This week's Ransom Note Mix comes courtesy of Ruf Kutz head honcho Ruf Dug. We caught up with the entrepreneurial DJ to find out all that we could about his musical history as well as his exclusive mix (which you can hear below);

Who are you:

Ruf Dug.

Where are you:


What are you:


Where was the mix recorded? 

Here at home.

What would be the ideal setting to listen to the mix? 

Anywhere with nice sound and a bit of space.

What should we be wearing? 

Something comfy.

What would be your dream setting to record a mix: Location/system/format? 

I think I am pretty lucky with what I have… it would be lovely to have a very expensive pair of speakers as well if it's wishing time!

Which track in the mix is your current favourite? 

No no no no it doesn't work like that!

Whats your favourite recorded mix of all time? 

Daniel Bell – 'Button Down Mind'.

If you could go back to back with any DJ from throughout history, who would it be and why? 

Coxone Dodd at one of the very first soundclashes… for the vibe, the history!!!

What was your first DJ set up at home and what is it now? 

2 shit technics and a $100 numark. Now it's 2 ok technics and a DJR400.

Whats more important, the track you start on or the track you end on? 

Every track is ultra important!!!

What were the first and last records you bought? 

1st – Bonnie Tyler – 'Holding Out For A Hero', last – Steve Moore – 'Pangaea Ultima'.

If this mix was an edible thing, what would it taste like? 


Download here…

If it was an animal what would it be? 


One record in your collection that is impossible to mix into anything?

As if!

Upcoming in the world of Ruf Dug?

Relocating to the Carribean for the summer to set up ghetto imitation Compass Point Studios.

Anything else we need to discuss?

Nope. Thanks for taking an interest!!!

Catch Ruf Dug @ Ultradisko this weekend. Full details and tickets