Alejandro Manso

The 171st episode of our 12 Questions segment features producer Alejandro Manso.

Alejandro Manso

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

– DJ Tomcraft – The Mission

2. What was your first and last DJ gig?

– My first gig was in November 12th, 2012 with Weekend Heroes in H2O nightclub (Mexico City) and my latest is September 4, 2014 with Monaque in Club Berlin (Mexico City).

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

– Sasha Gu013: Ibiza & Sahar Z. & Guy Mantzur & Sahar Z. “Time”

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

– I have not arrived. I daily struggle is always trying to be the best.

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

– I feel good when people like my music because I love make it

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

– Fabry Carrasco, K-Nass, Franco Tejedor & Martin Gardoqui and Guhus.

7. Which producers consistently inspire you?

– Cid Inc, Nicholas Van Orton, Marcelo Vasami, Hernan Cattaneo, Gui Boratto, Minilogue, Deepfunk, Lank.

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

– Cid Inc & Nicholas Van Orton

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

– Sudbeat, Movement Recordings, Lost & Found, Perspectives Digital, Suffused Music, Lowbit Records, Clinique Recordings, Massive Harmony Records, PHW Elements, Abstract Space Recordings, E Sound Records for a mention a few.

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

– John Digweed Gu019: Los Angeles

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

Food: Pizza, Hamburgers, Pasta, Tacos
Drink: Beer, Soda, Milk.
Drug: Music
Animal: Dog
TV Show: The Following
Movie: The Shinning
Video Game: Tony Hawk Pro Skater
Album: Placebo – Without you I´m nothing
Track / Song: BRMC- As Sure As The Sun
Producer / Band: Pink Floyd, BRMC.
Record Label: Sudbeat, microCastle, Bedrock, Electronic Tree, BCSA,
Nightclub: Circus Afterhours (Montreal)
DJ: Hernan Cattaneo, Marcelo Vasami, Danny Howells

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

– Daniel Gomez & Manu F – Freyja (Original Mix)

‘Camelopardalis’ is out now on Abstract Space Recordings, you can purchase the release: here

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