Dom Dias


Dom Dias is a participant of Freshmen Friday's Sound Off! program.

You can follow him here and check out his music here.

Where are you from?: Brampton

Where do you live now?: Toronto

What do you do for work?: I am a User Interface/Graphic Designer working at a start-up in the heart of Leslieville.

What do you do for fulfillment?: Produce records, engineer records, DJ, design, read, learn, get inspired and create.

What is your dream creative project?: Producing an EP for M.I.A, Daniel Caesar, Gucci Mane or MF Doom

Do you consider yourself a freshman, sophomore or senior in your field?: Always a freshman; I feel like you can never truly stop learning and progressing.

What can’t you leave the house without?: My phone, headphones, sunglasses and my keys. All the generic stuff, nothing crazy.

What's a typical day in the life for you?: I work 8 am - 5 pm. Then, I try to squeeze in a 2 hour studio session with an artist I'm producing or engineering for, or with myself to finish beats I've started. After that, I check emails, listen to music and hit the gym.

What would your perfect 24 hours consist of?: Obtaining a solid 8-hour sleep, finishing at least 2 beats, kickin' it with my loved ones and eating some really good food!

Where's your favourite place to eat?: Hasting Snackbar.

Where's your favourite place to dance?: Wherever my homies are DJ-ing.

Where's your favourite place to drink?: Poetry or The Libertine.

Is there something you really want to do in your city that you haven't yet?: Grab a couple of generators and speakers, and throw a daytime disco party in Bellwoods!

What are your go-to tunes for getting ready to leave the house in the morning?: Anything alternative & French-electro sounding. Lately it has been Coeur d’Artichaut by Polo & Pan and Ann Wants to Dance by Papooz.

What are your go-to tunes for exercising?: Hard to Kill, 88GLAM, More Life by Drake, Just John, Young Thug, Playboi Carti and A$AP Rocky.

Kindly recommend 3 people that inspire you: 

Philipp Dumet
Eryn Martin