Catching up with Spanish DJ & Producer Dennis Cruz – 2019 Deep Tech Nominee

Spanish born DJ & Producer Dennis Cruz is no stranger to the DJ Awards, having won the Producer Award in 2017. Nominated this year in Deep Tech (new category).

He continually sets trends with his fresh sounds receiving high praise from tastemakers and press alike, including BBC Radio 1, Mixmag and DJ Mag, whilst releasing stand-out material on the likes of Moon Harbour, Solid Grooves, Stereo and Snatch!. With multiple appearances at The BPM Festival and ADE, plus regular club sets at renowned institutions including fabric (London) and Privilege (Ibiza), it’s easy to see why he’s quickly garnered a reputation as one of the industries leading lights.

Wanna swim and dance with Dennis Cruz, make sure you don’t miss his Lost in Ibiza Boat Party, on 28th August!

Exclusive interview

What’s your playlist look like when you’re flying to a gig?

I don’t usually listen to music when I’m flying as I’m often trying to get as much sleep as possible!

What is the last artist that you discovered?

An Italian DJ and producer called Dimmish. Look out for his EP coming on Solid Grooves soon.

What’s your favorite wind-down spot in Ibiza?

Easy, Formentera.

Can you tell us one thing that no one knows about you?

If no one knows, no one knows…

What is the first vinyl / CD / track you bought?

I bought a Puff Daddy CD single in a London record shop when I was 14.

Do you have a 2019 Track of the Season?

S.A.M – Fury’s Laughter.

Have you or are you in the way to adopt the eco-rider?

Yes sure. No more plastic!

Which producer would you queue in the rain for, to get their releases?

Always my good friend Hector Couto.

Apart from music, what is your hobby?

Outside of music, I’d say my biggest interests and the things I enjoy most are both sport and food for sure.

Favorite movie, tv show or Netflix soundtrack?

The Wire.

The first memory you have of music is?

Listening to Michael Jackson ‘Thriller’ for the first time.

Could you give us a DJ Tip for Newcomer DJs?

More studio time, less social media.

Follow Dennis Cruz

Official website
Resident Advisor
Solid Grooves

Bonus Chart

To kick start the weekend, a special Beatport Chart, hand-picked by the man himself: Dennis Cruz.