Big time Spanish artist and label owner, Dennis Cruz, spreads his tech house flavor on the Lovecast series for our 171th episode.
Dennis Cruz is known for his groovy tunes on labels like Snatch!, Saved, Stereo Productions, Material, Deeperfect, Suruba X, Solid Grooves, Glasgow Underground, Suara, and his own label, Lemon-aid Music. He’s reached #1 on Beatport’s overall chart, #1 in Tech House twice, and 50 tracks in the Top 100 culminating to a total of 1,849 days.
Dennis Cruz’s name was buzz word at this past BPM–it seemed like everyone was going to see him play–so we’re thrilled to feature him on the Lovecast series. Enjoy his mix and learn more about Dennis in the interview below.
Interview with Dennis Cruz
How did you first get introduced to underground dance music?
I started in the school one friend had turntables and a mixer at his home, and since i tried it i couldn’t stop playing and going parties in Madrid.
What has been the most exciting turning point of your career so far?
Can be playing all around the word, love to visit new countries, making new friends and enjoying all parties, i think ill never get bored about this.
Where is your home base? If someone were visiting there for the first time, what clubs and/or parties and/or restaurants would they want to check out?
I live in Madrid, theres lot of good clubs, parties and restaurants, to name a few you have to go to Fabric is the biggest club in Spain and also Goya Social club a small club but with an amazing vibe always love to play there, and about restaurants difficult to choose one Madrid food is so good also you can go tapas and pinchos in lot of taverns.
What advice would you give to an aspiring producer?
My advice is to work hard, and try to make it simple. Sometime in the studio we complicate to much and always simple is better.
What’s on the horizon for Dennis Cruz in 2017?
2017 is going to be huge, Im working on an Ep for Stereo Productions, Solid Grooves, Lemon-Aid (my label) and a big interensting project with Snatch!
About gigs im going to play in Argentina soon, and we have confirmed gigs and festivals in Spain, UK, Germany, Netherland, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Croatia, Thailand, Australia, France, Brasil, Chile ….
Do you have any hobbies outside of music?
Love Sport, going out with my friends , eat, movies, series…
What are some touristy things you do while playing in a foreign city?
I always try to visit the city where i play going downtown and seeing most important places, but unfortunately not always is possible because you arrive late you have to play and you leave early…
Tell us about your mix…
Groovy mix with dubby tracks & some rolling tech house ones, hope you like it
Drink of choice…
2 Mojitos, please!