***INTERVIEW WITH BLACK LOOPS***
-Hi Blackloops! Could You please explain your identity, who you are and where your from?
Hi Everyone! we are both coming from Arezzo, a small town in Tuscany, near Florence.
Riccardo is a musician (drummer) and a audio engineer, Gabriele is a videomaker who works for fashion magazines as Vogue, GQ etc etc...
We know each other from long time, we used to have a party in our home town where we were constantly djing as residents.
After few years of djing we decided to start producing... so about 1 year and a half ago we put together our backgrounds and we gave birth to "Black loops"
-Is producing/DJ'ing a full time job for you?
At the moment we are focused more than ever in producing music, and do as much releases and remixes as we can, but these days music industry it's not that easy for earning enough money for living.. so we both have our part time jobs... at the moment things are growing quite fast, so who knows..one day producing and djing could be our full time job definetly :)
-What made you to be the producer you are today?
We've been in contact for a long time with the german label GOMMA RECORDS, as Riccardo is the drummer of the MUNK band... when we made the first tracks as black loops, we sent them to mathias modica (Gomma boss) and he really liked them.. so he offered us to release them in the gomma's sublabel TOYTONICS... that's how it started...
-Whats your studio set up currently like?
We produce mostly with ableton live, logic and reason, but most of the synths and basses sounds comes from analogic devices (juno 106, virus ti, nord lead etc...).. we use also MASCHINE for composing the rhythm
-What's it like living in Berlin? Do you sometimes miss the scene back in Italy?
We moved here about a year ago.. Berlin is inspiring, that CHAOS/NON CHAOS makes this city unique.. and speaking in terms of music, the scene here is huge, and is where the freshest sounds come from...
We don't really miss the scene back in italy... but we come back and play sometimes, and is always fun :)
-Any exciting plans for the future?
Plans for the future... we are going to release new eps in TOYTONICS and Audiojack's GRUUV records, also an ep for the berliner NEOVINYL records, some remixes for exposure rec, deepinside rec., godzilla kebab rec. etc etc..
We are also really excited because few days ago we joined the new GRUUV booking dept.
Black Loops Soundcloud : @blackloops
Black Loops Facebook : www.facebook.com/blackloopsitaly