Festival fever: Lost Frequencies

People Festival fever: Lost Frequencies

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2 augustus 2019

Festival fever: Lost Frequencies

 

We're already halfway through summer, but the festivals show no sign of slowing down. With parties like Tomorrowland, Coachella and Glastonbury behind us, we are now looking forward to We Can Dance, Sziget, and Burning Man, to name a few.

To keep our festival spirit high, we had a quick chat with Felix De Laet. The Belgian DJ and producer behind Lost Frequencies broke out in 2014 after his cover hit of Easton Corbin's 'Are you with me' and hasn't slowed down since. Having performed at almost every major festival around the world, we talked about festival favorites, his dreams and the perfect festival outfits to rock.

 

 

 

Felix, thanks for taking the time in your busy schedule to answer some questions for us. A big perk of your job is traveling the world, but what do you love most of all?

What I love even more than discovering new places, is being able to play new music that I produced in my studio, on stage. I love playing new things in front of people that have never heard it before. Watching them dance and having a good time to something that I created is a fantastic feeling.

 

Are there downsides to the work-life you have?

Yes, because of all the traveling I get to do, I'm not often at home. I don't have a lot of time for myself, and I'm usually tired. [Laughs]. But, luckily, the good aspects overrule that.

 

 

 

When we say summer, we say festivals. You've done quite a few festivals in your career so far, what's so good about them compared to a 'normal' gig?

At festivals, there's a different kind of energy. People come there to see you, other artists, or both. So it's an opportunity to show what you're worth and possibly gain some new fans. Aside from that, everyone is simply enjoying summer, and you can really feel those good vibes resonate.

 

It's already August, what has been the best summer festival of 2019 so far?

My favorite moment of this summer has to be when I played my 'Lost Frequencies Live' show at Tomorrowland, an amazing festival in Belgium. With this live aspect of my show, we are like a band on stage. That creates an entirely different kind of energy. I experienced a whole range of emotions because of it.

 

 

 

In Ibiza, you wore our leopard and floral outfits from the Spring/Summer 2019 collection, which looked amazing on you by the way. What are your requirements for a good festival outfit?

It has to be comfortable. That's the most important thing to me. When I'm on stage, I also like to stand out a bit in crazier items. I don't really have a pattern in my outfits, I just wear what I like. But having said that, Short-sleeved shirts are definitely one of my favorite things to wear.

 

 

 

What's still on your bucket list for the future? Are there any festivals or cities you're dying to play?

I would absolutely love to play my live show at Coachella in the USA. I did Coachella a few years back but as a DJ set. It would be great to bring my whole show to the stage.

 

If you could recommend one festival, which one do you pick and what's the outfit they should wear to it?

I would recommend Tomorrowland to anyone. You can hear all kinds of electronic music, and the experience in itself is unparalleled. You get to meet people from all over the world and see so many different artists. For an outfit, I would stick to my favorite of a short-sleeved shirt and a light pair of shorts. It's the perfect outfit for a summer festival!

 

 

 

 

 

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