The 43rd episode of our 12 Questions segment features Anton MAKe. The Russian producer has a new remix of Andy Weed ‘Womb’ out now on Suffused Music. Please enjoy our 12 Questions segment with Anton below.
1. If you had to pick one track which solidified your love for electronic music early on what would it be?
Anton: Vadim Zhukov – Evolution
2. What was your first and last DJ gig?
Anton: My first performance was when I were 14 years old at the URBAN SOUND festival, I played Drum and Bass at that time. In this style I learned how to mix music. My last dj set was played in underground club called ICEBERG KAZAN, it was a preparty for Kazantip festival.
3. What was the first and last record you purchased?
Anton: First records, which I bought are were produced by: CRYSTAL METHOD, CHEMICAL BROTHERS, ORBITAL, WESTBAM. I bought all of them together at the same time 🙂 The last album which I bought is from Itunes by SOHN TREMORS
4. What would you say is the highlight of your career thus far?
Anton: The main point in my career was when I got into producing, not only dj’ing. As a producer I express my own feelings, thoughts and experience. It was my goal and I’ve been dreaming about it for years. And I’m very happy to do it now 🙂
5. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
Anton: I work in the industrial and energy spend in communicating with major companies in Russia. At home I’m a loving husband and father, who can’t live without music! I’m wondering myself how I manage to do it 🙂
6. Who are some of the best undiscovered talents in your eyes?
Anton: Producer from Russia – Vadim Zhukov. The man who had to become a star in electronic scene, but was unable to continue his career because of health problems. I hope he can cope with everything and will surprise us again.
7. Which producers consistently inspire you?
Anton: GUY J, Henry Saiz, Sasha, Hernan Cattaneo, Michael & Levan and Stiven Rivic
8. What artist or track would you love to remix? And who would you love to be remixed by?
Anton: Any Guy J track. But I love to do remixes and are taken exclusively for the work which I like, without any doubts!
9. Record labels are a dime a dozen these days. Which ones if any standout for you?
Anton: Lost & Found, Sudbeat, Bedrock, Suffused Music, Mistique Music, Stellar Fountain, Massive Harmony Records, OLD SQL Recordings, 3rd Avenue.
10. What would you say is the best mix compilation of all time?
Anton: Fonarev – Kazantip History Bar Mousson (2005)
11. Current Favourites (you can list more than one per category if you like)
Food: Pasta, Steak, Grill
Drink: Water, Beer, Red Wine
Drug: My Wife :))
Album: Guy J – 1000 words
Track / Song: Vadim Zhukov – Evolution
Producer / Band: Pink Floyd
Record Label: Lost & Found
12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?
Anton: Cass Fox – Touch Me (Mike Koglin vs Jono Grant Remix)
Anton’s remix of Andy Weed ‘Womb’ is out now on Suffused Music, you can purchase the release: here