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YoYo 
Handle: YoYo
Real Name: Karsten Kjems
Lived in: Denmark
Ex.Handles: Yo Yo
Was a member of: Rebels (RBS - RBL), The Chaos Cooperation (TCC)

Modules: 48  online
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Interview


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    Handle: YoYo

    Group: Rebels

    Date of birth: 10. June 1972


  • 1-How did your interest for computers start? Which year was that?

  • I guess it started back in the Vic 20 and Commodore 64 days back in the
    mid-eighties. It was a fantastic computer. Back then I only played games on
    them.


  • 2-What machines did you previously have? What did you do with them?

  • Commodore 64, then I bought an Commodore 128 (flop) and finally the Amiga 500.
    Later I bought an Amiga 2000. At that point me and a couple og other guys
    started up the group Rebels.


  • 3-For what specific reason did you end up making music rather than gfx, coding?

  • My father is a jazz drummer, and I went to a music school as well, so I have
    always had an interest in making an playing music.


  • 4-Which composing programs have you been using? Which one in particular?

  • Pro-tracker is the one I made most of my music with.


  • 5-With which module did you feel you had reached your goal?

  • I allways feel, that I can learn more, and be a better musician, so.......


  • 6-Is there a tune you would like not to remember? For what reason?

  • I think the tune Kick-x Because of the drum track I made... I still think
    its pretty cool he he...


  • 7-In your opinion, what's the value of a music in a demo, game?

  • In a Demo its very important... Just like an action movie its 50 % of the
    experince.


  • 8-At present, are you still composing? For professional or leisure purposes?

  • Yes - today I play the drums in varioys constellations, and also make small
    beats/ demos for the the web (Flash commercials etc..)


  • 9-What do you think of today's pieces of music such as mpeg,wave,midi,etc...?

  • I think its fantastic how the computer music industri has exploded.. For 10
    years ago we made music on 4 tracks.. today we have almost unlimmted tracks
    and compute power....


  • 10-Could you tell us some of your all times favourite tunes?

  • oh... there are quite a few, and I dont remember their names... sorry


  • 11-Are you planning to make an audio cd with some of your music remastered?

  • The audio CD I have made so far are with the jazz orchestra Nulle &
    Verdnesorkestret (www.nulleogverdensorkestret.dk)


  • 12-What bands are you currently listenning to?

  • I listen to almost everything, but currently most
    - Classic
    - jazz
    - French underground
    - DJ cam, LTJ Bukem etc.


  • 13-What does/did the amiga/c64 scene give you?

  • Some of the best time in my life... Computerparties, music friends .....


  • 14-Are you still active in the scene these days?

  • No...


  • 15-Anyone to greet? Anything left to say? Feel free...

  • Rest of the old Rebels guys Raz, Static, Fuzzy, Vandal, xod ..etc...


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