Interview with CILUS THE KID
What got you into music, and if you had not gotten into music what would you be doing today?
What got me into music was the production process. Since I was a child I have always done artistic things and what I like the most is creating things from scratch on a canvas. When I discovered music production with Avicii's Tutorial, I tried to put my ideas into a DAW and I loved it, I found a passion, so I decided to become a music producer. Before all this, I was a cook/student of haute cuisine, but currently, if I wasn't a dj/producer, I would be a streamer on the Twitch platform and content creator.
What do you like to do when you are not playing music and how does that influence your creativity?
I'm a big fan of movies and series, that's where I get inspired by new melodies. I also love football, I am a member of the club 'FC Bayern München' and watching their games help me refresh my mind when I am in a project creating new music, making it possible for me to bring new ideas to the studio after the match.
Where are you based out of and how did that influence your music?
I was born in Brazil, grew up in Spain and currently reside in Germany.
Germany has something, I don't know, I think it's because of the weather outside or the people, but it makes me focus on projects and not have so many distractions. Since I live here, I no longer have so many unfinished projects
If you could play any show with any lineup, who would be on the ticket?
Well, my favorite show is the Ultra Music Festival Miami, I love that energy and the views of the city. In the lineup, I am already happy if my favorite DJs are there: Marshmello, Dj Snake and Dillon Francis. I always watch their live sets from home and I always enjoy it too much.
If you could go back in time and give yourselves advice, what would it be?
If I could go back in time I would say to myself: Buy Bitcoins! No, I'm just kidding. I would say to myself: Don't waste time on remix contests, they don't value you and you waste time. Put on a helmet, hide your identity, start releasing your music independently, and yes... Dubstep is still in 2022...
Of your songs which one means the most to you and why?
The most important song for me is Six Like U, currently, there is only one, but actually, there are 3 parts and I will publish them in 2023.
It's important because the melody of parts 2 and 3 is the anthem of the series that I want to do on a streaming platform. After all, I also write my own comics and stories.
And my dream is to bring it to the big screen one day in the future and I think the story is a masterpiece.
What kinds of messages do you like to get across in your music?
The message that I like to give in my music and to my listeners is a bit of diversity, I don't like to be tied to the same genre of music and I like to experiment, mix different genres, mix it well, and see what happens. For example, I am currently in a project where I have mixed: Future bass + Jungle Terror + Pop vocals = Future Jungle.
What are your plans for the future, and do you have anything that you want to spotlight that is coming up?
My plans for 2023 is to start doing shows and be present in the lineups of the festivals.
Before the end of 2022, the presentation of my new and patented official helmet created from scratch in a workshop is coming very soon, in which I kick off the start of the "First Generation".
For the future, more than 5 generations of helmets are planned where the design and integrated technology will be renewed.