#MusicInTheAir Podcast hosts this week :
Roberto Palmero, producer and deejay, is from Tenerife: “I am from Tenerife, one of the islands of the 8 Canary Islands, I was born and raised on this island, it is my island”, he says. Today he is the protagonist of this week’s Villahangar’s MusicInTheAir.
He realized that he liked music and was curious to do it when he was 13 years old. “Well, at the age of 13-14, with some friends, we began to try to mix cassette tapes, and with an old vinyl plate since I had no more means”, he explains. “If here on the island of Tenerife in the south a lot of Uk Garage music was heard and I listened to it a lot, also on all the islands a lot of salsa is heard, we are Latinos. Quite the truth is that my father always played music for me and my brother and I stayed watching for a long time my godfather, who plays the saxophone, play”.
During his career he has explored many genres, which constantly influence him: his themes are born from the finest and deepest Afro House, Deep House, Indie Nu Disco to the Purest House and Tech House, which is reflected in all his references. “I would define my music as happy music for all audiences, music to have fun. Yes, there is evolution, I think I made music of all the genres that I like from House Music, today I am doing more afro house, I always liked it”. When he takes off his DJ headphones, he listens to a little bit of everything: rock & roll, Classical Music, Salsa, Reggae, Uk Garage, R&B, Black Music.
He has released his works for labels such as MoBlack Records, Noir Music, Were Here, Relief Records, Nervous Records, Moda Black, Safe Music, Pura Music, LouLou Records, Material, Stereo Productions, Armada, Moan, Street King and many more, repeatedly reaching Beatport Top 100 and Traxsource Top 100 in all produced styles – House, Deep House, Indie Nu Disco and Tech House.
He is the founder and owner of the Pura Music label, which is enjoying respectable success and positive reviews both nationally and internationally. His goal is to continue delighting audiences with his music and to develop this elegant style that characterizes him. Currently it is in the top of the music charts of the best sellers of the Afro house genre. “Pura Music is having a great review, the truth is I’m pretty happy with it, there will be news soon”.
What were your most recent projects and what projects are you part of?
The most recent were “Ensitti”, “Bou Ganga”, and the current Mela, tracks that broke my expectations in the tops.
What are your plans for the present and the immediate future? Do you have any new projects coming up?
Continue making music and the most important thing that people like it makes them enjoy. I do have several truthfully, but honestly I prefer not to say them that way they will be fulfilled hehehehe.
What can you tell us about your release with Pablo Fierro Bou Ganga (Feat Tariq Hmitti)? And what can you tell us about your experience with him?
Track that I had practically done without a vocal, I passed it on to my great friend Pablo and he told me “Brother, this is going to be a bomb”. He contacted Tariq, he recorded some great vocals for us and the result was the union of 3 minds. Great! Every time we play it, both Pablo and I notice the happiness on people’s faces and it’s magnificent.
And what could you tell us about your release on MoBlack Records, Ensitti?
Ensitti hehe. Track that the truth was I didn’t think the public would like it so much, I was surprised how it worked on the dance floor and how it broke on the Tops.
What could you tell us about your release on Nervous Records, a label with thirty years of history, one of the longest running independent record labels in the United States?
One more experience, the truth is that I always wanted to launch for that label objective fulfilled.
What do you think of the current music scene in the country where you live, (Spain)? What do you think are the differences with the rest of Europe?
The Panorama here is crazy!! Without difficulties for me the best place is Ibiza, there they value good music and the artist. In the rest of Europe, they are more permissive when it comes to letting events take place both in clubs and outdoors, such as in emblematic places.
What evolution do you think electronic music is undergoing on the international scene?
A very good evolution, very curious fusions of styles are being made and many new artists.
What can you tell us musically about your Podcast for Villahangar?
Not much, hehehe I’ve put tracks made by me, a small sample of what I’m doing, I hope you like it.
01. Roberto Palmero – Essha
02. Roberto Palmero – Liwaa
03. Bob Mamet – Greenstreet
04. Roberto Palmero – Ma-Ah
05. Dmitry Molosh – Obsession
06. The Bulgarian Voices – Legend
07. Roberto Palmero – Aaoporo
08. Simo Moumen – Samsara
09. Pablo Fierro – Bou Ganga
10. Stellar Electric – Brighter
11. Pedran – Beyond (Radio Edit)
12. Ross Quaresmini – Navigator
13. Thomas Mengel – Anthracite
14. Luca Gaeta & Black Acid – Eternal
15. Mantrixa – Siempre Son Las 2Am
16. Roberto Palmero – Mela
17. Roberto Palmero – Shabbilo