How did you start your musical journey?
I started playing piano when i was at a pretty young age. I was exposed to all sorts of music genres, I found Electronic music very attractive to me, both production wise and the story it can tell. When I was almost 18 in 2003, I got signed for my 1st album called 'Moment': project 'Fatali' was officially born to the world. Luckily, many fans were making much noise and not so long after I was already touring the world with my music. Since then, I've released 5 artist albums + more then 80 single tracks.
When, where and how was your first meeting with electronic music?
I remember the 1st time I heard this mysterious sounds, my soul got connected to it right away. I always liked the idea that you can tell such story guided by Sounds & Melodies.
What genres of music, tracks or artists inspire you the most?
It doesn’t necessarily have to be a specific sound or an artist. It can be anything like experiences in my life, which I would like to transform into music. It can be a beautiful sunset or something I feel or just imagining what would be the perfect music I would like to hear – when I’m in a sunrise in a festival or open air and like that. Though, i can definitely say that Cosma (R.I.P.) has been a major influence on me, as a musician and a person as well.
When looking for new sounds, what do you usually do?
By simply living my life, working hard, good, basically anything influences me. On the past decade I took wave surfing very seriously, I’m traveling the globe searching for good waves. These tropical trips sure do magic to music production as well.
What are the main features of Fatali’s music?
I like to listen to music as a whole, without giving it a name. so basically anything with good amount of emotions, story, combined with good production is welcome.
You also play as Eitan Carmi. Could you tell us a bit more about this musical project?
I started this project quite a while ago now, I wanted to keep Fatali in its original path, so i decided to create another project. I found this project very exciting to me, it opened many doors in music production.
We welcomed you in previous editions of Shankra Festival. Do you have any particular memory connected to your performance there?
Sure does! My best friend had passed away just a month before. We traveled the world together to many events. His entire family and my best friend who lives in Switzerland were there with me, to celebrate life and happiness.
How will you get ready for Shankra Festival Sri Lanka 2022?
I love Sri Lanka so much and I have been there many times now. I'm so excited to be back and especially for Shankra, first time on this amazing land. Its a big honor for me.
A special message to the Shankra Family!
Shankra family is one of the true musical and cultural events left far away from commercialism and more connected to the true source, which is Music, people, Gathering! I’m looking forward, Gruitzi :-)
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