Arjun Vagale, 33, musician, Vasant Vihar
I’ve lived all over the country growing up, but I would imagine Bangalore as home
SAE school of audio engineering, Singapore
Music Producer / DJ / Label owner Favourite website
It’s not the gear, it’s the ear.
Music you enjoy:
techno / house and most forms of alternative music
Sandals or sneakers:
Beer or Wine:
Who Does Your Hair:
One Indian DJ who inspires you:
The whole roster at my agency
UnMute Your Last Regret Purchase:
I have no regrets
Best thing that has ever been gifted to you:
My first iPhone gifted to me by my wife
Delhi summer or Delhi winter:
One Bollywood song you don’t mind humming:
Would never do it!
Favourite spot in Delhi:
TK’s at the Hyatt & my studio's at ILM Academy
Practical learning or theoretical learning:
Would love to have dinner with:
Money in your wallet at the moment:
One musician you are inspired by:
Way too many and they change every week
The one thing you can’t live without:
Street side eating or proper dine-in:
Favourite film star:
can’t live without:
Listening to music or playing music:
Vietnamese at the moment
Hollywood or Bollywood movies:
Dieting or working out:
If not music, you would be doing?:
Something creative for sure.
Favourite food item:
Craziest thing you’ve ever done:
I rather not say :)
One memorable moment of your life:
Winning the DMC in '99. It really kicked my carrier into high gear.
Was music always a passion?:
Always! I played my toy guitar along with the band at my dad’s hotel at the age of six and have never looked back since.
-As told to Vaishali Bhambri
More on Vagale
Has recently opened a branch of his music school — I Love Music Academy (ILM) in Delhi, after Bangalore. The Academy is set up to help individuals realise their dream of being a DJ or an electronic music producer. What sets them apart? “The fact that we teach practical knowledge, taught by seasoned professionals, who have been in the scene for years” Where: A-24/14, Deodar Marg, DLF City Phase 1, Gurgaon.