MEOKO talks INSPIRATIONS
MEOKO: Please send links to 3 YouTube tracks that have been the main inspiration to where you are now…
Autechre – Clipper
They have been a very big inspiration for me in the mid 90ies. Their record “Tri repitae” is the electronic album I listened to most. I just love this combination of “cold” sounding beats and and very warm harmonies just being hidden behind them.
Mathew Jonson – When love feels like cyring
For me one of the most amazing tracks that was released in the past years. Don’t know how he manages to create such a melancholic atmosphere with so little elements.
Marek Hemmann – Changes of perception Remix
This track literally inspired me when I played it way slower one day. I even tried to re-program bits of the groove for one of my own tracks….
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MEOKO talks MUSIC IS MY LIFE
What does music mean to you?
Music has been the most important inorganic companion in my life. Music always consoled me when I needed to be (consoled). Also I am connected to most of my friends through music…it’s just always there, no way to imagine a world without music.
What was the first piece of music that really inspired you?
Leonard Cohen – Suzanne
First time I heard this song was when I was 10, it instantly created pictures in my head, without even understanding a single word of the lyrics.
Please tell us the moment you knew you wanted to devote your life to music?
It hasn’t been a particular moment, rather a growing experience. But I remember when I was around 20 years old, I had this moment where I knew that if I didn’t try to make music become my profession, I’d always regret this in my later life…
Without music what would you be doing?
I am very happy not having to imagine this…
What is your favourite place to listen to music?
A quiet place.
What music are you currently working on?
I am currently recording a new album with my band “The Notwist”.
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