Muziktology Proust Questionnaire #10 Baba Dochia

 

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Lopi: laying in a hammock with my cat Inky, one foot hanging into a stream that flows nearby with warm enough water, its steady flow providing a relaxing tone to the scene. Two big dogs chilling around, and a small pagoda nearby, brightly lit inside, where my study/workplace is; mountain scenery surrounding us. Total freedom and independence from anyone and everything

Biba: crowd cheering. when a crowd is asking you to keep doing what you’re doing you know that you’re able to make people happy.

NoBijoux:  no technical issue on stage + whiskey

Voicu: Succeeding in life with all your goals, whilst surrounded by your close friends and your loved one. And your dog, of course.

What is your most marked characteristic?

Lopi: my tenacity, it helped me through good and bad

Biba: continous searching

NoBijoux:  patience

Voicu: my ability to view things in life through a wide perspective

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

Lopi: Overcoming my fears and weaknesses. Not living out my dreams.

Biba: not liking Moga/ liking Moga

NoBijoux:  this band. being attacked by zombies, aliens and vampires all in the same day.

Voicu: Being able to recover and learn to play the drums, after having to quit the guitar because of a serious injury to the left hand. Looking back in life when I’m old, and realizing that I didn’t accomplish everything I wanted.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

Lopi: most probably my great great grandfather

Biba: gopo martianul

NoBijoux:  Gopo’s little man

Voicu: I would go with, my great great grandfather.

Which living person do you most admire?

Lopi: my imagined ideal self

Biba: James Murphy-even a lazy man can fill up madison square garden

NoBijoux:  Marquise of Catan

Voicu: No Bijoux. Definitely.

Who are your heroes in real life?

Lopi: Vincent van Gogh

NoBijoux:  my grandfather

Voicu: Kenny McCormick. For still being alive after all this time.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

Lopi: laziness

Biba: others said: not punctual, careless, selfish. I don’t mind any of these. So I guess I’m careless

NoBijoux:  overflowing enthusiasm

Voicu: procrastination

 What is the trait you most deplore in others?

Lopi: lack of ambition

Biba: lack of hobbies

NoBijoux:   greed

Voicu: not being honest to yourself

What is your favorite journey?

Lopi: bike tour through the Scottish Highlands

Biba: Apparat live in Bucharest 2012

NoBijoux:  friday to Saturday

Voicu: trip to Sf. Gheorghe in the Danube Delta, during the perseids.

 What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

Lopi: Code of good manners.

Biba: wedding

NoBijoux:  coffee with cream not perfectly centered

Voicu:

Which words or phrases do you most overuse? .

Lopi: ooh la la

Biba: Shorec(mouse). When someone calls you Shorec, you surely like cheese

NoBijoux:  i’ll skip this answer

Voicu: dude.

What is your greatest regret?

Lopi: all the time wasted on useless stuff

Biba: that the technology is not enough developed to go on mars, pull your pants off, sit down and relax

NoBijoux:   what’s yours ?

Voicu:

What is your current state of mind?

Lopi: a lot of fear, soon to be replaced by fearlessness

Biba: “state of mind” is an overly used expression these days by young pill enthusiasts

NoBijoux:  long time no sea

Voicu:

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

Lopi: one illness

Biba: family is a gift, you just take the gift and say “thank you”

NoBijoux:  one thing is not enough.

Voicu: nothing. I like things the way they are.

What is your most treasured possession?

Lopi: my intelligence

Biba: Baba dochia – twelve lambskins

NoBijoux:  my laziness

Voicu: my dog

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

Lopi: complacency and endless self pity. So called ‘support groups’ that just spend time complaining  instead of doing something to change the state of affairs.

Biba: when you cannot answer question no. 1

NoBijoux:  it’s not the highest

Voicu: being double faced and not finding anything wrong with it

Where would you like to live?

Lopi: A place where rugged mountains meet the sea.

Biba: on mars with my buddy gopo

NoBijoux:  lake house in the mountains

Voicu: near the coast, with a Mediterranean Weather perfect for riding your motorcycle and sightseeing everyday

What is your favorite occupation?

Lopi: Producing music might be it, let’s see about this..

Biba: doing romantic stuff, in the night, 3 am, listen to it’s problems, trying to show what’s in my mind, knowing that it could be more, patching the right cables, jackpot! ms20 could be a fun tool

NoBijoux:  not working for others

Voicu: still discovering and searching it

 What is the quality you most like in a man?

Lopi: reliance

Biba: knowing that he could be more

NoBijoux: not having cirrhosis

Voicu: honesty

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

Lopi: moistness

Biba: understanding a man who knows that he could be more

NoBijoux:  lack of neutrality

Voicu: faithfulness and, what Lopi said of course.

 What are your favorite names?

Lopi: Dan, Mara, Leon (I might be a bit biased here), Bancomata

Biba: Marcel

NoBijoux:  Jim, Beam, Johnnie, Walker, Jack, Daniel, Jameson, Justerini, Brooks…

Voicu: can’t decide on one really.

What is your motto?

Lopi: Vorba frizerului, tine capul sus! (Barber’s saying: keep your head up!)

Biba: Lovim G-ul

NoBijoux:   honda helix

Voicu: what goes around comes around

Baba Dochia

 

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