Hailing from Cheltenham, the music of electronic producer Mij Mack crosses a variety of genres. Previously releasing on labels such as Black Butter, Kenja Records and Audiophile Deep, his music incorporates elements of bass, house, techno and broken beat, and has been supported by huge range of A-list artists including Maja Jane Coles, Erick Morillo, Pirupa, DJ Zinc and Marco Carola.

His debut LP Elysium is out now on his own label Sound Upstairs, and is a fully realised vision full of beautifully crafted beats, shimmering textures and glistening melodies.

What is unique about the place you live, or is it famous for something?

I live in The Cotswolds, which is known as the largest area of outstanding natural beauty in England. Most of the houses are made from Cotswold stone, which is mined from local quarries.

Through lockdown, what has been your favourite thing to do at the weekend?

Through lockdown, on the weekends I spent most of the time in the Gulag with my amigos G and jynksy. 

Any side hustles or skills you want to share with us?

I speak B1 level Spanish as I studied in Spain for a year and a half however since I moved back to England I haven’t had the chance to practise.

You’re about to release your debut album – how much did your local environment inspire its production?

Foreign environments mainly inspired this album. The ideas and theme was imagined from my experiences abroad over the past few years.

What cheeky banger has been playing through your speakers on repeat for the last 6 months?

Oliver Cheatham – Get Down Saturday Night

Favourite Friday night dinner at home or restaurant?

At a restaurant, it would have to be Gaeng keow wan (Thai Green Curry) with a singha beer.