Interview: Aside from music with DJ Phonon

Scott Moores AKA DJ Phonon is a British producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been responsible for tunes such as “Nobody“, “Karma” and “Don’t Want To Be Friends”’. Scott is the co-founder of Axiom Records and owns a Film and TV soundtrack company, we caught up with him to discuss what he gets up to outside of music.

What are some of your other interests?

Photography, Travel and surfing

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had?

I made cardboard Boxes in warehouse and quit after 6 hours, that was worse than fruit picking!

What other sort of music do you listen to?

I’m into a little of everything really – Blues, Funk, Rock, Afrobeat, Folk… the list goes on! I always find something good in every genre..

Do you have a favourite book, if so, what?

At the moment it’s the Cubase 10 Manual

Who is your hero?

Its between Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Paco de Lucia,  Albert Einstein and Alexander the Great

What skill would you like to master?

Music Composition/Production

What piece of entertainment do you wish you could erase from your mind so that you could experience for the first time again?

Music Festivals

What city would you most like to live in?

I ask myself this question every day, any city with a beautiful lady!

What irrational fear do you have?

Going to busy places

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Invest in yourself

What’s the worst?

Get a job!

Tell us 3 interesting facts about yourself?

I spent 18 years traveling the world

I’ve been to over 40 countries

I haven’t made any money through music

If you owned a restaurant, what kind of food would you serve?


Who’s your weirdest celebrity crush?

Oprah Winfrey

What would you be doing if you had never got involved with music?

Marine Engineering

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