For anyone that hasn’t heard it yet, how would you describe your sound?
The older music I made was the future and deep house. I took a break from music for a couple of years and now I am making the music that I want to make, honing my new, heavier tech house sound, to fit in with my gigs. I would describe my sound like an underground tech-house with a pumping bassline.
At what point in your life did you have that moment where you said to yourself “This is it. This is the type of music I want to create?”
Because I used to make a future house, I felt like I needed a change as I was not listening to that genre any more and I didn’t really enjoy what I was making. After releasing the tracks all within the space of a year, I hit a creative block and started questioning whether I even wanted to make music anymore. So I took a couple of years out and took a step back from the scene, stopped doing gigs and left everything behind-until recently.
Last year, one of my DJ friends invited me to come along and play b2b at his weekly residency, playing house and tech-house. From then on, I started playing gigs again and finally got back in the studio. I then realized I needed to start making music that I enjoyed listening to and making. It also helped that my new approach fitted in with the music I was playing at shows.
Studio work and music creation or performing and interacting with a live audience, what do you prefer?
I have always enjoyed performing more than anything else. There is nothing better than people enjoying the music I play – even better when it is one of my own tracks. I like making tunes too, it’s always a great feeling when I manage to finish a track.
What’s the weirdest or most amazing reaction you’ve had to your music?
In one of my recent sets, I was trying out my newest release ‘Famous Girl’ and one of the people at the gig was so into it, she did one of the strangest dance moves I have ever seen!
All-time favourite album?
Couldn’t pick an all-time fav but my favourite just now would be Planet Giza – Added Sugar. Such a well-produced album.
What have you got in the pipeline for the near future?
I have lots of gigs planned in my hometown in the near future. Production-wise, I’ve got loads of new music and a lot of half-finished tracks I will get around to. I’ve also got plans to start my own event in Dundee in the Summer.
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