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INTERVIEW: DIEGO INFANZON


Uruguayan DJ/producer Diego Infanzon is one of Latin America's most promising exports. During the pandemic, Diego's productions entered a new depth of genre-fluid creativity and experimentation, which saw him appear on the most recent multi-artist compilation on Anja Schneider's Sous Music Imprint. Diego returns with an emphatic duo of freshly squeezed cuts, alongside Kneaded Pains frontmen Dense & Pika, on remix duties on the B-side of their 'Ohh My Music' EP.


We have had the pleasure of interviewing Diego and this has been the result.


Can you describe your sound in 3 words?

Eclectic, Groovy, Energetic


Before you were a DJ, what was your job?

I was a student going through several university courses to convince my parents.


When you make music, how do you want it to speak to your fans?

It depends, I like to let the music to speak for itself and take them wherever they like.


Your album was all about groove. Is this important to your music? Why?

100% always about the groove. I am from South America and groove is always present in our music and culture.


The next release is on Sous Music. We love the release. Do you have a favourite track and why?

I love both tracks and also the remix but if I have to choose only one, I will take ‘Oh My Music’ as it reflects my sound – combining both House & Techno


Can you tell us what you think the Dense & Pika remix brings to the package?

I'm a big fan Dense & Pika. I loved the remix from the moment that Anja sent it to me. They did an excellent job (not that I expected anything else!) and it was a bit risky for a remix with their typical /trademark sound. But this is just amazing and works so well. It gives the EP a really sense of diversity.


As for your studio, what is it currently made up of?

A hybrid between two worlds, digital and analog gear.


What is the one instrument you would never get rid of, no matter what?

Analog four mki of elektron


What was the last record store you visited, and did you buy something? If so, what?

I prefer to pass this because, we don’t have to many records shops in Uruguay ☹

Can you reveal some future projects?

Of course, more music, and I hope more releases on Sous Music.


What makes you happy?

My friends my family, going to the gym, share my knowledge with my students.


In an overly saturated market, how would you advise someone looking to express themselves creatively in music culture?

First of all, do it with and for passion, and not to follow a trend. Be original! And most importantly be very patient and respectful with other people.




Do you think that in the music industry there is an open door for the underprivileged?

These days everything is complicated, the doors have not yet opened to me as I would have hoped, but in the meantime my advice is to keep knocking the doors with respect and see what happens. Nothing happens overnight, and if you work hard I hope that it yields the rewards, no matter how long it takes.



Last record you Shazamed?

Viers - ‘Im Gonna Get’


Last set that really impressed you?

They are asking you to tell us and send a link of who you saw playing that impressed you most recently…….not your own sets or club plays.



The biggest disappointment in your career? How did you get over that?

Maybe stopping playing at one of the parties where I was a resident, as they decided to go more mainstream with their bookings and line ups. It cost me, as it was like my family those evets, but that I realised it was maybe the right decision, and other doors will always open. Situations change all the time and you have to learn to adapt.


The last time you stayed in a club until the lights came on?

2 weeks ago after warming up for Coyu at Boombox


Who has been the most inspiring person you have worked with?

Laurent Garnier. My Idol and hero of all time.


Who do you think we should interview next?

More South American artists please.


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