This week's 10 To Answer features Jawoo
1. Who are you and where are you from?
I'm Marinko Vujevic and my artist name is Jawoo. I'm a DJ, producer and label owner of Stanch Records.
I was born in small city called Mostar from Bosnia & Herzegovina where I still live today.
2. When did you start producing music?
I was making music on the age of 14, but I think with producing I really started when I was 17.
3. What are the tracks people should know you of?
There are many tracks, each track have some own story and peoples loves that. Example track „Milka“, that track I'm dedicated to my died grandmother, she was called „Milka“. Then tracks „Berlin“ and „Firequeen“ have also important story for me and I think peoples loves these tracks very much. I can't forget to mention release „The Mechanic From Fabrika“, both tracks „Fabrika“ and „The Mechanic“ are been in top 100 minimal at Beatport the couple weeks.
4. What hard- and software do you use to produce your music?
I use the perfect computer system, KRK studio monitors, Sennheiser headphones, Korg MIDI Keyboard, M-Audio sound card. About softwares, most of tracks are completed in FL studio, but always I trying to do something in programs such as Reason and Ableton also, programs which most match me.
5. What are your musical influences?
At the moment, I not have some musical influences. I always trying to listening every style of music. The world has many good artists today.
6. Can you tell us something about your first dj gig?
My first DJ gig was been when I'm have 14 years. Small club in Mostar completely filled with peoples, dark theme with amazing atmosphere! In that time I was playing more of hip-hop, RnB, pop music, but also techno, tech house, progressive house music :)
7. What's the coming gig you are really looking forward to and why?
I always love venues that are filled with positive people and amazing atmosphere, such as been my first gig or better. I think that is life, people need to be happy and need to think only positive, that is fuel for the good life.
8. What can we expect from you in the near future?
You can expect my first album „Music Story“ which will be available on CD and digital format at Pacha Recordings. Single tracks also, single „F-10“ at Hollister Records, single „Indian Voice“ with Stanny Franssen Remix which will be available in September on my label Stanch Records such as single track „Betlehem“ in Stanch Compilation F in October on my label Stanch Records.
About EP's in September you can expect my new EP release The Mouse Neighbor EP at Wildlife!
9. Who's the artist you would love to make a track with (dead or alive)?
Maybe with Anton Pieete.
10. Any personal message to the fans?
Thanks for your support and stay tuned!
Check out Jawoo's EP Life Of The Jungle People and Security In Toronto.