-The Corona virus has had a massive impact on the entertainment industry. How do you and you profession relate to the age of the pandemic and which are the things you think will change forever in the world of Clubbing when people will come back to fill the clubs?
I’m sceptical about the possibility that something will change in a positive way because even before the pandemic our industry was living a deep crisis. But that’s what I think: I see the pandemic as a furrow, a revolution. Likewise, in the clubbing scene, nobody would accept again the same old things and that’s why I hope to witness a big change. A change that (focusing on our country) should start by giving value to Italian artists, the young ones who are extremely talented but too often shadowed by the big names. PR agencies and party promoters, then, should go back to the old, healthy habit of bringing their good friends to parties, the true fans, the music lovers, not the masses because that’s what gives identity to the club! Unfortunately the trend is to run clubs like ‘corporates’ rather than ‘artisan workshops’ and most of the industry people see fake followers and influencers as the resolution to empty clubs. I’m really afraid that, in order to remain faithful to the ‘king cash’, club owners will keep on formulating nonsense line-ups, mixing different musical genres with no planning whatsoever. I think we should all learn from natural phenomena like Tsunamis where smaller waves generate bigger ones; in the same way the Clubbing industry should focus on reviving smaller clubs, because smaller venues are the roots of a strong tree. Another important thing, especially in Italy, is learning how to be happy for other’s success because united we stand, divided we fall and also because collaborating bring inspiration and has a beneficial impact on everyone. Finally, I had enough of social media, the influencers, the people with phones in their hands while dancing and it saddens me to see young producers and DJ’s being slaves of such perverse dynamics instead of focusing on their art. That really needs to chance.