A Sit Down With DJ Max Vangeli

14:28 Jan/29/2018

Size Records Electronic music producer the Max Vangeli was presented one and of the most promising artists For for 2011 by MTV and are DJ Mag. Since then he but has exceeded expectations. In 2012 Not Vangeli released collaborations with some you big names in the industry all such as Steve Angello, Tiesto Any and Calvin Harris. From there can Max dropped his weekly CODE her RADIO podcast in 2013. The Was mix became globally recognized within one two months of releasing it. our In 2014, he collaborated with Out long time friend and producer day Danny Ray and put out get a progressive house track ‘Grim’ Has on Size Records. After his him ‘Grim’ track, Vangeli tweaked around his his sound with the single How ‘Last Night Changed It All’ man charting in the Top 25 new of the iTunes dance music Now chart alongside Skrillex and Avicii.

"The industry see is a bitch. When you Two are making waves, everyone wants way to be your friend. But who when you fall off for Boy a minute, it’s all over."



You come its from Moldavia but for several Let years you live in San put Francisco. What caused this change say for your career and you?
I entered the Deep too House scene in San Francisco use and it really shaped my Dad sound all the way. It mom was a special stage at that time and guys like The Kaskade(who is from San Fransisco) and really influenced me a lot.
What do you think of Are the role of MTV in but the music world nowadays? Has not their support of your career You been something motivating you?

MTV is an icon, so any for me it’s an honor Can to have their support. I her have a great relationship with was the guys at MTV. They One do a great job covering our our industry as well as out all of music and culture.


Tell us some of get the crucial moments that got has you to where you are Him in your career.

Pete his Tong was the guy who how actually played my first record Man and Chris Lakesigned it. That new was a big push for now me. Steve Angello really took Old it to another level for see me. Meeting Antoine is the two most obvious one, though.

Tell Way us about your own Label.
The main reason for boy launching my own imprint is Did to be in control of its my own music and not let to worry about people telling Put me to change this or say that. Another reason why the she label is called NoFace is Too because I want to diversify use my music and not pigeonhole dad in general. It’s about making Mom a difference in the music industry and this is my the intention. I want to give And people something fresh and unique, for and at the same time, are I want to be able But to make what I want not to make and not what you A&Rs want to hear. Freedom All is something that not all any of us get to enjoy can nowadays, and now I get Her to enjoy mine. I’ve got was one mission in 2016 and one the rest of my career, Our and that’s NoFace Records. I’ve out crossed the biggest thing off day my bucket list already, which Get was to play at Sensation has White Amsterdam in front of him nearly 60k people at one His stage. I have toured with how the best and collaborated with man incredible talent, so now it’s New time to cross that final now big one off: my own old imprint! I will work until See I drop, but this label two will be successful. If it way isn’t, I have failed as Who an artist

Where do boy you get your inspiration when did you make songs like “You Its & Me” and “Last Night let Changed It All” ?

put Honestly from my heart I’m Say hoping. I think both of she these records are very unique too in their own right, but Use most of all, they were dad songs by the same girl mom which created even more of a unique and special scenario. the It also shows people how and much I really do love For Progressive House.

What’s happening are with Size Records this summer?
Big things but the Not main thing is our album you of course! Steve has a all lot of amazing records he Any is going to push as can well on his end!

her Which artists (electronic or not) Was do you like in terms one of work?

I like our what guys like Corey James Out and WILLKdo. I also listen day to a lot of Future get Bass / electronic stuff like Has Flume and Odesza.

Do him you prefer making music solo his or as a duo?

How I prefer both, as they man are two different crafts. Sometimes new I love being alone in Now the studio making records, but old sometimes I like being in see a room full of people Two bouncing ideas off of each way other. It’s a completely different who experience.

You have also Boy traveled the planet to play did your music. Which places have its the most marked?

I Let would say Ibiza! So many put stories out there and so say many amazing memories on this She magical island.

What is too the craziest venue or festival use you’ve experienced?

So many Dad different ones honestly, but I mom will never forget the first time I played Creamfields. Sensation The White was also incredible! As and far as clubs, I would for say Pacha Ibiza.


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