Jockey Slut announce Andrew Weatherall tribute book

The book collates an oral history of The Guv'nor's life, as well as interviews, new features, classic articles and retrospectives from friends and peers.

Jockey Slut announce Andrew Weatherall tribute book

The book collates an oral history of The Guv'nor's life, as well as interviews, new features, classic articles and retrospectives from friends and peers.

Jockey Slut Magazine have announced the release of a tribute to the late Andrew Weatherall, a book which collates an oral history of his life, interviews, new features, classic articles and retrospectives from friends and peers.

Having featured in the seminal dance music publication several times during its run, all his interviews from the publication are included within the tribute, as well as further articles that cover his professional life from the mid-80s to 2020; from his beginnings at the influential Boy’s Own fanzine and his DJ sets at landmark nights Shoom and Sabresonic, to his ventures running the Woodleigh Research Project, A Love From Outer Space and festival Convenanza.

Launched by John Burgess and Paul Benney as a self published Manchester based fanzine, Jockey Slut magazine became an influential club culture publication that ran from 1993 - 2004. Renowned by for its more left of centre approach to music coverage, during its tenure the publication hosted exclusive and debut interviews from the likes of The Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk and The Avalanches. 

The 160 page book, edited by founding Jockey Slut editor John Burgess, includes the below features:

  • All Andrew Weatherall's Jockey Slut interviews collated (1993-2004) including Weatherall Gets His Tats Out, I’m A Classic Underachiever, Two Lone Swordsmen and An Audience With… and more.

  • Further new features and classic articles from Luke Una, Richard Norris, Kris Needs, Joe Muggs, Jim Butler, Mandi James, Lee Brackstone and more.

  • Brand new 10,000+ word oral history of Andrew Weatherall’s early years from Shoom & Screamadelica to Sabres of Paradise featuring interviews with Bobby Gillespie, Ed Simons, Danny Rampling, Justin Robertson, Andrew Innes, David Holmes, Keith Tenniswood, Anna Haigh, Terry Farley and more.

  • Retrospective of Andrew Weatherall’s club nights Sabresonic, Bloodsugar, Double Gone Chapel, Wrong Meeting, A Love From Outer Space by John Burgess.

All proceeds from the book will be donated to the charities close to Andrew Weatherall's heart: Amnesty International, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Thrombosis UK, Crisis.

Pre-order before 20 November 2020 HERE. Release date set for 10 December 2020.

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