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#12 : Stromlinie

#12 : Stromlinie

1.For the people who dont know who you are, who are you, where are you from ?

My name is Nicky and I’m living in Magdeburg which is located in Germany.

2. Tell us a bit about how you got involved within the Break Wind Family…………..

Boba just randomly stumbled across my soundcloud profile and was interested.

3. How long have you been making music and what started your journey into the world of Breakbeat?

I started making music back in 1991. I was a guitar player in a punk/rock band back then.
1995 I started my solo project, as Stromlinie. Up till 1997 it was basically live ambient/experimental songs. But when I got involved in the party scene I was immediately inspired by the jungle/drum&bass/breakbeat/style and up to 2004 I played regularly on different underground parties. Even my own productions changed more and more from experimental to breakbeat sounds.

4. Tell us a bit about yourself outside of music, hobbies, Job, things you do when not making music?

Next to music, mountain biking is my big passion. I enjoy sports and exercising outdoors very much, it’s as much important to me as music is. Also my job is related to sports.

5. What is in store for the future for you within music?

music with vocals.

6. What toys do you have in the studio and what is your weapon of Choice?

I almost exclusively produce with Fruity Loops, but one of my favorite tools is definitely mininova.

7. Who are your musical influences of past and who are you excited about in the present?

I have a broad range of musical influence. Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, Zoviet*France, Autechre, The Advent, german techno, Good Looking Rec., Napt, etc. had/have a strong impact.

8. Name Three breakbeat tunes that is blowing you away at the moment?

Deekline, Jurassik – Fantasy
Breaks Mafia – German Empire
Pio Beat – Bass Wind

9.You can take three tracks (not albums) onto your desert island, what would they be?

This Will Destroy You – They Move on Tracks of Never Ending Light
Tool – Ænema
Jakwob – Stay

10.Which Star Wars Charecter are you most like and why?

Yoda – he’s short and found his inner being ☺

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