At a young age, Alex T, better known by his on-air radio name Alex, has always been a keen broadcaster who has had the opportunity to work with national media outlets such as BBC, ITV and CBBC.
When he reached 12-years-old, he took on the roles of an actor and TV presenter hosting behind-the-scenes specials of some of the biggest children’s programs in the United Kingdom like Grange Hill and Raven.
But being a broadcaster isn’t the only talent that Alex develops.
He is also a keen DJ who has performed at numerous festivals including Formby Festival in Merseyside and Tramlines Festival in Sheffield. He also heads interviews backstage at the internationally renowned dance festival Creamfields in Cheshire every August. He talks to some of the biggest DJs in the world including David Guetta, Tiesto, Major Lazer, The Chainsmokers and Martin Garrix.
The Secret? Focus!
Many obstacles could come Alex’s way especially with his career as an artist and performer. But despite all that, the young, multi-talented performer has an approach to overcoming trials and tribulations.
“As a performer, you’ll face many hurdles along the way, whether it’s getting your first gig, record deal, or publishing contract you need to stay focused. Good things come to those who work hard, think positively, and show the world what they’re made of. If you have a dream go catch it, nobody else is going to do it for you,” he said.
When it comes to dealing with creative burnout as an artist, Alex also has an approach and this involves taking a step back to breathe and to find the right moment to move on to something else since creativity is something that comes and goes, and doesn’t magically reappear when forced.
“I do consider myself a perfectionist so I would often drive my brain to full capacity to make sure everything I’m doing is 100 percent perfect when in reality, I’m leaving opportunity for error or downfall. There’s nothing wrong with taking some time out to reflect and return at a later date when recharged,” he said.
Looking Forward to New Projects
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Alex is looking forward to getting back on his feet, and DJ events again.
“I just can’t wait to DJ in front of a crowd again, nothing feels better than playing to a group of people, the euphoria music brings is quite something else,” he said.
Alex will also be back at Creamfields this summer to interview some of the biggest artists such as Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Alesso, and more.