One of the most influential figures in Irish dance music, Annie Mac featured as a guest on The Late Late Show recently. It’s rare to see dance music represented on one of the most watched talk shows in Ireland, so this is an absolute must watch.
Very few Irish dance music artists and presenters have gone on to achieve as much as Annie Mac. The ex BBC Radio 1 presenter began working with the station in 2004 and since has accomplished some major feats in the dance music world, including; winning the ‘Player Of The Year 2006’ award from IDJ magazine over Bob Sinclar, Justice, Switch and many others.
Annie’s ‘Future Sounds’ show on which aired from Monday to Thursday became a melting pot of new and exciting music from the UK and afar. Annie was most well known for her Friday might show which broadcasted from 18.00 – 20.00 on BBC Radio 1 entitled, Radio 1’s Dance Party. This show was broadcasted weekly in the UK to over a million listeners every week and gained a cult following of dance music devotees searching for fresh sounds on a Friday night.
Annie Mac has also gone on to curate some of the biggest brand in dance music from her ‘Annie Mac Presents’ club night to founding ‘Annie Mac Presents: Lost & Found Festival’. The Dublin native has been instrumental in representing a new generation in dance music.
Annie has also been a massive advocate for equality within the dance music industry and has served as an inspiration to the next generation of women breaking into DJing or presenting.
The Dublin native guested on RTE’s Late Late Show on Friday the 22nd of April and spoke words of wisdom through her journey in dance music so far. This is an absolute must watch for any Irish dance music fans.
You can watch the show back HERE.