Q&A with Nick E Louder
How did you get started in radio broadcasting?
I got my first gig on an ex-patriate radio station in Spain, where I was totally thrown into the deep end, and did my first show broadcast to 2.7 million listeners right across the Costa del Sol, Morocco and the Baleric islands including Ibiza.
What drove you to get into radio broadcasting?
I had been a professional club DJ for 6 years, and I like how you could interact with people and chat and entertain them on a big sale.
What’s your favourite sport?
Dancing, moving and shaking 😉
Who is your favourite international artist(s) or band?
I have many favourites depending on the type of music, so here are a few: Droplex / R3ckzet/ Patrick Toppings / EDX / Carl Cox / Enzo Siffredi/ Phil Collins and many many more…
Who is your favourite South African artist(s) or band?
Same as above, again I have loads of favourites and a lot of them are my mates 😉 Flash Republic / Gold Fish / Broken Toy / Niskerone / Good luck…
What’s your favourite pastime?
Spending time with the ones I love.
What’s your favourite hobbie?
I love running and skateboarding and generally keeping fit and healthy, and I also enjoy building things, painting and drawing that’s my creative side coming out.
What is, in your opinion, the world’s biggest problem(s)?
Sirian War / ISIS / global threat of terrorism
How can we change the world?
We all need to make an effort to try and understands each other.
Who would play you in the film of your life if it were a comedy?
Who would play you in the film of your life if it were a drama?
What is your favourite word – in Afrikaans, isiXhosa or English?
Lekker – Happiness - Ukunwaba
Amongst my friends, I am famous for/best known for?
Playing Loud Rocking Music and making people happy.
Which team do you relentlessly support?
MAN UTD, The Bones Brigade, Springboks.
If I were an animal, I’d be…
If I were a musical style or genre, I’d be…
The Midnight Express
If I could go back in time, I’d…
Play the lottery 😉
If I had a superpower it would be…
Would have to be flying, and second would be speed…
I am a die hard fan of…
Electronic Dance Music
If you had to choose: Oprah or Ellen?
Out the these two probably Ellen… but to be honest I would leaning more towards Graham Norton or Jonathan Ross.
If you had to choose: Superman or Batman?
If you had to choose: John Legend or Pharrell Williams?
If you had to choose: Michael Buble or James Blunt?
If you had to choose: Madonna or Lady Gaga?
Gotta be the Queen of pop, Madonna.
If you had to choose: Cats or Dogs?
I have both… you can’t ask me to chose between Jagger & Stubs (Cats) and my K9 daughter, Chox
If you had to choose: Morning or night?
With out a doubt Night! I am nocturnal creature through and through 😉
If you had to choose: Summer or Winter?
If you had to choose: Android or Apple?
If you had to choose: Twitter or Facebook?
Facebook, but also dig twitter
If you had to choose: Tea or coffee?
Oh, I love my tea
You’re stuck on an island with only your iPod, you had 5 songs to choose:
DJ Tom & Norman – Thundergod, Gat decor – Passion (Instrumental), The Thrillseekers synesthesia, Phil Collings – In the Air Tonight, Andy C – Long Dark Tunnel (Valley of Shadows)
My life on a bumper sticker:
Live Life Loud… Love life proud… Be honest with yourself and the ones you love… Try everything once… Make every second count… and always remember that balance and moderation is the key!