What produced you decide that new music is a thing for you?

Wow. What a question…

Properly, it’s 2003, I’m 11 yrs old, and NOW54 is enjoying at the school disco.


Way too quite a few Panda Pops (the blue one), sugar, excitement, sliding throughout the dance ground on my knees.

Holes in my trousers… Mum’s furious…

Now that is what I get in touch with tunes!

Introduce us to you and your musical historical past.

I’m Retro Child, father to Billy. (Billy the kid…)

Sorry, I couldn’t come across a sitter, so Billy is getting part in the interview.

Say hi, Bill.

[Billy gargles]

Musical history… Hm.

I was a guitarist in my teenagers, enjoying in an indie band named Paris Commune.

With a correct mop of hair, skinny jeans, and ’70s-style shirts (From Support the Aged), I’d hop all over venues like Fibbers, supporting the likes of Very first Support Kit and the bass player from The Libertines.

(Just cannot keep in mind his identify, Gary?)

These times, I’m primarily based in Copenhagen, with a synth, drum machine, and Ableton Are living.

I’m pretty much AI.

What was life like for you just before tunes?


It’s challenging to bear in mind daily life prior to songs, but my guess is that it was not pretty as fantastic as now.

I know for my son, it’s section of his day to day lifetime, so he’ll hardly ever know existence without it.

Blessed boy, ideal, Bill?

What was the first track you read that steered you into a songs route?

The to start with song… That’s a challenging one particular.

I do bear in mind obtaining a copy of Gorillaz, Demon Times for my 16th birthday…

I imagined it was bananas.

[Billy claps]

Billy likes bananas.

The place do you come to feel you at this time sit inside the songs marketplace?

Someplace off-centre, I suppose!

IDM meets indie electronic.

Believe Caribou, Jamie XX, Maribou State…

That form of vibe.

What’s the most significant issue you have discovered from a person else in the market? 

Do not be a perfectionist or you’ll never get nearly anything done.

Still learning…

Convey to us Two truths and a lie about you.

  1. My genuine name is Jake James Juba.
  1. I never like ketchup.
  1. I have a bit of a matter for bananas.

Operate that a single out!

If you could wish for one thing to aid your job what would it be?

A lot more time. 

Far more time…

Unfortunately, my tunes is pushed into the afterwards several hours –

(Appears to be at Billy) When the minimal person is sleeping.

Do you ever stress about folks having factors the incorrect way or terminate lifestyle? Discuss….

Nicely, just after that circumstance with Kate Middleton, we should all be anxious.

Don’t edit your shots, kids.

Pertaining to terminate culture – no comment.

Do you signal up to any conspiracy theories? If not why not?

I not too long ago read that Paul McCartney’s dead…

(In principle)

He looks rather alive to me.


Paul, are you there?

What was the worst practical experience on stage?

Djing a marriage ceremony. 

Never Once more.

The energy was produced from the dwelling. Each individual music improve would kill the speakers.


Figured out it was my laptop computer charger…  Which was too outdated not to be plugged in.

The “Happy” pair opted for a Spotify playlist in the close.


Convey to us anything about you that you imagine individuals would be astonished about. 

I operate in Marketing and advertising.

[Billy laughs)

What are the future actions you strategy to consider as a band to attain the future stage?

Drive, press and push.

One song a month from now on. 

Radio, blogs and the reyt sort of mags…

Whats your thoughts on Elon Musks contribution to the globe?

Elon who? I really do not do Teslas.

I hear you have a new audio, what can you notify us about it.

‘You’re so good’ is devoted to Billy and his adore for bananas.

As you can see, he simply cannot vocalise how a great deal he enjoys them, but I’d like to feel he’s pondering ‘You’re so good’ as he gulps them down.

Sorry bananas, but here’s just one very last dance just before you satisfy your match!

What was the recording process like?

Limited bursts of every day one particular-hour sessions, sticking alongside one another samples and the like, in my personal electronic playground of appears.

100% bed room-manufactured and all on headphones.


What was the major discovering curve in producing the new tunes?

Trust your instincts they know ideal.

Would you modify nearly anything now it’s concluded?

Likely, but I will not – upcoming tune!

Is there something else you would like to share with the planet?

Upcoming time you are consuming a banana, tell oneself, “You’re so fantastic.”

Time for Billy’s nap – many thanks for the chat!

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