Catch DJ Rohann At Beat Blender

The chill-out, funk/nu-house DJ and producer will bring some chill-out at the weekly party at The Little Door

Sharin Bhatti June 24, 2014

Rohann Nunez

Q-1. What is your style of music?

It’s very downtempo, with chilled cosmic sounds slowly building into funk/nu-disco and deep house.

Q-2. When did you move from Dubai to Mumbai and has it been a change for the better or not quite yet?

I moved to Dubai in 1996 and yes it was a change for better. Musically, I met a lot of international artist and DJs, and learnt a lot in those years. I also opened and closed sets for superstars – Coolio, Sister Sledge, CeCe Peniston and Robin to name a few.

Q-3. What city has a better club culture – Mumbai or Dubai?

It’s completely different in terms of music and crowd. The clubs in Dubai are pretty awesome, there are those that are high-end bars and stick to commercial sounds, and then there are those that are strictly about the music. I love some of the bars in Mumbai as well. I honestly can’t compare.

Q-4. Can you name some of the best gigs you’ve played?

Back in the day, I played a sunset session in Mumbai at the 2003 Smirnoff Experience. In Dubai, opening for legendary disco divas like Sister Sledge and Robin was memorable.

Q-5. Are you working on anything new that you can talk about?

At the moment, I’ve finished an EP that is signed on with Italian label Stereophonic. It’s a three track EP with deep loads of chill-out and analog synths. Plus there’s a classic remake of Summertime that will drop in July on Wetsuit Records.

Q-6. What will you be playing at Beat Blender?

Of course I’ll start with chill-out and downtempo early in the evening and then build into funk and nu-disco.

  • Catch DJ Rohann play a funky set at The Little Door, Andheri on June 26, 9 pm onwards. Entry free. 

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