“The 20-Something Life” is the radio show that gives stories and advice for twenty-first century twenty-somethings. This week, host Colenn Berracasa talks with DJ Max Vangeli about moving to the San Francisco Bay Area from Moldova at age 12, learning English, the secrets of how to succeed as an economics major at UCSB, stories of the old-school UCSB econ professor Crouch, the beauty of living in the US, how Max got started DJing, a quick history of EDM, working with Steve Angello from Swedish House Mafia and Size Records, DJing around the world, the difference between producing and DJing in today’s music world, being a resident DJ at the Wynn in Vegas, the deal with celebrity DJs, the makings of a good electronic music track, mosh pit experiences and rules, rock influence, stories of traveling businessmen, traveling for 4 months straight with flights every day, how taking finals and getting good grades prepare you for real life, the importance of a good work ethic, partying really hard in college while getting amazing grades, living large on a college student budget, how to think about yourself and your career when you’re first starting out and people tell you that you suck, and what comes after DJing.
Song from this episode:
“Last Night Changed It All” by Max Vangeli. Buy it now on iTunes!
Check out Max’s YouTube channel to learn more about him and his music.
The 20-Something Life airs on Tuesdays from noon-1pm in Winter 2014 on 91.9 FM KCSB in Santa Barbara and kcsb.org. This is the LAST show of Season 2, but listen to past episodes on 20somethingliferadio.com. Thanks for listening!!!