Hi Eliza! It is a pleasure to feature you on SimplySxy. Please share with our readers a little about yourself and where you’re from.
Thank you SimplySxy for reaching out to me. I’m a DJ and producer from Russia. I’ve been DJing about 7 years and I currently live in Los Angeles, CA.
How did the inspiration to be a DJ start?
I was into music from my childhood. I have been playing piano since the age of 5 and finished music school when I was 13 years old. During college, I was working at the University’s radio station and I saw an advertisement about DJ courses. I thought it was about radio DJing so decided to check it out. It turned out to be club DJing, but at that time I knew nothing about it and couldn’t tell one genre from another, so I decided to stay and learn as much as I could. And I liked it and started to work as a DJ shortly after finishing the courses.
I got into scratching and turntablism much later. I never really knew what it was until I saw a DJ scratching at the Delphic Games competition. I believe it was in 2012. That’s when I started to learn how to scratch and DJing became for me more than just a hobby.
What is your most memorable DJ experience?
Lots of my gigs are memorable for me cause all of them are about the connection with the crowd, taking them into the journey. It’s all about the exchange of energy. That’s a wonderful feeling when people come to you during or after your set to tell you how they enjoy the music you play. That is one of the reasons I’m doing it, I like to make people happy with my art and to help them have a good time.
Which is the best compliment you have received?
It’s always pleasant to hear compliments from other people. I can’t choose the best compliment I have ever received but I definitely like when people compliment not just my look but my skills and my work.
Is there a misconception about DJs that you commonly hear?
I think there is still a misconception about female DJs. Lots of people still don’t take girl DJs seriously and don’t expect them to have skills. But I think it’s getting better, with more and more talented females taking over the DJ world right now.
If you could be a cartoon character, who will you be?
I’m obsessed with Olaf from “Frozen” so I think that I would be one of the girls from the movie. And I think Elsa’s character matches mine much better than Anna’s and she is blonde too, so I’d be her!
How do you spend your free time?
I like to go to the beach or hike, explore whatever city I’m in, and spend time with my family. Although I spend most of my free time working on music.
What is the lamest attempt a guy has tried to know you?
For me every attempt a guy makes when I’m at the gym is lame. Cause when I’m working out the last thing I want to do is to talk with strangers. I’m going to the gym to work on my goals, I’m very focused and don’t like any distractions.
Thank you for taking the time to answer our questions Eliza. One more question before we end, how do you define “sexy”?
Being sexy for me means to have self-confidence, to love yourself and your body and to be comfortable with who you are. It’s not just about how you look but also how you feel and behave.
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