1. Who are you, what do you do and where do you do it?
I am Strahil Velchev, from Sofia. Some people know me as the music artist KiNK. I produce electronic music, I play it live and sometimes I play other people’s records as a dj.
2. Describe your sound in 12 words.
Futuristic, with respect to the past, technological, raw, detailed, honest, with energy.
3. Which musician/music act did most significantly influence your music taste?
The first name that comes to my mind is Aphex Twin. When I listen to some of his works, I feel something that Alvin Toffler describes as ”Future Shock” or “too much change in too short period of time”. I love that!
4. Blue pill or red pill?
The red one please.
5. Which are your superpowers?
Sometimes it happens that I don’t really know what I’m doing with my gadgets on stage, but I look confident, so people think it’s part of the show and I’m doing it really well. I must have some sort of a mind control ability. Otherwise – patience, dedication and quick fingers. And the ability to beat-match by ear. That’s a superpower these days, right?
6. Which song should have been on every CD recorded for the loved one?
7. Who is DJ Umek?
Slovenian dance music superstar. I heard of him in the late ’90s, I like his earlier works.
8. Why do they put round pizza in a square box?
For a contrast.
9. What do you do, when you are not occupied with music?
When the music was only a hobby, I was doing it when I was not occupied with something else. Now it’s the same, which means that I don’t do many other things. I’m very grateful to my partner in life for her patience! And to my neighbors too!
10. Who is your favourite Game Over member?
I don’t know what Game Over is, however, there is a very banging track by Joey Beltram from 1995 with a similar name and my neighbors hate it!
11. Current top 4 for the dancefloor and top 3 for the car?
12. Last pearls of wisdom?
Don’t use the turntables as drink stands.