FEATURED ARTIST FRIDAY: ZACK MARTINO
In late 2016, Zack signed his first single to W&W’s label Mainstage Music on Armada. This was the first of many singles on the label. Since then, Zack has released a string of official remixes all in which were chart toppers on Dance radio. His most well known remixes were for The Chainsmokers “Paris” & Galantis “Rich Boy”. His Rich Boy remix was streamed over 40 million times & entered the Billboard Top 40 Charts. Zack’s biggest release to date “Hold On To Me” went #1 in USA’s Dance Radio Chart, #3 on the Billboard Dance Chart & was the #1 Record on Sirius XM’s ch. 51 BPM for 6 weeks. Since the success of “Hold On To Me”, Zack has collaborated with Borgeous on their single “Make Me Yours” which they debuted at EDC Las Vegas together & his collaboration with VASSY went #1 on Billboard (October 2018).
What genre would you describe yourself as? Why?
Progressive House/Future Bass with POP elements
Tell us something that you’re doing now and are excited about.
So many singles coming in the new year and my Winter Tour!
What artists influence you/do you look up to?
Avicii, Calvin Harris & Skrillex
What is your proudest moment so far? (blogged/signed/etc..)
When my song “Hold On To Me” went #1 on Dance Radio.
What DAW do you use?
FL Studio 12
What are some of your favorite plug-ins?
Sylenth 1 & Serum
What is something you cannot leave home without (besides keys, phone, wallet)?
Probably my AirPods
Long days and nights in entertainment can take quite a toll on your body. How do you stay healthy?
Eating right & definitely trying to get as much sleep as I can.
If you had to do something else (outside of music), what would it be?
Graphic designs or Video game design
What was your favorite show that you've played?
Echostage DC... such an amazing crowd & energy!
What’s your current favorite show (tv/Netflix/etc…) worth binging?
Shameless is my favorite! Worth it
What is something that makes you stand out as an artist?
I try to make really complex melodies or FX with the vocalists vocals I do that in a lot of my tracks.
What’s the craziest thing that’s happened to you while DJing?
My hand got stuck to the co2 gun lol... but it was ok
What is a quote or phrase that you try to live by? Why?
Working towards making my dreams a reality
Is there anything else you would like to add?
Thank you for the interview! Excited for what’s to come... I can’t wait to share all my new music!
Where can we catch you spinning next?
Soundcheck DC Nov 2nd!