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40 Questions: Dennis Cruz

40 Questions: Dennis Cruz

Responsible for tunes on top labels like Solid Grooves, Moon Harbour, Elrow and Suara, Spanish house creator Dennis Cruz now finds himself atop a list of go-to producers for anyone looking to dance.

Our latest 40 Questions puts him under the microscope where he mentions tequila shots, Dr. Dre, kitchen robots and Indonesian waterfalls among other things. Find the full interview below.

01. Where are you right now and what are you doing?

Madrid Airport, waiting for my flight to London to play in the UK this weekend!

02. What year were you born?

1983.

03. Do you have a nickname?

Suko.

04. What’s the coolest thing in your house?

The cactus lamp.

05. How would you describe yourself?

A hard worker and positive.

06. Worst experience as a DJ?

When I was stuck at a Venezuelan airport.

07. Best experience as a DJ?

Playing your tunes and the crowd loving them.

08. Favourite record label?

Solid Grooves.

09. What’s your biggest weakness?

Tequila shots!

10. First record you ever paid for?

Oliver Ho & James Ruskin – Mutate And Survive.

11. What’s your morning routine?

Breakfast, gym, studio.

12. Your dream collaboration?

Dr Dre.

13. Tell us something we shouldn’t know about you?

After 4 tequilas I’m lost.

14. Who’s your biggest inspiration?

My mama.

15. Ever smoked?

Yes.

16. Ever done drugs?

Yes.

17. What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?

My niece.

18. And the best gift you’ve ever given?

A kitchen robot that I gave to my parents, it was so expensive!

19. What’s the coolest place you’ve ever been to?

The waterfall’s in Bali.

20. And one place you want to visit?

Puerto Rico.

40 Questions: Dennis Cruz

21. One act who’s inspired you your whole career?

Not an act but a big inspiration that has influenced my career is when I came back from a long recovery after a trip to the hospital – I’ve change the way I live now.

22. If you weren’t in the music industry, what would you be doing?

A movie sound engineer.

23. Worst job you’ve ever had?

Sweeping floors.

24. Favourite record right now?

Artslaves – Freak Out.

25. And the best record ever made?

Michael Jackson – Thriller.

26. One thing you couldn’t live without?

Music!

27. Your favourite food?

Tortilla de Patata, Spanish omelette.

28. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

Grasshopper Tacos.

29. Who would you want to play you in a movie?

Leonardo di Caprio.

30. What’s something you’re passionate about?

Sport.

31. Favourite club you’ve played at?

Fabrik, Madrid.

32. Favourite festival you’ve played at?

Tomorrowland.

33. Craziest story of being on the road?

Just being on the road is fucking crazy!

34. Weirdest request as a DJ?

“Can you play El Sueño again please?” after just playing it!

35. If you had one super power what would it be?

Teleportation, or maybe time travel.

36. Late sleeper or early riser?

Late sleeper.

37. Strangest video you’ve watched on YouTube?

Alien documentaries.

38. The top thing on your bucket list?

To visit the moon.

39. Most memorable moment of your life so far?

Bachelor party in Costa Rica.

40. Will you ever be done with music?

No.

Dennis Cruz & Ian Ludvig – Blackbird will drop March 15th on MoBlack.