What was the first record you got growing up as a kid that had the most impact on you? The music itself is my expression. I really think the main issue we have is the imbalance of wealth on one side, and education on the other. The make-up of the release has moved from being a various artists mixed compilation to becoming his seventh studio album. Listen to it, and you will understand. Love Is 4:10 2-10 — And For You 4:10 2-11 — And Follow Me 1:40 2-12 — And City Of Sound 5:10 2-13 —, And Feat. There was a lot of music that I made with it. Did that also open your ears to different musical ideas? C 2015 New State Entertainment Ltd.
They know how to do it right. And when you hear the production, you feel the passion. This is something I totally do not believe in. Well, I have a Euphonix console, which allows me to play everything out the way I want to, and I have a custom mixer that basically has a lot of digital-to-analog and analog-to-digital converters. You have to understand physically how a speaker works. The vision behind the title the album holds special meaning for Paul: Palestinian and Lebanese friends dancing side-by-side with Israeli friends — without war, without anything in their minds other than treating each other respectfully. Did you ever envision as a kid that you would be so influential on an entire scene? To me, it was about the music.
I went to class for like six lessons, so my guitar playing is very basic. When I work on music, I try to bring across the things I want to bring across. On the 4 th of May he returned with The Politics of Dancing 3 for Ultra Music. Ben Nicky Remix with featuring Daphne Khoo 3:58 edition No. Do you build your ideas from improvisation? People who want a remix of mine, they come to me because they want their composition to sound like I produced it originally.
The album includes collaborations such as: Come With Me We Are One with , Lights featuring Sue McLaren , Guardian with , featuring Sue McLaren and Louder with , featuring Daphne Khoo. I transformed from the guitar stuff of The Smiths into the whole world of electronic sounds rather quickly and rather soon, and I really enjoyed that. It was about loving it that much, and bringing things across to people. I think that phrase encapsulates how hard it can be to talk about how you come up with sounds. You were just getting them for the beats and the feel? Producer — , Vocals — Written-By — , , 4:25 1-6 — And Feat. The album is the third album from Paul van Dyk's legendary compilation The Politics of Dancing series the was released in 2001 and the in 2005.
Guardian 5:37 2-9 — And Feat. Another potentially tough question — what do you think makes a Paul van Dyk mix unique? Still, thinking back, it was a great time. The thing is, we have to look at the reality of the way most of the people are listening to music — via their phones or via their iPads. At the end of the day, I use what I feel gets my ideas across. To me, you have to have a basic knowledge about physics. Why are these guys doing the opposite? I was from East Germany; I had to learn Russian. Was that Smiths song the first one you understood in English? That may or may not be the vehicle he would use.
The album features a lot of collaborations including , , , , , , and Sue McLaren. Therefore, my instrument of choice was keyboard. . Um, whew, there are so many great electronic tracks out there. What kind of format were you listening to back then — was it vinyl, or cassette? My musical education and understanding of what was musically out there was well advanced because I was listening to all of those specialist shows from West Berlin radio stations, so I knew what was going on. But obviously, not too many people do that. I was a very keen radio listener.
In a very small, personal aspect you see what sort of potential this electronic music has for bringing people together. Did you know you wanted to create music? I can honestly tell you, the most time I listen to music outside of working on it is either in the car, which is not the ideal surrounding, or on the plane with my phone via some headphones. Do you have favorite plug-ins? Everything comes out on separate channels, and it all gets mixed together. For me, it was very interesting times to figure out what the lyrics from The Smiths actually said. Also, at the same time, I try not to overrun the composition and let the original track breathe as well, despite everything I put on it. This is how I work and how I try to achieve the same thing with the same passion and the same drive.
Yeah, but these conflicts, these old, sitting religious grudges — they need to learn to overcome them. I always like something that I would say is interesting to listen to, other than the everyday audible blur. The overall thing is what needs to be right to me. The music itself is my expression. If there is a God, he would look out at what his creations are doing to themselves. In the media per se, the kind of music that is portrayed as electronic music is not what I consider to be part of the whole electronic music movement. With them, I took music from other people and mixed, remixed and articulated it into the releases.
The Politics of Dancing 3 by Paul Van Dyk The Politics of Dancing 3 by Paul Van Dyk comes after ten years since its first instalment. Sometimes I would like to have like a third arm. We have to look at the reality of the way most of the people are listening to music. At the end of the day, I can only do the little bit that I can with my music in bringing people together from different cultural backgrounds and have them meet, have them get to know each other, and sort of understand each other. I really hope some sense and some intelligence ends up in these conflicts and that they dry out, and people actually become sane again.