Exclusive Interview with Darwin & Backwall

Darwin & Backwall, managers of a club in Stockholm, and artists. Other known as living the dream. Not only do these two guys make music, they get to play their music at their club anytime. I do that, in my dreams. With their latest release Brighton Beach these guys are no beginners at the art of music. They also got to play besides DJ’s like David GuettaEric PrydzDirty SouthJohn DahlbäckArno Cost and many more. House4DJ got to ask Darwin & Backwall a few questions check them out below!

1- Describe your music in a few words or phrases
D&B: Yellow vocals, blue harmonies, dark kicks and red smiley faces.

2- Everyone starts somewhere, how did your interest in the EDM genre itself begin and how did you get started producing?
B: Both of us have since childhood always had a thing for EDM in different genres, everything from old dance music to psychedelic goa trance, then about 10 years ago the interest of house music got more in focus and grew for both of us.
D: I started to produce at the age of 15 under the name “Transpose” together with Kalle from “Pleasurekraft” and after having a break for a few years I began to work together with Backwall.

3- When you started producing did you get support from your friends and family?
D&B: Yes a lot of it!

4- Recently you release Brighton Beach a summer smash with Lunde Bros, how was working with them?
D&B: It was a lot of fun, they are really good friends with us and we think alike when it comes to music so it was never any disagreements making the track.

5-If you can do a collaboration with any artist of any genre who would it be?
D: There are so many talented producers out there so it´s hard to pick one, we have a new favorite producer every week.

6- What your plans for the rest of 2011? Any big festivals or venues planned?
D&B: First of all we are working a lot with our own venue, it´s a small room in stockholms biggest nightclub “Ambassadeur” that we got to design and manage, it´s a must see!
Then the next coming months we will spend a lot of time in the studio focusing on production and finishing up a bunch of tracks and in january 2012 start touring again!

7- What do you prefer DJing or producing?
B: What do you prefer, having fun making money or having a good time making money? =)

8- What’s your favorite thing about being an DJ?
D&B: Playing your own tracks and get this vigorous feedback and connection that music can bring to people.

9- What would your ultimate gig be, location and artists?
D: There are so many good parties around the world so that´s a hard question, but festivals are always a bit more special so “Tomorrowland” is one close to our hearts…

10- Any new tracks you working on that we could expect to hear soon?
B: We have another collaboration together with DBN with the lovely singer Madita called “Gimme Gimme” that will be released on WePlay in september, and our track “Ask For More” will be released within this month on Workmachine.
We also have three finished tracks in the pipeline…

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