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BEST of 2016 Interview with DJ & producer Alex Wright

Your Name:
Alex Wright

Your location(country,city)
Nottingham, England

Dimitri: Can you mention your 3 biggest achievements in your music career in 2016?
Alex Wright: 1. 'Temptation' featuring on Dream Dance Vol. 78.

2. Receiving support from Aly & Fila, Armin van Buuren twice, and Ferry Corsten recently!

3. Daniel Kandi and Temple One playing 'Golden Gate' at Luminosity Beach Festival.

Dimitri: Overall 2016 was a positive, neutral or maybe negative year for you and why?
Alex Wright: Positive because I have released more music, had more support, and made more awesome connections this year than I have in my whole career so far!

1) Best Track:
Alex Wright:Will Atkinson - Pat Butcher

2) Best Artist (Dj & producer):
Alex Wright: Allen Watts

3) Best Remix:
Alex Wright: Ferry Corsten - Beautiful (Aly & Fila Remix)

4) Best Remixer:
Alex Wright: Allen & Envy

5) Best New Talent (Dj or producer):
Alex Wright: Jak Aggas

6) Best Electronic Music Album:
Alex Wright: I can't say I've actually listened to any new albums this year.

7) Best Electronic Music Compilation:
Alex Wright: Not one stands out in my memory.

8) Best artwork/cover of an Album or Compilation:
Alex Wright: I guess the FSOE450 one was quite cool.

9) Best Lyrics in an Electronic Music track
Alex Wright: Gerome Feat. Cassandra Grey - Black Bird

10) Best Vocalist/Singer featured on Electronic Music track:
Alex Wright: Victoriya

11) Best Electronic Music Label:
Alex Wright: Future Sound Of Egypt

12) Best Online Social media for communication with your fans:
Alex Wright: Facebook personal profiles which says something about the current system in my opinion.

13) Best Twitter or Facebook message or Instagram message you received from a fan or friend or you have read on someone else’s account:
Alex Wright: Amir Bakhshi commenting on Nicola Maddaloni feat. Claire Willis - Leave The Past Behind (Alex Wright Remix): The build up with the nice chord changes and piano sounds and also the nice vocal sound and the melodic sound design and mix in the climax, all is full of emotion and energy for me!

14) Best music composition software:
Alex Wright: One that can handle more synths than my copy of FL Studio 12!

15) Best Club Event or Open Air Festival:
Alex Wright: Luminosity Beach Festival

16) Best personal Dj Gig:
Alex Wright: Shindigerz Pres. Tribal Mayhem

17) Best Dj set of the year from other fellow Dj:
Alex Wright: Menno de Jong did a brilliant 7 hour set at Off The Rails back in April.

18) Best country that you have visited to perform with the most up for it crowd:
Alex Wright: I've only performed in England so far!

19) Best Radio show:
Alex Wright: Always Alive with Daniel Kandi

20) Best Radio station:
Alex Wright: 1Mix Radio

21) Best Online Record shop that you purchase your music:
Alex Wright: Beatport

22) Best music related website that you visit frequently:
Alex Wright: fluxbpmonline.blogspot.co.uk

23) Best Smart phone or smart phone application:
Alex Wright: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

24) Best Dj equipment (software or hardware):
Alex Wright: Pioneer CDJ-2000

25) Best new sound or sample that has been used in Electronic Music this year perhaps introduced first by you?
Alex Wright: The dubby chord stabs in Golden Gate, my remix of Nicola Maddaloni Feat. Claire Willis - Leave The Past Behind, Octane, Hawkeye, and probably others!

26) Best tip that you learnt this year for your Djing techniques or music composition:
Alex Wright:Trying to compress kicks with a medium ratio, slow attack, and slow release to give it extra punch.

27) Best piece of advice you got in relation to your career in 2016:
Alex Wright: Don't get stressed out.

28) Best hobby or activity that you spent a lot of time in 2016:
Alex Wright: Working out in the gym.

29) Best holiday destination for 2016 that you manage to visit this year either to relax or to perform in a club or festival:
Alex Wright: Funchal, Madeira.

30) Best Electronic Music magazines in printed form not online:
Alex Wright: DJ Mag.

Dimitri: Finally, 2017 is ahead of us would you like to tell your plans with your future releases, tracks, albums, collaborations, Dj gigs.
Alex Wright: A special collaboration is ready to go so far! Look out guys ;)

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