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15 questions with… SARA SIMMS

Sara Simms’s star is rising rapidly in the world of techno. As a DJ, she has played sets for Allen and Heath’s live broadcast at ADE and Miami Music Week, at Charivari Detroit, and at Techno Taco Tuesday for MNTRA in Las Vegas. She is also a producer and for her latest single, Finally, has teamed up with vocalist JEI who worked with Intruder for the MoS/Defected Records track Aname. Here Sara reveals some of her production tricks including some intricate kick work advice that could change the backbone of your productions…

1 How did you get into music production?

“I’ve always been into music; both my parents are music teachers who taught me piano, theory and invested in lessons for me. I grew up playing jazz guitar but my path changed when I went to a rave for the first time. I was mesmerised by the DJ,

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