When Alex Preda hits the decks or the studio, music magic is bound to ensue taking
electronic music enthusiasts on a musical journey unlike no other. Romanian born
electronic music DJ & producer Alex Preda is currently based in Amsterdam,
Netherlands, his seamless style of mixing music that fluidly emanates from the DJ
booth and studio, effortlessly creates the repetitive throb and thump of 4/4 beats
and slow-burning momentum that is synonymous of his sound. His vibrant ability to
create sets that embody a perfect melange of complex melodies and hypnotic
progressions, serve the inherent function of making your body pulse spontaneously
to its rhythms.
Music has always played a major role in Alex’s life and his listening preferences span
the genre spectrum including such artists as, Jean Michel Jarre, Vangelis, Moderat,
Royksopp, Enigma, Cafe Del Mar compilations and classical music. Gaining access to
the multi-faceted music making programs like Ableton Live and Logic Pro, Alex
effortlessly acquired an affinity to broadening his music making skills.
Determined to perfect his production and mixing skills, Alex Preda facilely fuses
together the conventional sounds of techno, tech house and deep house, to create a
unique and melodic flavor that is distinctive to his style. Limitless in his creative
process and consistently driven by the endless possibilities of music creation, Alex
has an impeccable ability to demonstrate his burgeoning production skills that are
more than there to merely churn out mindless, and expendable drivel. Recently, his
momentum has risen to a steady and electric pace. This continuous progression is
mirrored in his release “Bucium”, on Manual Music, his home label. Expanding his
releases on other labels as Stripped Digital and Krafted Music Group, have further
lent to shaping his modern sound signature.
Alex has received support from established local and international DJs such as Miss
Melera, Nick Warren, Olivier Weiter, Dimitri from Amsterdam and Paul Hazendonk.
He has shared the decks with industry stalwarts as Nick Warren, Guy Mantzur, Nic
Fanciulli, James Zabiela, My Favorite Robot, The Model, Simina Grigoriu, and Darko
His exposure has led to a plethora of press articles that reflect his success and
progress. His most recent achievement has been the ‘Burn Residency 2016
Romanian Winner’ and also listed in the Burn Residency Global Top 10, from over
9000 applicants. During the Burn Residency Bootcamp in Ibiza, Alex had the
fortuitous opportunity to further hone his art of djing by connecting and learning
from industry greats as Carl Cox, John Digweed, Uner, Dubfire and Philipp Straub.
Together with Mira Joo (Hungarian contestant) he won Carl Cox’s b2b challenge and
placed 2nd in the ‘John Digweed remix challenge’. Alex’s remix from the ‘John
Digweed remix challenge’ released on Bedrock in December of 2016, denotes yet
another important milestone in his career.
His increasingly and ever popular “Layers” radioshow can be heard on a monthly
basis on di.fm/progressive. His music has been charted and played on various radio
stations and podcasts such as Krafted Music Radio, Proton Radio, Frisky Radio,
Decoded Radio, Progressive House Worldwide Promo Sessions.
Alex is always looking to achieve a perfect balance between energy and emotion. A
driven musician in any capacity, Alex Preda continues to relentlessly pave a name
for himself in the industry, as a DJ and producer with a refreshing modern sound,
elevating himself and listeners through his music every day. He makes intelligent
electronic music that breaks boundaries, moves feet, opens minds and hearts to
music’s healing qualities. He without a doubt has carved out his reputation as being
one of the most inspiring, up and coming original and daring producers/djs in the