Director & Co-Founder
Andi Durrant is one of Europe’s most respected champions of electronic music and is also an executive board member for the Association For Electronic Music (AFEM) representing the media sector for global electronic music. A man who’s interviewed everyone from Daft Punk, Example, The Prodigy, Pendulum, Pet Shop Boys, Calvin Harris and Nicky Romero to Faithless, Avicii, David Guetta, Richie Hawtin, Chase & Status Fatboy Slim, Loco Dice, Porter Robinson, Above & Beyond and many more.
A multi-award winning presenter, Andi was the youngest ever winner of the Sony Radio Academy Gold award, being named the UK’s Best Music Broadcaster in 2008. Since then he’s gone on to win 2 further Sony’s and been nominated for best specialist music program 3 times at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards. He’s presented market-leading national radio shows for both Kiss FM and Capital FM, and through his global programme “The Electrik Playground” he now broadcasts across 27 countries each week to audiences of many millions.
Andi has also been an incredibly prolific music producer with over 130 releases to his name. He’s worked on tracks for artists such as Flo Rider, Will I Am, Plan B, Sinead O’Connor, Avril Lavigne, Far East Movement, Armin Van Buuren, Alex Metric, Jacques Lu Cont, hit number 1 on the US Billboard Dance Chart and had a hand in 6 UK top 5 chart singles. He’s was a resident DJ at the legendary Gatecrasher in Sheffield, has played virtually all of the worlds biggest festivals and most famous venues, and spent 2 years warming up for Tiesto at Privilege Ibiza (The worlds biggest club).
Taking 20 years of experience at the top end of radio and electronic music, Andi set up Distorted with his long-time collaborator Nick Riley, producing international radio shows and top-rated podcasts for music artists, presenters and brands.
TLDR: Andi set up Distorted and runs the company with Alex and Nick. He is a massive electronic music and radio nerd, and enjoys being hands-on as Executive Producer for a lot of our biggest programmes.