Interview with Kobi

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Marina Tavares – When was the very first time that you listened to electronic music?

Kobi – I think it was around the age of 14, to bands like: Kraftwerk, Skinny Puppy, Front 242 and so on…


Marina Tavares – Where was your first electronic music party?

Kobi – Wow, that was way back… It was around 93-94 in Mount Carmel in Haifa way way back 🙂 It was the first wave of Underground parties in Israel, in the early 90s.


Marina Tavares – Why did you decide to become a music producer?

Kobi – I don’t think I’ve ever decide to become a music producer, I think music chose me to do it.


Marina Tavares – Who are your musical inspirations?

Kobi – Well, I can’t write all of them but if I have to pick quickly so: Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker, Amon Tobin, Aphex Twin, Black Keys, Madlib, Wu-Tang Clan and the list can goes on for days…


Marina Tavares – Tell me a little bit about your new solo project Kobi.

Kobi – My new solo project was born few months after the breake with LOUD. The idea was try to create something that is 100% me with no definitions, now I’m still trying to create my sound signature and to create something that reflects me.


Marina Tavares – How was to play the new project for the first time in Brazil at Adhana Festival?

Kobi – Adhana Festival was really big for me, it was the first big show for me as KOBI and I was really nervous and excited at the same time because it’s not my country and I came with my new tracks that I haven’t played before so was really exciting and stressful at the same time 🙂

Pic: Curol Ribeiro

Marina Tavares – Where was your most remarkable presentation?

Kobi – As KOBI was Adhana Festival and Groove Attack the Purim Carnival in Israel.


Marina Tavares – Tell me the news for 2019.

Kobi – Well I released a new EP in February by the name FRAGMETS in NANO Records and around May new collaborations with Libra that will be on NANO as well and hopefully I will perform all around the globe with my new music 🙂


Marina Tavares – Let’s finish with a message to your fans.

Kobi – Be good and enjoy life 🙂


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