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DC10 resident, DJ W!ILD, goes deep for our 183rd Lovecast episode.
Having his roots embedded in the 90’s hip hop movement, DJ W!LD started DJing over 20 years ago in Paris. His résumé is thick–including holding down a residency at Circoloco.
You can find DJ W!LD’s productions in the catalogues of many coveted record labels; such as Robsoul, Roush, 20/20 Vision, Rebellion, OFF Recordings, One Records, VIVa Music, and his own label, W. He’s also recently launched a new label, DAILYCID.
W!LD has been on our radar for long time so we’re ecstatic to feature him on our flagship mix series. Enjoy!
Learn more about DJ W!LD in the interview below…
Interview with DJ W!LD
How did you first get introduced to underground dance music? What is the most challenging part of becoming a full-time producer and touring artist?
I got introduced to electronic music in two different phases. The first one was with break dance like Afrika Bambaataa, Kraftwerk and A Number Of Names to name a few artists. The second phase was with a club called L‘Anfer in Dijon where all best DJs were playing. Laurent Garnier was also a resident there so my ears definitely got an education; it became a temple for me. The most challenging part of touring is to stay in good condition and stay healthy.
What has been the most exciting turning point of your career so far?
So far the most exciting point of my career is right now with my new album ‘Techno City’ as well as all my new projects that are coming out. My new label ‘DAILYCID’ where I can show different aspects of my sound is also thrilling. It’s difficult to start all over again with a label but it’s also really exciting.
What advice would you give to an aspiring producer?
I would say first be patient, be yourself and believe in yourself.
What’s on the horizon for DJ W!LD in 2017?
Well, 2017 already started well with my new album, my new label DAILYCID and my label parties. I’m looking forward to the Ibiza season with DC10 and the other parties there.
Do you have any hobbies outside of music?
Drawing, painting, basketball, design and jewellery.
What are some touristy things you do while playing in a foreign city?
I go to record shops, museums, the beach, the spa, I go shopping, eat local food, and of course after party
Name one of your go-to tracks…
Eddy Grant – ‘Time Warp’
Tell us about your mix…
It’s really deep, elegant and grows slowly all the time. It’s a mix that you can listen to in most situations.
Drink of choice…
Fresh Coco water