Interviews

Fort Lauderdale's AbdeCaf Has Diplo and Andrew WK as Fans; Opening for Zeds Dead at Revolution Tonight

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New Times: Your foray into music was something that happened sort of recently, but is taking

off pretty quickly. What has it been like for you going through this

transition? Kind of a taste of zero to 60, yeah?

Abdecaf:

Well, I've been doing music for as long as I can remember, at least

attempting to do music. I used to have a pop punk band in high school

that played like three shows before disbanding due to the sheer fact that we

were awful.

I started an instrumental band near the end of high school,

Fight Like Animals. And that kind of worked out for a while but it

wasn't really taking off like this. It's definitely new to me. I don't

think I've entirely grasped the concept yet that my dreams are all

coming true. It's definitely keeping me busy. For the first time the

other day, I found myself swamped with things like collaborations,

remixes and etc. I can only hope it keeps going at this pace so I can

really see a zero to 60.

Dreams really do come true. What was it like going from a full band to a solo act?


It's definitely much better to me, I prefer not relying on anyone to

having any number of people that serve as things that could go wrong. I

will most likely expand into a full band once I have the resources, but

I'll hire professional touring musicians or go with extremely reliable

friends for that.

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