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Best known for single “Superstar,” David Puentez is a German DJ and music producer. A remix of Jamelia’s song of the same name, “Superstar” boasts over 40 million streams on Spotify. Its success finds great company in his discography––David Puentez’s rise to fame includes several official remixes for artists like Post Malone, Rita Ora, and Tiesto. His remix of Drake’s “God’s Plan” was one of the most played tracks at EDM festivals around the world in 2019.
His remixes are not his only work that tops charts. Last year, he reached number one on the Top 100 iTunes Chart for his original singles “LaLaLife” and “No Matter What.” “LaLaLife” was his debut single with Warner Music Germany, the major label that Puentez signed with in the beginning of 2020.
Q: Before we dig in, what's next for you? (current or future projects)
Like everyone, we were mainly stuck at home for a year now. Apart from all the downsides that come from this, the most important thing is I was able to be very productive in the studio. I have my next single coming out on May 28 and will continue releasing music throughout the summer non-stop!
Q: What is the one thing every track must have for it to be solid?
A Clean, simple, and sexy bassline that simply makes you move.
Q: What is music going to sound like 20 years from now?
Great question, it is always very hard to imagine how music evolves in 20 years no one would’ve known how music sounds today. I think it will be still mainly electronic, but people will continue loving the real aspect of music (live singing, etc)
Q: Why do we listen to music?
I am a person who is addicted to things that give you passion and energy in life. Good wine, good food, lots of laughs, and finally, good music which is like a soundtrack for your life.
Q: If you could bring one artist back to life, who would it be?
Q: What's your favorite smell?
Freshly brewed espresso
Q: What can you talk about for hours?
Good wine and food recommendations
Q: Game of Thrones, South Park, Walking Dead, or Stranger Things?