Arthur Minnahmetov

The 109th episode of our 12 Questions segment features producer Arthur Minnahmetov.

Arthur Minnahmetov

1. If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?

I can’t say for sure. One of them: Hydrogen Rockers – Musica (Hydrogen Vocal) (Plastica)

2. What was your first and last DJ gig?

My first gig was in 2009. In one of the clubs in the city of Kazan. Last today in my flat.

3. What was the first and last record you purchased?

My first purchase was back in 2001. John Digweed – GU 019 Los Angeles. This CD completely changed my attitude to electronic music. Now I get a promo music from labels. And also buy in digital format.

4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?

I’ve been doing things you love. Embodying all the emotions in music. And it’s like the audience. Feedback stimulates me. Music – This is my highlight.

5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?

In the yard of my house there is a swing. On it I do flips 150 times. Without insurance. 🙂

6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?

There are a lot of talented young musicians. I like the non-standard approach to music.

7. Which producers consistently inspire you?

Inspires me, the weather outside my window.

8. What artist or track would you love to remix? and who would you love to be remixed by?

I would like to remix Guy J. I would like a remix from Guy J.

9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days, which ones if any standout for you?

Bedrock.

10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?

John Digweed – GU 019 Los Angeles.

11. Current Favourites (you can list more than one per category if you like)

Food: meat
Drink: beer
Drug: no
Animal: cats
TV Show: no
Movie: movies 50s
Video Game: no
Album:  Airdrawndagger
Track / Song: Hydrogen Rockers – Musica
Producer / Band: Guy J
Record Label: Bedrock
Nightclub: A lot of them.
DJ: John Digweed

12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?

This is one of my tracks.

Thank you!!!

segment collected by Benjaminas Bagdonas.

‘You Know’ is out now on BC2 Records, you can purchase the release: here

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