DANNY OWEN

Who are you?
Danny Owen

When do you play on House 559 Music?
Sunday’s 4-6 pm biweekly

Describe your music style? What’s different about you compared to other DJs?
I play a mix of house mainly tech house and minimal house anything that get the crowd grooving . I like to play tracks people haven’t heard But deliver a sound people are familiar with.

What attracted you to play at House 559 Music?
Max and the team, good studio and just the all round professionalism.

Who are your favourite DJ/Producers?
Jamie jones, Anotr, mason collective, Ben sterling, waff , the Martinez brothers, Matt tolfrey, max chapman.

Where do you find music inspiration?
Listening to new music.

What is one track that never gets old for you, no matter how many times you hear it?
The Martinez brothers H 2 da izzo

How did u get into djing/ what’s your musical background?
I started djing at 17 as a house n garage Dj playing on pirate radio stations pubs and bars. I listen to all genres of music from hip hop, grime, dubstep and club classics

What do you usually start with when preparing for a set?
Sort a playlist suitable Venue or event, then once on the 1s n 2s read the crowd keep them dancing.

What are your main challenges as a DJ?
No booth monitor

What single night out has been the most memorable for you? As a DJ? As an attendee?
Playing at space Ibiza for Sunday’s at space. Attending Awakenings festival Amsterdam

What is one mistake you see a lot of DJs making? / What advice would you give to
aspiring DJs?
Just be original, don’t look at success of others, create you own identity i.e Dj style and selection.

What’s next for you? Where can we find you? (upcoming gigs)
Launch of my own event GROOVMENT @floripa shoreditch 11th August. Also RISE resident

Your favourite mix? (of yourself)
https://soundcloud.com/daniel-owen-16/identity-002

Social Media handles?
Facebook – Danny Owen
Twitter/instagram – @danielowen82