E L T T O R H T lusive Interview Exc
by: KYLIE PARHAM
Kylie: What influenced you to begin making music?
Throttle: It was awesome! I mean I didn’t get to work with them directly, but just remixing their stuff was
Throttle: I started really young. I was a huge JT fan,
awesome, and getting to go through their stems.
so I had a real music phase. I got into dance music
Especially Sam; that was ages ago, but his isolated
when I was 12 or 13 and started DJing when I was
vocals are incredible.
13 or 14 and everything went from there. I kind of got into Dance Music pretty late and then started
Kylie: How many times have you played EDC?
DJing and Producing. Throttle: This is number three. I did New York earlier Kylie: I’m just curious, how did you learn about
this year, then Vegas, and now Orlando. EDC Vegas
was insane. I really enjoyed the nighttime aspect of the festival. You stand on one side of the Speedway
Throttle: Ministry of Sound, compilations, mixtapes
and you can see the lights for miles.
and annual discs; I used to listen to the hour mixes broken into little parts. They were individual tracks,
Kylie: What is your favorite part of playing a festival?
but when you listened all the way through it was a continuous mix. I was like, “How do they do
Throttle: Seeing all the DJs. Because you don’t get
that?” So that’s how I got into it and started making
to catch up with everyone regularly, but at a festival
mashups and that sort of thing.
when everyone’s here for the day you get to see each other.
Kylie: How was working lately with major artists such as Sam Smith and Aluna George?