Interview with Sharam (Deep Dish)
Kim Smith caught up with Sharam from Deep Dish outside Pure Pacha on Ibiza. This is what he had to say...
What does Ibiza mean to you? can you tell us about your first experience of Ibiza? was it very different to your Ibiza visits now?
Ibiza is like an extended WMC in Miami where you get to see and listen to may of your peers. It sets the tone for the rest of the year as far as the big records and we have always used it as a springboard to break and promote new songs.
What have you got planned for your set at pure pacha?
I can never tell before hand. My sets change every night depending on the crowd. Having said that, I have some new tracks that I will be playing all summer long, along with a lot of new music from Yoshitoshi.
Name your top tips for Ibiza (places to go, eat, drink etc)
My top tip is to make sure you get a lot of sleep before you arrive to Ibiza. Things can easily get out of hand over there. As for drinks Blue Marlin is very nice and Sa Cappela has great food.
What is special about playing Pure Pacha?
Last couple of years I had a night off on friday and went to see Pete at Pure Pacha and both times it was a great vibe. Pete was very impressive, so I am excited to play with him this year.
What’s your favourite Pure Pacha memory?
Nic Fanciulli, Behrouz and myself went to see Pete couple of years ago, and ended up drinking couple of bottles of Hierbas between us, it was shot after shot after shot... At one point we were all in the booth and behrouz was so excited that he was jumping up and down smacking pete on is back pretty hard... we are all on the floor laughing at the craziness. We were all super trashed that night.
Finally, what else are you up to at the moment?
I just finished recording new vocals for my new single The One with Daniel Bedingfield, which should be coming out late summer as well as another single called Be The Change with Anousheh Khalili. I am also putting the final touches on my new album for release at the end of the year which includes some interesting and exiting collaborations to be named later.