AMESTERDAM: Tunisian DJ, producer, musician and composer Ali Aloulou (aka Aeli) moved to Los Angeles from Dubai earlier this year. It was a decision he’d made towards the end of 2018, figuring it was time to give up architecture and commit to music full-time. To do that, he knew relocation was necessary.
“Making this a full-time career is a very difficult mission in Dubai unless you start doing other stuff, like corporate branding work, or super-commercial club DJing,” Aeli told Arab News. “That’s all fine, but it’s not what I want to do.