QA: Jake Messina Meginsky



1. Who are you?

Don’t know how to answer that question.

2. What do you do?

Trapped between the lines until I finish the page.

3. Where do you often create/produce?

In the basement.

4. When? 

When all other options have been exhausted.

5. Why do you play music?

Not sure.

6. When did you start making music?

Always been stimulated by sound.

7. Which track defines you the most?

The one I’m working on presently.

8. How would you describe your own music?

Impermanent vibrating objects of divination.

9. Any track of the moment?

I’m listening to “blanguage” by young thug as I write this email.

10.What influences your work?

Subtle body sensations.

11.What’s your academic background? Are you an autodidact?

I don’t believe it is possible to teach anyone anything. However, Milford Graves has been my mentor for over a decade.

12.Favorite designer?

Bill Nace. I value all design.

13.Favorite book?

Record of a Weather Beaten Skeleton by Basho, but that’s just what I’m presently reading, I don’t have a favorite book.

14.Favorite classic movie?

Dillinger è motto by Marco Ferreri but that’s just what I’ve seen most recently, I don’t have a favorite movie.

15.Favorite music label?


16.Your dream collaboration?

Scoring film at cinecitta in rome 1960s n’ 70s.

17. Are you analog or digital?

I use whatever is available.

18.Which soft wares/tools/ instruments do you use/play?

I use whatever is available.

19.Describe your creative process?

Throw stuff at the wall, see what sticks and observe how the rest peels away.

20.When are you the most prolific (creatively)?

Only after all other options have been exhausted.

21. Any favorite record stores?


22.What’s your life philosophy?

I’m open to it.

23.Do you have a healthy lifestyle?


24.How do you manage your time effectively? 

I‘m ineffective at time management.

25. Any secret skills?

Dogs and children seem to like me.

26. Any future plans?

I’m open to it.


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