credit: Hannah Wickramsuriya
1. Who are you?
2. What do you do?
3. Where do you often create/produce?
Surfaces I can place a laptop on.
When I get moments to myself.
5. Why do you play music?
6. When did you start making music?
The Air Max ’97 project started in 2013.
7. Which track defines you the most?
8. How would you describe your own music?
Distressed but lustrous.
9. Any track of the moment?
10.What influences your work?
11.What’s your academic background? Are you an autodidact?
I went to art school a long time ago but am a musical autodidact.
Whoever designed the Kuroneko Yamato logo
The Left Hand of Darkness. And ‘All The Things’ by Sarah Harrison.
14.Favorite classic movie?
15.Favorite music label?
16.Your dream collaboration?
Rihanna, Sia, Bjork, Ariana…? Looking for a wild vocalist.
17. Are you analog or digital?
18.Which soft wares/tools/ instruments do you use/play?
Ableton + Massive + plugins.
19. Describe your creative process?
Capture the spark of an idea and try to coax it into a track; aggressively cull the failures.
20.When are you the most prolific (creatively)?
After the input of fresh stimuli and good coffee.
21. Any favorite record stores? (Real/virtual)
22.What’s your life philosophy?(Optimistic/pessimistic)
23.Do you have a healthy lifestyle?
Everything in moderation, even excess.
24.How do you manage your time effectively? (Job/hobby)
Permanent working holiday.
25. Any secret skills?
26. Any future plans?
I’m releasing my debut album on June 1st and spending some months in Europe and/or UK.
27.What’s your life motto?
28. Any “mot de la fin”?
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