new comer stompers once. Ok, me I was like 17 and partying like a freak until one day someone older and wiser grabbed me by the scruff of my neck and told me to look around and take a little notice to what’s actually happening.
I think that each season you are partying you grow, and the mud kids realise that drowning yourself in pap sak and shrooms aren’t always the best mix and maybe the parties aren’t just parties but a global movement.
We must just keep sharing the info and communicating with each other old and young because that way we can save our beautiful outdoor festivals. We in South Africa are fortunate to have a scene like we do… it’s magical.
What can fans expect from your set at The Divas in the City Party?
Fun and sexy, I think by the time I play the psy-trance the dance floor will be well oiled for a bit of psychedelic, I’m very excited for this party xxx
What’ your favourite drink at the bar (Just in case fans want to thank you for the rocking set)?
Jack n Lime with a touch of water 🙂
INTERVIEW: Mary Honeychild