Who are you?
Gabriel Baltazar, DJ and Producer

When do you play on House 559 Music?
Fridays (Biweekly) 22:00-00:00

Describe your music style? What’s different about you compared to other DJs?
Techno. My explosive energy, wanting to keep the crowd excited.

What attracted you to play at House 559 Music?
The opportunity to be part of a serious and successful project, with a fun and trustworthy team.

Who are your favourite DJ/Producers?
Adam Beyer, Anna, Carl Cox, Richie Hawting, Sven Vath.

Where do you find music inspiration?
In all music I listen to, in all different genres.

What is one track that never gets old for you, no matter how many times you hear it?
One more time – Daft Punk, such a tune hahahaha..

How did u get into djing/ what’s your musical background?
My interest in dance music. I have played guitar since early teenage times, had many bands in different genres, and since I got interested in dance music, I started to learn about djing and producing.

What do you usually start with when preparing for a set?
First I search about the crowd, what are they going to like listening, so I can suit my set for them. Just before I get in the booth I meditate. It helps me to get loose and bring the good vibes.

What are your main challenges as a DJ?
Pleasing the public, without unpleasing myself.

What single night out has been the most memorable for you? As a DJ? As an attendee?
As a DJ, Door 3, November 2017. It was the first event I organised with friends. It was very successful and full of good vibes.
As an attendee, Junction 2 2018. That Adam Beyer b2b Carl Cox set was just beyond awesome.

What is one mistake you see a lot of DJs making? / What advice would you give to aspiring DJs?
Not knowing tracks that are going to be played. Please upcoming DJs, do not make this mistake, know your tracks.

What’s next for you? Where can we find you? (upcoming gigs)
I am resident at Door 3, a Techno events brand, check out its Facebook/Instagram for the next event.

Your favourite mix? (of yourself)
Every end of year I make a mix that brings my favourite tracks of that year. It makes me reflect what a year it was for music, and I very much enjoy the making of it. Check it on my SoundCloud.

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