MFG Nakadia (TH): “Every day I went through the same routine”

Such a pleasure to meet this beautiful woman, small in stature and huge in personality and talent. By now I also know her remarkable life story. How a talented country girl from Thailand became this world famous DJ and still achieved to remain true to her pleasant self. A rather incredible and certainly very admirable accomplishment! And her name is: Nakadia!! _0_ Can't wait till we meet again girl!
The start of DJ Nakadia's career sounds like a fairy tale.

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DJ Nakadia spinning the wheels

Marcy Goes Wild interviewed numerous DJ’s about their DJ debut. This time she had a chat with Thai heroin Nakadia, whose career unfolded like a fairy tale.

“My very first gig ever took place at a commercial club in Hannover, Germany. This was during the Expo 2000. I immediately stood in front of over 2000 people.”

Shaking hands

“It was quite logical that I was super nervous. My hands where shaking when I had to put the needle on the record. Luckily it all went super well and the club booked me again right away.”

DJ Nakadia at one of her first gigs

Tourist visa

“Before this first gig I received three months of extensive training in neighboring Braunschweig (Germany). Sebastian, who is my manager until today, flew me in from Thailand on a 3 months tourist visa. From the moment we arrived, I practiced around the clock.”

Technical university

“One of Sebastian’s friends offered us to stay at his place in Braunschweig. This man was running a PA rental company and gave workshop at the technical university. There, he set a special room up for me with a full PA system and turntables.”

Routine

“Every day I went through the same routine. I got up at 9, walked to the neighboring university cafeteria and then practiced the whole day and evening until midnight. I only stopped to have lunch and dinner at the university cafeteria.” 

DJ Nakadia on a huge stage

Student

“Honestly, we did this every single day. I totally felt like a student. At the end of those three months I was able to play very well – technically at least. My choice of music was still pretty bad and cheesy though. Everything was new to me. On the country side of Thailand, where I grew up, there was absolutely no techno electronic music to be found.”

“It took me a few years to find my love for techno. During the first years Timo Maas was a great mentor for me. He provided me with a numerous amount of vinyl promos. That’s how I fell in love with the music I play today.” 

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