SIP - SoundLAB Interview Project

MacKisack, Matt

Matt MacKisak
UK based

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    Interview: 10 questions

    1. When did you start making music, what is/was your motivation to do it?

    To have fun.

    2. Tell me something about your living environment and the musical education.

    I am self-taught.

    3.Is making music your profession? What is the context in which you practice music nowadays?

    Making music is not my profession. I practice music infront of the TV.

    4. How do you compose or create music or sound? Have you certain principles, use certain styles etc?

    I think of words then say them or get someone else to say them and record them.

    5. Tell me something about the instruments, technical equipment or tools you use?

    I use a computer.

    6. What are the chances of New Media for the music production in general
    and you personally?

    I don’t know. Is a minidisc player New Media?

    7. How about producing and financing your musical productions?

    That does not really happen.

    8. Do you work individually as a musician/soundartist or in a group or collaborative?

    A bit of both. It’s nice to have someone to tell you its rubbish.

    9. Is there any group, composer, style or movement which has a lasting influence on making music?

    Excrutiatingly bad buskers.

    10. What are your future plans or dreams as a soundartist or musician?

    To make a good artwork, marry it, settle down in the country with it, have some kids together.