My first production experience. Part 2: flashback to 2006—2011
Raves, break, and back to the dream
2005 was a very important year for me: finally, I’ve become 18 years old, which means I could go to all parties with no problem. Before that I heard PsyTrance only at home, I had no idea how does it sound like on big venues. So I raved a lot, exploring the psychedelic culture.
Of course, it affected the music I’ve produced. I still used Reason that time:
This one was my favourite (the second half):
I was lucky to play as a DJ several times in between of 2005~2008, that’s when I seriously thought to make a career in music for the first time.
But circumstances were stronger at that time: I went to study at University and work, so I left my dream — for 3 years I didn’t even open any music software. It was the life of just a regular guy with a study, work, and occasional parties in between. But deep inside I knew I still to want to make music.
In 2011 I made a decision: if I completely left music, I will regret it all the rest of my life. So, to bring my skills to a whole new level, understand the process behind the production and learn DJing, I went to study at Moscow-based Audio School.
Two more months later:
That’s it. Since then, everything I do now you can hear in my discography :-)
— My first production experience: flashback to 1999—2005 (Part 1)
— “Genesis”, a story of creation
Really enjoyable article....thanks for sharing Daniil. Very interesting to hear the path that producers/musicians take and how they arrive at where they are.
You are a great inspiration Daniil. Im relativ new in the scene, i hope can work together soon.
I love “Contact”.... First time I heard it was on the progressive textures compilation by Ovnimoon. It is so powerful! Thx!