Your latest single for Culprit: Derail The Reptile Revolution features five tracks.
What was the inspiration behind the title track, i.e. what does it mean?
a radiation wave hit and i got shot through a wormhole. now i’m lost in some distant part of the universe on a ship, a living ship, full of strange alien life forms. i’m being hunted by an insane military commander. doing everything i can. i’m just looking for a way home.
Can you talk us through how you produced one of the tracks from the release?
sometimes i remember the feeling of resistance and in spite, persist the glimpse through absurdity and when my mind opens up that moment becomes the reason.
And how you approach time spent in the studio?
as the indefinite evolving occurrence of existence and events that may very well also contract in reversible succession from the future to the present to the past.
What is your favourite synthesizer? Do you own one? If so, where/ when and how did it come into your possession?
Korg Mono/Poly. yes, lucky to say i have the privilege.
How would you describe the difference between analogue and digital? What qualities does one provide and not the other?
quality is relative and reality is an illusion.
Outside of electronic music who are you main influences?
henrietta swan leavitt and arthur c. clarke
How do you feel about the prominence of festivals compared with Club residencies in terms of connecting with an audience and introducing them to new sounds/ tracks?
indifferent. people make up a club and people make up a festival. humans upon humans and dominos. it’s an idea, someday in my tears, my dreams. the day goes by…
What’s your experience of A&R at Seth Troxler’s imprint Soft Touch? And what do you look for when signing a track?
not looking for things helps me be a better listener.
Do you feel that a lot of music today lacks the musicians touch when it comes to originality?
“there’s nothing new under the sun” is overrated. besides, if it wasn’t for the sun, there likely wouldn’t be anything new to begin with.
Can you tell us about your relationship with Kompakt Records? And about your new ANKH EP for them?
symbiotic. we share music and science fiction stories of interest and work together to try and make it happen. also, sometimes, we have coffee and Canadian beers in Berlin and it’s a good time.
What are your plans for 2017?
keep it real.