Young Soul Mac Soul.


After months of cats and dogs, attending gigs together we finally got down to it.
Here’s an interview on one of Spruitview promising prospects. Mac Soul.

Best: Where are you from and do they love your music where you from?
Mac: I’m from the east side of Johannesburg in a small suburb called Spruitview
Best: When did you start Djing?
Mac: Early 2012 with Bongani Lubisi that’s when we formed a duo called Soul Elective

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Best: So when did you decide that this was no longer a hobby and that you would make it your career?
Mac: I did research about Djing and then I decided to be a dj but as a part time job while I pursue my studies of being an Audio engineer.
Best: So what do you think sets you apart from the rest? I mean, what’s the difference between a DJ and you?
Mac: Well firstly the music I play and how I play them, the mixing gets you in a new journey mainly focusing on keeping the spirit of house music alive in this country. I play a lot of soulful and deep house club bangers.
Best: What is it like when you look out at the crowd –
Mac: It’s always a good experience cause of the way people decide to dance to the music it shows how unique South Africa is and we mostly express it with dancing.
Best: Where do you get inspiration from?

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Mac: Vinny Da Vinci, Dj Chirstos, Sculptured Music, Sir Lsg, Ntsakosoul and the list goes on and on
Best: Do you get nervous before you go on stage?
Mac: Yes I do but I try and keep it professional and focus on getting a clean mix.
Best What is the biggest crowd that you have ever played for?
Mac: Soweto, Event called Springs On Steroids happened last year 2014 mid-September
Best: How has your life changed since you are well known figure in S.A’s House scene?
Mac: Well nothing has changed that much, I do not let the game change me all I do is work hard like every one else and hope for the best.
Best: Are there plenty of women who throw themselves at you?
Mac: Ha-ha ha I can’t answer that
Best: What do you spend your money on?
Mac: Improving my work space which is my Bedroom studio

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Best: What about cars or a House – you know?

Mac: Well I’d love to buy myself a vehicle than a home at a later stage
Best: How many cars & houses do you have?
Mac: None yet, but I’m working on them.
Best: How many studio albums do you have if not are you looking to
release anything in the future?
Mac: I haven’t released anything but I’m currently working in studio with the help from Ntsakosoul
Best: Is there any artist you wish to work with in our industry?
Mac: There are few, Sir Lsg, Sculptured Music and mainly Good vocalists
Best: How do you think music you play has changed over the years?
Mac: It has changed a lot I used to play a lot of local music (Commercial Music) than as time went by I matured and started listening to deep soulful house jazz, Rnb anything with rhythm and blues in it.
Best: Are you big into social media. how many twitter followers?
Mac: Well our brand is growing ey and not only on twitter also on Facebook As Soul Elective, Instagram SOUL ELECTIVE and twitter as @SoulElectiveSA
Best: What would be your advice to up and coming DJs?
Mac: Let us work together as one and keep the Deep house scene up and growing in South Africa
Best: How old are you. How long do you see yourself doing what you’re
doing?
(Can you see yourself doing this when you’re 50? 60?)
Mac: I’m 22 years old only time will tell, God willing I’ll be up there with best.
Best: If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing?
Mac: Marketing which is something that I’d like to study after getting my diploma on Sound engineering