DJ Fat Tony has been on the club scene since the 1980s; throwing parties, DJing alongside the likes of Andrew Weatherall and Sasha and falling in celebs like Kate Moss, Elton John and countless others. He's led a pretty hedonistic lifestyle as you may imagine - but he's now 14 years sober and working to help others overcome addiction, His story is due to be published on the 26th of May. More info:
As one of club culture's most notorious - and best loved - figures, Tony is a complete force of nature.
Here he tells the most extraordinary stories of depravity and hedonism, of week-long benders and extreme self-destruction - and of recovery, redemption, friendship and the joy of a good tune.
DJ Fat Tony has been described as 'the closest thing that club culture has to a national treasure' and the 'unlikely cult hero of quarantine'. Few people have crammed so many lives into one: when your first line of cocaine is aged 16 with Freddie Mercury, where do you go from there?
Now, he is 14 years sober and, alongside working to help others overcome addiction, DJing for everyone from Elton John to Louis Vuitton and the Beckhams - and running one of lockdown's most popular Instagram accounts with its wickedly funny memes.
Find out more in this Mixmag documentary from 2020:
Pre-order the book here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/i-dont-take-requests/tony-marnoch/michael-hennegan/9781529389449
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