We recently got an opportunity to have a conversation with Dobie about his all famous music releases.Sharing it with our readers here.
Q : Please introduce yourself to our readers.
My name is Vjeran (which in Croatian means faithfull), I was born in Zagreb, Croatia, and momentarily I am living on the relation Croatia – Ireland due to business purposes, working in IT/marketing industry. I am 45 years old although still 20 in my mind
Q:When you decide it’s time to make a new record, is that more exciting or stressful?
Ans: It was very very exciting and it was a pleasure cause I worked with real professionals Gordan NIA and producer Brad Grobler BIG Production.
Q: How easily do songs tend to come to you?
Ans : Depends on mood, ideas, inspiration, condition that is associated with emotional state.
Q: For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 5 words?
Ans: Melodic, powerful, emotional, simple and sound rich.
Q:Who are your inspirations?
Ans: One very ssspecial person.
Q:Do you have any events coming up or recording going on right now?
Ans: At the moment I am working on the new remix of my song “My Everything”, a new song Love Ssstory and the new project of Dobie Records called Spell Code.
Q: Describe your family member’s musical interests and abilities.
Ans: My grandma was a piano player, my uncle Igor Rubesa music professor and the majority of my family members are playing some instruments so that significantly influenced my growing up.
Q: Which famous musicians do you admire? Why?
Ans: I grew up listening to electronic music so I have big list, Jean Michael Jarre, Kraftwerk, Robert Miles, Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, Ultravox, Trevor Horn, Paul Oakenfold, Paul van Dyk, Tiesto, DeadMau5, Kirill … but also good old fuga “trancer” Johann Sebastian Bach, minimalists like Terry Riley, Philip Glass …
Q: Who was your first teacher? Other teachers?
Ans: My first (home teacher) was my uncle, later Mrs. Cavic, professor on Music Academy in Zagreb.
Q: Describe your first instrument. Other instruments.
Ans: It was uncle ‘s piano and my Proksch piano (with original English construction – amazing sound) and later my first Casio keyboards, Yamaha PSR-6300, Yamaha DX 7 II …
Q: How do you balance your music with other obligations – mate, children, job?
Ans: Good question, 24 hours are not enough J
Q.How can your fans follow or find you ?
Bambola – Dobie
Thanks for taking time out of your day:)