DT827 – Anthony Attalla
Firmly established as a star in the electronic music community, Anthony Attalla has crafted a career spanning 15 years that has the industry’s biggest taste-makers and publications championing his productions and stage performances. His non-stop touring schedule – in which he’s played approximately 100+ shows each year for 7 years running – can only to be matched by his keen business sense; formulating his record label and event production company (Incorrect Music), which has become a preeminent powerhouse in the American tech-house and underground house scene.
As an artist, Anthony has charted over 100 Top-100 tracks and 14 Top-10 singles or remixes on Beatport.com, the widely popular outlet for purchasing Dance Music. With mega-labels such as Toolroom, Sola, Saved, Defected, Relief, and Snatch seeking his productions, Attalla has become a wanted man. His home base of Chicago has become ground zero for his various business endeavours; from winning “Best DJ Set” at legendary Spybar (the world-renowned staple for underground house & techno), to curating the most successful summer boat series in the city for 5 summers running. In addition, the demand for his live performance has grown to an all-time high with continuous touring throughout the United States, as well as international bookings in Europe, Ibiza, Mexico & S. America, Canada, Asia, the Middle East.
Now approaching its 200th release, Anthony’s label Incorrect Music has experienced success at an unprecedented pace. The label’s achievements include having tracks played and charted by a who’s-who list of the industries’ most credible artists, boasting over 200 Top 100 tracks on various Beatport Charts, and spreading its wings globally with artists from more than 20 different countries making up its impressive roster. The label is currently experiencing a string of 35 straight releases on the Beatport Top 100 Charts spanning over 4 years.
With Anthony’s multi-faceted approach to an increasingly demanding industry, he illustrates his ability to evolve and achieve as he continues to make his meteoric rise in the international dance scene.
Today, he joins us on the podcast again. Listen to it below, on Mixcloud or iTunes here.
Sum up this podcast in 10 words…
This is an excerpt from live mix from my set at Spybar Chicago last summer
What’s your personal favourite track on it?
Hmmm, that’s tough… Maybe the Miguel Bastida track N.E.T.
What’s the special ingredient in this mix?
Basslines!!! Sex on the dancefloor!
Tell us about your next EP?
I have a single coming out on Sink or Swim this May called ‘Mantra’
What have you got coming up?
Nonstop touring this spring & summer… After touring for months on end I took a month off to see my family and just kicked off a new tour last week beginning with my Incorrect label showcase during MMW along with some other shows during the week. Incorrect is my label and event brand and we always do one of the biggest, most successful events during MMW every year.
And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?
Party Safe and Love One Another!