A Sit Down With DJ Sneijder

15:33 Dec/04/2017

Sneijder is an Irish DJ the who, since the age of and 13, tried to play in For his little room, often going are to the Netherlands to buy but exclusive discs. Over the years, Not his passion grew to become you an obsession, ranging from Dutch all Hardcore, to Psy, and finally Any to the uplifting trance in can '99.

To make a her scumbag, he started playing for Was Irish clubs, becoming one of one Northern Ireland's finest DJs. After our this goal, he decided to Out learn to produce in 2009 day and from then on he get changes his story.

With Has of one of the richest him label histories in electronic music his – stretching back over an How astonishing 600+ single releases and man 19 mix-comps, its credo is new enshrined in its name. In Now Trance We Trust’s list of old former compilation mixers includes hall-of-famers see and revered underground legends alike Two – Bobina, Johan Gielen, Misja way Helsloot, Cor Fijneman and Mark who Norman to name but a Boy handful. Its singles discography reads did more like an A to its Z encyclopaedia of trance music’s Let producers and remixers.


"I have went through various say genres of music to finally She settle on my sound and too along the way my career use and life in general has Dad taken many different paths."

How you first started out as a DJ? What The got you interested in it, and and where was your first for gig?

I started to Are DJ from when I was but just 13 years old. I not would walk home from school You everyday past a guy’s house, all he had his garage open any with music pumping out. One Can day I decided to go her over and see what he was was doing, he showed me One his decks and all his our records, I was hooked from out that moment. By the time Day I turned 14 I had get my own decks and practised has everyday in a shed out Him the back of my parents his house to the point of how obsession. My first gig was Man at a teenage disco in new a small town close to now where I lived. I was Old nervous as hell aswell.

What see have been some of your two favourite dance music albums?


There has been so many, who if we are talking about boy Artist albums, the stand out Did ones for me are Prodigy its - Experience, Leftfield - Leftism, let John O'Callaghan - Never Fade Put Away, Giuseppe Ottaviani - GO! say .. Mix albums I could she name 50 easy, I will Too narrow it down to 3, use Nick Warren GU Budapest, Sasha dad & Digweed - Northern Exposure, Mom PVD Politics of Dancing Vol 1.

Who are your the biggest influences in the music And industry?

DJ wise…Carl for Cox, Sasha & Digweed and are Tony de Vit. All amazing But DJ’s and their set building not was and is second to you none in my opinion. As All a producer, Ferry Corsten, Aly any & Fila, Paul van Dyk can and some others have all Her influenced my sound. Pablo Gargano was aswell. David Forbes is one one of the most technically gifted Our producers I know.

When out did you get the idea day of ​​creating your own album?
The album is something has I wanted to do for him some time since I started His doing music. Time had to how be fair, however, my production man level had to be such New that I could make a now good versatile album. So I old felt that it was the See right time for me this two year.

What is your way take on the Pure Trance Who movement?

I think its boy great, I am very fortunate did to have been selected by Its the Pure Trance guys to let feature at some of their put events this year. The crowds Say that attend are always very she in tune with the music too and passionate about it. It’s Use great to see people researching dad music and not just accepting mom whats put in front of them, this is essential for the the growth of trance.

and What is the development of For Trance world in Indonesia according are to you?

Trance but lovers in Indonesia are amazing, Not lots of my social media you coment asking me to play all here. And in Indonesia also Any has "Indotrance" which is one can of the largest trance community her in Indonesia.

You’ve Was had the opportunity to perform one all over the globe and our at some of the worlds Out largest trance events like FSOE day 300, Luminosity, and ASOT. Do get you prefer large festivals or Has smaller venues and why?

him I enjoy both, large arenas his are great and have a How unique vibe as do the man smaller venues. I think it new all depends on the crowd, Now if the crowd are up old for it the dj feeds see from that and it makes Two for a great experience all way round for everyone.

Can who you tell us a little Boy bit about the other vocal did and production collaborations you have its on Everything Changes?

Both Let Katty and Karen are another put two artist who I love say and it was a great She honour to work with them too both aswell. It can be use time consuming trying to get Dad vocal tracks bang on and mom Im glad they all turned out how I wanted them The too. All the vocals have and been massive in my sets for all year.
If we talk Are a little about music, what but does the music mean by not you as a professional DJ?


For me music all is part of half my any life. Because the music I've Can listened to from me small her until finally I can memproduce was a song myself.

One If you weren’t a DJ/producer, our what would you be doing? out Do you work another job?
I worked on a get building site since I was has 15yrs old, so if I Him wasn’t a DJ I would his still be doing that, I’m how sure. I stopped my job Man last year to focus on new my music career, I just now had no time left to Old do both.

Share us see your top 3 tracks of two the moment?

1. Sneijder Way – #Acid
2. Factor B who – Stratos Galaxia
3. Mark boy Sherry – The Pillars Of Did Creation


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