Q+A: 5 minutes with John Digweed

Prepare for an immersive journey into the beats and rhythms of electronic music royalty. In an exclusive interview ahead of his highly anticipated performance at the Timeless Festival in Cape Town, we catch up with the legendary John Digweed. Join us for an exclusive interview where we uncover the inspirations shaping his sound, explore his creative process, and provide a glimpse into the thrilling sonic experience he has prepared for the Timeless Festival stage.


Set the tone for us. Why the arts?


I have loved music from a early age and being a DJ seemed my destiny from age 11


Which comes first when you’re producing – the sound or the idea?


You need the right sounds then the ideas all start to work


What’s on your current playlist?


Check my recent Transitions Radio shows



Tell us about the chemistry you have with your fans on stage.


I am a more heads down serious style DJ who is focused on the musical direction of the night,  I love what I do and love my fans so I always want to deliver.


How are you prepping for your set at TIMELESS fest?


I never stop prepping for sets – you have to know you music and people always expect a lot from my sets – so I always give 100%


Which of your songs should festival goers put on their ‘TIMELESS’ playlist?


Tripchain by Nick Muir Franky Wah & Myself


Imagine you’re a festival goer. Do you rough it in a tent or glamp in luxury?


A younger me would have roughed it now I need a better nights sleep 


What one thing MUST you absolutely have with you on stage?


Good monitors 


Breakdown the news for us: what can we expect from you this year?


I am a creature of habit so touring / remixing / radio shows and sleeping 


Famous last words?


I gave everything



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