The dance/pop producer Minus Manus loved a profitable summer season, and hit us exhausting together with his floor-ready single ‘I Love This Membership.’ We needed to listen to just a little bit extra about what makes him tick as a producer, and what he needs to deliver to the desk within the close to future.
Try our unique interview and the official video to his current hit beneath.
Many thanks for becoming a member of us! How would you greatest introduce your self?
Thanks a lot for having me! My identify is Magnus, and I’m a very optimistic songwriter and producer and proud father of three chickens, four bunnies and a bizarre cat.
What’s the Minus Manus sound all about? When did you begin making music?
I’ve been writing pop songs since I used to be 10 years previous, however actually bought into producing about 7 years in the past. The Minus Manus sound is a mix of home and deep home with pop melodies on high.
What do you’re keen on most about doing this as a job?
I suppose what I like most about this job is how unpredictable it’s. You by no means know what the following day will maintain. You get to journey the world and meet new folks day by day, and in the long run, it’s all concerning the music.
The place did your musical love story begin for you? Do you bear in mind any key early influences?
It began after I was 10 and bought my first guitar. I bear in mind writing my very first track after studying three chords. My first massive affect was Max Martin. At first I didn’t realise it was him, however his songs made a giant impression on me as a child. Once I bought older I appeared into his historical past and was blown away. At one level I bear in mind making my very own Excel sheets as I used to be going by means of and analysing all of his songs, taking a look at BPM and track constructions, looking for that secret recipe.
Who or what are you at the moment actually into, music-wise?
I’m so into Lauv proper now – he writes wonderful melodies. Manufacturing clever I’m actually into Louis the Youngster and Flume. They each take their productions to locations I might by no means think about.
‘I Love This Membership’ is out now and an important monitor! Did it take you lengthy to supply?
Thanks a lot! I wrote the primary model of the track in a very enjoyable session with Karl Zine in London. I stored engaged on it after I bought again to Norway, and had Oda Evjen Gjøvåg rewrite the lyrics. General I feel I produced the monitor in a few days. It was the form of monitor that had a transparent path from the very begin, so I didn’t spend any time fumbling round looking for a sound.
Are you proud of the top end result?
Sure, completely! Even when I’ve heard the track 1,000,000 instances already, I’m nonetheless very a lot in love with it.
Who would you like to remix or collaborate with?
Having Sia on a monitor can be an absolute dream. Although my sound may be very digital, I’m nonetheless very pop at coronary heart, so anybody from Zara Larsson and Bebe Rexha to Bruno Mars.
What do you’ve developing subsequent?
We’ve my subsequent single able to go each time the time is true. I even have between 10 and 15 songs finished to observe up, so I feel we’ve some enjoyable instances forward.
Is there the rest we should always learn about you?
I do know this is likely to be very controversial, however I really do like pineapple on my pizza.