This show was 1st in the global post-punk chart, 2nd in the global new wave chart, 5th in the global vinyl chart, 7th in the global ambient chart and 8th in the global disco chart.
It's not often we ask a 22 year old, university student about to graduate to be part of our Diggers Directory Series. Yet Glasgow's Fergus Clark singular ears for excavating novel sounds and a love of music however the exotic, the bizarre or unfashionable belies his youthful years. His talents can be heard in his various radio show and sets, through his role as a quarter of revered Glasgow based label, nightlife institution and occasional radio broadcaster 12th Isle. Like his friends from Music from Memory, he rejects the conventions of quantization typically found in dance music for something far more odd and beguiling. In light of his recent tape release for Tasker's new 88T imprint and a new compilation with JD Twitch, we spoke to Clarke life as a record collector, the colourful characters he has met in various record stores and his recently finished dissertation. He's also recorded an hour plus, vinyl only mix to accompany.