Artist Interview – Otto Von Schirach

Otto Von Schirach is the embodiment of Miami Bass. A fixture in the scene, Otto represents everything that is alive and well with Miami Bass culture. With a wide discography that spans across various styles and an unrivaled live show, Otto Von Schirach is a force. Breakcore, IDM complexities some how meet and play nice with tropical percussion and standardized Miami Bass instruments to make music that opens your third eye if only to slap it right in the pupil with pure awesomeness.

Art Basel is December 1-4, which means Miami started the parties last week. With our event “Basel Bass” coming up on the 3rd, we knew had to catch up with The Papaya God himself to ask a few questions.

9360595-0 SM: For the Earthlings who may not have their pineal gland tuned to the proper frequency, tell them who you are.

OVS: I am Supermeng, the Almighty Master Cleanse Leader of the Bermuda Triangle, The Papaya God, the Soundwave Magician , Prince Triangle ??????????Otto Von Schirach.

SM: You’ve been part of the Miami music scene for a long time, what makes Miami special when it comes to music?

OVS: Miami has so much music in the air it’s easy to capture all the magic. We can sprout so many rhythms with this melting pot in the Bermuda triangle.

SM: You’ve gotten the chance to tour a lot as well. What have been your most memorable stops so far?

OVS: I love all the places I get to see, especially Mexico, Europe, Los Angeles, but one of the most different is Japan.

SM: Some people still talk about your set at Boiler Room in Berlin. The word “legendary” has been tossed around. You definitely opened a porthole or two; there were a lot of sweaty bodies and dancing animals. What was it like playing there?

OVS: It was super fun I got to decalcify the pineal gland to 1 million viewers live, and many others as time turns into the future.

art-basel-bridge_02_2SM: Saturday December 3rd you’ll be playing our event along with LAMEBOT and madSavvy who are both Strange Media artists. What can you tell us about the event and this new movement?

OVS: This new bass movement is fierce!!! These guys are sound gangsters, they make me feel so inspired and that makes me want to make eargasms.

SM: We’ve heard you have a ton of unreleased material that is begging to see the light of day. What can you tell us, if anything, about what you have in store?

crossfade1-1-01f89eaa025be909OVS: Planning on releasing all that ear candy. Probably in a couple of releases; one release for the masses, more Miami bass, Latino Bermuda bass; and another two releases for the inner ear heads, portal prayers.

SM: Anything else you would like people to know about you, your music, your art, or tasty veggie recipes?

OVS: I enjoy jackfruit on the triangle beaches with my big booty bitch!

 

LINKS:
Otto Von Schirach’s Official Site | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Soundcloud | Youtube | Shop

Basel Bass  Facebook Event Page art-basel-bridge_02_02_02-back

 

4 thoughts on “Artist Interview – Otto Von Schirach

  1. 6ip

    Recently von Schirach has become increasingly involved with the Miami Bass Warriors, a Miami Bass focused project with Jose el Rey, El Tigre and Debbie D from Avenue D. Their debut video, Going Back to Calle 8, was featured on Pitbull’s show La Esquina.

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  2. lakefrontcloseout.com

    Recently von Schirach has become increasingly involved with the Miami Bass Warriors, a Miami Bass focused project with Jose el Rey, El Tigre and Debbie D from Avenue D. Their debut video, Going Back to Calle 8, was featured on Pitbull’s show La Esquina.

    Reply
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