The Magician: Just Make Love

Belgian-based DJ, producer, The Magician, took a break from his busy studio schedule to chat with us in the Nexus Lounge Amsterdam during ADE. The Magician, whose real name is Stephen Fasano stopped in to tell us about everything he’s been working on, and to answer our “Take 5” questions.

I’m really busy [producing] new stuff, producing new music, so that’s why I’m staying only one day for ADE. I have a couple of sessions with writers [at the] end of this week.”

The Magician has produced and remixed some of our most favorite house music anthems of the modern house movement era. For that very reason, it was hard for us to hear the “Sunlight,” and “SHY” song producer had serious regrets about collaborating with one the artists in his tracks.

It was just a collaboration with a certain person…because It’s just not just about ideas, it’s also about the personality and it was just really hard, and psychologically really hard to live…and when that was over it was really difficult to move on from it.”

It’s truly distressing to hear that another artist could bring that much turmoil into the Magicians personal life, but if there was one thing that could make this French-speaking, half Belgian, half Italian, foodie smile again, pasta would be it!

“I’m half Italian so I like to cook pasta. If I’m eating out, I like to start with a fish then pasta! pasta!”

The Magician


Like a true hopeless romantic, The Magician shared a some heartwarming words for the world to live by “Just make love.”

Listen to our exclusive audio interview with The Magician below!