Skazi on an exclusive interview with Out Now Magazine
Electronic Music Producer – Asher Swissa, aka D.J Skazi, Israeli mega DJ producer performer and a TV Star, is considered to be one of the leading names in the worldwide electronic dance music and trance scenes.
With over a million followers in all social networks, he is constantly playing and performing in huge festivals and events with large audiences all over the globe, putting dance-floors on fire with his energetic sets that combine various electronic elements and motives wrapped with his distinct and unique sound. His Music combines guitars, strings, electronic synthesizers and wild vocals and a rich repertoire of huge hits, taken from his 5 albums resume alongside a wide selection of new and unreleased tracks, that leave their mark on every dance-floor for over a decade, including the tremendous cooperation with MC Fishy on "Hit & Run" and the eternal remix to Infected Mushroom’s "I Wish". Recently Skazi had his side project "Warriors" along with the producer Mr.Black as the “Warriors" project and together they released the global hits “B.Y.O.B”, ”Rave and Party”, “Babylon”, “We are Warriors”.
Skazi was chosen by the Israeli minister of culture to write the soundtrack of the 70th year of the State of Israel. This soundtrack was played on Israel's 70th Independence Day on all Independence Day parties all over Israel.
Skazi was apart of 3 prime time tv shows, and he is covered regularly by the Israeli press and is hosted on television shows.
Where are you from?
I am from Jerusalem,Israel.
When did you start making music?
I started playing music at the age of 15.
How do you describe your music?
Hybrid Psy Trance with EDM motif.
SKAZI - Alon Shafransky
Favorite moment from your career?
I think the highlight of my career so far was when I appeared on prime time TV for the first time, thanks for my music.
Who is your biggest musical inspiration?
When I first started to play music I was inspired by Metallica and Prodigy. Today I am a big fan of Muse, Arctic Monkeys,
and Hans Zimmer’s music.
What is your producing software?
Cubase 10 Steinberg.
What other things do you do besides making music?
other things that I do besides making music is Make An Instagram Story! Also, play PlayStation, and I love sports cars and motorcycles
What is your favorite track of all time?
My Favorite track is Artic monkeys traqwilety
What is your best-producing tip?
My tip is: when you are mixing your track, try to mix it at low volume in the studio and with the analyzer open in front of you all the way, that way you will avoid bass vortexes.
Why did you start making music?
I started to play music to carry out all my ideas and bring them all to one soundtrack in which I control all instruments.
What are your upcoming gigs?
Upcoming shows: 18/5 Playground Brasilia, Brazil, 1/6 Playground Florianópolis, Brazil. 9/6 Guaba Beach Bar, Cyprus. 12/7 Legends of IsraTrance, Budapest. 12/7 Munay Festival, Spain.20/7 Parookaville Festival, Germany. 27/7 Tomorrowland Festival, Belgium.
What are your goals for the future?
My goal is to collaborate with non electronic artists.
What advice can you give for the young music producers/DJs:
Follow your dreams, never give up your goals.
Please write a message to your fans:
To all my fans in Israel and all over the world: you are my fuel and the source of my power and energy on stage. None of what I do will happen without your warm embrace.