Exclusive Interview with DJ Benz, Masterplus and Dandee about their new collaboration ‘Lies in Disguise’ on Tiger Records
Thai DJ / producer DJ Benz teams up with Masterplus and Dandee for Bass House banger – ‘Lies in Disguise.’ DJ Benz has graced the mainstages with heavyweight DJs such as Alan Walker, Carnage, Hardwell, Marshmello, Sander van Doorn, DJ BL3ND, Diego Miranda and Henry Fong to name a few.
Tell us about the first track that put you on the map in the electronic scene and the journey since. How did you get started?
DJ Benz : Re-wind is My first solo project single . It was great working with Flash finger and Rosendale . This track head up to top 5 on Progressive house chart on Beatport and top 10 on South Korea top dance chart .
Masterplus : My first song was ‘Not Happy’ with DJ Benz and joining the famous South African label UFO Recordz.
Dandee : This is my second record in the electronic scene in collaboration with DJ Benz & Masterplus. My first collaboration with an electronic Artist was with Malaysian Artist “Goldfish & Blink”
Tell us about your latest project ‘Lies in disguise’
DJ Benz : We’re so happy and honor when my homies “Dandee” decides to collab with us because he is the one of my favorite rapper . It’s so amazing when I heard the lyrics that he sent to me .
Dandee : The lyrics for “Lies In Disguise” reflect on the times that we live in. In Politics and especially with this Pandemic of Covid 19 we get told many lies from every side and angle and we see right through it..
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Tell us something we wouldn’t normally find out about you?
DJ Benz : You definitely won’t see me sing. ‘Cause I’m the one who sings so badly lol.
Masterplus : Opening Tech House song because difficult to find a chance to play this kind of music
Dandee : I’m actually an introverted person
What single night out has been most memorable for you as a dj and producer?
DJ Benz : Every show of mine is the most memorable night .
Masterplus : It was a proud night to have a chance to play warm-ups for famous artists ALRT .
Dandee : In 2018 I went to record an album in LA and my Partner had a show at Coachella with Dj Ac Slater and without any pass I found myself on stage at the biggest Festival in the world. I kinda “Festival crashed” Coachella and Backstage I shook hands with Jamie Fox, saw Post Malone with the longest entourage and when I look to my left, Tyler The Creator was there. I couldn’t take any pictures, even if I wanted to because I didn’t let nobody know that I was actually not supposed to be there. A night to remember…
Give us the name of one track that never gets old for you no matter how many times you listen to it?
DJ Benz : The Chemical Brothers – Block Rockin’ Beats
Masterplus : Fisher – losing it. Whenever I listen, I will never be bored, everyone when they hear this song will come out and dance.
Dandee : “You all I need” remix by Method Man and Mary J. Blige
Dream collaboration and why?
DJ Benz : Too many (hahaha) For now maybe Julian Jordan because he is the one of my fav artist .
Masterplus : Malaa because I have him as an inspiration for making music.
Dandee : Pharrell because he is the most trendsetting Producer and Artist
If you could play any festival, which would it be?
DJ Benz : Creamfields
Masterplus : It must be Songkran Festival. Because it’s a big famous festival, almost Thai people will come out to have fun with water and watch the shows we play and enjoy dance.
Dandee : Coachella
How do you get a track started? tell us about your production process
DJ Benz : We start with the beat and then we let the vibe guide us.
Upcoming projects? What are you currently working on?
DJ Benz : Myself and Masterplus will be releasing the next track with No Definition (Enormous Tunes’s sub label) scheduled in October 2021
Dandee : Releasing my next Album Dandee “Love Life Loyalty” scheduled in October 2021 with production by Holly, Beatcoins and DLL
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DJ Benz, Masterplus and Dandee – ‘Lies in Disguise’ is out now! via Tiger Records
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