QA : ZULI

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1. Who are you?
ZULI from Cairo, Egypt.
2. What do you do?
I make weird music.
3. Where do you often create/produce?
In my living room.
4. When?
Whenever I get an idea (usually between 3-7am).
5. Why do you play music?
Because it’s fun.
6. When did you start making music?
When I was 16.
7. Which track defines you the most?
8. How would you describe your own music?
Digital brain farts.
9. Any track of the moment?
10.What influences your work?
Random field recordings I collect on my Tascam.
11.What’s your academic background? Are you an autodidact?
I have a B.Sc in Computer Science…but in regards to music; I’ve always been an autodidact, yeah.
12.Favorite designer?
13.Favorite book?
Infinite Jest
14.Favorite classic movie?
Mary Poppins // The Sound of Music (anything Julie Andrews).
15.Favorite music label?
UIQ *winkwink.
16.Your dream collaboration?
MF DOOM.
17. Are you analog or digital?
Digital.
18.Which soft wares/tools/ instruments do you use/play? 
Ableton Live.
19.Describe your creative process?
I sit down on my laptop and fire up Ableton Live.
20.When are you the most prolific (creatively)?
While on tour/gigging.
21. Any favorite record stores? (Real/virtual)
22.What’s your life philosophy? (Optimistic/pessimistic)
Realistic.
23.Do you have a healthy lifestyle?
I do my best, yeah.
24.How do you manage your time effectively? (Job/hobby)
I don’t 😦
25. Any secret skills?
I make the best breakfast in the civilized world…and if I’m ever in the uncivilized world, I’d make the best breakfast there too.
26. Any future plans?
Finna open up a Spati in Berlin with my homie Broshuda.
27.What’s your life motto?
“If I gotta slap a pussy-ass n*gga, Imma make it look sexy.” – Kendrick Lamar
28. Any “mot de la fin”?!
The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains.
@zulimusic

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