Please introduce yourselves…
Meltonic is a self-taught producer from Polokwane, the rest you’ll
Best: Where are you from and do they love your music where you from?
Meltonic: I’m from Ga-Mphahlele, So I’ve been a DJ for more than 15 years now so I have a huge fan base here at home, they love and support my music
Best: When did you start Djing?
Meltonic: +/- 15 years or so.
Best: So when did you decide that this was no longer a hobby and that you would make it your career?
Meltonic: It’s still not a career, I’m just having fun with it, I haven’t reached a point where I can drop everything and do this full time, I’ve just released my latest EP after 4 years on silence, so obviously, this ain’t a career yet.
Best: So what sets you apart from the rest? What’s the difference between other DJ and you?
Meltonic: I actually don’t know, I don’t really pay attention to what’s out there I just sit in my zone and do what I do
Best: What is it like when you look out at the crowd?
Meltonic: Your question ain’t clear but I’m gonna explain it like this, so if I’m getting a good reaction from the crowd, It’s unexplainable, makes my heart stops, it clears my mind and all that’s on my mind is how am I going to hit them with the next jam.
Best: Where do you get inspiration from?
Meltonic: I usually take a walk, I listen to the latest music, and Zito Mowa is my guy, I taught him how to use DAW and now he is so good I listen to him for inspiration.
Best: Do you get nervous before you go on stage?
Meltonic: Nah, Been doing this for too long.
Best What is the biggest crowd that you have ever played for?
Meltonic: A stadium in my village Ga-Mphahlele, Limpopo.
Best: What is the greatest gig that you’ve played?
Meltonic: They All Are The Greatest
Best: How has the house scene changed since you started djing?
Meltonic: People are now more experimental, It’s not traditional any more and more sub-genres come in, like qhom, Amapiano, King Monada, that’s growth.
Best: Do plenty of women throw themselves at you?
Meltonic: I won’t speak on that, don’t want to say anything bad about my sisters, I love them they are my biggest fans.
Best: Is being a Dj lucrative?
Meltonic: If you’re good & you market yourself, YES!
Best: Do you have other businesses are you involved in?
Meltonic: not currently.
Best: How many studio albums do you have if not are you looking to release anything in the future?
Meltonic: I’m not looking to release an album anytime soon, check out my EP “Ain’t Done With Me”
Best: Is there any artist you wish to work with in our industry?
Meltonic: Cairo, would love to work with him one day.
Best: How do you think the music you play has changed over the years?
Meltonic: It hasn’t changed much.
Best: Are you big into social media. how many twitter/FB followers do you have?
Meltonic: I’m horrible at that, Usually, Zito Mowa manages my page for me.
Best: What is your advice to up and coming DJs?
Meltonic: Just be you.
Best: If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing?
Meltonic: Sound engineer.