Alex Simori // Interview // Tzinah Podcast // August 2018 //

Born and raised in Romania, Alex Simori is a DJ, who from the early age of 15 had a taste of electronic music at a small party and since then, due the strong connection he felt, started to learn and began mixing at the same kind of parties, in order to develop that overwhelming feeling. Slowly rising, he was invited to a few larger events in neighborhood.
His love for music started to grow more and more and to blossom, at the age of 17, into music creation. A big aid came from his friends, who supported him in developig his skills as a DJ.
Techno and minimal had the biggest impact on Alex’s style, but he had also a small tech house influence. Usually, form a party to another, he oscillates between these styles, in order to surprise his audience and to maintain their interest awaken. His DJ-sets highlight the love he has for music and they also bring positive vibes to listeners.
The term „music” means redemption to Alex. That’s due some unpleasant experiences he had to go through, which made him find serenity in music. It helped him hurdle more easily these difficult momets and to get on his feet again.

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Tzinah Records: To start with, please, recommend us something to listen to while we go through this interview. It can be anything.
Alex Simori: Réne Audiard – Saint-Malo

Tzinah Records: Could you remember when and where have you felt it for the first time that you were to become a music artist?
Alex Simori: I never thaught about being an artist, I’ve always done what I knew I love to do.

Tzinah Records: Why did you choose to create and play this particular type of music? Are there any artists that touched you deeply while developing your own style?
Alex Simori: It’s the type of music through which you can easily convey your feelings and make connections between people.

Tzinah Records: Please, briefly, describe for us, the current state of the underground music scene in the place you come from. Is it any good?
Alex Simori: More and more people are into this type of music, so I think that the public is increasing.

Tzinah Records: Without giving out too much about your secret weapons, please tell us how does the magic work in your production routine. Software? Analog? What does your DJ set-up imply?
Alex Simori: Software. More precisely, Ableton. I can’t afford analog yet.

Tzinah Records: What are the aspects of your daily life that are influencing the shape and sound of the music that you currently make?
Alex Simori: I am inspired everyday by the area where I live.

Tzinah Records: Have you already played in your most-dreamed about venue? Which one is that?
Alex Simori: There are many more places where I want to play.

Tzinah Records: What motivates you to be an active part of the underground movement?
Alex Simori: As I said above, I only follow my feelings.

Tzinah Records: What’s your favorite type of breakfast?
Alex Simori: I don’t have a breakfast. I wake up too hungry to have only breakfast.

Tzinah Records: What do you do when the music is not playing?
Alex Simori: I enjoy going out, in the nature, either on foot or by bicycle.

Tzinah Records: What’s the story behind your Tzinah Family Podcast? How did you record it and are there released or unreleased tracks?
Alex Simori: I made this podcast when I felt the most inspired. It includes both unreleased and released tracks.

Tzinah Records: Are there any of your plans/upcoming projects that you would like to share with us? Where can we see you play next?
Alex Simori: The soonest you can hear me is on 18 August at Woodtech Festival in Cluj Napoca. The rest is yet to come.

Tzinah Records: Supposing you come back reading this interview in 10 years from now; could you try saying something to your future-self?
Alex Simori: Do whatever you like and don’t get influenced by anything.

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