Safi Connection

Israel / Tel Aviv

Author: left hands
Date: Jun 26, 2003
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Safi Connection

Israel / Tel Aviv





1. Name/ real Name & age of artist:
safi connection / mishel bitton, 27

2. Real Life Job:
3 year student, elictrical engineering

3. Home base :
Israel, Tel Aviv

4. Style:
progressive full on & club trance



5. Productions:
i have many kind's & prefrences allready realesed on labels all over the world (SST, TIP, SPIRIT ZONE, SPIRAL TRAX, FLOW & more)

6. Short Biography, how and when did you start you career, how did you get started with electronic music?
i started my career at 97' with itzik b.(mascaline), i fell inlove with techno-trance & all electronic music when i went to my first party, i was at the age of 14 ...



7. What have you done before? Do you have any other job to earn money?
I use to fix & sell computers ... at the moment i'm not working In another job ...

8. What is the special/difference in your Trance-Musik/Culture? And what do you think about the worldwide scene and yours at home?
I dont know if theres a diffrence from other pepole but my moto Is making pepole happy ... i think worldwide scene is growing & for israel trance is the main stream partys ..

9. Your future? Future of your local scene? Future of trance scene?
I dont know the future, but i prefer being optimistic about It, so i assume future will smile ...

10. What was your biggest smash production?
Normally, whatever have allready been realesd ...

11. How do you go about producing your music?
Making it as balanced as i can go ...



12. What was your most memorable gig? Which would you rather forget?
My most memorable gig was at fuji mt. Japan summer Arcade over 10,000 pepole on beatiful view open air party. 5 years ago i play in a club in israel & someone outside got shot ...

13. What are your favourite pieces of gear?
Creamware pulsar II, korg ms 2000R, nord lead 3, virus c

14. What annoys you / inspires you at the moment?
Annoys me - not to have nothing to smoke .
Inspires - life

15. Any stories you would like to share from the "sex, drugs 'n' rock'n roll" department?
I've tried most of the chemicals on the planet & yet i'm a big THC fan specialy one from india !@#

16. What is the most important thing of a track? Do you start with a beat or with an idea? Where do you get the inspiration and what's your way to create a track? Where's the kick for you in producing music? Are you able to define the fever?
Its a tough question, but normaly i'll start with grooves & base & progress from that .. my isperation is my mood at the time of compositation . i think in a future to come this scene will develop in to a way of culture ..

17. Did you start really clever with giving tracks to labels around the world? Is this a good way, cause you get lot of attention and can bring out lot of tracks at same time. But isnt it dangerous cause of trackswapping. Any bad experiences?
This music is for pepole to listen to, & the proper way is thru The music labels ..



18. What about live-acting? Any plans for the future? How you define Live? And what is your favorite instrument?
I think live acting is much better for the artist cause he's more attached to his music & this is a chance for good show ... My defination of live acts is : juno reactor / s.u.n project .. Faviourite instrument Korg MS2000R with keyboard ..

19. What is next in your development ?
My next project is an album for japan & few compilation and EP's ..

20. Who is the most (other) interesting artist/band in today's dancemusic scene? Any idols or kind of that?
The most intresting band is INFECTED MUSHROOM ...
My idols were : Ozric / Eat Static & Juno Reactor ..

21. When did you realize psy trance is "the one"?
After i woke up from my first party trip ..

22. Any other interests besides making music?
Football, surfing & beatiful womens .

23. What type of psytrance do you like?
Most of it, besides the real noizy ones .

24. Who is your favorite psy trance artist?
Echotek, INFECTED MUSHROOM

25. Album?
5 allready, last year Ƒprince of paranoiaƬ

26. 12"?
SST, TIP, SPIRIT ZONE, Krembo

27. Do you think the U.S. Psy trance scene will grow?
I hope, i'm going for 2 gigs there next month (NYC, MIAMI)

28. Do you see more artists producing psy trance in the States?
I didnt see so many lately ..



29. What do you think is the key in making our psy trance scene larger?
Involving USA & JAPAN on more heavy dutees ..

30. Do you have any top secret project in development?
I'm working on a project with a girl singer .

31. What gave you inspiration to produce this album?
Andreas from SHIVA SPACE TECHNOLOGY .

32. How did you come up with the title?
Andreas from SHIVA SPACE TECHNOLOGY .

33. When is it coming out and what label?
Feb 2003 on SHIVA SPACE TECHNOLOGY.

34. What advice would you give to new artists who are trying to break thru?
Work hard & try to like what you do ..

35. What web site do you frequent the most?
Psyshop, chaishop, isratrance, mushrrom magazine

36. Do you have your own web site?
Workig on it at the moment .

37. Booking contact
By emails :



38. Top 10:

1.SAFI CONNECTION - DO YOU FEEL (FLOW,unrealesed)

2.ECHOTEK - GRIP ON REALTY (SST,unrealesd)

3.SAFI CONNECTION - UNIVERSE INSIDE (SST,unrealesd)

4.SIDEFFECT - ANOTHER CHORD (SST,unrealesd)

5.NEO LOGIC - HUMEN WAVE (SPIRAL TRAX,unrealesd)

6.MELICIA - DANCE UP (unrealesd)

7.SAFI CONNECTION - D SPECIALIST (3DVISION,unrealesd)

8.ECHOTEK - SAKI (ARCADIA JAPAN,unrealesd)

9.SAFI CONNECTION - ADRENECHROME (SPIRIT ZONE)

10.SAFI CONNECTION - BEYOND YOUR WORLD (TIP)


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