PATTA Q&A: MR. WIX

Who are you, and where are you from?
Malvin Wix from Amsterdam.

What keeps you occupied on a daily basis?
Supporting the Creative Class.

How did you get started in DJ’ing?
The legendary KC da Funkaholic gave me my first break by lending me some of his records so I could play with him at the Roxy. DJ Clyde and Edson gave me my first break at Hip Hop cafe de Duivel.

What are the future plans?
Keeping my surroundings sucka free.

Which music artists are you currently listening to and would you recommend others? JAY Z’s 4:44 all day. An audio visual masterpiece. Herbert Smart (Matias Aguayo remix)

What is your best power piece at the moment?
All the Know Wave tees I bought, and my latest color shirt I bought in the sale.

What is your favourite graphic at the moment and why?
JAY Z’s 4:44 video (a powerful and personal collage on the black experience and contemporary pop culture.) The work of Winter van den Brink (youth voyeur), Bart Hess (grotesk design), Aldo van den Broek (fine art) and Gilles de Brock (beautiful visual vomit.)

What is your favourite travel destination?
Madrid.