The 120th episode of our 12 Questions segment features producer Mudar Mahayni.
1. If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?
There is to many tracks but this track I believe got me really more into Underground music Ame – Rej ( Original Mix )
2. What was your first and last DJ gig?
I had many small events back home in Damascus but the first big gig for me was on 2006 in Dubai, And the last gig was on 2013 in Hollywood
3. What was the first and last record you purchased?
I can’t really remember the first one but the last couple are
Seal Of Approval ( Dosem Remix ), THE VERY NEXT DAY FEAT. WRONG JEREMY Adriatique Remix
4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?
There is nothing to be mentioned yet. But I’m sure there’s something big is coming Or waiting for me
5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
Big surprise! I’m always sober, hahaha I bought my studio equipment before even have a place to live when I arrived to the US 😀
6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?
Nothing in mind but I know and I believe there’s to many out there
7. Which producers consistently inspire you?
Beside there’s big producers I listen to, I listen alot to Chillout music and old Arabic tune I get ideas from, but I actually get inspired from nature or when my brain is clear.
8. What artist or track would you love to remix? and who would you love to be remixed by?
In general I like to hear my touch in any tracks fit my style but I would like to hear my tracks remixed from Ame, John Digweed, Guy J, Maceo Plex, Matthew Dekay, Nicole Moudaber, Pig&Dan.
9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days, which ones if any standout for you?
As what you said record labels are a dime a dozen these days but I’m focusing now with Asia Music and L2 Music
10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?
Tiesto In Search Of Sunrise 4: Latin America Disc 1 I just love it for listing
11. Current Favourites (you can list more than one per category if you like)
Food: almost every thing
Drink: Rose water
TV Show: Prison Break, Lost, Breaking bad and
Movie: Inception, limitless, In time
Video Game: not really into that but I can say God of war
Album: 2Pac – Makaveli , The wall – Pink Floyd
Track / Song: always there’s new Favourites but I can say Skyfall by adele
Producer / Band: Ame, Mario Basanov, Matthew Dekay, Dixon, Maceo Plex, Guy J
Record Label: Bedrock, George V Records, Suara,
Nightclub: Amnesia, Space in Ibiza, Warung beach club In Brazil
DJ: I can’t count them
12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?
Well it depends on the mood, maybe I just produce something just for that moment
Mudar’s ‘Glistens’ EP is out now on Asia Music, you can purchase the release: here