On this family filled Sunday I’ve got the recent holders of the #3 Top Beatport Dubstep release in on a Producer Profile and a dope bootleg of Crizzly’s remix of Go Hard that goes equally as hard. These two gents are making big moves and this is only the beginning for them. Take a read and download their latest tune below and more after the break!
Dream – Go Hard (Crizzly Remix) (Notixx Bootleg) : Direct Download
Names, age, and hometown.
Ryan Sinatra – 21 – Jamestown, NY
Zack “Doodle” Fowler – 23 – Jamestown, NY
How did you get started with music? What made you start producing electronic music?
We both were very interested with music growing up. Zack and i both played various instruments growing up including the trumpet, drums, and guitar. I’ve always been very interested in music and had taken part in various small bands and such. I began toying around with very simple and low-end DAWs like garage band when i was maybe 13 or 14 and got hooked because of how limitless the possibilities are. I didn’t start listening to electronic music until about a year ago when i started hearing some of the more mainstream artists (Skrillex, Flux, Doctor P) and from then on i grabbed Ableton live and started cranking away and developing persona style. About a year later and we’re where we’re at today.
Who has been your biggest influences on the style of music you create and why?
When we first started writing tracks, we were most inspired by the first artists we heard (Skrillex, Flux Pavilion, Nero, ect.) so we were producing stuff that had a very cookie cutter dubstep sound. Although we enjoyed making tunes like this, we soon realized that this area of the genre was not only saturated, but was losing it’s significance. We saw that a lot of EDM was about progressing and changing and developing a sense of personal style. Zack pulls his musical style from the likes of Pendulum & Noisia while i tend to grab my biggest influence from J. Rabbit and Figure. Between this, we combine those notions to create our style.
How does living on the east coast effect your guys music in general?
I don’t think our location has made too much of an impact on the way our music has developed. We made it important to utilize the internet in order to develop a wide fan base internationally. Because it is easy to travel to various states, we have been able to play shows all over easily and meet tons of awesome fans in other states.
If you could collaborate with any current producer, who would it be and why so?
Ryan – For me, J. Rabbit right away would be my first. I absolutely love his style.
Zack chooses Schoolboy just because his newest stuff is KILLLIn it
What has been your favorite festival or venue you have played and why? As well as what would be your dream festival/venue to play at?
We’ve been to several places that have been absolutely amazing, but it seems like no matter what, we always have some sort of issue whether it be rude promoters, security treating us like crap, or inconvenient setups and not being able to soundcheck and whatnot. I really enjoyed playing at the Warehouse Loft in Washington DC. Everything went smoothly there. We absolutely ALWAYS enjoy playing at our hometown spot Mojos Music Bar because the people there are amazing. We’re treated well there and never unable to pack it out.
Dream venue would be the International Space Station. we wanna bring the bass to space. No joking haha.. but seriously just playing the Starscape Festival in Baltimore would be a dream come true.
Your latest EP is currently at 3 on Beatport Dubstep Charts, what does this mean to you guys? As a milestone and a sign for future to come.
Man, i don’t know where to start. This was huge for us. We ended up going all the way to number two. I couldn’t believe it. We’ve always had other up and coming artists and fellow producers that have given us a hard time because we do things differently and our sound isn’t typical. We’re just happy that we can be a true example and demonstrate that you don’t need to be part of a huge label or have amazing connections just to compete with the big guys. We have more releases coming soon. Hopefully they’ll experience the same success.
What do you guys believe the future holds for Moombahton?
Moombahton is amazing. There’s so many possibilities and it’s future seems resilient. I’m more than excited to see where it goes.
What are your Top 5 Moombahton Tracks to play at the moment?
Bro Safari – Uncrushable
Notixx – Get Up
xKore – Everybody Rock
Figure – Vampires (Spenda C Edit)
Mark Instinct – Room Shaker