monolog, the alias of mads lindgren. Breathing in Berlin, but danish. Previous releases on Bass Flo, Tenderproductions, Illphabetik, Urlyd, Bedroom research.
|Q & A with monolog |
Q: Where does your artist name come from?
A: Stuck on the westcoast of denmark is pretty mono, started logging it.
Q: Tell us more about your musical roots!
A: Jazz, Metal, Noise and a lot of improvisation in all ballgames. Body needs all kinds of vitamins, never felt locked in a certain genre and always felt compelled to turn things upside down.
Q: How did you start producing music?
A: Bands for starters, metal.. then jazz.. then noise, then first PC.. in a long line of PC's, picked up a lot of samplers along the way, mostly akai's.
Q: Are you also a DJ?
A: Used to be, with 9Kmassive up north. Never got into it again, enjoy live gigs. People never notice the difference anyway
Q: Do you work together with other artists also? E.g. Remixes?
A: Yea, Karsten Pflum in a project called A dying User and species from shadowforces with a few tunes in the making. Also a few remixes coming out during 2011
Q: Do you have any special musical aims?
A: I would like to meet a sub that makes me feel umcomfortable,
Q: What do you think of the contemporary popular music which is played by normal radio stations?
A: ..its sad to see such a big opportunity to spread a message of music get so fucked up along the way that it narrows down to a 5 tune playlist.
Q: What have you read recently (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?
A: Every single one of them.. books i mean, I'm picky, recently exile by Jacob E
Q: What is your all-time favorite track? Why?
A: Transfixion by meshuggah, works like a high powered battery for me.
Q: What's one thing you're a fan of that people might not expect?
A ant eaters..i mean.. look at that face.
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