The 255th episode of our 12 Questions segment features producer Mathew Lynch.
1. How old are you, where are you living and how long have you been producing and Djing?
I’m 33 years old, living in Buenos Aires (Argentina), And I grew up loving music. From an early age about 14 years, when my brother was dj, started to explore with their trays experience of being a DJ, then I started working with computers in my first chords as my sister was also a music aficionado and had several keyboards that at times he was not also experimenting with ellos. Recuerdo the DX7 and Roland W30 that were the source of my inspiration.
2. Where do your musical roots lie, what are your first memories of electronic music and when did you know you wanted to pursue it seriously? Are there any particular productions or artists from the past that really made you think to yourself ‘this is what I want to do.”
My musical Racies began from boy when he heard the records that put my brother, there I found the electronic sound, my earliest memories of electronic music was when I started going to the electronic parties, remember I loan attention to the dj who was playing as well as music and then try to put conseguirla. La reality is that since child knew that mine was the music, because from my childhood in my house there was always ringing. I have an important list of artists who were my reference.
3. How difficult was learning to produce for you in the beginning? Did you take any Audio Engineering programs or production courses to help you out or are you pretty much self taught? And did anyone give any advice early on that really helped?
Around age 17 I had my first computer, with which there was a program that allows you to shoot with the keyboard sample and put together a sequence of sounds, quite basic but that time was the most advanced in the programs to compose musica. Sincerely was not hard because I have a lot of consistency in what I do and I had no great difficulty, always interested me investigate, so from there onwards was by constant learning.
Boy studying piano at the music school in my neighborhood, that helped me a lot in terms of the music, and of course did largest to refine and manage other tools for my professional. Always evolution took the advice hey were giving me during these, some valid and the other not descartos, but in the world music there are very good people who can help you, it’s a matter of finding.
4. What parts of the production process do you find the most difficult and what comes easiest for you? When you do hit a creative block what helps you through it?
All my productions processes are difficult, but the most time consuming I would mastering, as it is final and requires an extra fee concentraciòn. Con approach regarding creative blocks not currently happens to me very often, but principles were constant, this came to make scores of versions of my projects.
5. What’s a normal day like for you? Do you have a job outside of electronic music? And what do you like to do when you’re not working on music?
My day begins very early in the morning as I have another profession that concerns me most of the day, the week I spend two years 3 hours or everything related to music, either to arm my radio programs, produce, schedule or close a contract with a record company. I’m addicted to physical activity as well as to have a diet Therefore outside the field of music, I make high yielding activities.
6. Apart from electronic music what other genres do you listen to and who are your favourite artists outside of electronic? and do these genres or artists have a direct effect on your own productions?
Comprehensive in regard to musical genre I am, now I really like the RAP, and my favorite artists are Anonymuz and $ SUICIDEBOY $ .Also I listen to music classical, with regard to the electronic musca, I like all styles, except the EDM. Desde as I apply my projects because I have a particular style but I believe that is a fusion of musical styles.
7. What was the first and last physical (CD, Vinyl, Cassette etc) piece of music you bought?
The first CD I bought was my favorite artist Perfecto Presents Hernan Cattaneo – South America.
8. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
I wish I could edit for Bedrock Records and Last Night On Earth, and have the opportunity to have a date in Ibiza.
9. Which producers in your opinion get consistently overlooked?
Is a very difficult question to answer really do not have a respecto. La opinion to only that I can say is that there is now a new breed of great producers and I would be given the possibility to display them in the current scene.
10. Which producers consistently inspire you? And where else does your inspiration come from?
My main producers are Hernan Cattaneo, Sasha, John Digweed The inspiration comes from nature.
11. There are countless producers out there trying to find their way and create their own unique sound, what advice do you have for them?
KEY is simply trust their projects without that’s unlikely to have any contract either DJ or producer.
12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?
It’s hard to pick one, but go for Night TODAY ‘Big Bang’ (Hernan Cattaneo & Soundexile Remix) Hopefully I never happen to me !! pray !! thank you very much for this interview.
‘Dark Spot’ is out now on Mistique Music, you can purchase the release: here