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ARTBAT Interview + Premiere: ARTBAT & Rafael Cerato – Uplift (Original Mix) [Diynamic]

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Can you tell us how you guys got your stage name ‘ARTBAT’?
It’s a combination of our names Artur and Batish.

Tell us about what’s in the pipeline, Future releases, Shows?
Our most waiting release «Uplift» will out 17th March on Diynamic Music. Also in May and July we have two upcoming techno releases on Eklektisch Label. Of course we a working a lot now on a new productions and will announce them soon. Future performances that we are looking forward to is a set after Richie Hawtin on Platforma that will be 12.05, also waiting a summer to return to Ibiza this season for a few gigs in Destino Tox. In end of June we are playing on the best Ukrainian electronic music festival OSTROV with Ben Klock, Mano Le Tough, Rodhad and many amazing producers. A lot of local gigs in Ukrainian cities and foreign countries are coming too.

How is the nightlife in Ukraine what experiences have you had so far?
Nightlife in Ukraine is going better and better every year now. Of course there was some difficulties because of revolution that was in 2013, but now everything going in the right way. We actually very happy to be an integral part of Ukrainian nightlife. We making a lot of cool parties in Kiev in our residency CHI by Decadence and taking part in most of big festivals and events here in Ukraine with pleasure.

How long Have you been producing & djing, and how did you two decided to start ‘ARTBAT’?
We have a big djing experience. Near 10 years each of us played separately in very different clubs in Kiev. It could be very underground club afterparty club or most popular beach club in Ukraine. We like to share our sound and have fun with people during our parties in different clubs.

How did you enter the world of electronic music, was there a tune that sucked you in or a party you attended?
It was an endless love of music from early childhood. With such a variety and tons of songs and tracks, you can not hold just one track in your head. It would be not fair to others. Thousands of tracks create the soundtrack of our your life..

Tell us something about yourself that might surprise people?
We think will definitely happen in future :)

Which producers consistently inspire you?
We like all guys from Diynamic, Keinemusik, Ellum, Innervisions, Drumcode, Life and Death.

If you have one finnal Dj/performance wich tune would you use for opening and wich for closing?
We only started our project and actually don’t want imagine things like this :)

Finally… Imagine you had to go on a journey with the Progressive Astronaut to a galaxy far, far away… and you didn’t know when or if you would ever come back. What 3 music tracks of any genre would you have to take with you on your journey?
It will be: Burial - Forgive, Zhu - Money, Depeche Mode - Enjoy the Silence.






► Rafael Cerato ♫

► Diynamic ♫

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