The multi-talented, multi-genre-producing and many-project-undertaking Captain Hook is on top of his game right now. Having conquered almost every corner of the globe with his multi-dimensional sound – the man is getting ready to head at Privee’ , New Delhi on 10th June Friday, 2016 to deliver on his promise of a unique fusion of psychedelic progressive techno trance.
Question: What made you choose music as your career?
Love to the sound of minimal psytrance at the age of 17 when I’ve decided not to join the military. I aimed my focus and energy to create my own happiness, i manifested my carrier i guess.
Question: How do you describe your sound to a common man?
Usually i just say psytrance if i get asked my a person out side of the electronic scene, won’t go with him to terms such as “deep minimal progressive” and so on.
Question: Producers you admire?
X-Dream, David August.
Question: Who are the top 3 artists you’d like to work with?
X-Dream, Atmos, XV Kilist
Question: Your Top 3 tunes right now?
Captain Hook & Ace Ventura_E.B.E, Ritmo & Suntree_single point, Atmos_the only process (Captain Hook remix)
Question: Playing at which festival has been the most amazing experience ever?
Thats a though one, there where so many good experiences during the years, mmm let me think.. well.. Burning man 2012 was pretty funky and unusual experience as well as Fusion festival was really epic and different.
Question: What tips do you have for aspiring musicians who want to follow your footsteps?
The best tip that worked for me since day one and still does: “those who invest will come” meaning if u will invest your whole being into the music it will happen,
Question: What has been the most memorable moment in your career so far?
I think the 1st and most was the day i quit my job and focused 100% in music production.
Question : what does success mean to you?
Doing the thing you love the most and being able to live the life you want to live from it.
Question: Tell us about your upcoming releases? Any album plans?
Actually I’ve just released a single today, monday the 13th of june, “Captain Hook_try listening from your heart” at my home label iboga, next up its a collaboration with Ace Ventura named “E.B.E”, than a remix to the legendary track “the only process” by Atmos, Got a collaboration with Killerwatts which is very different from what i produce. I’ve decided to focus on releasing singles and eps at this point till i be able to put the album concept i have in my head down to the computer and the machines.
Question: What do you think about the PSY Trance scene in India?
Well India was the root and heart of psytrance from the late 80” in Goa, India got a big part of psytrance and its always a pleasure to come back for a tour there.
Question: You’re returning to India after 2014. Any special memories you have from the country?
Well driving inside Mumbai was something to remember :)) so many colours in the street, as well the vibe of the city, the tuktuks, the beeping 🙂
Question: Do you have any special message for your Indian Fans?
Thanks for the support and the love over the years, boom \ ,, /