May 2015 1
In this interview for the shape organization I talk robots music and letting 3D printers work for your while your’re drunk. Yay!
Where does your interest in engineering come from? Lot of musicians are programmers and coders, but I don’t know many musicians who are engineers.
MSG: One part of my family consists of teachers and musicians, and the other is more technical, so I think it’s embedded in the genes. My grandmother gave me a present, a little box with electronic circuits in it, when I was seven. In my family, nobody knew what to do with it, so I just made my first experiments with it alone in my parent’s cellar. I started to take radios apart, just to see how it works, the usual stuff you do as a child when you’re curious. It’s a lot about playing around in the sense that you don’t have something concrete that you aim for. It’s action without a specific goal. There’s no ‘I have to record a CD’ or ‘I have to get this paper to be published in a big magazine’. This playful aspect is important for a lot of artists, me included, and should be also for other people.
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