#MISSGUIDEDDISCOVERED: STORM| December 11, 2015
If you’ve not heard of Storm Mollison then you need to listen to her tunes…and now. We caught up with her to chat about DJing, who she stalks on Instagram and what she’s got on the agenda for 2016…
What’s the best gig you have played?
I play at loads of exclusive parties all the time, but one of my faves was jumping on the decks in the basement of the new Soho House Dean Street, London, for an impromptu party with Nick Grimshaw and Kate Moss, bonkers!
How did you get into DJing?
My dad was a big house singer and producer back in the 90’s. I grew up surrounded by talent like Sasha and John Digweed and enjoying Ibiza from an early age. Then once I discovered writing and production for myself it was quite obvious what direction I was heading into then the seal was when Will picked me up for The Books it brought forth a whole other level and opportunity in the industry for me.
Who’s your favourite DJ and why?
Has to be the dudes Detroit Swindle. All.Night.Grooves..
Describe your sound in five words…
I cater to the ladies.
If you can get the ladies to dance the rest will follow….always.
What are you working on at the moment?
A few mixes and my EP. Writing always writing.
What’s on the agenda for the rest of 2015?
To continue to grow. The industry is forever changing with more and more talent hitting the scene. So I always push myself to cross new boundaries, work hard, and have fun that’s the main objective.
What’s the last thing you listened to?
Jonas Rathsman- Skepparkrans , wicked Soundcloud find.
What song do you want to be playing as you walk into the club?
The above for sure.
If you could collaborate with anyone who would it be?
At the moment it would have to be Moonboots. Loving this wave of sexy Nu-Disco.
What’s your spirit animal?
Anything nocturnal, I’m a creature of the night
Who are you currently stalking on Instagram?
The whole cast of Suits, nerd.
What makes you laugh?
What doesn’t ?!
What’s your secret addiction?
Who’s your celebrity wannabe wife?
What would be your superhero power?
What was the first thing you did this morning?
Get the kettle going and stick on some tunes all whilst doing the stanky leg.
Tell us something weird about yourself…
If my outfit doesn’t require my socks to be seen chances are they aren’t matching.
What item of clothing can’t you live without?
A pair of tough wearing boots. I must be able to fight crime in them and they must have a heel.
What items do you make sure you pack on tour?
The 3 B’s. Boots, Bomber, Black jeans
Who is your style icon and why?
Margaret Howell, when I’m dressed in her clothes I feel empowered, confident, and respected.
Where do you look for fashion inspiration?
Like most things I feel I pull from all different aspects of life, from straight off the runway to the people around me.
What best describes your style on stage?
Not too over the top. Statement footwear for sure but I like to let everything else do the talking on stage.
What’s your favourite fashion trend this season and why?
This resurgence of females dressing in looser, less form fitting clothing. Nice to go into town and not every girl is dressed in a bodycon dress.
If you could steal anyone’s wardrobe who’s would it be?
Tilda Swinton. I’ve never seen someone with such an amazing Suit and Coat collection
Leather or denim? Denim
Tattoos or no tattoos? Tats
Heels or flats? Boots
Red lips or nude lips? Nude
Instagram or Twitter? Instagram
Kylie or Kendall? Caitlyn
Rock or rap? Rap
Rihanna or Beyoncé? You guys don’t mess about do you! Ooo has to be Bey, but I got love for Rihanna too.
Festivals or clubs? Clubs
Ibiza or Vegas? Vegas
Music or food? What is life without one or the other?
Beach or pool? Beach
Dogs or cats? Dogs
Nights out or nights in? In, you can’t party properly unless you can party at home first
Gold or silver? Silver
Maxi or mini? Mini
photos by @jharphoto
Steal Storm’s style: