At 19, Walden has already remixed superstars like Mika and Estelle. Having started with Acid Pro at 12, his love of producing music isn’t just an overnight thrill. His productions range from electro and banging to ambient and vibey – and have gained him support from big names like Tiesto, Roger Sanchez, and Morgan Page. Actually, Morgan Page is such a supporter that he invited Walden to join him on the forthcoming 3D US bus tour. Coming from Sydney, Australia, the rising producer/DJ seems to have a long and successful career on his horizon.
Ron Slomowicz: Let’s start by going back a bit, the first time I heard about you was when you mixed Zoe Badwi’s “Accidents Happen,” how did that mix come about? Walden: After I got in contact with Atlantic they put me with a record label over here that they worked closely with called Neon Records. After I met them we got hooked up doing the mix. Continue reading INTERVIEW: Walden (2013)
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Slovenia may be a small country in size, but it’s producing some big EDM talent. Following in the footsteps of internationally-known Umek comes Beltek who is quickly rising on the scene. His tracks mix electro and progressive house with a focus on massive energy – music that will rock a massive festival or a smaller club. Early support came from Pete Tong, and superstar Morgan Page recently invited him to join his night at WMC (as well as collaborate in the studio). Keep your eyes and ears open for Beltek – you will be hearing a lot more from him.
RS: Welcome to the US, have you been to the Winter Music Conference before? Beltek: Yes, last year was my first time.
RS: How has it been different for you this year? Beltek: Actually I just arrived and I am missing the sun! This year there are a lot more press interviews, more parties, and I am meeting with several artists to do some business stuff, so it is really hectic. Continue reading INTERVIEW: Beltek (2013)