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Kris Needs

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Former pub rock and roll crusty and journalist supremo Kris Requirements weighed in along with his applying for grants the acid home movement by saving for Deconstruction and Sabres of Heaven Records as Key Knowledge. Maybe better recognized to the dance people as a favorite tour DJ (with everyone from your Orb to Primal Scream towards the Prodigy), Requirements was buying information from an early on age. He started composing and DJing within the middle-’70s, and worked well like a reviewer at many magazines while providing as resident at many London clubs through the 1980s. Requirements had recorded many hip-hop songs with American vocalist Question during the middle-’80s, although acid house growth and an allegiance with poster-children Primal Scream sparked Requirements’ 1st recordings as Key Knowledge, the solitary “Your Worst Headache.” Introduced to Andrew Weatherall with the Primal Scream affiliation, Requirements and Wonder released many singles for Weatherall’s Sabres of Heaven label, including “Ooh Baby” along with a 1992 golf club smash “Sugars Daddy.” Another well-known Requirements’ anthem, “WHATEVER YOU Need,” was created the following 12 months for Hard Hands Information as Delta Woman. The hits resulted in very much remixing — for the Orb, Appreciate and Rockets, Saint Etienne, the Grid, Empirion, the Boo Radleys, Nitzer Ebb as well as the Prodigy — and Requirements’ growing position as an elder statesman of kinds for the electronica motion (though he continuing to resemble a roadie for the Rocks). The debut Top secret Knowledge album SO DIFFICULT made an appearance on Deconstruction in 1996, and Requirements alternated his period touring with the larger acts, contributing testimonials to journals, and occasionally documenting. The duo still left Deconstruction by the end of the entire year, as well as the tribute compilation Kris Requirements Must! premiered early the next year.

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Full Name Kris Needs
Profession Journalist
Nationality British
Music Songs Anything You Want, The Pusher, the Pimp & the Panther, Sugar Daddy, Now I Am Going To Repeat That For Those Of You On Drugs, This Old World Is In A Helluva Fix, World War 303, Serious Mind Fuck, No Passion, Danger Love, Swamp Fever, Won't You Be My Girl?, Make Me Screem, 01-01-212, Let the Fun Begin, Viagra Falls, Afterworld, Bunny New Guinea Pig, Disco Eruption, Rozzer's Dog, Drive Me Crazy, Seize Locate, Like a Tiger, Tiger, Thunderhead, Body Language Action, Hard Theme, I Dig Your Ass, I Don't Guess You Know How Much I Love You, Nuttin' Dub, Escape to New York, Anything You Want '93, Too Much of Nuttin'
Movies Bob Marley: Freedom Road, Keith Richards: Under Review, The Rolling Stones: Under Review: 1967-1969, The World's Greatest Albums: The Rolling Stones: Big Hits - High Tide and Green Grass


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Hendrix on Hendrix 2013 Documentary special thanks
Who Killed Nancy? 2009 Documentary the producers would like to thank the following for their assistance and generosity

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The Rise and Fall of The Clash 2012 Documentary Himself
The Ballad of Mott the Hoople 2011 Documentary
Pink Floyd: Behind the Wall 2011 TV Movie documentary
Do You Love Me Like I Love You, Part 6: The Good Son 2010 Documentary short Himself
Led Zeppelin: Dazed & Confused 2009 Video documentary
Do You Love Me Like I Love You: Part 5 - Tender Prey 2009 Documentary short Himself
Do You Love Me Like I Love You, Part 1: From Her to Eternity 2009 Documentary short Himself
Do You Love Me Like I Love You, Part 2: The Firstborn Is Dead 2009 Documentary short Himself
Do You Love Me Like I Love You, Part 3: Kicking Against the Pricks 2009 Documentary short Himself
Do You Love Me Like I Love You, Part 4: Your Funeral... My Trial 2009 Documentary short Himself
Who Killed Nancy? 2009 Documentary Himself - Sniffin' Glue Fanzine
Sex Pistols: Agents of Anarchy 2009 TV Movie documentary
Keith Richards: Under Review 2007 Video documentary Himself
Bob Marley Freedom Road 2007 Documentary
Viva Joe Strummer: The Clash and Beyond 2005 Video documentary

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Can: The Documentary 1999 Video documentary Himself

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