Andrew James Weatherall was an English musician, DJ, songwriter, producer and remixer.
14 Facts About Andrew Weatherall
Andrew Weatherall's career took him from being one of the key DJs in the acid house movement of the late 1980s to being a remixer of tracks by the likes of Happy Mondays, New Order, Bjork, the Orb, the Future Sound of London and My Bloody Valentine.
Andrew James Weatherall was born on 6 April 1963, in Windsor, Berkshire, England, to Robert Weatherall and Carol Weatherall.
Andrew Weatherall moved to London in the late 1980s; his record collection and his musical knowledge is what brought him requests to DJ at parties.
Terry Farley hired him to play at the Trip club, Weatherall playing mostly northern soul and indie records.
Andrew Weatherall started writing as a freelance music journalist.
Andrew Weatherall formed the electronic music trio the Sabres of Paradise in 1993, starting a record label under the same name.
Andrew Weatherall set up the Rotters Golf Club label in 2001.
Andrew Weatherall produced for such artists as Beth Orton, Primal Scream and One Dove, and remixed the work of Bjork, Siouxsie Sioux, the Orb, the Future Sound of London, New Order, Manic Street Preachers, My Bloody Valentine, James and many others.
Andrew Weatherall's music has soundtracked commercial advertisements for vehicles; Weatherall's "Feathers" was used for the Volkswagen Tiguan in 2007 and Two Lone Swordsmen's "Shack 54" was used for the Ford Fiesta in 2009.
On 1 July 2014, Andrew Weatherall began hosting a monthly radio show, Music's Not For Everyone, on NTS Radio in London.
Andrew Weatherall cited humour as an important component in his musical ideology.
Andrew Weatherall was known as the Chairman or the Guv'nor, among many other titles conferred upon him.
Andrew Weatherall died on 17 February 2020 at Whipps Cross University Hospital in London, aged 56.