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BEST OF 2016 INTERVIEW with Zondervan from Ireland

Your Name:
Zondervan aka Leon Clarke

Your location(country,city)

Dimitri: Can you mention your 3 biggest achievements in your music career in 2016?
Zondervan: My first release receiving Paul van Dyk support, Playing at the Goodgreef Cruise weekender, and getting to play the first Cream event in Ireland in a long time.

Dimitri: Overall 2016 was a positive, neutral or maybe negative year for you and why?
Zondervan: Positive, I didn't think I'd receive the feedback on my music that I have so far.

1) Best Track:
Zondervan: Magnus & Simon Patterson - Evoke

2) Best Artist (Dj & producer):
Zondervan: Paul Denton

3) Best Remix:
Zondervan: Mexican Rave (Shugz Remix)

4) Best Remixer:
Zondervan: Shugz

5) Best New Talent (Dj or producer):
Zondervan: Shugz

6) Best Electronic Music Album:
Zondervan: Sean Tyas - Degenaration

7) Best Electronic Music Compilation:
Zondervan: A State of Trance

8) Best artwork/cover of an Album or Compilation:
Zondervan: Kearnage

9) Best Lyrics in an Electronic Music track
Zondervan: Gareth Emery feat. Christina Novelli - Save Me (John O'Callaghan Remix)

10) Best Vocalist/Singer featured on Electronic Music track:
Zondervan: Christina Novelli

11) Best Electronic Music Label:
Zondervan: Subculture

12) Best Online Social media for communication with your fans:
Zondervan: Facebook

13) Best music composition software:
Zondervan: FL Studio

14) Best personal Dj Gig:
Zondervan: Goodgreef Weekender

15) Best Dj set of the year from other fellow DJ:
Zondervan: Allan Morrow Luminosity 2016

16) Best country that you have visited to perform with the most up for it crowd:
Zondervan: Ireland

17) Best Radio show:
Zondervan: Outburst Radio

18) Best Online Record shop that you purchase your music:
Zondervan: Beatport

19) Best music related website that you visit frequently:

20) Best Smart phone or smart phone application:
Zondervan: HTCM8

21) Best DJ equipment (software or hardware):
Zondervan: DJM 2000

22) Best new sound or sample that has been used in Electronic Music this year perhaps introduced first by you?
Zondervan: Squelches 

23) Best tip that you learnt this year for your Djing techniques or music composition:
Zondervan: Eq's

24) Best piece of advice you got in relation to your career in 2016:
Zondervan: Keep working hard

25) Best hobby or activity that you spent a lot of time in 2016:
Zondervan: Football

26) Best holiday destination for 2016 that you manage to visit this year either to relax or to perform in a club or festival:
Zondervan: Holland

27) Best Electronic Music magazines in printed form not online:
Zondervan: Mixmag

28) Best joke you heard this year related to electronic music:
Zondervan: David Guetta

Dimitri: Finally, 2017 is ahead of us would you like to tell your plans with your future releases, tracks, albums, collaborations, Dj gigs.
Zondervan: I'm working hard on some new original Tech, Psy & Vocal Trance tracks which should keep me busy for the start of the year and then, who knows !

Thanks to Duncan Newell from Alter Ego records for arranging this interview.

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