What first got you into DJ'ing?
As a teenager I absolutely loved going out and dancing my socks off from open until close. From there, I started to really grow an interest in how and why the music was being played from some of my close friends like Reece, Taco and Harrison to name a few, instead of just thinking it was on for the sake of it.
Favourite track at the moment?
Tough question really, I get asked this quite often by a wide range of people and I'm always stumped for an instant answer, but one that probably gets snuck into almost every set I play lately because I can't get enough of it it....Mark Henning - Colider (original mix). It's a monster of a tune but has such a deep groove and some creepy vocals which always get me going.
Anything coming up on the production front?
Lately I notice the more time I spend on getting something sounding how I want it, the more changes I think it needs.
I am definitely pushing to get a few tracks I'm really proud of finished and sent out this year so I will keep you guys up to date on when that might be.
Definitely have to say it would be "Tomorrow Never Comes" with Kolombo at the Prince Bandroom during the St Kilda Festival. I got teamed up with Brian Fantana who I’d only ever hung out a handful of times with before over a beer or two. We played what I would consider my best set as far as reading the crowd, and just nailing the vibe, the room was electric and everyone was having such a good time, sorry if I'm ranting... It was just such a super fun gig.
What’s the idea behind the vibe and track selection for you podcast?
I spent a lot of time mulling over ideas for this one because I play such a diverse amount of music for a diverse group of people. What I landed on, and finished up with is something not meant for dance floors or pre drinks, it isn't a mix intended to show your friends or club promotors as an insight into me as a DJ. It’s just a mix I made to try to describe myself as a person, featuring songs held very close to my heart for many different reasons.
You dance harder during your sets then anyone else in the club, how do you maintain the same energy for every set?
Hahaha, It isn't easy, and for the most part I do a lot less dancing on the floor than I used to so that I can maintain that level of consistency during each set. Mainly because the way I see it, DJ’ing is a performance, sure you can be a great mixer and play great music, but if you don't enjoy what your doing or who you're doing it for then it's an outrage to expect anyone in front of you to get it….
The Dam (original mix) - Dead Heat
Salome (Laolu Version) - Kadebostan & Laolu
Moon Fever (Lawrence Mix) - Superpitcher
Fake World (Original mix) - Dimitris Athanasiou
Keep it Real (Original Mix) - Stereotyp98
It's What We Do (KiNK & Neville Watson Ruff Dub Mix) - Donnacha Costello
It's Chilly (Original Mix) - Anthony Middleton
I'm Free Ft. Paul Randolph (Carl Craig Remix) - Catz n' Dogz
Loriot - Soukie & Windish
Sordid Affair (Maceo Plex Remix) - Royksopp
Astral (original Mix) - S.K.A.M.
Shanti (original Mix) - Solee
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