Chris SparhamI am the resurrection and I am the life... apart from that I'm nothing special. As you might guess from that Stone Roses reference, I love my music: Madchester, 90s Britpop, Beatles... that kind of thing. If Shaun Ryder doesn't get nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature, then there's something wrong with the world. I'm quite possibly Public Pressure's no.1 fanboy, although Mark Burrow will probably have something to say about that, the blighter!
“When I was a teenager, I composed music and dreamed of being a musician full-time. But then I opted for the “standard” career path, always leaving the music career on the side as a secret wish that I may have followed at some point.”
The original Rock im Park festival was only meant to be a one-off. Back in 1985, 75 thousand fans came to see the likes of Chris De Burgh, U2 and Joe Cocker at the first-ever event. Now, Rock im Park and its twin, Rock am Ring, are established as two of the hottest festivals in Germany.
Johnston, a small factory town in Western Pennsylvania, is known more for its deadly floods than its music. Two major floods struck in 1889 and 1977, the latter of which Nondi’s family survived.
Through reworking, sampling and experimenting, he meticulously put together a new body of work that would become his seventh album.