room by Istra Tec

Istra Tec

This is the nice and really clean studio by Istra Tec (Romania). For us, it looks a bit like a cool hotel room for producers. Istra Tec coaches people at a DJ school and will release his first EP on his own imprint Yashi records soon. Let’s have a further look at some details and a little interview with him, as well.

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Hey Cristian, thanks for having you on board.
Tell us, when did you started DJing and Producing? “I started DJing in 2001, and been producing since 2009.”

Tell us a bit more about your DJ life:
“I’m also involved in a live project named The Tune Teasers (alongside with my producer partner Cosmin Dias and O. Sparks). Since 2009 I am a trainer at the successful On’Off DJ School here in Romania. I started Yashi Records in 2011 and will have the first release in January 2012.”

How many records do you have? “The size of my record collection is really small – I own about 300 vinyls. I prefer digital.”

Give us an overview of the equipment, you use in your room:
“Allen & Heath Zed R16 mixer, iMac 27″ with Logic Pro 9 and Ableton Live 8 (for producing), MacBook Pro 15″ with Ableton Live 8 (for DJing), Yamaha HS80M studio monitors, Novation SL 25 MK2 keyboard controller, NI Maschine, Akai APC40, Pioneer HDJ 200 headphones”

Your all time favourite record? “Cassius – Sound Of Violence (Narcotic Thrust remix)”

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