Locals: Darren Interview

Who are you? How old are you?

I am Darren Abela and I am 29 years old.

What is your stage name?


How many months/ years have you been Djing / producing?

I started Djing when I was 14 years old back in 2004. So I have been Djing for 16 years.

Why do you want to share your music?

I want to share my music because for me music is my passion and I like experimenting between Techno/ Electro sets.

Mention an artist that inspired you to become a DJ/producer?

At a young age I was always interested in artists like Ben Sims, Dave Clarke, Spacid. 

Is there a local artist that you look up to and love to see play at events?

There are several local artists that I look up to. A-Call inspired me to start Djing, Manthrax for his superb sets, Matte for his incredible music selection, and Sean Rickett who is one of the best local artists in Malta, and I had the chance to play a 3-hour set b2b with him.