Introducing: Dena Amy

Introducing: Dena Amy

Meet the Sydney-based DJ ahead of her upcoming Australian tour.

Dena Amy is a Sydney-based DJ with a penchant for smooth house music and a profile growing by the day. She's about embark on her Midnight Allúre Tour, hitting all capital cities over October/November, and just dropped a new mix to celebrate. Chuck it on below, before learning a little more about an artist you'll be getting to know pretty well in the coming months:

Tell us about about yourself?

I’ve always had a background as a performer/artist. I’ve been music obsessed from a young age, but about six years ago I went to a festival and watched a female DJ kill it and realised there was nothing I dreamt of more than making music my life and profession. More recently l spent 2-3 months in Berlin and was incredibly inspired to make music my number one focus.

What kinda tunes we talkin’?

I like to mix it up in the house world... Sometimes techy, sometimes jazzy or worldy. Some of my favorite music makers are: Moon Boots, Motez, HNNY, David August, Claptone, Nicolas Jaar and anything DirtyBird.

Production/writing process:

My background and training is in vocals and writing, so I’m usually singing around the house and building a stupidly large collection of ideas on my iPhone voice memos haha. So from there it’s building a vibe around that with different sounds til something gives me the feels and inspires me to push on. When I DJ I know exactly which tracks make me feel good, so I try to emulate those same feelings when writing.

What do you do outside of DJ/production?

I’ve been acting and dancing professionally my whole life... So when I’m not downloading, mixing or making tunes, I’m learning lines or choreographing.

Any shows coming up?

I just announced a Summer Tour which I am really excited about, starting with the Opening Weekend of the Island in Sydney:

dena amy tour

And releases?

Incoming ;)..

What’s the rest of the year have in store?

Lots of DJ sets, a trip to LA next week, a Summer Tour around Aus' and a few vocal colabs with artists I love... plus working on my own tunes.

Where can we hear more of your music?

SOUNDCLOUD! Thanks for asking :)

Follow Dena Amy: FACEBOOK / TWITTER

Listen: Panama - Jungle (Motez Remix)

Motez delivers once again, this time taking on the sweet electronica of Panama's single Jungle.

6 years ago

Mura Masa proves that pop music can be cool on his guest-heavy debut album

The British producer’s self-titled debut – out now – features names like Damon Albarn, A$AP Rocky, Charli XCX and more.

5 years ago

Premiere: Meet CHEVALIER, who emerges into the spotlight with Scarlet Skies

Scarlet Skies is the second single from Melbourne's Chelsea Donoghue, who after five years of working with Ruel, knows her way around a song.

2 years ago

Back Back Forward Punch drop the third single from their debut EP, which is out today

Machine Believing follows up from No Answer and Settle The Score, all featuring on the Tragic Lover EP.

6 years ago

Close
-->