Where are you from?
I'm from Athens, Greece but my grandparents come from Malta :)
How did you start DJing or what lead you to be a DJ?
I started djing when I was 17. I used to frequent at this club in Athens that was mostly playing RnB and I was amazed at the DJ's scratching skills. Later on, when I started working in radio stations in Athens as a host for KISS FM, and NRJ radio I was always interviewing or presenting DJs and I desperately wanted to learn from them and do it myself. After picking up some essential skills from friends that were DJs I started securing gigs here and there in Athens and Mykonos including bars, clubs and events from brands like H&M and REDBULL. After a while, and given I was classically trained in Piano I enrolled in Music Production and Song Writing Courses at PointBlank Music College in Hackney, London. That led to an EP called 'You've Got That Bass Love' which I'm looking to release.
Who influences you? Where do you draw inspiration from?
My influences were mainly urban growing up. Old School hip hop, RnB, Garage but also Downtempo Electronica and Tech House. I've also always admired French DJs in the late 90's such as Telepopmusic, Cassius, Mojo, Daft Punk, Justice, & Laurent Garnier. I also always draw inspiration from talented female producers and DJs like Grimes, B. Traits, Nicole Moudaber and Heidi. Currently, I'm in love with Jamiroquai's new album 'Automaton'. I play on repeat one of the latest releases on Defected records: Crookers feat. Baxter ' Innocent' (Milano Mix) as well as Egyptian Lover by The Golden Boy (Latmun Remix).
What kind of music do you like to play? What styles can you play?
I play at different events and clubs so I dabble with many genres from Commercial, RnB, Old School RnB to House, Tech House, Commercial House, Techno, Soulful House, and NuDisco. I've also played Pop 80's and 90's for events at the Park Plaza in London.
Please list gigs & projects past, present and future.
I'm currently working as a resident DJ 3 nights a week at Dirty Martini and Quaglino's in Mayfair. I also DJ at the Park Plaza Hotel in London. I've worked as a radio DJ for NRJ, KISS fm, EGG radio, Hoxton FM and JemmOne Radio. I've held residencies at Traffik in Shoreditch and Bluebird in Chelsea. I've also djed at EGG, Wardour 100, Cargo, collaborated with musicians (mostly sax players) for live events at the Old Bengal Bar, and for brands such as TOPSHOP, H&M, REDBULL & American Eagle.