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End Of Year Review 2018

End Of Year Review 2018 with DJ Phonon

To mark the end of 2018, The Rave Exchange is travelling the world to reflect on the year of a series of DJs and Producers from every corner of the planet. From summer memories to personal achievements – we dig deep into the past 12 months and discuss future plans of some of our favourite emerging talents.

Artist Name: Phonon

Highlight of 2018: Working with some great artist’s around the world and being able to notice the progress in my music from the start of the year to the end! I feel my artistry has really grown this year.

Happy memory from this summer: Having the time to be able to pursue music fully was the happiest and fulfilling thing I have done for a long time.

Happy memory from this winter: It was definitely watching my fan base grow on Soundcloud! Thank you everyone.

The most difficult thing you’ve done this year: Working at sea as a Marine engineer to be able to fund everything.

This time last year you were… in the same chair

Your new year’s resolution last year: To release good music.

How long did it last? The whole year.

Your new year’s resolution this year: To push my music even more and create something legendary.

How long is it going to last? All year!

Your musical goal for 2019: To work with as many artists as possible and continue to write/produce as much as I can.

A new skill or hobby you’d like to get into: I would like to improve my beat making and programming Drums.

Your dream Christmas present: Other than a recording studio… a Roland TR – 08

Favourite festive food: It has to be the traditional Christmas turkey dinner!

Your NYE plans: I’m still undecided. Possibly Berlin!!

Public figure of the year: That’s a tough one, I would say between Diplo and Calvin Harris.

Movie/TV show of the year: The Defiant Ones

Artist or label to watch in 2019: I think M.I.A will make a comeback this year with some mega pop hits.

Song of the year that you were involved with: I think “Rain In The Summer” as far as creativity and “Nobody” as far as production was concerned.

Song of the year that you were not involved with: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

Something you learned in 2018: UAD have the best plugins ever!

A prediction about the world in 2019: Humans rushing to save the world they have destroyed.

And lastly, your favourite Christmas song: ‘Wish You Were Here’ by Pink Floyd


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