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10 questions for JAMIE LEWIS
CONGRATULATIONS: YOU HAVE BEEN NOMINATED AT THE GRAMMY MUSIC AWARD IN L.A.!!WAW WHAT A GREAT NEW!!
Yes absolutely! I’m honoured &VERY proud about it! Very happy .Me and my studio Partner Ben Mühlethaler have been nominated for PRINCE best engineered Album “HIT N RUN PHASE TWO”.I ‘m so thankful to PRINCE for the great collaboration and the unique opportunity he gave me and I hope his Album will win in this category nomination, as it’s a great one!!
PURPLE MUSIC CELEBRATES 20 YEARS! CONGRATULATIONS TWICE THEN !:
End of January 1997 my wife Manuela an I created the label …it’s incredible its seems yesterday: we still have the same passion. We are proud and happy of our great Artists, singers and producers we count over 480 releases and between BIGS & ICONS like PRINCE(R.i.p.) Cerrone, Giorgio Moroder, Pino d Angio’ ,Jocelyn Brown,India, we have released many of the most famous and greatest artists of the international House & underground music scene such as, Kraze, Sandy Rivera, Bob Sinclar, Dimitri from Paris, David Penn, Djaimin, Seb Skalski,Yass, Michelle Weeks, Michael Watford, Ann Nesby, Lt Brown,Natasha Watts,Kim Cooper,Keith Thompson, Darryl D Bonneau, Dr Feelx(R.i.p.) just to name a few ones .We have also released a lot of undiscovered talents and many other artists from all over the world during these 2 decades…. The Purple Music family is really a big one)!
HOW ABOUT YOUR DJ LIFE?
I ‘m travelling constantly across the globe: US,Asia, Europe Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Spain., Portugal, Uk ,,France and there are some exciting new venues & residencies coming next…but I can’t tell u more right now…
HOW MUCH TIME ARE YOU SPENDING TO BUY NEW MUSIC?
I have never calculated it to be honest but almost three times a week I buy the new music, mostly from Traxsource or I-tunes beside of the tons of promos I receive , I need quite a lot of time to listen to everything
BPM FESTIVAL, WMC, IMS IBIZA,ADE…There are many forthcoming music seminars and conferences worldwide… which one are the most important for you as dj and label owner ?
All are different and important almost at the same level in my opinion : for me as label owner and as dj, it the most amazing ones are always ADE & WMC
We know that you own a huge vinyl collection is it true?
yes, I own more than 50.000 records …they are located in my studio and a part is in a small room I rent exclusively for them.. I owned the legendary record store DEEJAY SERVICE in my city for 17 years.. so you can imagine my love for vinyl and I’m glad from time to time for classic parties I can still play vinyls
HOW IS YOUR TYPICAL DAY?
I wake up, I have a continental breakfast , then 2 hours gym, after in studio. Then lunch, relax, & shopping…LOL …I get two cups of coffee and I ‘m in the office almost all day or at the studio but …I never have a full planned day
YOUR NEXT VACATION WILL BE?
A couple of days in the beautiful Swiss mountains with my family.
CAN U TELL US ABOUT YOUR NEXT RELEASES?
For Purple Music I m finishing the new Cookys nr 9, and a new PRODUCTION WITH Michael Watford
I m also working on my new ALBUM FLASHBACK 2 a double cd coming out in march with upfront and ultimate new edits and remixes. For my friend MEME I mastered with my special touch his new Tribute production to George Michael
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN LIFE?
Health and family..then if you have success in your job and you love what you do: bingo!
Jan 14, 2017