He gained fame with a mash-up called "A Stroke of Genius", which combined an instrumental edit of The Strokes' track "Hard To Explain" with Christina Aguilera's pop hit "Genie in a Bottle". Although originally greeted by a cease and desist order by RCA (the label which both Aguilera and The Strokes are signed to), The Freelance Hellraiser went on to remix Aguilera's single "Fighter", as well as tracks for Placebo and ex-The Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft.
In 2004 he was commissioned by Paul McCartney to remix some lesser-known McCartney tracks as preshow entertainment for his tour of that year. Those tracks, and several more, were released under the name Twin Freaks.
THE DJQ & A; from Starting Fake Fights with Pop Stars to Hanging out with a Beatle, the Hellraiser Tells All FREELANCE HELLRAISER
Feb 24, 2006; Byline: by stuart barrie HE'S been hanging out with a Beatle and moved away from the bootlegs that brought him to national...