Muziktology’s Proust Questionnaire #3 Crowd Control

 

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Intimidatah: A room with 2 desks. On one there’s woman making collages and on another one a man writing lyrics.

Razvanescu: People I care about around me and a nice room with synths. By the sea.

Coshmelin: My happiness begins when I build good relationships with the people around me.  But also when I discover new music and manage to compose and play along my band, Crowd Control.

My real, not ideal happiness is whenever something good around music happens, whether it is touring, love, everything mixing these feelings: passion about life and music.

 

What is your most marked characteristic? 

Intimidatah: I have a passion for good music and visual art.

Razvanescu: Order – Everything must have a specific space and time.

Coshmelin: Modesty.

 

What do you consider your greatest achievement? What is your greatest fear? 

Intimidatah: My greatest achivement is my relationship and ships. My greatest fear would be to go both blind and deaf in the same time.

Razvanescu: I make music with 2 visionary guys and this could give birth to one of my fear: that no one will understand our way.

Coshmelin: My biggest achievement is always landing on my feet after any issue. It’s all about personality and TIME. My greatest fear is definetly death. I my “movie” ends here I don’t know if I will be appearing in another. So it’s fear of death and the unknown.

 

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

Intimidatah: Vincent Price.

Razvanescu: Pfff, I don’t know. Pepin the short :))

Coshmelin: Droopy.

 

Which living person do you most admire? 

Intimidatah: Kevin “The Bug” Martin.

Razvanescu: Can I have two? Ronnie O’Sullivan and Neil Cowley.

Coshmelin: Ah, a lot. But musically I will nominate FLEA (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Atoms For Peace).

 

Who are your heroes in 1real life? 

Intimidatah: Bad Brains.

Razvanescu: People that emulated the fender rhodes into a very good vst and by that you don’t have to go to USA for buying one in real flesh.

Coshmelin: Everyone around me that has the courage to sacrifice for what they believe in.

 

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself? 

Intimidatah: The fact that I am lazy bastard.

Razvanescu: The fact I’m not capable to make things in the middle of chaos.

Coshmelin: The lack of daring.

 

What is the trait you most deplore in others?

Intimidatah: Hating what they don’t understand.

Razvanescu: Taking what’s old but gold over what’s new and good. You/they must evolve!

Coshmelin: Some people are plain ill-intended.

 

What is your favorite journey? 

Intimidatah: Tulcea to Sulina.

Razvanescu: Streets of Lisbon.

Coshmelin: In 2011 I was for the first time in Bruxelles. I specially went to see Jamiroquai in concert. Those four days in Belgium we absolutely wonderful.

 

What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

Intimidatah: Empathy.

Razvanescu: The liberty of comments on social media 🙂

Coshmelin: Being human.

 

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

Intimidatah: Mos Def.

Razvanescu: Music and snooker.

Coshmelin: Yes, mhm, ok.

 

What is your greatest regret? 

Intimidatah: That song from Edith Piaf.

Razvanescu: Not living in a more musical-friendly city

Coshmelin: Postponing some things and situations.

 

What is your current state of mind? 

Intimidatah: Listening to a song by Joy Division called Insight.

Razvanescu: Snooker Player Championship 2016.

Coshmelin: Optimistic.

 

If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be? 

Intimidatah: Nothing. They’re perfect!

Razvanescu: Mom, don’t vote anybody next time.

Coshmelin: Nothing. I can change.

 

What is your most treasured possession? 

Intimidatah: A redhead.

Razvanescu: My brain understanding the art of sounds.

Coshmelin: Time to do things.

 

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery? 

Intimidatah: Making good music in Bucharest. Everybody’s watching and nobody’s listening.

Razvanescu: Atacking somebody who can’t retaliate. Doesn’t matter the way you do it.

Coshmelin: I don’t think I ever experienced that.

 

Where would you like to live? 

Intimidatah: Berlin.

Razvanescu: Somewhere with mediterranean climate.

Coshmelin: In a house where you can sing and party. A place where I can do whatever I like.

 

What is your favorite occupation? 

Intimidatah: Right now I would sit all day and make small sketches. About 8 on an A4. Really close one to another. Forever!

Razvanescu: Pianist-composer-synthman.

Coshmelin: Listening to music. But not only that…

 

What is the quality you most like in a man? 

Intimidatah: Do men have such things?

Razvanescu: Accepting as his bro from the first time you meet him.

Coshmelin: The sensitive side they show.

 

What is the quality you most like in a woman? 

Intimidatah: Her imagination.

Razvanescu: Listening music like a man 🙂

Coshmelin: The sense of humor.

 

What are your favorite names? 

Intimidatah: Still Gil, Scott & Heron.

Razvanescu: Solmyr/Tyris

Coshmelin: Erica, Elena, Alex, Casandra, Ioana, Madi, Andrei, Octavian, Horhel, Roxana, Cristiana, Alexandra, Andrada, Andreea, Denisa, Diana, Florina, Iana, Irina, Michael, John, Narcis, Nona, Raluca, Silviu, Teo, Radu, Ştefana and more.

 

 

What is your motto? 

Intimidatah: It’s not how you fly it’s how you land. I like to improvise a lot.

Razvanescu: We are slaves to no one. Except the rhythm.

Coshmelin: Everything is relative.

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