FRISKY Talk 005: Paolo Mojo

Lauren Krieger

Globally renowned for his distinctive talent as a DJ and skillful precision as a producer, Paolo Mojo has been continuously impacting the underground electronic music world since he first began. His effective style featuring diverse genres and underlying story lines gained fans around the world as he toured for Balance, alongside Sasha and Dubfire, and at some of the most prestigious venues in the industry including Womb, Ministry of Sound, Avalon, and Warung Beach. His popular mix CDs Balance 009 and Renaissance Digital 01 and notable Essential Mixes brought his DJ experience to the homes of thousands more, with his FRISKY show Modulate carrying on the tradition. Beyond the decks, Paolo has received much notoriety as producer, with many originals and remixes achieving great popularity among fans and peers, his keen ear for sound and years of studying in the studio evident in the exceptional quality of his tracks.

It was such a pleasure to catch up with Paolo for this episode of FRISKY Talk, his recollection of his journey provides a fantastic perspective on what it takes to be successful, and inspires his insightful thoughts on the industry in the past, present, and future. From self-promoting to DJs complaining, Paolo covers a wide variety of subjects and gives us a priceless inside look into the underground electronic music world.

Featured Tracks

[0:00] Paolo Mojo – Kangiten
[9:28] Can Costa – Dizzy Synth (Paolo Mojo Remix)
[14:01] Zoo Brazil – Golden Dreams (Paolo Mojo Remix)
[23:49] Paolo Mojo – China Doll
[36:40] Paolo Mojo – 1983 (Eric Prydz Remix)
[43:21] Paolo Mojo – Nightlaw
[61:40] Paolo Mojo – Kangiten