[Interview] Tony Junior – From Booty Monster to Boyfriend

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In the midst Amsterdam Dance Event insanity, we received an opportunity to take a seat down with Tony Junior who spoke about his music, relationship, and extra. This Dutch DJ/producer, who’s well-known for his occasion vibes and music, talks about his efforts to maneuver away from the loopy life-style. Previously nicknamed “the booty monster,” Tony opened up about how his relationship with well-known Dutch singer/actress Maan has modified his perspective.



Can you discuss your new music and issues you may have within the works?

I simply signed two data on Smash the House. That’s fairly bada**. And it’s a platform I by no means launched on,. It feels very cool to be half the Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike household, ? They’re loopy guys. I’m a loopy man, so I feel it’s a great match.

Are you attempting to create music with the occasion vibes on a regular basis?

Yeah, however I truly launched some ster tracks within the final months. A pair weeks in the past I launched some about my grandfather. It’s a really emotional track. It simply got here out one week in the past, however now it’s time to convey the membership vibes.

Do you get any pushback along with your regular fan base?

Yeah, so much reactions are like the place’s the outdated Tony Junior? But to be trustworthy this track is fairly bada**. You know? So they positively dig it. But, I’ll make them comfortable quickly. I feel for Tony Junior it’s going to be again to the membership pageant music. We had two years that each DJ thought he may have hits on the radio and Spotify. You know what I imply? And now as a result of everybody did it and it’s not that straightforward. Everyone’s like “uh oh, what ought to I do now,” and now I feel everybody will return to his roots or do a brand new factor, however for me it’s everyone seems to be saying yeah it’s best to do just like the onerous stuff you probably did earlier than. And that’s the principle path and on the facet I can do no matter I would like.

How many releases do you goal to do in like a month or a pair months?

It’s no matter I really feel. Just typically it’s like 5 a 12 months. Sometimes ten, however I’m positively aiming for at the least six membership tracks this 12 months and two or three let’s name it the “business ones.” I additionally love to do some bootlegs in between. Not for launch, however I can ship them round to different DJs, my buddies, and after two or three months give it away at no cost or no matter. Sometimes it may get a launch, as a result of one my newest bootlegs Chase the Sun was absolutely supported by Tiesto, and he was like I need to f***ing signal it, however we couldn’t get the publishing…

What is just like the craziest factor that’s occurred in your profession?

No, at this second I’ve a girlfriend. I’m tremendous comfortable along with her, and what’s prior to now is prior to now. I had loopy stuff. Trust me. But Tony Junior two years in the past, he was single, he did regardless of the f*** he needs, he confirmed booties on Instagram, no matter. And women had been like “booty monster”. I had so much enjoyable after I was youthful, however now I’m like tremendous proud of my girlfriend. I discovered what loving somebody is and it’s a lot extra significant than lust. I discovered somebody that’s wonderful. She’s a singer as properly. She’s very well-known in Holland and we join so good, so I’d somewhat say that.

In Holland, I used to be on tv. I simply did an enormous tv present as properly, and there’s so much s*** on the market. I form modified my picture to not like a pleasant man or a unique man, however away from the booty monster. I’m tremendous comfortable in my relationship proper now as a result of she was like, she’s like, she gained the Voice Holland in 2016, and he or she’s one the one ones that’s nonetheless tremendous f***ing huge right here. And that was a reasonably large factor, so administration sensible, we needed to, I used to be very booty-monsterish, and he or she’s like a pleasant woman. Like all the fellows need to have her. So I form needed to, I wished to vary my picture with women. It’s extra a grown up factor, in order that’s why I don’t reply the loopy questions.

Are there any fears that you’ve got, like performing?

Every f***’ing present. I’ve to throw up all the time. That’s why I drink. I solely drink after I do reveals, so I by no means drink in the course of the week. I don’t do medication. I by no means did medication, so, however I’m all the time nervous, so I take one or two vodkas, and I’m, it makes me extra comfy. When I hit the stage, it’s good. It doesn’t matter if it’s 200 folks or twenty thousand, I’m all the time scared. But it retains me centered.

Where is your favourite place to carry out?

Holland, as a result of I can sleep in my very own mattress haha. No, it’s no matter. I can not say particularly this nation as a result of then all the opposite international locations can be like… No, however like, you may have some very cool locations. You’ve received the Guava Beach Bar, you’ve received the opposite one on Cypress. Yeah, but when I had to decide on between pageant or membership, I’d go for membership.

When you tour, is it so much strain for you? Or do you get pleasure from it?

I’ve a extreme homesickness, so I don’t tour for like a month, as a result of I might f***ing die. I hate it. And so my most is like 10 days after which I’m going again. But I attempt to eat wholesome, I typically I attempt to sport, by no means go, however I attempt to typically. And it’s, I simply, after I was younger I all the time was a bizarre child. I by no means slept and I slept for 4 hours after which I went to highschool and I used to be tremendous younger, and my mother didn’t get me into mattress. She was like alright, do no matter. So I’m used to bizarre methods sleep.

If you had been to collaborate with one particular person proper now who would it not be? EDM and Non-EDM

Kyle Harris in, Out Dave Grohl.


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