Interview: DJ Mahmut Orhan
Mahmut Orhan might be young, but is already world known as a DJ and producer. His next stop is Dubrovnik, DU-EL Fest on July 18th. Mahmut’s had huge success with his recent releases including ‘Save Me’, achieving 10+ million YouTube plays and his soaring hit ‘Feel’ on Ultra Records with 200+ million YouTube views.
A: Of course yes, there are lots of challenges which I confront in my DJ life. However, my energy will never run out so I can handle these challenges.
Q: Is this your dream job? Why?
A: Absolutely, I am living my dream now. Because music is my life and every part of my life I want to live with music.
Q: Your Dubrovnik concert is coming soon, are you getting excited? Do you have any expectations?
A: Yes, I am so excited for this event. I expect to see people that really know how to enjoy themselves.
Q: What have you prepared for the Dubrovnik audience?
A: I researched the people of Dubrovnik’s hit music and tried to prepare special things for them. I hope they like it.
Q: Will you have time to browse around Dubrovnik, what do you think about the city?
A: The city is historical and beautiful and has a beautiful sea and summer places. Especially, the Old Town impressed me
Q: Did your huge success surprise you and how are you dealing with it?
A: I believed in my tracks and we made the right decisions at the right time but, honestly, this huge success surprised me.
Q: What is your next career step?
A: I want to perform at the biggest festivals in the world. And, reach much more people so they can listen to my music.