Ever wonder what a life of a DJ is like? Barbuto gives us the answer! - Magnetic Magazine

Ever wonder what a life of a DJ is like? Barbuto gives us the answer!

Plus a premiere of his track "Aperture!"
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Techno titan Barbuto has been steadily building his name over the years as one of the underground's most refreshing DJ/producers in the game. He's currently gearing up for a massive EP release called Aperture, that's coming out on December 23rd, and when we heard we had a chance to interview him, we started thinking, what could a day of his life possibly be like? Indulging us on our interests, he took a day out of his time to show us the life of a working, touring DJ to learn more!

He also graciously gave us a chance to give our readers a sneak peek at his upcoming EP, Aperture, with a premiere of the title track. Booming bass and powerful drum rhythm come together to be a yet another tour de force track for the Texas-based artist. 

Read more about his day below! 

This is a typical Friday for me in Austin, Texas from around 12:00PM until noon the next day:

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Wake up and smell the coffee (around noon)

After escaping city life to live in the country in my 36 ft multi pop out 5th wheel RV, I really enjoy waking up (admittedly my mornings are most people's afternoons) and having a cup of coffee outside and going over emails and all the social media stuff. Nothing beats being surrounded by nature!

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Studio time every day

Next on the schedule is 4 to 6 hours at the studio desk. I try to work on something every day even if it’s just a simple drum loop. I will either start a new project, continue with something current or revisit a forgotten project from a long time ago. Going back to old projects and working on mixing is great for bringing out sounds and frequencies that were missed in the initial creation.

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Lunch Time!

Nothing beats an outdoor grill and a beer. I take my diet seriously and typically eat vegetarian. I supplement also with green shakes and usually have 2 or 3 kale and orange juices per week. Keeping energy high and sickness away is vital when traveling and getting by with little sleep on the weekends.

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Outdoor activity around 5:00PM

When it’s dry out and the weather is warm, I try to do something outside. Living in the Texas Hill Country, I am surrounded by nature trails so whether by foot or horse I like to be outside as much as possible!

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Gym

I recently started working out in the gym again after over 5 years off. I have to say it really helps my focus and my body needs it after a cycling career when I was younger, with a lot of lingering injuries. Plus I love the cardio theatre at Golds. I just watched X Men while on the treadmill - hehe

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Resident night at Kingdom Night Club, Austin 10:00PM-5:00AM

I am very fortunate to play at Kingdom several nights per year. On this night I played with DJ Remmington who owns Kingdom and is a great techno DJ. We played 1's back to back from 10:00PM-5:00AM!

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Outa here (noon the next day)

A quick nap and I'm off to play tonight on the East Coast!

Thanks Barbuto! 

For more info on Barbuto, check out his Facebook here

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