Amháin has played international gigs everywhere from Burning Man to Berlin’s Sisyphos.
Alan Thomas aka Amháin is a DJ and producer who was born in Ireland, but has made Australia his home, where he is a regular at many of the country’s festivals and other underground events. He has a deep and melodic style that focuses on enchanting melodies and uplifting energy. He has also released tracks on labels such as The Purr, Sound Avenue, Forward Music and Meanwhile.
We are super excited for his epic 333 Podcast which is three hours and thirty-three minutes of pure bliss. Amháin also took the time to answer a few questions about his mix and forthcoming projects…
What’s your favourite track in the mix, and did you play any of your own music?
My favourite tune is at 41 minutes 🙂
Yes, I played my recent release “Flux” with GMJ, which is out now on Meanwhile Recordings.
Talking of your own tracks, what’s new in your release schedule, as we would love to know more about your new music?
I’ve got a couple of remixes forthcoming with one coming out soon on Proton. I’m also working on a new EP, which will be out later this year, and another collaboration also in the works.
Who is your personal favourite DJ / Producer, and how have they influenced your own style?
Too many to choose from, it really is a culmination of all the artists I love and listen to, along with my own life experiences, which together have all helped shape my style. I guess, back in the day I was a part of the early rave scene in Dublin, and saw Sasha and Digweed a lot, which sparked my fire in the realm of melodic music.
Guy J though is a true master of his craft as both a DJ and producer who always delivers, so I would say he’s my favourite if I had to choose just one.
You met the crew from Flow Music at last years Elements Festival and this is where the invitation to take part in 333 Sessions originated; do you have any festival gigs booked this year?
Yes, Elements was a lot of fun! I will be playing at Return to Rio festival. It was supposed to be in October 2021, but sadly they had to make the decision to move it to February 2022, so I’m looking forward to that. I’ve been a resident there for many years, so it’s an event close to the heart, and sad that these COVID-19 delays keep happening.
What is it about Australian festivals that keep you going back! Which is your favourite?
Has to be Rainbow Serpent. Something about the land at Rainbow that I feel particularly connected to. A lot of fond memories there, and playing on their market stage is something I’ll cherish forever… such a special place!
I understand you are having a baby in the next 6 weeks, you must be stoked?!
Yeah, Gemma and I are really excited about this chapter in our lives. Absolutely buzzing!
Do you have a message for your fans or anything else you want to add?
The current situation has been massively tough on the creative arts in particular. Stay strong and get inventive. Sending love to everyone out there. Can’t wait to share more music with everyone soon.