Benjamin Bogart on exclusive interview with Out Now
Where are you from? Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
When did you start making music? Started producing at the age of 12, but it all began with DJ-ing at the age of 9.
Playing at the National radio (3FM) & played at a club. Being smuggled in at the rear entrance because he was too young to go through the normal doors.
Who is your biggest musical inspiration? Hardwell was my biggest inspiration when I was 9, he really inspired me when watching his performing on at stages around the world (Watching Ultra, Tomorrowland youtube channel) Steve Aoki, Tujamo (EDM at first years) later over the years started also to love tech-house/UK house/deep house. Also got really interested in an urban/trap (2016): Ronnie Flex dutch star rapper/singer really got me listening to some Dutch but also English hip hop, I always wanted to keep to house but influences combined to house. 2019 really likes is Moksi, Volac, Tiësto, Oliver Heldens, Tchami…
What is your producing software? Begun producing in logic X and then switched to Ableton Live 9 in 2018
What other things do you do besides making music? My guilty pleasure is playing Fortnite (Videogame) hahaha, Netflix. And also try to go on (diving trips (Scooba diving),
What is your favorite track of all time? Woww so many to choose, don’t really know but I think would come close: Gecko (Oliver Heldens)
What is your best-producing tip? Stay thru to yourself, but also experiment, learn to recreate other songs. Put in a lot of hours.
Why did you start making music? At some point, I wanted to be a DJ & Producer looking at guys like Hardwell.
What are your upcoming gigs? 31-3 in Nijmegen. Private event.
What are your goals for the future? Grow bigger, hope to play at more clubs/festival so people see my name, collab with other dj’s: soo many!!! Tiesto, Chocolate puma or 6ix9ine hahah