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40 Questions: Ronnie Spiteri

40 Questions: Ronnie Spiteri

When it comes to fame and fortune, especially in dance music, some selectors find their way to the top via a flash-in-the-pan, a one-hit-wonder, an overnight success, but this couldn’t be further from the truth for Southampton born DJ and producer Ronnie Spiteri.

His inclusion amongst the UK’s elite house talents has come through years of hard work and hustle, with releases on Mobilee, Truesoul and his own Kenja Records along the way.

Now playing regularly for clubs like Amnesia and releasing music on Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep In Sound, Spiteri is making big moves in 2019. We have him on this months edition of 40 Questions where he mentions Jennifer Aniston, Nalin & Kane’s Beachball and really needing a toilet in the middle of a gig. Find the full interview below.

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

I’m In Barcelona sat on a rooftop drinking a cocktail doing this interview, could be worse!

02. What year were you born?

1990.

03. Do you have a nickname?

Yes ‘Ronstopable’.

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

My studio.

05. How would you describe yourself?

Hardworking, a joker, spontaneous.

06. Worst experience as a DJ?

Needing the toilet 10 minutes into my set with no toilet anywhere. It was that kind of toilet issue, not good.

07. Best experience as a DJ?

Probably playing at Amnesia.

08. Favourite record label?

Kenja Records.

09. What’s your biggest weakness?

Food and alcohol.

10. First record you ever paid for?

Signum – What Ya Got 4 Me (12″).

11. What’s your morning routine?

Breakfast followed by a Spanish Lesson then boxing/gym.

12. Your dream collaboration?

Would have to be Carl Cox.

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

I used to DJ old school and hardcore.

14. Who’s your biggest inspiration?

My little girl, Ellia.

15. Ever smoked?

Yes I have.

16. Ever done drugs?

Who hasn’t?

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

My first set of decks at the age of 10 years old.

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

I bought a car for my girlfriend.

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

Miami.

20. And one place you want to visit?

Colombia.

40 Questions: Ronnie Spiteri

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

Carl Cox.

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

Laying bricks.

23. Worst job you’ve ever had?

Working at ‘Wimpy’ when I was at college.

24. Favourite record right now?

Reset Robot – Orly.

25. And the best record ever made?

Nalin & Kane – Beachball.

26. One thing you couldn’t live without?

My family.

27. Your favourite food?

Chicken and rice.

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

Pig’s intestine.

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

Kevin Hart.

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

I’m really passionate about football.

31. Favourite club you’ve played at?

Amnesia.

32. Favourite festival you’ve played at?

Elrow.

33. Craziest story of being on the road?

Going into the ghetto of Argentina with Darius Syrossain and seeing all sorts!

34. Weirdest request as a DJ?

Not really had one of them yet, feel like I am missing out now!

35. If you had one superpower what would it be?

To fly, of course.

36. Late sleeper or early riser?

Early riser 100%.

37. Strangest video you’ve watched on YouTube?

The Harry Potter puppet show if you have not watched it yet – DON’T!

38. The top thing on your bucket list?

To do a world tour.

39. Most memorable moment of your life so far?

Bringing my little girl into the world.

40. Will you ever be done with music?

Not in a million years.

Ronnie Spiteri’s Riverside EP is out now on Knee Deep In Sound.