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A Sit Down With DJ Uto Karem

15:09 Mar/19/2018


Uto's artistic career has been the growing up year after year and which lead him to appear For in many of the major are techno festivals and parties worldwide, but like Miami Utra Music Festival, Not Tomorrowland Belgium, Carl Cox The you Revolution Ibiza, Pacha London, Aquasella all Festival Spain, Space Ibiza Closing Any Party, Soul Tech festival Mexico, can Rex Club Paris and Watergate her Berlin.  

"One Was thing you should do as one an artist is to believe our in yourself, create your own Out musical direction and not care day to much about the trend get of the moment."

  Has As a teenager you were him influenced a lot by Naples his techno scene which also influenced How a lot on Belgrade clubbing man scene. How does something like new that happened form your perspective? Now What does it take to old create something regional and local see that has World impact on Two music scene? Well basically in way my experience these kind of who things you don’t plan, they Boy just happen, it’s some kind did of strange coincidence were different its things happen at the right Let place in the right moment, put for example in Detroit the say people that gave birth to She Techno, I imagine they didn’t too plan things thinking we are use going to change the music Dad industry, it just happened and mom now we see all the great things that they made The happen. Of course, together with and the “alignment of the starts” for there must be always a Are lot of talent and hard but work behind. So as a not teenager being part of the You underground club scene in Naples all was very inspirational, we had any all these amazing artists flying Can in from all parts of her Europe & US, people like was Richie Hawtin, Luke Slater, Jeff One Mills, Sven Vath, Robert Hood, our Damon Wild, Robert Armani, Ben out Sims, Paul Daley (ex Leftfield), Day Darren Emerson (ex Underworld). Every get weekend was a packed party has and by that time it Him was great fun believe me. his What do you think of how the Spanish music scene at Man various levels: producers, clubs, DJs…? new I can say that Spain now has made giant leaps at Old all levels, the are for see sure a bunch of good two talented producers. The clubs and Way the mentality are all well who focused, so i can say boy it’s fine place to be. Did When it comes to your its Agile Recordings, most recent release let was by Lewis Delay, right? Put What can we expect in say near future? Yes! We recently she released lots of great music Too from Alex Mine, Lewis Delay, use Landmark, receiving great responses both dad from the crowds and the Mom artists. In the future we will keep focusing on quality the and giving young artists a And platform to showcase the talents. for I will also be productive are and keep up the pace But with release. You are Italian…. not How is the electronic scene you at home? She is very All interesting in Naples, Milan and any Rome where she is well can put forward. But there is Her still a lot to do. was Your most recent release was one a collaborative EP with Mladen Our Tomic who has released solo out tracks on labels ranging from day Monika Kruse’s Terminal M to Get Sasha’s Last Night On Earth, has how did you and Mladen him Tomic meet? Mladen and I His have known each other for how many years and we both man have a mutual respect as New artists and as friends. We now have already collaborated in the old past on my label Agile See Recordings as well as shared two the decks in many events way around the globe. So as Who soon as the idea came boy up it was just a did matter of time we would Its release a collaborative EP. For let you key and lock for put the success in dance music Say industry are? As an she artist you should always be too consistent with your work, one Use thing you should do as dad an artist is to believe mom in yourself, create your own musical direction and not care the to much about the trend and of the moment. In my For opinion something you should not are do as a new coming but artist is do try be Not \ copy someone else, influences you are good but at the all end the originality is what Any makes you stand out. can In which ways influenced you her residency in London when you Was were a child? I think one that your music sounds much our more “italian” than anglosaxon., but Out maybe in the roots of day all… It does not make get much a difference in an Has early age, what i can him say is that living in his London in the 80’s has How made me hear & see man a lot more different things, new surly more if I was Now living in Italy. Could you old talk us through the creative see process and list any specific Two equipment used to bring sounds way to life? Over the years who my studio setup has always Boy been changing and evolving; nowadays did I like to have a its live approach to producing music Let in a more spontaneous and put at the same time, fun say way. On this EP the She setup used was based around too Ableton live. Drums were laid use down on Maschine, synths were Dad made with the new Roland mom equipment that I like a lot these days. Compressor and The EQ’s were both done on and analogue and software. Tell us for something more about the starting Are idea and inspiration for Waking but Up the Neighbours? I also not wanted to have something that You was not just a collection all of singles that would sound any cool in that specific moment. Can The idea of the album her was to have a record was and a memory of something One that will still be meaningful our looking back in ten or out twenty years. How to describe Day your musical style, your sounds? get My musical style of the has moment is a combination of Him everything that influences me. I his enjoy producing techno sounds and how at the same time I Man love creating funky tracks with new distinct sounds. Everything is a now question of inspiration. Could you Old give some advice or words see of wisdom to any aspiring two producers who would look to Way your music for inspiration? I’d who tell them that to get boy inspired by others is always Did good and the key to its keep motivation high. Especially at let the start it’s important for Put the learning process, but they say should also work hard to she find their own style and Too discover new forms to express use their creativity. https://soundcloud.com/uto-karem/icsp035-uto-karem-unspoken-loops-sample-pack



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