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MILLER SOUNDCLASH 2016 FINALIST: DEMO SANTANA (PANAMA)

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Tell us in one sentence who you are and where are you from?
"I come from a family that is passionate about music from generation to generation!"

How long have you been DJing?
"I have been DJing since 2003, when I was 12 years old."

Do you produce music also?
"Yes, I do produce my own music, also for other DJs and artists locally."

What’s been the highlight of your career so far?
"Winning Panama’s Miller SoundClash 2016 final!"

Tell us about the success as a DJ you’ve had in your own country.
"I am resident DJ in National Radio Show and my most recent success was to represent Pioneer Brand in the TDA Music Festival in 2015."

How does it feel to win your local Miller SoundClash competition? Tell us about your experience in the competition so far.
"First of all, I was really excited to have the opportunity to participate and be part of this SoundClash Academy 2016, show everyone my talent, but also to share the experience with international DJs and manager who showed me new things for my music career."

How much does it mean to you to have made it to this stage of Miller SoundClash?
"It is an honor, not only personally but also to represent and let other countries know about us on the international scene."

How do you plan to stand out over the other DJs in Las Vegas? How will you be preparing for the finale?
"I will create a fusion between Electronic and Latin music representing my country."

What makes you unique compared to the other international finalists?
"I am unique because I was born in Panama, a country with a mix of cultures. With this advantage, I will project my outgoing personality and the good energy I have to all the people around me."

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?
"I would say DJ Chuckie, because he is a humble person, but also one of the greatest DJs. Also, I think he is open to teach and guide you if you need it."

How important is it for competitions like Miller SoundClash to give aspiring DJs the chance to show their talent to the world?
"I feel that it is really important in order to develop the scene of EDM, especially for small countries like Panama."

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