‘Music and lights in 140 characters’ with Charles Webster

‘Music and lights in 140 characters’ with Charles Webster

By Martin Myers

How are you?
Very well thanks, very excited about 2015 and playing at CTEMF!

It’s your round what are you drinking?
Hunters dry or Asahi beer please.

The song you wished you wrote?
‘Nature Boy’

Dream gig to do?
Joni Mitchell with Nat King Cole on backing vocals and Rickie Lee Jones on piano.

What makes you stand out?
My passion for creativity and always moving forwards.


If you were not a musician what would you do?
Fashion photographer or racing driver.

Pick five words to describe your sound…
Honest, direct, deep, textured, sexy.

Three South African Desert Island Discs?
Jive Soweto’ Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse + ‘Wonder’ (C.9) + ‘Next to You’ Luka feat Sio black widow.

Greatest Movie Ever Made?
‘Night of the Hunter’
Who do you love?
A beautiful, smart and wonderful woman.

What do you complain about most often?
Dishonesty and laziness.
What is your fear?
A life without love and happiness.

Happiness is?
The simple pleasures, living with love and happiness

On stage I tend to?
Enjoy myself playing the best deep house you will ever hear.

What are you doing next?
After CTEMF I am finishing my new album for SA featuring all new SA vocalists.

Charles plays on the Terrace on Sunday, February 8, from 4 to 5pm at Cape Town Electronic Music Festival at the City Hall in Cape Town