Stacy Kidd – “Well My Style Is A Bit Different Now”


Stacy Kidd – “Well My Style Is A Bit Different Now”

Stacy Kidd was born in the home of “House Music” Chicago, Started djing at the young age of 15 and producing at the age of 18.. Now days Stacy is one of Chicago’s HOTTEST Producers and most Prolific, releasing tracks on labels such as Dance Mania, Circuit, Defected, Warner Music Group, S&S Records, Peacefrog, Ministry Of Sound, Huge, Riviera, Dust Traxx, Daddy, After Midnight, Moody, Celebrity, ChicagoSoundSource, Tilted, Yellorange, Kailash, Bumpin City, Basement Boys, Real Right, Dirty Muzik, DiY, Underground Trax, Kenlou/Maw Records, Camouflage, Classic, After School, Smooth Agent, Red Hot, Odds & Ends, Muzique Boutique, Rhythm Life, Hudd Traxx, Headstone, and his own Label House 4 Life Records!!!!

Stacy has worked, did events and remixed music for some of the top artist/producers/dj’s in the Industry like Louie Vega, Terry Hunter, DJ Sneak, Steve “Silk” Hurley, Mark Farina, Barbara Tucker, Byron Stingly, Frankie Knuckles, Paul Johnson, Daft Punk, Kenny Dope, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Gene Hunt, Gene Farris, Dennis Ferrer, Dawn Tallman, Kenny Bobien, Tony Humphries, Roger Sanchez, just a name of few!!!

His tracks are featured on productions/compilations including Ministry of Sound-Clubber’s Guide to Ibiza, OM – San Francisco Sessions, MAW-MAW Miami, Nordic Trax DJ Heather: Dancefloor Principles, Sony-Other Peoples Music, Defected- Defected In The House Eivissa & Defected Clubland Adventures, and many more! He has DJ’d all over the world.

Stacy is one of the most Versatile DJs in House Music Today. He can play Soulful & Silky Smooth or Bang out the Funky Trax All Night Long! Trust us when we say, Stacy Kidd is one of the most gifted in his craft!

 

S&S: What’s your style of music? How do you describe it?
Stacy Kidd: WELL MY STYLE IS A BIT DIFFERENT NOW, I LOVE ALL STYLES OF MUSIC SO NOW I DO A BIT OF EVERYTHING, FROM SOULFUL HOUSE, TO FUNKY HOUSE, TO EDM SO IM ALL OVER THE BOARD NOW..

S&S: Who or what was most instrumental to you when it came to music?
Stacy Kidd: STEVIE WONDER WAS THE MOST INSTRUMENTAL PERSON THAT GOT ME INTO MAKING MUSIC

S&S: What drives you creatively?
Stacy Kidd: LISTENING TO DIFFERENT PEOPLE PRODUCTION DRIVES ME, IM A FAN OF THE MUSIC SO I LISTEN TO EVERYONE I CAN AND THEY MAKE ME BETTER

S&S: How much does your audience influence you and your music selection?
Stacy Kidd: MY AUDIENCE INFLUENCE ME AND %80 OF MY MUSIC SELECTION.. I ALWAYS FLOW OFF THE CROWD

S&S: What artists or genres do you listen to when you’re not working?
Stacy Kidd: I LISTEN TO JAZZ, HOUSE AND SOME RAP. (ARTIST: JOE SAMPLE, JOSH MILAN, STEVIE WONDER, LOUIE VEGA, KENDRICK LAMAR ETC)

S&S: Do you have any favorite memories of growing up with your family?
Stacy Kidd: YES I ALWAYS REMEMBER HAVING PICNICS WITH MY MOM, DAD, BROTHERS AND SISTER, PLUS UNCLE AND AUNT..

S&S: Is there anything you would like people to know about you?
Stacy Kidd: IM A HUGE FAN OF BASKETBALL & LOVE WORKING WITH NEW PEOPLE

S&S: Are there any charities you are working with or excited to tell us about?
Stacy Kidd: YES THERE ARE A FEW CANCER CHARITIES I DO EVENTS FOR AND SUPPORT ALL OVER THE WORLD.

S&S: Are there any questions that you wish people would ask you?
Stacy Kidd: NOT REALLY, I GET ALOT OF QUESTIONS ALL THE TIME.

S&S: And on the flip side of that, are there any questions or references you wish people would stop asking or using?
Stacy Kidd: NO IM GLAD AND OPEN FOR ANY QUESTIONS 😉

S&S: What artist(s) have you been the most excited to work with?
Stacy Kidd: OVER MY CAREER IVE WORKED WITH MANY PEOPLE I WAS REALLY EXCITED TO WORK WITH LIKE: LOUIE VEGA & KENNY DOPE, DJ SPEN, TONY HUMPHRIES, BARBARA TUCKER, BYRON STINGILY, DAFT PUNK, PEVEN EVERETT, SHEILA FORD, JUST THE NAME A FEW

S&S: Are there any artists that you dream of working with on a collaboration?
Stacy Kidd: YES I WOULD LOVE TO WORK WITH JOSH MILAN & DAWN TALLMAN

S&S: What can we look forward to next from you?
Stacy Kidd: I HAVE A FEW NEW TUNES COMING SOON ON DEFECTED RECORDS PLUS SOME NEW EDM TUNES UNDER STACY THE KIDD..

S&S: What legacy would you like to leave?
Stacy Kidd: I WOULD JUST LOVE TO BE ONE OF THE GREAT PRODUCERS OUT OF CHICAGO THAT PEOPLE TALK ABOUT ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR YEARS TO COME.

Q&A By: Shannon “Skip” SyasS&S Chicago
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About S&S Chicago

S&S Records, Inc. (and S&S Chicago, Inc.) was established in 2005 by 4-time GRAMMY® nominated producer Steve “Silk” Hurley and global DJ/Producer Shannon “DJ Skip” Syas. Merging Hurley’s worldwide commercial success and Syas’ strong global following, the dance label has become home to numerous musical greats and one of the most respected blogs on the internet.

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