Monday, January 9, 2012

Δ ALEX ZELENKA Δ




Alex Zelenka / 28 / Earth



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1. How did you get into music and did you always work as DJ or do other things before? 


I started collecting vinyl records in 1996, trying to DJ them every chance I could get
inspired by Chicago house and Detroit Techno.


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2. What do you like most about being a DJ?

Traveling . for sure.


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3. Is there a city or location that you enjoyed working most so far? And where would you say was the best crowd?

I have been to many cities which all were amazing but the best crowd responses were in Los Angeles .


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4. You work also with Crystal Castles.. and did lots of remixes for many big names in the business. How did you get to work with all these people?

 

I reached out to most of the artists myself also played shows together with a few, some remixes were remix contests and a few are bootleg mashups.


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5. What does Alex listen to when he is at home?


Crystal Castles , The xx , Trentemoller , Mazzy Star , White Lies , The Smiths , Digitalism , Sigor Ros , Mr Kitty. the list goes on and on. 


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6. What kind of emotions do you associate with your music?

All of them .


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7. Which artist / bands did you grow up listening to?

Micheal Jackson , Ace Of Base , Nine Inch Nails , Nirvana , Filter , Stabbing Westward

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8. Is there anyone in particular you would love to work with?

Style Of Eye.


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9. Do you have any rituals before you start your set?

One part lemon two part vodka dash of ice with a twist.


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10. Where can we see Alex Zelenka next? What are your future plans?

European tour following my full album release on Valentines day.




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