„I am trying to synchronise all the things that belong to my life. I always say that I live between two worlds. I work as attorney for a big international company. So a very formal, professional and corporate world. And besides that I like independent, obscure music – I help to organize concerts and many of my good friends are from this sphere.
It took me a long time to realize that one doesn’t have to choose one or the other in a situation like this. Last year, it was the first time that I got people from these two worlds together for my birthday party. People that doesn’t knew each other and probably wouldn’t meet otherwise. And it was very good. In moments like this, people automatically start to create closed groups based on who knows who. It wasn’t like that this time. And based on what what people were telling me later, both of the sides were excited about it. They felt enriched by a chance to talk with someone who has a completely different perspective of life. I was very pleasantly surprised by it. It showed me that it’s possible to combine these two worlds. That it’s not necessary to act in a sectarian way, to close up in one’s small and limited world. It’s easy to do that. But you deprive yourself of so many things.“
Co je to za hudební žánr?
„Žánrově je to dost neohraničené. Někdy pořádáme koncert skupinám, kteří hrají v podstatě metal, jindy je to čistě elektronika, ambient nebo folk. Vše to spojuje touha prozkoumávat to, co je na okraji. Nedělat, co už dělalo milion lidí před vámi. Třeba v poslední době mám rád desku, která vznikla tak, že někdo na severu Norska, na poloopuštěném ostrově za polárním kruhem, nahrával na kontaktní mikrofón zvuky, které vydával telegrafní sloup.“
Takže to pak někdy sedíte v advokátní kanceláři a tohle vám hraje ve sluchátkách?
What genre is it?
„It’s no specific genre. Sometimes we organize a concert of bands that play basically a metal music, other times it’s electronic, ambient or folk. It’s all connected by a desire to explore what’s on the edges. A desire not to do things the way it was done milion times before. Recently, for example, I like one record that was created in a way, that the author went to the northern part of Norway, to a half-deserted island beyond arctic circle, and used a contact microphone to record sounds made by a telegraph pole.“
So sometimes you are sitting in the attorney’s office and this plays in your headphones?