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Next Music Station
Zied Shinigamisan
'It is a physical relationship with music that you understand not only with your ears, but with your whole body.'
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2011 13:04

"I think it all began for me at a summer resort. I was on a summer holiday with one of my relatives somewhere, and we began listening to this Italian radio station playing electronic music. It was a mix of jazz, with a lot of drum and bass and jungle. It was only then that it clicked in my mind. I don't remember what the music was called. I just remember us listening to it continuously for two hours.

Back then, I used to listen to a lot of heavy metal. But when I heard that mix, something changed in my mind. I don't even remember how old I was at that time, 16 or 17. But it was a turning point.  

I formed the band called World Full of Bass. We are trying to create a music scene in Tunisia based on dubstep, dub, drum and bass, jungle and all other music driven by bass.

The most important and vital thing is to make music. Half of the problems I've had in my life happened because I placed music as a priority above everything else. In my life, all else comes second to music. I arrange my life according to my music.

Bass is all about the frequencies that overwhelm your body when you listen to it. You can't experience this in any other type of music.

Bass is played by using equipment that can create frequencies the ears can't hear. They just take over the body when you listen.

I wouldn't have understood this if I hadn't studied both cinema and architecture. It's a physical relationship with music that you understand not only with your ears, but with your whole body. It's a relationship with the body - with every molecule of your body. The vibrations of the music create a flow of energy through your body.

When the body reacts to a specific frequency, it creates a sensation that you can't feel in any other way. It can't be found in anything else."

Next Music Station airs at the following times GMT each week: Tuesday: 2000; Wednesday: 1200; Thursday: 0100; Friday: 0600; Saturday: 2000; Sunday: 1200; Monday: 0100; Tuesday: 0600.

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