The hoof-

So tell us how many versions of hot sauce did you have to cook up before you got that ‘just right’ taste.

Imperial-

Hot Sauce was more or less straight out of the pan, with a bit of seasoning along the way. Most of my beats start with a main section (8 bar loop for example) I build this up until it feels right and full. At this stage I then create other sections of the beat and arrange it. Next is removing elements to refine and clear out the unnecessary juices. Get the basic flavours working together but don't over season... There's nothing worse than an over salty dish.

The hoof-

Do you feel that you got the just the right heat with the track or are you considering some remixes to give it  some extra spice.

Imperial-

Interesting idea. I haven't considered remixes until you mentioned it. I think this may stay as a one off but It's be open to some wild remixes. I think a DnB remix could work well!

The hoof-

The new LP that the track is released from is called Layers, presuming the ‘Hot sauce’ was made first was the rest of the album put together like a good chilli, with a planned recipe and methodically following that plan or like my attempts and just throwing everything in a pot and see what happens.

Imperial-

Bit of both. When I'd cooked enough savoury dishes it was time to move onto the sides and deserts. Then for promotion of the album I created a few cheeky aperitifs... otherwise known as videos. It was partly methodical, partly what I was consuming at the time. The album is basically my stomach contents regurgitated for everyone else to feast on... 

Imperial’s and K.I.N.E.T.I.K’s new single 'Turn It Up'  is out today It's from our new album 'Crate Diggers' that is coming out soon on The Real Fifth via EMI - check it out here.

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