LABELS: SUARA / AGILE / TRONIC
This young DJ and producer from Seville is nowadays in being in shape and there are so many who say that is one of the best Spanish talents and his projection has no limit, confirmed by his actions.
As a producer he has released in the most prestigious International labels such as Intec, Tronic, Stereo Production, Suara, KD Music, Liebe Detail, Blackflag Records. He has received the continued support of the biggest DJs like Carl Cox, Luciano, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Kaiserdisco, Dubfire, Stacey Pullen and of course by his mentors Chus & Ceballos.
With his partnership with Sabb ‚Ilusiones‘ in Noir Music they got the number 1on Beatport Tech-House Chart.
As a DJ He also has an awesome background in international events, noting especially his presence in the prestigious BPM Festival at Playa del Carmen in Mexico, The Miami Music Week in Miami and in venues such as Cielo and Pacha in New York and Club Space Miami.
Hello mate! How Are You? What do you have scheduled for today?
Very good my friend! Today is time to start a new project in the studio!
What is your plan for 2015 and is there anything special coming soon?
This year since it began has being magical, from the BPM festival till now, simply good times, after a long period of hard working there are always good results and i’m happy, i have lot of good stuff to be imminent released on top labels and a couple will be announced soon.
Please tell us a bit about your latest and upcoming releases!
My latest EP on Intec „Daledalehey” is still on the top 10 after more than a month, reaching 5th position. I’m anxiously expecting how is going to work the next releases. Last week “Ruder” on Suara was released and is working out good. On June 8th i have a new EP called ‘distraido‘ on Agile Recordings, the label from my friend Uto Karem.
In June I’m going to release again on Tronic, then Kraftek, Toolroom Trax, and some new stuff to be announced.
Which release was the one who gave you the most attention so far?
There’s some good package here, but this ones… „Ilusiones“ on Noir Records, „Drugs & Bombs” on KD Music, „Festivulus” on Intec Digital, Dayeah on „Suara“ and my last one „Daledalehey” on Intec Digital
How would you describe your sound?
I always define it in just one word “FIESTA!’ I’m focused on making tracks where the crowd enjoy themselves and forgets everything except that moment of joy!
What was your funniest or craziest experience while touring?
There is always something funny when I’m out, but I’ll never forget this year at BPM when I was walking around Playa Del Carmen and several times people started to scream my name from the balconies, RAFA! RAFA! So my friends started to call me RAFA TERRAZAS! That in spanish sounds funny and TERRAZA means balcony, LOL.
What keeps you motivated to make further, as DJ / Producer?
The love and support of the fans and my family too, they keep me motivated and make me work with more humility every day.
What were your TOP 5 gigs so far?
Isla Margarita, Caracas, the BPM Festival, Stereo Montreal, Cielo New York
What are your top 5 tracks that are really working the dance floor in your sets at the Moment?
Daledalehey”, “Distraido”, “Susurro”, “Ruder” and “Illusiones”
Thank you for your time and this interesting interview!
Interview by M.in
Snilloc – Ted Benecki (Yvel & Tristan Remix)
Rafa Barrios – Ruder
Nick Curly – Rack & Run
Ben Grunnel – That Rhythm Vibe
Rudosa – Flip The Script
Kydus – Tana (Rub A Dub´s Miles Of Sub Remix)
Baum & Call – Yeah Boi
Rafa Barrios – Distraido
Rafa Barrios – Susurro
Rafa Barrios – Daledalehey