BK always been Inspired by underground bass lines, also BK has taken a musical journey across the globe to explore his true sounds that are a combination of what you can call “retrotech” for every instrument and “dark” for all baselines. He has built his name in the electronic dance music scene by opening shows for a wide variety of leading global acts and headlining for the underground night life scene.
Q. Tell us something that we don’t know about you?
I’m really into nature, that’s where I really find my peace, and get inspired.
Q. Why “BK” Rogers?
My name is BAKER that’s where the BK comes from and ROGERS is what my mother’s origins are and where the music side comes from the family.
Q. When did you discover that you had a passion for music and what made you want to pursue a career in music?
Discover is a hard question and I think the answer to that is when I first heard it, my career started as DJ/Producer when I was around 18 and proceeded in getting a degree in audio engineering and multimedia of arts, and has pushed me ever since.
Q. How would you describe your creative process when it comes to producing and making DJ mixes?
Producing wise I get inspired by so many different things around me, and I love to always use different techniques in every project to keep it interesting to me and to listeners. DJ mixes I try to take people on journey with a dynamic range of keys and melodies that will let them feel emotional when they listen to me.
Q. I know that you’ve traveled overseas to display your talent, so what’s been your favorite place that you’ve played at?
Every place I played at has a highlight and a story, but my favorite is Miami for the Winter Music Conference & Music Week, it’s really special to me musically and spiritually.
Q. From what you’ve seen, how would you say the music scene in Australia differs from the music scene in America or Middle East?
Every city I play in has its own vibes and art and what makes it special is its people and culture so I think there is a indifference to each content and city and all is special and unique in it’s own way.
Q. If you could collaborate with any artist on a project, whether it be an indie artist or a mainstream artist, who would it be?
I’m a big fan of Ellie Goulding and Anabel Englund and would love to record and collaborate with both of them.
Q. What would you say has been one of the most memorable moments of your career so far?
Watching the sunrise on NYE in the middle of the ocean.
Q. Where do you want to see yourself career wise within the next year?
Doing what I love which is playing music and making people happy is what I strive for and I hope I can continue doing that and do bigger shows so it could push my career and income more, and also give people a bigger and brighter experience through my sounds.
Q. What would you say has been the biggest lesson you’ve learned so far from being in the music industry?
Never give up and if you believe in yourself you will get there.
Q. One of your latest releases is BK Rogers Love In The Music (Original mix), any upcoming releases and special record label collaborations?
I actually have a lot of music ready and collaboration in 2016. We already hit the charts in Jan with my collaboration track with Enola Gray (Tripping On Love released by Konneqt music and I guess if people want to stay up to date when it comes to my music, they need to follow me on all my social links, I’m usually very active and love to get feedback from everyone, also send out free mails most of the time.
Q. What advice would you give to those who wants to get into the industry?
It’s hard but not impossible.
Q. Are there any events coming up that we should be prepared to attend?
I will be doing a world tour starting from Feb. till April around Seychelles, Dubai, Australia and the States and many more TBA. The most 2 important shows I’m really looking forward to is Red Room in Kuala Lumpur 11th of February and St Kilda Festival the 14th of Feb.
Q. Plans to play in the Middle East?
Been in the middle east since December 25th and was around Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh and I love it every time I’m here, hopefully my next visit I’ll pass by Kuwait, Bahrain and many.
Q. Any special shoutout you would like to say for anyone out there who’s reading your interview now?
1st of all I would like to thank GET OUT for featuring me and this great interview and I would like to give a shout out to every artist, fan I met and to those who enjoyed my music. And honestly I get inspired by everyone around me.