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  /  The Q&A   /  Irene Radice

Irene Radice

Irene Radice is an Italian electronic music DJ and producer. Thanks to a deep-rooted passion for all kind of electronic music and new computer technologies, she has developed her own style which has made her tracks and mixes desired all around the world. Throughout her releases you’ll find cosmopolitan, dreamy, minimal house journeys and sweet electronic gems. Irene lives in Milan.

How did you get into DJing and producing your own music?

I started to produce first and to DJ  later. I’ve been always listening to any sort of music during my youth but electronic music was a striking discovery for me and the curiosity towards this music which was sounding totally new to me lead me to start to experiment with different music production software.

Where's the best place in Milan to experience your 'Around the Corner' EP?

Any place happy to celebrate an electronic but not aggressive sound, I recently played this track at The Triennale Musem gardens.

Your lifestyle in five words.

Family, Music, Enjoying little things, Organisation, Passion.

What are you listening to non-stop?

Any new tracks I discover which gives me a positive and new feeling. But I’m a great fan of Boards of Canada, I think I could really listen to their music for hours.

What do you love about living in Milan?

Milan is a city in a continuous evolution, is the city of the good taste and you can fully experience it in the daily way of living, from food to fashion to its art/design culture.

What’s your motto / life philosophy?

My favorite motto is ‘Straight to the point’. In Italian I love the expression ‘senza fronzoli’ which means ‘with no frills’. I think this expression well reflects the way I am, my choices and my behaviour.

Where do you go to discover new music that ends up in your mixes?

I have my list of labels which I follow on regular basis and I also enjoy discovering music on SoundCloud and YouTube.

If you could change one thing about night life / clubs what would it be?

Honestly I really don’t understand parties ending so late. There should be more daily parties, people should party more and and we should be able to have time for sleeping.

Where is the best place to enjoy a coffee with a friend in Milan?

I would explore and look for new places in the City Life area, a modern and new part of the city.

Finish this sentence. Life is...

Life is the mirror of your own self.

Where’s your favourite place to take out-of-town guests in Milan?

 I always enjoy to hang around Navigli and Parco Sempione areas.

Are you usually late, early, or on time?

I’m usually quite on time and sometimes I arrive even earlier because being late stresses me out. But I totally understand slower people and I feel empathy towards them so you won’t never see me making a big drama for a waiting.

After all there are always many things you can do while waiting and many good reasons for being late. But anyway, I really hate waiting!

What brings a tear to your eye?

I’m a very emotional person and I can easily cry for many different reasons, in front of a movie, or even just speaking about an emotional event, for anger, fear, sense of injustice etc. But there’s a good aspect: my tears usually don’t last very long.

Where do people hang out in Milan who have similar music tastes to yours?

Dude, Social Music City, Masada, Tempio del Futuro Perduto, Quattrocento, Canteen.

What spells adventure for you?

Anytime I drive the car it’s really a great adventure for me.

What are your hopes for 2018?

At the moment during my routine I have a good balance between music, family, free time, daily duties and I would like to proceed constantly in this wise way.

I would love to hear more fine and soft remixes of commercial/pop music but maybe I will try to make this myself ! 🙂

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