What is your name?
Armon Bazile aka AYBEE
How did you start?
I started making music professionally in 2001.
Where are you based?
Please give an example of your music writing process?
It typically happens after an event. My music comes from emotions. So i have to go out and experience life. The music comes from the experience.
What are you working on right now?
Right now i’m finishing a project for a Tokyo based label Sound Of Speed. Will be out in 2018.
What is your gear setup?
A few drum machines, Samplers, Synths and the laptop. Basically my live set up give or take a few items too big to leave the house.
What do you like to do outside of music and does it affect your music?
I like to be outdoors. I like listening to birds.. I am from California so i am kind of a hippie in that way. I really feel at home in parks and by the water. Really charges me creatively.
How would you describe your music genre?
Do you know any music theory?
I took some music in school, and a little intro piano years ago… but i create by feeling. I follow my internal metronome.
What are your plans for the future?
How did you get into music?
If you mean the business side I left a previous career, and was trying to remake myself. I had always toyed with music, but i made a decision to pursue it as a creative outlet. I started a record label, and the rest is a really long story that is still unfolding…
What are you listening to at the moment?
This young producer from South Afrika named t.Siza.
Who are your top 5 influences and icons?
John Coltrane, Santiago Calatrava, Sun Ra, Godzilla, Muhammad Ali
When are you playing next?
August 4th in Berlin at Prince Charles.