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Terence Fixmer

Heard any good rumours lately?
I heard a rumour about a very cool dark techno album …  coming out on Elecric De Luxe by the end of September

What’s the best night out you’ve ever had?
Quite difficult to answer as there are so many night which were great…  but If I have to think on one particular and special it would be probably my first gig when i had to play in front of a crowd, especially with the fact that I was invited by Sven Vath in Frankfurt at U60311 back in 99 ,I was quite impressed at that time to play with him for his cocoon night. this night was the starting point of many gigs afterwards….

What’s your favourite club?
I would say right now Panorama bar in Berlin…I love this club, the atmosphere is unique, its like u disconnect from the reality and u enter in a new time dimension, u go inside and u u come out of the club, u just realized that u have spent at least 12 hours in the club, …the club is raw, its like the temple of techno .

What’s your favourite record of all time?
I have at least 100 of favourite songs…if I had to choose, probably it will be at least some track which gave me an instant “coup de foudre “with electronic…some primordial records to me,  would be Nitzer Ebb and Kraftwerk before the 90’s , then around 90 /93 the label r&s and +8. Those have a lot of favourite record of all time to me inside…but ok , lets choose 1 track from all then it would be:  Liaisons Dangereuses : Los Ninos del Parque, the sequence inside is soo good, the sound, the atmosphere..everything.

What record can’t you stand?
All Jamiroquai songs, I cant stand his voice, then all commercial music with marketing-strategies behind and  Hip Hop songs that cover older hits …

What record did you loose your virginity to?
Unfortunately I don’t remember there was music..

What was the first record that you bought?
Joy division ” Atmosphere”

What was the last record that you bought?
In fact the last records I buy was The last Knives album some months ago, but the last digital one was just last week Kevin Gorman 7 am last stepper on Ostgut Ton

Name your three biggest influences?
1: New Wave, EBM  (Severed heads, nitzer ebb, front 242, DAF)
2: Mute Catalogue
3: Emmanuel Top, old Platikman releases?

What’s your poison?
The doubt

Who would play you in Terence Fixmer the movie?
Lets choose Nicolas Cage

How do you escape?
I Just disconnect from internet for some days , then I don’t check mail, mypace, facebook, twitter,skype, msn, etc.and I go to the north sea .

What is your favorite possession?
My liberty

What’s your greatest passion other than music?
Kite surf is a big addiction to me, I practice now since 6 years , and as I live 1 hour from the sea, I am always checking the power of the wind on to check if I can go to kite or not, and if yes…then I cannot control and I must go to kite…

What / Who makes you laugh?
I love black humor, when people do jokes with no expression, this kind of cold humor is fun.

When was the last time you committed a crime?
A month ago, after an excess speed, I had a avoid that the state takes away 2 points on my driving license on 12 points ( I have 6 lefts) , I just wrote on the paper bill I received, that it was my grandfather (with his agreement) who was driving …then they took away 2 points on his driving license.
Cool that my grandfather drives fast a Friday night at 3 am no?

What is your life philosophy?
To try doing things so that when I ll be an old men I have no regrets on nothing

What is the best piece of advice that you have been given?
Always try to take a bit distance to calm down instead of a quick reaction

What is in your pockets?
Coins! I always have coins from all different countries in my pockets… I’m too always lazy to separate them, so when I change trousers I just put all the coins to the new one, together with my mobile, my keys…

If you were an animal what animal would you be and why?
A cat, almost every girls love cats , love to take them and touch them.

You are having a party whom, dead or alive is on the guest list?
Ian Curtis (Joy division),  , Elvis Presley, Daniel Miller, Kraft Werk, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Borat

When was the last time that you embarrassed yourself?
That was before a recent live set, trying to find out why my Mackie had no response, searching for the problem, pushing the knobs etc…thinking that the mixing table has an electric problem, telling to the promoters that the mixing table has maybe a technical problem…and realizing after 15 mn that I just didn’t switch on the electricity… ! obvious things can be too complicate sometimes

Tell us something that we don’t know about Terence Fixmer ?
I love frog legs