Our fifth Resident Advisor podcast comes from Finnish talent Kiki.
An architect by trade, Kiki moved to Berlin in 1996 where he met Ellen Allien and joined forces with the bPitch Control collective.
Finding a home in the bPitch's creative union of music and design, Kiki's influence has extended beyond the decks, into the labels artwork and studio where has produced several tracks as a solo artist and together with Silversurfer. Kiki has also provided remixes for labels such as CR2, Tsuba and Crosstown Rebels.
Kiki's new mix CD Boogy Bytes Vol 1 was recently released in March (featuring a windswept Kiki on the cover). RA caught up with Kiki briefly in the eye of the storm.
What have you been up to lately?
Besides a very, very heavy DJ schedule due to my mix album tour (Boogy Bytes Vol 1 on bPitch Control), I have just finished a new single for bpitch and numerous remixes, for example for John Digweed and Francesco Tristani`s re-interpretation of "Strings of Life".
Where was the mix recorded?
Monday morning after 3 gigs on a weekend. Finally home, but straight to decks...
What are you up to next?
The tour continues and continues and continues... But I´m very much looking forward to the summer festivals and the re-start of my Berlin residency at WMF!