After beating cancer, the Russian-born, London-bred producer is a track-releasing machine.

When DJ Vadim suddenly went blind in April 2008, he had no idea he was about to face a months-long ordeal with ocular cancer. His operation was a success and he has a new burst of energy, which is apparent on his new album, U Can’t Learn Imaginashun. Here, he talks about staying current, shortening attention spans, and coming through the other side.