Jun 30 / Shari


So as usual we’re super lucky to have yet another talented artist stop by The 20 for a chat… Today, we’d like to welcome Sebastian Doering aka ‘Lovebirds’. This is the solo project of a very musical man that spends most of his time in our favorite city Hamburg, Germany. We’re very excited Sebastian, the deep house master has graced us with his presence and we hope you enjoy getting to know him a little bit more too…

Lovebirds – Love & Happiness [Buy It!]

Lovebirds & Vincenzo – M.U.S.I.C. [Buy It!]

Lovebirds feat. Stee Downes – Want You In My Soul (Original Mix) [Buy It!]

Love is a drug / Roxy Music – Lovebirds Edit (Unreleased)


How did you come up with your name?

In the early days I went through a couple of names, one of them was Superbird. When I had a release that was a bit more deep than the earlier stuff, I came up with the name Lovebirds. It has also this melancholic moment that my music sometimes has too…

How did you start getting into producing your own music?

Actually the main reason was that a friend of mine, who “stole” my girlfriend at that time, started producing and he didnt really have anything to do with it before where as I had been djing for a few years already. So basically I started because I couldnt take that he would get all the fame.

How would you describe your sound?

Hmm, I think deep and soulful. Two very overused words but when I think about it they describe it very well.

What are you currently working on?

Actually I decided to start working on a follow up single to “Want you in my soul” tomorrow and I have a guitar player coming in. Other than that I’m very excited about a new project with a singer from Tokyo. It will be an album project which will be modern electronic pop music. I totally love all songs so far and I cant wait to finish it and release it.

Name three of your favorite records old or new?

Oh I hate these superlatives – Phoenix – Alphabetical, Marvin Gaye – I want you and Police – Outlandos D’Amour

What’s on your radar right now?

Womans soccer World Cup in Germany.. No I’m joking, I couldnt care less about it! On my radar… Hmm, I think Summer is on my radar, Im really looking forward to it!!

What’s at the top of your shit list?

Not knowing if I put the Dj fee in my suitcase and not being able to check it because KLM lost it!!!

What turns you on?


What advice should you have taken, but did not?

I should have taken the possibility to sign a record that became a huge club track of the year back then …

Any dream remixing collaborations you’d like to take on?

To be honest I think the first half of my career (Kneedeep) was mainly remixes, maybe that’s why I am not really crazy about remixing anymore…

How do you see today’s music scene in Hamburg?

Producer wise I think it’s not too bad. Clubwise I have not had to many occasions that I can go out and see an artist that I care about.

What’s on repeat this week?

Sun screen, pool and beer hopefully!!!

Fave website?

xvideos.com?? ;-)

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