An Interview with Entrepreneur, DJ, and music producer Adam Benchaya “DJ AMEBEE,” for taking a break from the mundane and synergizing these two somewhat unfamiliar and unrelated styles, thereby birthing something truly new and irresistible. AMEBEE infuses the sonic colors, unique characters, elements, and diverse nuances of Ethno music into house music culture.
• What made you want to become a musician?
My father, Music is a big part of my life, my father was a singer in Morocco and he had many music instruments at home like Oud, Sitar etc..
• Which instruments did you play?
Since i was kid i started playing Guitar & Piano
• What accomplishments do you see yourself achieving in the next five to 10 years?
Not really sure, life is dynamic just like music.
• Do you have any hobbies or interests outside of music?Soccer!
• What strengths do you have that you believe make you a great musician?
I never studied musical notes, i play and compose solely with my ears.
• Which instrument is your favorite to play and why?
Guitar, its just like meditation.
• What is it about music that makes you feel passionate?
Music can change your mood and can take you back to memories, it is so powerful.
• Describe your creative process when you write new music.
It usually start at night when im about to fall asleep, when its quiet i can hear sounds and harmonicas in my head, its like playing with a DAW system in my mind, then i record by humming the melody and then work on that the next day.
• Are there any musicians who inspire you?
Sol Selectas (DJ Sabo) artists are the most inspiring for me, their music just bring me back to my childhood.
• You recently released “Desertas” tell me more about it.
Desertas was a melody i created by trying to impress my friends with my new Workstation Keyboard, i just ignored everything and played this melody over and over again (it was captured on IG Story) and went immediately to my DAW and started production.
• Anything else you want to add?
Go after your dreams with no distractions and fear.
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Hamza Fazal is a reporter for The Hear UP. After graduating from the University of Abbottabad, Hamza got an internship at the NPR and worked as a reporter and producer. Hamza has also worked as a reporter for the Medium. Hamza covers health and science for The Hear UP.
A Few Things to Check Before Hiring an Electrician
Hiring an Electrician
Many homeowners attempt to do home improvement projects themselves, and the results are often disappointing. However, trying to handle electrical work independently can lead to costly errors and injuries. Discover a few things to check before hiring an electrician to get the job done right and stay within the budget.
When looking for an electrician, the first thing to consider is whether they are properly trained. The electricians should attend a vocational school or other recognized institute to learn how to perform the work correctly. Discuss the training process to find the right team for the job.
Comparing electricians includes reviewing their relevant experience performing similar work. Homeowners should discuss the project scope with potential electricians and determine whether they have experience in that area. Also, ask for recommendations and referrals from previous satisfied customers.
Once homeowners have a list of prospects, check online reviews to narrow down the possibilities based on customer experiences. Often, people discover more about an electrician or other service providers by reading reviews and talking to others. Also, discuss referrals with neighbors, co-workers, friends, and families to determine which services handled the work most efficiently.
Licensed and Insured
Verify your state’s requirement for license and insurance and then ensure the electrician is compliant to protect your most valuable asset. It is often tempting to hire an unlicensed or uninsured electrician to cut costs, but that often adds up to spending more money in the long run. Plus, you could be liable if an accident or injury occurs on your premises, adding even more to the costs.
Verify Credentials and Permits
The first step to verifying an electrician’s expertise is to inquire about licenses and insurance. The next step is to verify these credentials and permits to ensure they are valid and current. A quality electrician will immediately provide documentation for customers to verify.
Talk to Several Electricians
After comparing reviews and verifying credentials, consult with several electricians to find the right one for the project. While all of them might be qualified for the job, homeowners should find an electrician that understands their vision and wants to work with them every step of the way. Take notes during the interviews to review and determine the best candidate for the job.
While qualifications are crucial to getting the job done correctly, homeowners must also stay within their budget to avoid financial stress associated with unexpected surprises. An electrician should provide a precise estimate and include everything to be done to complete the project for homeowners to plan for payment. The goal is to find a qualified electrician that provides all the services needed for the most competitive price.
Look for Outstanding Customer Service
Finally, it helps to work with electricians dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and that stand behind their work. Inquire about warranties and other guarantees to verify the project will be completed according to specifications. Then choose the electrician who communicates clearly and makes you feel comfortable about their skills.
Hiring an electrician is often critical to getting the job done right and avoiding additional costs related to injuries and errors. Use this checklist to find a qualified electrician that provides outstanding service within your budget.
Khalil ur Rehman is a proud born and raised in Abbottabad. Khalil has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade having contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and The Verge. As a journalist for The Hear Up, Khalil covers climate and science news. [email protected]