Hi Audio Animals,
Thanks for giving me an opportunity to be featured with you guys, altho i have not used any of your services yet, I can assure you i certainly do intend to do so, the Quality of your work that i have heard is really quite impressive, especially the new Kimberley Myles track, Keep up the good work!
Q.1 Please tell us about yourself, what you do within the music industry?
A. My names Nathan and i’ve been a DJ for 9 years and a producer for 5 years. I have DJ’d at many a venue in the UK in cities such as Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, London, Nottingham to name a few and have also held lots of Residencies too including Gatecrasher & Niche. I have also been lucky enough to play across Europe in Ibiza, Ayia Napa, Paphos & Switzerland.
For production & writing i have personal releases on Attraction Music, Bassage Music, Immoral music and Hed Kandi.
I’m Currently a Student at Point Blank studying Music Production & Business DipHE & 3rd year top up Degree starting in September of this year.
Q.2 How did you first get introduced to music?
A. err….ba ba black sheep yes sir yes sir 3 bags full!
Q.3 What are your inspirations?
A. Firstly to graduate, and then to have a sustainable career as a Producer, Engineer and DJ, I would like to get to the point where i can earn enough money from music to be able to pay my bills and have a nice lifestyle for myself & my family.
A further ambition is to be able to DJ at gigs across the globe where i can play a full set of my own music, that would be fantastic!
And job satisfaction would be to say i helped someone reach their dream by engineering or co producing for them, that would be amazing.
Q.4 Who are your musical idols?
A. Tiesto, having witnessed his 1st ever concert in 2003 where he played 6 hours of all his own music with live performances from the artists he had worked with, all feature with him on stage as he mixed his set in a true dj like fashion, yh that blew my mind and thats something i aspire to.
Q.5 What music equipment do you currently use?
A. My studio so far consists of, Pair of Behringer Truth B2031A Monitors, Broken pair of KRK R6’s (needs replacing asap) Macbook Pro, M-Audio Firewire PRO, M-Audio Keyrig 45, Native Instruments Tracktor A6, Pioneer DDJT1, Electric Acoustic Guitar, Stagg EVN 4/4 Electronic Violin (will be arriving this week at last yipee) and a egg shaker.
Q.6 What is your biggest musical achievement to date?
A. Musically, written and recorded a song that was remixed and featured on the world renowned Hed Kandi Label as part of their Beach Album series in 2012. Performance wise, Headlining Le Bourg Electronic Festival in Lausanne Switzerland in 2009.
Q.7 How long have you been working in the music industry?
A. Since 2004 when i first starting working at the Works Nightclub in Nottingham.
Q.8 What are your musical plans for the future?
A. To Learn to play the Violin, this will be a great tool to have for my productions.
And to be able to Engineer and Produce to an industry acceptable level.
Q.9 Where do you see yourself in 10 years time?
A. In the UK with an established audio engineering/production business, and a huge history of releases and gigs that i have managed to fulfil.
Q.10 Do you have any links to your social media pages you would like to share?
A. I do indeed,
Twitter is @DJ_Nay_Nay