Interview with

Dieter Möbius

Dieter Moebius is a German/Swiss experimental/krautrock/ambient/electronic musician. Moebius studied art in Brussels and  Berlin and met there Hans-Joachim Roedelius and  Conrad Schnitzler (Tangerine Dream). They founded a band  Kluster in 1969. After the departure of Schnitzler, they changed their name to Cluster. Later Moebius and Roedelius founded the band  Harmonia with Michael Rother (Neu!), which also collaborated with Brian Eno. Dieter Moebius was involved into numerous projects with such musicians as Conny Plank,  Mani Neumeier (Guru Guru). Moebius toured with Michael Rother as Rother & Moebius in 2007. Additionally, on 27 November 2007, a Harmonia reunion concert was held in Haus der Kulturen der Welt,  Berlin, where the band performed together live for the first time since 1976.

Facts

1: Eat

2: Drink

3: Smoke

Questions

What is the biggest inspiration for your music?
Eating, drinking and smoking

How and when did you get into making music?
In 1969 by accident

What are your 5 favourite albums of all time?
Stop making sense by talking heads, pictures of an exhibition by mussorgskij,  pill, white light white heat.

What do you associate with Berlin?
My grand ma she was born in Berlin and dyed in Berlin.

What’s your favourite place in your town?
My home is my castle is my studio is my dining room.

If there was no music in the world, what would you do instead?
Paint.

What was the last record you bought?
Spooky tooth

Who would you most like to collaborate with?
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What was your best gig (as performer or spectator)?
John cale

How important is technology to your creative process?
I love to play around with new instruments without reading the manuals.

Do you have siblings and how do they feel about your career?
My sister and my brother are jealous because of all the trips i am doing.

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