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COVER STORY: DJ ALEX LO WILL SPIN AT URGE MIAMI THANKSGIVING FESTIVAL

DJ Alex Lo from Mexico has been a music lover all his life. This year, Alex is part of the URGE Miami Thanksgiving Festival and will be spinning on Friday night. For all the details about this year’s Festival visit urgemiamifestival.com to learn about all the parties and purchase your tickets and passes. You can also read Wire Magazine's special issue about URGE Festival at wiremag.co/issue10-2021.

Rafa Carvajal: Where are you originally from and where do you live? Wilson Lai: I was born in Whittier, California and grew up in Orange County most of my life. Right now I reside in El Monte, California.

RC: What do you do for work? WL: I am a bartender at Tempo Cantina.

RC: How do you stay in such great shape? WL: Fast metabolism, gym routine and a huge lack of desire to go out. I'm a homebody. Lol.

RC: What are your top three favorite exercises? WL: Incline bench press, narrow stance leg press/ squat, and T-bar rows. URGE is also partnering with Bliss Health to offer all attendees STD tests, STD & HIV prevention treatments, as well as at home tests (which have to be scheduled) for attendees with or without insurance.

I sat down with Alex Lo to learn about his interests, career and what he has planned for URGE Miami Thanksgiving Festival. Check out what Alex had to say.

Rafa Carvajal: Where are you from and how did you get into DJing? DJ Alex Lo: I‘m from Mexico City and I started DJing 13 years ago. I have been a music lover all my life.

RC: What do you enjoy the most about being a DJ? DAL: Seeing the people enjoying my music and having fun. RC: What are you looking forward to the most about being part of this year's URGE Miami Festival? DAL: I’m really excited to be part of this huge Festival with an amazing line up and venues.

RC: Tell our readers about the URGE Miami Thanksgiving Festival event you will be deejaying at. DAL: I’ll spin Friday night for the Pre-Party of Arena Festival, showing a little of this Mexican Festival.

RC: What should we expect from your sets for URGE Miami Festival? DAL: I’m working in the studio on a lot of new music. I’ll play my exclusive remixes of my favorite Pop divas.

RC: What is your message for anyone who is considering attending this year's Festival? DAL: This is a unique experience, totally different than other festivals.

RC: Why is this Festival such a special event? DAL: Because the Festival brings people from all over the world. Miami is a magic place to play and more during Thanksgiving.

RC: What does it take to prepare for a festival of the caliber of URGE Miami Thanksgiving Festival? DAL: Time, dedication and a lot of music.

RC: How do you stay in such great shape? DAL: Cardio and food portions.

RC: What are your favorite three exercises to stay in shape? DAL: Pull-ups, tri series and cardio.

RC: What are your favorite foods? DAL: Pizza and all McDonald's items.

RC: What is your biggest goal that you have yet to achieve? DAL: DJing in all the continents and getting a Grammy.

RC: What else would you like to share with Wire Magazine's readers? DAL: I’m really happy to be part of Wire Magazine on the cover for the Thanksgiving edition. I also love to share more of my personal life through my social networks @alexlodj.

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