The 280th episode of our 12 Questions segment features production duo Some Little Things.
1. How old are you, where are you living and how long have you been producing and Djing?
-We have 24 & 25 years old, we live in Córdoba, Argentina, and we are producing since 2014
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.”
– Our musical roots are in various musical genres as reggae and rock and roll and began to take an interest in electronics from a year ago. Undoubtedly one of the artists who took us to this is John Digweed, after presenting Live in Cordoba.
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?
– Learn it was easy, so we can work fast and well.
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?
– Undoubtedly the part of the production process that be most difficult is the mix, because we are very minucious and it takes a lot of time.
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?
– We work outside of electronic music on the morning, and then, we put all the time on our productions.
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 effort on your own productions?
Preferably we listen Reggae and Rock Varied. Our favorite artists are Bob Marley, Soda Stereo, Virus , among others. These have a major impact on our production, because every day inspire us to new ground in the production process.
7. What was the first and last physical (CD, Vinyl, Cassette etc) piece of music you bought?
The last was “Soda Stereo – Me verás volver” (2000). We have a lot of respect of Gustavo Cerati, he was the better musician for us. He inspire us a lot.
8. Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
– We works every day, 3 or 4 hours and since one year. We are very proud of all releases.
9. Which producers in your opinion get consistently overlooked?
– Hernan Cattaneo, Nick Warren, Grazziano Raffa, Simos Tagias, Antrim, Lucas Rossi. We can name a lot of them but they are the most overlooked for us.
10. Which producers consistently inspire you? And where else does your inspiration come from?
– No podemos elegir ya que a la hora de producir nos inspira más de uno. Esto nos ayuda a la diversidad en los tracks.
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?
– Never forgive and always be yourself and keep your style. Keep reading and introducing on music world.
12. If the final DJ/live set of your career was next week what would your last track be?
– SLT – ALLEGRA (ORIGINAL MIX) [SUDBEAT MUSIC]
Because it is the best prize to us for our work.
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