Producer/DJ Xenia Ghali is one badass babe you NEED to know. Tipped to become the next big thing in the dance music industry, Xenia has not only a distinctive sound but her whole aesthetic has got us going heart eyed. FromÂ her electric stage presence to her undeniable talent behind the decks, this babe is definitely one to watch.
Hey girl! Tell us about yourself..
My name is Xenia Ghali, I’m originally from Greece (I also grew up there). I am a music producer and DJ. I’m classically trained on the piano and flute and self-taught on guitar and drums. I have a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Composition and Production. I started DJing on turntables when I was studying for my degree. I’m a Leo and I love seafood!
What made you want to be a DJ?
Watching DJs in the UK spin with turntables and vinyl completely infatuated me. Dance culture, the history, the philosophy, the sounds, everything about it just won my heart. That’s when I realised I wanted to be a part of it.
What does style mean to you?
Style is identity. It’s very important to have your own style and to own it.
3 Key wardrobe piece you couldn’t live without?
Leather jacket, long t-shirts & sneakers.
Who would you love to collaborate with and why?
There are so many musicians and artists who I admire, the list would be endless!
What gets you hyper for a gig?
The energy I feel right before I get on stage. It’s the most amazing feeling in the world.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Making lots of music, collaborating with artists and musicians who inspire me, touring and being surrounded by the people I love the most.
Who is your ultimate girl crush?
What does it mean to you to be a female DJ?
It can be tough at times because there aren’t as many female DJs as there are male DJs, but that has never stopped me. IT has made me even more persistent and determined.
What’s your favourite travel destination?
Tell us a secret?
I actually did kiss Ryan Kelley in my latest video “Places” even though at the end it cuts.
What do you love about PrettyLittleThing.com?
It’s fresh, stylish and literally a one stop shop.
What’s your favourite app?
If you had to choose one outfit to wear for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A total denim look.
Ultimate fave song?
There are literally thousands of songs I love. If I were to pick one ultimate I would have to say “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen.
Where does your style inspiration come from?
My stylist Fani Polychroniou has taught me a lot about style. In addition to that, street style inspires me, photos from Instagram, fashion websites and blogs, and fashion magazines.
3 Things you couldn’t live without?
Music, laptop and my phone.
Who is your last text from?
What’s on the agenda for 2017?
Best piece of advice you’ve been given?
The most important thing in life is that you are a good person.
QUICK FIRE ROUND
Monochrome or bright colours?
Necklaces or Chokers?
Club Night or Mellow Gig?
Heels or Trainers?
City Livin’ or Countryside?
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