Exclusive Interview with Dante Klein – From the Netherlands to Around the World
by Charlotte Vosbeck
Dante Klein is one of the new and upcoming dj/producers and rising stars from the Netherlands. He played at Tomorrowland, Parookaville and just got back from a gig in Seoul, Korean. This weekend he will be doing a couple of huge festivals in Europe.
Raver Mag. What artists have been an inspiration for your unique sound?
Dante; I have to go with Diplo.
Raver Mag. What was the best part about working with the 87’s and Bone, Thugs, & Harmony?
Dante; Chilling in Los Angeles with 87’s! And just working together with legends as Bone Thugs N Harmony was sick.
Raver Mag. If you were in a bar is Coke & Hennessy the drink that you would order?
Dante; Haha not really. I think it will be a Moscow Mule or Vodka Soda.
Raver Mag. Did you enjoy your time recording in LA? What is your favorite place to work on new music?
Dante; I really loved it. And yes it will be definitely LA. I love everything over there!
Raver Mag. I love the song ‘Let Me Hold You’ with Cheat Codes, did you expect it to gain as much traction as it did?
Dante; No when it reached the 5 million plays I was sooooo happy and amazed and yeah when we hit the 100 million plays I almost died of happiness haha.
Raver Mag. What do you love most about producing music?
Dante; Its a form of expressing yourself. And creating something new thats what I love.
Raver Mag. Which of your festival performances has been your favorite in your career thus far?
Dante; It will be Sunrise Festival in Poland. That show was insane!
Raver Mag. What artists would I find on your favorite playlist?
Dante; Khalid, Mumford and sons, Blackbear, Coldplay.
Raver Mag. Are you excited for your upcoming performance at the closing party of Limited Edition inUshuaïa?
Dante; Yeah I really can’t wait!
Raver Mag. What projects are you working on currently? What makes you excited for the future?
Dante: There is a very cool collaboration coming up! Can’t tell to much about that yet though.