Axwell Λ Ingrosso are known as one of dance music’s most iconic acts, maintaining their position as one of the most sought after duos of all time. From their solo tracks to their work as Swedish house Mafia, all the way to their time spent as a duo, Axwell Λ Ingrosso continue to break the boundaries between genres, delivering time after time.
Recently, the Swedish duo sat down with Zach Sang for an in-depth interview covering a host of different subjects, from production to inspiration to collaboration to touring. During the interview, the pair expressed their honest opinions on a number of subjects, perhaps surprising some viewers with their thoughts.
Something else that comes across clearly during the interview is the contrast between Axwell and Ingrosso as people, both with different visions coming together to create the perfect balance in their creative work. They discuss their creative vision behind production and their own tastes in music, with Sebastian explaining his love for artists who are consistently changing the game, citing Kanye West as an example, while Axwell talks about his love of consistency from artists.
The duo also cover the controversial subject of the hate some DJs face around their performances, with fans of other genres labeling it as ‘pressing play’. Axwell Λ Ingrosso open up about their feelings around the subject, and the struggles that come with being judged for being an electronic act.
The interview is a huge insight into the lives of Axwell Λ Ingrosso, giving fans a deeper look into how the duo feel about a range of subjects.
“As long as you make music that you like, that you genuinely like, then at least you’ve done your part.” – Axwell
Watch the full interview here.