We’re reallly happy to have Norwegian electronic artist Third Attempt join us to discuss his excellent new remix package; ‘Quarantine / Remixes’
Please introduce yourself to our readers.
Hello, my name is Torje aka Third Attempt. Nice to meet you and thanks for reading!
Where are you from, where are you now?
I grew up in Asker, Norway. About half an hour’s drive away from the main capital Oslo which is where I am living now.
What are you up to today?
Buying extra warm clothes for my trip to Svalbard this weekend! Going to be playing / attending a program through ArtEx, talent Norway. Heading to the studio to prepare for the gig after all that.
Talk us through your new release.
On this new remix album, I’ve invited some of my favorite DJs & producers to rework the Beats From The Quarantine project that came out earlier this year. Mostly Norwegian based, people from all over the country. Tromsø, Trondheim, Bergen & Oslo. A great get together, and a perfect chance to show both sides of the Third Attempt project. To show that listening-based music is important, but at the same time not forgetting the dancefloor!
Is there a process of production that you follow when making a new track?
Most of the time I start with the bassline or the drums. Either that or I build everything around an irresistible sample. Most important thing is the groove. I spend most of my time nagging over small details. Making the process a bit tedious. It’s so worth it though!
Who would you love to see playing this track?
Nightmares on Wax if I had to pick a name. One of my favorite DJs!
Where is the best place to listen to it?
What was the last piece of music that you bought?
Re-mastered LP of 9980 by connect ohm. Ambient stuff
If someone wanted to get to know your taste, what album should they listen to?
Floating points – Shadows
Tell us who you think is one of the most important producers of all time to you?
It’s a tough one. But I’ll have to go with Quincy Jones
What advice would you give to other producers in the studio?
Stop procrastinating and just do it!
What have you got the pipeline?
Album coming out may of next year. It’s finished and I can’t wait!
Third Attempt releases ‘Quarantine Remixes’ on Beatservice Records 26th November buy via Bandcamp here or via player below…