10 Questions with ‘Eyes’ Producer MNI


10 Questions with ‘Eyes’ Producer MNI



We had a chat with Berlin-based dance group MNI about aliens, dance music, latest projects, and much more.

MNI is a brand new producer group—in fact, they released debut single ‘Eyes,’ featuring British singer Jordan Shaw earlier this month. As far as beginnings go, theirs is far from humble: released with global powerhouse Universal Music, ‘Eyes’ has already surpassed 100,000 streams on Spotify and has accrued for the group over 50,000 monthly listeners.

The debut single provides high prospects for what is to come in the future from MNI. The catchy lyrics are backed by a saxophone sound, already showing us that MNI does not shy away from untraditional and experimentation with dance music.

So far, MNI is a secret project: photos and identities of the group members have not been released to the public. Prior to releasing their debut single, they had teased new fans with a remix of Moodshift’s “Touch.”

To learn more about MNI, including what they believe the world will look like in 300 years, check out our Take-5 interview with the artists below:

Q: Before we dig in, what's next for you?

We’re always working on new music and writing songs. Very excited about a little Stockholm trip to create new music soon!

Q: Why did you choose to make dance music?

It’s Berlin’s energy and club cult. Once you’ve experienced it, it really changes your perspective and dance music is part of your personal expression

Q: Let's create a new festival; What would you name it, Where would it be located, and Who would be the top 3 headliners?

It’s called Time Machine Festival and it’s located at a retro-futuristic beach. Our headliners are Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, and Phil Collins

Q: What is music going to sound like 20 years from now?

That really depends on how we are going to treat this planet. There’s probably gonna be a couple of AI artists out there.

Q: What movie has a very memorable soundtrack?

Every Vangelis soundtrack is just out of this world.

Q: If you could bring one artist back to life, who would it be?

We wanna hear JS Bach playing Omni sphere.

Q: What if aliens invade our planet and they’re really hot?

Guess that’s gonna be an interesting dating app – Space tinder

Q: If you could spend a day talking to an animal, what animal would you choose and what would you want to learn from them?

Whales. They’re really great vocal artists

Q: What do you think the world will look like in 300 years?

Finally Futuristic

Q: Who would win a fight between Spider-Man and Batman?

That’s tough to say but Batman is winning the style contest!

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