A trip to About This Place hair studios is rarely just purely functional.. Hairdressers can often end up being confidante’s. It’s all about the setting too, so is there more annoying than bad music? it’s unacceptable. Bad music is only an interruption of what we believe the salon atmosphere should be. This why ‘Music to cut hair to’ was created.
Here at the ATP Studios, headed by the Hair Mistress aka Victoria Saunders has perfected that blend. She cuts the hair of half the DJs in London and many of the people in the background of this wonderful industry. The reason they keep coming back, aside from a damn fine cut, is the fact the music is spot on - hence being asked by R$N to compile a feature for them.
Music To Cut Hair To, a selection of some great music played in the salon alongside some appearances from friends...
"This month I welcome my very good friend Sharon Andrews to Music to Cut Hair to fold. What an honour to have this lady onboard. Her knowledge of music has always been vast but in the last few years she decided to put her money where her mouth is and use her talent to start a career as a Music Publicist. Her agency is called Shine PR. Her clients inc Heist Recordings, Freerange Records, Delusions of Grandeur, Dam Swindle. How could I not ask this lady? This playlist is elegant, sexy, knowledgable and will make you dance guaranteed. Friend foremost of course but I am deeply humbled by this playlist. Lady Andrews I salute you"
1. When were you at your happiest?
My mum’s terrace up a mountain in Cyprus with all my family around the lunch table in the sunshine.
2. What’s your greatest fear?
Not seeing all the places I want to go and haven’t yet been to.
3. Who do you admire?
People who brush things off and let them go.
4. What trait do you deplore in yourself/ other people?
5. What’s your worst habit?
Not answering the phone.
6. Favourite word?
7. Who would you like to say sorry to?
Myself. And all the people I haven’t answered the phone to.
8. Who do you despise?
Patricia Carmichael in Line of Duty
9. Who or what is the love of your life?
10. What would improve your life?
An 8th day of the week and time travel.
11. Worst job you have ever done?
What I’m doing now half the time ha!
12. What’s your greatest achievement?
Making it this far.
13. What keeps you awake at night?
The streetlight outside my window.
14. How would you like to be remembered?
She always did what she said, she was kind and sometimes funny.
15. What lessons has life taught you?
Don’t clean your ears with an earbud while pulling on a flip flop on at the same time.
16. What would your superpower be?
17. Favourite smell?
18. Who would play you in a film?
19. What song would you like played at your funeral?
Donna Summer. MacArthur Park.
20. Top tip?
Get in touch with your gut feeling… and stick with it.
21. Tell us a secret.
I am probably the most secretive person you are ever likely to meet.
What’s going in 2021: Well for the rest of this year I’ll pretty much be buried beneath a stack of exciting new music releases, trying to do a good job and trying to improve what I do. Most definitely getting a plane as soon as its physically possible. Also working on answering the phone.
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