With more countries represented than the Olympics, Tomorrowland, a favorite of Steve Aoki, is one of only a few major festivals where people from all around the world come to unite. UphoricTV grabs a quick backstage chat with the global DJ, Producer, and Dim Mak label owner, to talk Tomorrowland, the growing Latin American festival market, and the rhythm of Brasil!
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“I know you DJ for fun but what’s your real job?” #DJproblems, one of the many that Benny Benassi has encountered with over twenty years of experience. UphoricTV went to bed with Benny Benassi, at the 2015 Miami Music Week, to get the intimate details about electronic dance music in America versus Europe.
UphoricTV caught up with Rangleklods at Switched On, aka synthesizer heaven, in Austin, Texas. Their new album ‘Straitjacket’ fits the dreamy, electronic persona that has captivated audiences around the UK and soon-to-be the U.S. Band members Esben Andersen and Pernille Smith-Siverten geek out about synthesizers, their hopes of getting discovered and how they’ve found their voice by being free with their music.
Fun Fact: Reid Speed doesn’t want to see your dick on Snapchat. UphoricTV went to the K1 Go-Cart Track in Austin, Texas with DJ Reid Speed. Prior to racing, Speed discussed female representation in music, being an assertive professional and her love of playing music.
What happens when you’re friends with a saxophone player? Well according to Vanessa Bley of Twin Danger, you form “a sexy, bluesy, jazzy, fusion band.” Decked out in a zipper-lined vest, Vanessa sits down with UphoricTV at the annual South By Southwest Music Festival, and discusses the formation of friendship with saxophone front-men Stuart Matthewman, and how it evolved into their band as it stands today. With her creative past, this native New-Yorker references ‘pre-rock-n-roll jazz’ in the music she writes and performs.
Daniel Linton, aka LA Riots, was raised in Utah, plays in Park City, and doesn’t wear socks? Apparently! Uphoric TV caught up with Daniel at the Sundance Film Festival this past January, where we learn about his obsession for movies and the moment in his career when he knew, “This is happening.”