Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Turntable Boss: DJ Shidy Moss

By Tiff Tamayo of HERZEN Lifestyle Project

Real Name - Rashidy Mostafah
Genre - dutch-house, progressive house
Management - Spinach Records, Jakarta
DOB – 12/18/77

1.How long have you been a dj already?
Dj Shidy Moss- have been spinning for 5 years but turn professional and full-time dj for 4 years now.

2.What's the best thing about being a dj?
Dj Shidy Moss - best thing is that i enjoy the tunes i played and seeing the crowd dancing and having fun makes it even better..

3.What influenced your music and style?
Dj Shidy Moss - Drawing inspirations from luminaries such as Josh Wink, Laurent Garnier, Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalobos, Gabriel and Dresden. And my style is to entertain the crowd and make them have loads of fun. - [truly a quality of a real entertainer]

4.If given a chance, to whom would you like to have a colaboration with?
Dj Shidy Moss - Laurent Garnier, Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalobos

5.What equipment do you use?
Dj Shidy Moss - the usual Pioneer CDJ1000MK3 but now i have start using the newly Pioneer CDJ900 and CDJ2000.. really had fun using the new CDJs..

6.What countries have you been to?(for work)
Dj Shidy Moss - I have played in BKK, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Jakarta, Bandung and mostly top niche clubs in Spore..

7.What was the best event you've been to?
Dj Shidy Moss - Apart from Zoukout which still be the best.. I did and organised ASIA DANCETINATION last december in Spore with 15 top Indonesian DJs playing at a 12 hours festivals.. It was a great event tho..

8.Who's your favorite dj?
Dj Shidy Moss - my favourite will always be Ricardo Villalobos

9.What's your message to all those who aspire to be a dj?
Dj Shidy Moss - be yourself and entertain!! As its not easy to please thousands of crowd but easy being called a DJ!! - [enough said, this is why we think you're awesome!]

He's such an awesome DJ, we will always support you in entertaining people! Thank you for answering our questions!We wish you the best!

check him out @

[Photos from his account]_

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