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Q&A: Miller SoundClash 2017 Finalist Allan Nunez

Representing Honduras in Las Vegas...

The Miller SoundClash finalists are busy preparing for their trip to Las Vegas for the Grand Final. In the lead up, we'll be profiling each of them on the site. You can keep up to date with the Miller SoundClash DJ Competition by following Miller Genuine Draft on Instagram.

Tell us in one sentence who you are and where you are from?

"I am Allan Nunez, a DJ and producer from Honduras."

Where did your love of music first come from?

"I’ve always been a big fan of music, it all started back in high school with a friend of mine who was a DJ back then, he was the one who showed me all different electronic music genres."

How long have you been DJing?

"I have been DJing for 8 years."

Do you produce music also?

"Yes, all my tracks are available on Beatport. Search for Allan Nunez."

What’s been the highlight of your career so far?

"Official Opener of Life in Colour concerts on my country, and also my track Spectre has been on the top 10 position of Istmo Recordings for more than a year."

Tell us about the success as a DJ you’ve had in your own country.

"As a DJ I have shared stage with DJs such as Pierre Fulton, Michael Brun, Steve Aoki, Aly & Fila, Ale Q, Carl Nunes, Joachim Garraud, David Solano, Cedric Gervais, Bartosz Brenes and many others, I have been headliner in several festivals around my country."

How did it feel to win your local Miller SoundClash competition?

"It means a lot for me, my family and all my friends, that supported me through all these years."

How much does it mean to you to have made it to this stage of Miller SoundClash?

"This is a tremendous accomplishment in my career, and I hope to compliment this stage in the competition to further extend my message through music."

How do you plan to stand out over the other DJs in Las Vegas? How will you be preparing for the finale?

"I’m preparing music of my own, new edits so people can enjoy a great and unique set."

What makes you unique compared to the other international finalists?

"My sets, I think they are full of great vibes and energy."

Las Vegas is the EDM capital of the USA, with major DJs playing every weekend. If you could meet and hang out with one of these DJs in Vegas, who would it be and why?

"Steve Angello, Michael Brun, Axwell & Ingrosso, Chainsmokers, Alesso."

Who from dance music’s elite do you most respect and take inspiration from?

"Steve Angello, Tom Staar and Kryder."

How important is it for competitions like Miller SoundClash to give aspiring DJs the chance to show their talent to the world?

"It’s a great opportunity for all aspiring DJs out there, most of all in countries such as mine, that the music industry has just started."

Tell us a bit about your home country - How is the electronic music scene in Honduras right now?

"The music industry has been growing fast in Honduras; big events have come up such as Sunjam, Pulhanation, Life In Color, and many others that help aspiring DJs to show their skills and music."

Keep up to date the Miller SoundClash finalists by following Miller Genuine Draft on Instagram.