Chafik Chennouf heads up the uncompromising Leyla Records and straddles the increasingly familiar verticals of DJ, producer and label owner. An approach that we could all learn from in 2019. Of course, music paints a million words, so we took the opportunity to draft in Chafik to provide a mix to showcase his sound and share a rare selection of words.
Recorded at Positive Education festival in Paris a few months ago, Beige's mix naturally reflects the broad-mindedness, fun-loving wit and unquenchable zip of his live approach, colliding the distant realms of GAS, SpaceGhostPurrp, Toulouse Low Trax and more for a hell of a multi-layered downtempo trip into steep sonic terrains.
feature In Perspective: Don't DJ talks up remixing, studio method specifics and opening paths to innovation
With the coming release of Beige's debut 12" on Global Warming Records, we sat down for an in-depth chat with Don't DJ to discuss all things from his take on remixing to his studio method specifics, through cutting new paths of innovation into the game.