We are happy to introduce another talented DJ from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Philip is a member of the innovative DJ assembly MELFORMATOR, another limb of which we introduced some time ago. From techno to deep house, Philip's blood runs electronic and he has agreed to spill an exclusive drop, especially for Stereofox.[sf_embed name='Exclusive Mix' artist='Philip (MELFORMATOR)' genre='' mp3='http://www.stereofox.com/mp3/Philip-MELFORMATOR-Exclusive-Stereofox-Mix.mp3' img='http://www.stereofox.com/images/20619/resized/20621.jpg' ]
- Apparat - Black Water (DJ Koze Remix)
- We Love - Hide Me (Original Mix)
- Not Waving - Enemies Of The People (Original Mix)
- Bloum - Faith (Nhar Remix)
- Pional - We Have Been Waiting For You (Blue Daisy Remix)
- John Talabot - Zanzibar (80's Tapemix)
- Mano Le Tough - The Sea Inside (Original Mix)
- Axel Boman - Let's Get Nervous (Original Mix)
- Clara Moto - Things We Almost Did (Original Mix)
- Darkstar - Dear Heartbeat (Original Mix)
What are the components of a good mix?
First of all: the good selection. The mood and nature of any mix are defined by the tracks. Of course, good transitions are very important too, that's the essence of mixing. The main thing in a selection is to choose tracks similar in vibe and emotion. I like changing the mood during my sets, but I always strive to ease into it. This mix is more chill, smooth and deep, also a bit darker, so the tempo here is slower that I usually go for. The last track is a bit more alternative, which I feel complements the mood.
Is DJ a job, a hobby or a vocation?
To me it's a hobby. I like playing the music I love and if people enjoy it, then it's double the fun.
What is your process of selecting a tracklist for a show?
I select the tracks according to the place and occasion. Usually I choose what i will play before the event, but often times I improvise with my mood and the vibe of the party.
Have you ever had to compromise with your taste for an event?
Not really. i always strive to play the music I myself would enjoy.
Your favorite gig so far and why?
Overall the parties in Rubber gallery in Plovdiv, probably the one on November 15th is my ultimate favorite. The events are literally underground and I am really into this environment, it inspires me the most. The visuals on that party were also...sick!