The 158th episode of our 12 Questions segment features production duo Techtower.
1. If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?
Сomes to mind several tracks, but we select a hit from Paul Van Dyk – For an angel, has long become a classic.
2. What was your first and last DJ gig?
Our DJ experience so far is limited to playing at home for himself and his friends. We are still in the beginning of his career, we have everything ahead.
3. What was the first and last record you purchased?
The first album, which was purchased in 2002 PPK – Resurrection, while the tracks from these guys were very popular in Russia and beyond. Last bought album … I do not know, lately we hear only the mp3 tracks, recently bought from releases – David Podhel – Dancing in the Dark (Napalm & D-Phrag Remix).
4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?
At the moment, the biggest achievement for us is that six months ago we became resident in one of the best internet radio stations FRISKY Radio where we carry its author’s radio show ‘Forever Young’.
5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
Techtower – a musical project that created the two best friends. Although we consider ourselves to be still very young, but we’ve known each other for more than 25 years, always understand each other, and never even been in a quarrel.
6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?
Difficult question … we are still only at the beginning of his career, =)), so it is difficult to talk about it. There is a Russian DJ under the pseudonym ‘Somoff’, before he recorded an amazing mixes shared his inner world and opened his unique sound in which we fell in love. This is pretty much gave at the beginning of our understanding of electronic music. Now, unfortunately, we have long heard nothing new from him.
7. Which producers consistently inspire you?
Such giants as: Fernando Ferreyra, Guy J, Hernan Cattaneo, Exoplanet & Marcelo Vassami.
8. What artist or track would you love to remix? and who would you love to be remixed by?
For example, we would have done remixes from Scotty A. or Nicolás Petracca, and would be very happy if our track remixed Guy J or Marcelo Vassami.
9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days, which ones if any standout for you?
Favorite for us: Particles, microCastle, Lost & Found, Sudbeat Music, Proton Music, Electronic Tree.
10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?
Just remember to listen to a super mix 500 times: Fernando Ferreyra – Dreamers – August 2011 (FRISKY Radio).
11. Current Favourites (you can list more than one per category if you like)
Drug: gifts from Jah
TV Show: The Simpsons
Movie: Human Traffic
Video Game: Ultima Online
Album: 2Pac – All Eyez On Me
Track / Song: Bent – As You Fall (Guy J Remix)
Producer / Band: Viktor Tsoi
Record Label: Particles
DJ: Guy J
12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?
Which one of our future tracks that will conquer the world.
‘Wonderland EP’ is out now on Electronic Tree, you can purchase the release: here