VRITRA

 
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Vritra is a rapper/producer. Some people know him from his work with Odd Future as 1/2 of The Jet Age Of Tomorrow, some know him from his work on Stones Throw. He presses buttons that make sound.


What was your latest book discovery? What are your favorite books of all time?

The last book I read was Guns Germs and Steel. In high school. I’m really slipping. I need to read more.

Most visited blogs, websites?

YouTube
The Sartorialist
Pornhub
Synthtopia
Engadget
Cointelegraph

What apps do you use the most and why?

Instagram and Twitter because I have to. I watch a lot of daily news type cryptocurrency and finance shit on YouTube, and iMessage. I don’t really play games or anything else on my phone.

Whats currently on your playlist?

A Little More Love by Lisa Stansfield
Simple Pleasures by Basia
The Evils Have A Hold On Me by Vritra
Why Oh Why by Rico Nasty
Insecurities by Syd
Love Calls by Kem
You Bring Me Down by The Like
The Taste Of Ink by The Used
A Lot Of Weed by N01ses
Black Magic by Young Sparks

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What records would you recommend to hear?

Memoirs by N01ses
Tequila Mockingbird by Tequila Mockingbird
Voodoo by D’Angelo
Room On Fire by The Strokes
A Crow Left Of The Murder by Incubus
Aha Shake Heartbreak by Kings of Leon
Femme by Vritra
Burd by Wilma Vritra
The Polkatdotted Stripe by Jaspects

Friends. It’s all captured life, all of it is interesting. I mostly just follow cute girls, handsome guys and musicians that I’ve met.
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Which artists working today do you admire most?

The Internet
Wilma Archer
Rico Nasty
Machinedrum
Smino
N01ses
Laneo
KAG
NRK: Tyler Major, Pyramid Murdock, Andre McCloud, Jay Cue, @sithmindtricks
Ciarra
Tara
Evan Tan
James Pants

What are some of your tv top tips right now?

I’ve literally only been watching My Little Pony and Trailer Park Boys. And The occasional PAQ binge on YouTube

Who are you following?

Friends. It’s all captured life, all of it is interesting. I mostly just follow cute girls, handsome guys and musicians that I’ve met.

What tools do you use in your work?

Laptop
Ableton Live
Ibanez GSRM20 Mikro Short-Scale Bass Guitar  Metallic Purple
Elektron Digitone
Microphone
My Voices.

What magazines / newspapers do you read regularly?

None. :( put me on to some?

What are your favorite gadgets?

Neo Geo Pocket Color
Cybiko (original, not extreme)
Elektron Digitone
Nintendo Switch (favorite game system for the time being)


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