Dance music festival Colourfest takes over at the Braehead Arena this Saturday.

Ahead of the event, we caught up with DJ and producer Andrew Rayel.

1. Are you looking forward to coming to Glasgow for Coloursfest?

I'm super excited to be taking part of such an incredible event.

2. Do you have any crazy stories from DJing in Glasgow?

Glasgow is always crazy to be honest, I love how passionate and energetic the crowd is here and Im so happy to be back.

3. What do you think of the Scottish crowd?

They are truly a unique crowd and the vibe they give you on the dancefloor makes you just want give an extra 110%.

4. What do you love about playing a festival and do you get a chance to hang out with the other DJs?

Festivals are always amazing to play because of the sea of people you see in front of you, the production and experience. People from all over the world come together and unite under one tent or one stage for the love of music as it should be. And the fact that you get to see your colleagues and catch up on things is always extra special as we are all touring, and working day and night we really don't get the chance to se each other much, so its like the kids are in the same playground.

5. What can we expect from your set?

I'm going to be playing a lot of music from my new album MOMENTS which Ive been touring arould the world with since the start of the year. The aim behind that is I want to create as much MOMENTS possible with my fans because at the end of the day, its all about those MOMENTS that we experience with our friends or loved ones that give us that goosebumps or smile or energy that we need in life.

6. The summer is usually crazy busy for DJs – how do you cope with that and what do you do to relax?

I try my best in sleeping where I can haha. Cars, planes, hotels before the show. Sometimes it's not possible and its such a hard thing to cope with but at the end of the day I'm nothing but blessed to be able to do what I'm doing and I'm willing to always go the extra mile or have sleepless nights for the love of my fans.

7. Who do you admire in djing just now?

I have respect for every single artist in this industry from all sort of genres to be honest, but the main people who always have been inspiring to me would be names such as Armin van Buuren and Hans Zimmer, as for upcoming artists I strongly recommend you keep an eye on David Gravell.

8. How would you describe your style of dance music for music fans who haven’t seen you?

Euphoric, Melodic, Energetic.

9. Is there anyone you would like to work with?

Hans Zimmer

10. If you have to give advice to aspiring djs what would it be?

Be true to yourself, never give up, and most important don't do something that's already been done. It's already out there, be unique.

11. You have played all over the world – where do you love performing the most?

Honestly, I love performing anywhere, every country or city or venue or club offers its own unique experience which makes touring so remarkable that you get to see things on a different point of view from everywhere.

12. What else can we expect from you this year?

I am actually in the process of opening my own label soon, more information on that soon, and of course tons of music coming your way, make sure to stay tuned all of my socials for the latest happenings!

13. If you weren’t a DJ what would you do?

Accountant, boring I know lol

14. Where do you consider home and do you get much time to relax?

Moldova is my home, it's where I was born, grew up and I still live there. It's one of my true inspirations and it's home to me and where my family and friends are. Sadly I don't get to see them much but I'm so thankful that they have been nothing but extra supportive and believe in my career and passion since day one.

15. What do fans not know about you which may surprise them?

I'm a very very picky person haha. My manager calls me Mr Picky.

16. You started your career when you were a teenager, is that a decision you regret or are you happy you started so young?

Not one bit, never regret anything you do as long as your following your heart and the right mind set.

Catch Andrew Rayal at Coloursfest 2017 which takes over Braehead Arena Glasgow on August 5.

Thousands of party people right next to the River Clyde, with over 60 artists playing across six arenas, it’s the dance music event of the summer.

Tickets are on sale now via Skiddle, Tickets Scotland and Ticketmaster plus local outlets across Scotland.

Check the Colours Facebook page for a full list of outlets.