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BEST OF 2016 Interview with DJ & producer David Borrás aka Heren from Spain

David Borrás aka Heren

Your location(country,city)
Barcelona, Spain.

Dimitri: Can you mention your 3 biggest achievements in your music career in 2016?
Heren: For sure releasing my track 'Hundred Miles'  'Here & Now' and playing at Privilege in Ibiza, alongside Steve Angello and Brian Cross. The best gig of the summer for me.

Dimitri: Overall 2016 was a positive, neutral or maybe negative year for you and why?
Heren: It was positive for sure, I released two great tracks which gave me recognition throughout the industry. it was a big year for me.

Heren in his studio

1) Best Track:
Heren: Fox Stevenson-Sweets

2) Best Artist (Dj & producer):
Heren: Audien

3) Best Remix:
Heren: Autolaser and PLS&TY - Used To This (Jupe One Minute Remix)

4) Best Remixer:
Heren: Curbi

5) Best New Talent (Dj or producer):
Heren: Tritonal

6) Best Electronic Music Album:
Heren: Deru - 1979

7) Best Electronic Music Compilation:
Heren: Summer Time (Blanco y Negro)

8) Best artwork/cover of an Album or Compilation:
Heren: Mr. K - Rise and Shine

9) Best Lyrics in an Electronic Music track
Heren: Axwell Ingrosso - Sun Is Shining

10) Best Vocalist/Singer featured on Electronic Music track:
Heren: Matthew Koma

11) Best Electronic Music Label:
Heren: Spinnin

12) Best Electronic Music Video:
Heren: Calvin Harris - My Way

13) Best Online Social media for communication with your fans:
Heren: Facebook

14) Best Twitter or Facebook message or Instagram message you received from a fan or friend or you have read on someone else’s account:
Heren: Dear Heren I just wanted to share with you how much this track (Here & Now) reached me. It really helped me through this difficult time. Thanks to you

15) Best music composition software:
Heren:  Cubase Pro

16) Best Club Event or Open Air Festival:
Heren: Coachella

17) Best personal Dj Gig:
Heren: Privilege in Ibiza

18) Best Dj set of the year from other fellow Dj:
Heren: Wolfgang Gartner

19) Best country that you have visited to perform with the most up for it crowd:
Heren: Seoul (South Korea)

20) Best Radio show:
Heren: Pete Tong

21) Best Radio station:
Heren: BBC Radio

22) Best Online Record shop that you purchase your music:
Heren: Beatport

23) Best music related website that you visit frequently:
Heren: Dancing Astronaut

24) Best Smart phone or smart phone application:
Heren:  Quiztones

25) Best Dj equipment (software or hardware):
Heren: CDJ 2000 Nexus

26) Best new sound or sample that has been used in Electronic Music this year perhaps introduced first by you?
Heren: Black Octopus Sound - Televisor Nu Disco Dynamite

27) Best tip that you learnt this year for your Djing techniques or music composition:
Heren: Parallel compression

28) Best piece of advice you got in relation to your career in 2016:
Heren: Work really hard to achieve your dreams.

29) Best hobby or activity that you spent a lot of time in 2016:
Heren: Walking in the nature

30) Best holiday destination for 2016 that you manage to visit this year either to relax or to perform in a club or festival:
Heren: Tokyo Japan

31) Best Electronic Music magazines in printed form not online:
Heren: Electronic Sound

32) Best Movie of the year that may inspire you to compose a track:
Heren: Inferno

33) Best online/PC/video game of the year that you have played this year?
Heren: Snow Party

34) Best soundtrack for video game of the year:
Heren: Grand Theft Auto

35) Best joke you heard this year related to electronic music:
Heren: knock, knock...

Dimitri: Finally, 2017 is ahead of us would you like to tell your plans with your future releases, tracks, albums, collaborations, Dj gigs.
Heren: I'm super excited about my new upcoming single and lots of up dates to follow, although it's all very hush hush for now ;-)

Thanks to Ben @ Urban Rebel PR for organising this interview.

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