This week: Acraze
Staten Island-born Charlie Duncker, or better known as Acraze, is skyrocketing in the electronic music world with his energy-infused sound and versatile style. The DJ/producer and songwriter has recently transitioned from his speaker-rattling Bass sound to more of a genre-defying House approach that will have any dance floor grooving. His latest label release, “Do It To It,” has been rising to the top as one of the best House tracks of the year with worldwide support of industry titans, DJ Snake, Malaa, Chris Lake, Gordo, and more.
We’ve asked ACRAZE our five favourite questions:
What is your latest release and what is the thought behind it? ‘Do It To It’ was my latest release. There isn't a crazy story behind it honestly.. I was just at my house one day back in 2020, made it during quarantine, and here we are haha.
Will there be a new collaboration with another DJ coming soon? 100%. I've been working with amazing artists, super excited to share soon.
Is there any other DJ with whom you like to work on a track with and what is the reason behind it? Kanye west, Lady Gaga, Skrillex, Chris Lake. I love artists that know how to push boundaries, and each of these people does just that.
What are your special qualities as a DJ? Some special qualities would be the amount of energy and soul I give in every set I perform. I become my truest self when I'm on stage.
The theme of Sensation this year is YES. to all. What does this theme mean to you? Saying yes to any opportunity out of my comfort zone. Ever since I started taking risks with confidence in my work, things really started happening to me. The key to success is truly believing in yourself and having the courage to put yourself out there. You’ll never know until you try