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The Big 40: youANDme

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Fresh off the premiere of his Brother’s Vibe collaboration on Coyu’s Suara imprint, we welcome back German production expert youANDme, getting deep into The Big 40, we see what makes him tick.

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

I’m in Barcelona celebrating the Sonar week.

02. What year were you born?

1981.

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

Air conditioner.

04. Worst experience as a DJ?

Equipment not working, jumping needles.

05. Best experience as a DJ?

Smiling faces & happy people

06. Favourite record label?

There are to many good labels, but Giegling is one of my faves.

07. House or Techno?

Both.

08. First record you ever paid for?

Michael Jackson – Thriller.

09. Studio or DJ booth?

I love djing and producing and it’s great to switch between both worlds.

10. Your dream collaboration?

Would love to do record with Carl Craig.

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

You shouldn’t know! ;-)

12. Cats or dogs?

Cats.

13. Ever smoked?

Sin of one’s youth.

14. Ever done drugs?

Every morning I need my coffee.

15. Ever stole?

No.

16. Busy city, or quiet beach?

Barcelona – you will find everything.

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

Carl Craig.

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

Developing music software.

19. Worst job you’ve ever had?

Phone agent.

20. Favourite record right now?

Rhauder feat. Paul St. Hilaire – Reconnection.

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21. Favourite record of all time?

There are too many to pick just one.

22. One thing you couldn’t live without?

My girl and my studio.

23. Favourite food?

Vietnamese.

24. Movies or books?

Books.

25. Vinyl or CDJs?

Vinyl!

26. Favourite country to travel to?

Indonesia.

27. Favourite club you’ve played at?

Space Ibiza.

28. Favourite festival you’ve played at?

Fusion Festival, Germany.

29. Craziest story of being on the road?

A crazy driver in Georgia who hit a cow with breath-taking speed.

30. Weirdest request as a DJ?

I think it was in Russia. Here is $100, please play Britney Spears.

31. Coke or Pepsi?

I don’t like cola.

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

Sounds a bit cheesy but it would be great to end all wars and conflicts.

33. Late sleeper or early riser?

Late sleeper.

34. Favourite fruit?

Mango.

35. Strangest video you’ve watched on YouTube?

Check the latest videos of Jogi Löw!

36. Shower or bath?

Bath.

37. The top thing on your bucket list?

Buy a new synthesizer!

38. PlayStation or Xbox?

I don’t like to play games.

39. Do you have any pets?

Not at the moment because of my busy travelling but I would love a new cat.

40. Anything to add?

Thank you!

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