Arrangement headaches, choosing the right sounds and Facebook (numerous times) come up in this quick-fire conversation with the keinemusik co-founder.
If you weren’t making music what would you be doing?
Spreading my ‘Likes’ on Facebook all day long.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
“Don’t drink that!”
What inspires you?
Travelling the world. It’s always good to see places you’ve never seen before.
What’s the next big thing?
Best club experience?
Keinemusik parties anywhere.
What’s the worst job you’ve ever had?
The guy responsible for empties in a supermarket. Just empties… nothing else.
How do you know when a track is finished?
When you don’t feel that something’s missing while listening to it for the 357th time.
Which song do you wish you wrote?
The title track of Tatort. It’s been on repeat on German television for years.
What’s the easiest way to make it in the music industry?
Produce GOOD music… Be a DJ.
What’s your single biggest frustration within the music industry?
That music is becoming purely a promotion tool for gigs.
“What's your single biggest frustration within the music industry? That music is becoming purely a promotion tool for gigs.”
What’s the worst track you’ve ever released?
There are many… but not under my name
Recommend us a film.
Recommend us a book.
What or who is underrated?
What or who is overrated?
What are you addicted to?
What is your greatest regret?
What one thing would most improve your life?
The next Apple gadget.
Collaboration: rich creative experience or pain in the ass?
Can be a rich pain in the ass, but sometimes it’s quite useful.
If you could only listen to one more track, what would it be?
Manuel Göttsching – E2-E4. Then I will have at least one final hour of good music.
What one piece of software/kit could you not do without?
Sonalksis bundle. I’m addicted to that filter.
Art or money?
Money from art would be nice.
What’s the worst thing about making music?
Arrangements. I always hate the time when I need to go from a loop to a seven or eight minute arrangement.
Tweet us a tip. What’s the best production advice you can give in 140 characters or less?
The most important procedure to get to a good track is to find matching sounds, drums and tones to build a loop which never gets boring.