Räs knto has been creating electronic music for over ten years, mostly bass music but not only. He believes in universal love and hope in mankind, I think all dreams can be realized by the power of the will.
His opinion is that art is not merchandising that is why all his music is in free download, He does not have a label and runs his own way as an independent. When he releases a single he wants it to be as best as possible with his modest gear. räs knot hopes you'll have fun listening to his music and don't hesitate to ask him for collabs; He loves that.
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
I think electronica and various hip-hop describes the more my music. I love heavy groovy drums n loud basslines
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
My name is goal to reach. räs is a reference to rastafarian culture and knto is a word game with tekno (tekno/kento: knto) knto also refers to Buddhism cos I feel like sort of an ante-budha there is another story. In 2002 I jumped from the second floor of my parents house. I wrecked my right ankle/foot and was infected by a golden stafylococus and got healthed by the use of chaos magick. I am a modern shaman
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
A lot of things! from classic rock to punk going to merely all kind of 'bassmusic', meaning dnb, jungle, dubstep, chillstep, trap...etv
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
As a beatmaker I am gathering my best tunes for a release at fall n i am working on an ep with a rapper called rfa7
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
I wish I could own my own underground label and make beats for the best artist I can fin
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
I just don't play live. I perform my recordings live with multi outputs machine and then clean the work but that's all
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
Beginning to be contacted by labels who heard of my work. It's been 3 years stay in the top ten of reverbnation local charts (Paris) in electronica.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
First I build a solid double drumbeat, then I add a sample sliced, make the bass line n finish by chords n melodies...then wait for a singer.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Social networking is everything. I started in 2003 on soundclick and fastly been contacted by well known beatmakers that I contacted back on Facebook in 2008. We are still in touch and merely all my Facebook contacts are musicians or artists.
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
Modus operandi/photek, kickstart/bar9 suffer/bad religion funky monks/red hot chili peppers, taking a waltz/psycho mutants you/izia there is a paradox : I don't listen a lot the kind of music I make.
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I healed myself?
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Study n practice as much as possible. I went in two jazz school and if I don't have the diplomas I have the knowledge.
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
I'd like to see the music industry more accessible to young talents n not bullshitted by arrogance n greed
How Do You Feel About Originality?
Originality n culture are linked by multiple aspects but too much originalities discredit I
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?:
I am a shaman n chaoïst adept. I'm also an esoteric writer and if one day I sing this will be to represent occultism.
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