In 2014 I met Portugese DJ/producer and label owner A.Paul for a feature interview. He talked about how he got into techno and about the illness that changed his outlook on life. “I am now much more aware of my existence.”
Multitalent Alexander Koning remembers his first gig very well. In 2014 he told me about it. “The organizer had prepared a small practical joke.”
Someone once told me that Miss Wendy sort of is the ‘inventor’ of hardclub. In 2014 she told me about her first gig. “The DJ booth was placed on a hay wagon.”
Tom Hades and I have met several times since 2014. Of course, one of our interviews, was about his first gig. “What more could a DJ want?!”
Michel Becks started playing at an early age. “Because we were too young, clubs were a no-go for us.” In 2014 I talked to him about the early start of his DJ career.
In 2014 American DJ/producer Gino Lightner told me the story of his DJ debut. “I convinced them that a DJ was more cost-effective.”
In 2014 BeNRG enthusiasticly talked about his memories of the first time playing for an audience. “The DJ-booth was a scaffolding with a plank and some orange canvas”
Marceline interviewed numerous DJs about their debut. This episode she had a chat with the Dutch DJ Baba. “My first real gig was a birthday present from Spider Willem.”