We talk to Teqkoi an interesting Lo Fi producer from La Cruces, New Mexico.
Where are you from and what was it like growing up there any cool stories?
I'm from a little city named Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States with a small population of 100,000 people. Growing up here was really plain but I adapted more to the life style in El Paso , Texas. Which is my 2nd home I developed the life culture and the Techno scene, my nickname was actually Teqkno since I was 12-13 years of age changed it about a year ago. Mixed my son's name and mine to create Teqkoi. His name is Yukoi by the way a 5 year old boy. I was in dance in El Paso joined 2 different dance crews Essentialz and Zenzationz. That's what I would do when growing up dance, house music.
How did you get started in producing??
Well first off I was a Techno Dj about 4 year's ago. I then started producing around 4 year's ago. My computer ended up breaking for awhile so i stopped then 2 and a half year's ago I got a Mac book got Ableton 9 and started off making Techno track's again. After that I had 4 tracks on a techno Ep. The exposure wasn't really that great. My buddy's which I use to work with T.M.S they started rapping and I would record them. We got a 1000 couple views but when I started becoming super serious and knew I wanted to make Lo-Fi was when The Bootleg Boy put me on his channel with my Tash Sultana - Notion (Teqkoi Remix) uploaded January 27, 2018. Since then i've been grinding for more exposure.
How long have you been doing it for??
Serious production like my genre about 2 years. So I started 4 years, but 2 years ago is when I actually started producing.
What inspires your music?
I was really into the Sad Lil Peep wave actually. That had a huge influence in my music. Lil peep wasn't scared to start a new wave so i've been the same way since.
I actually saw lil peeps last concert which hit me hard and started working extra hard. That made a huge Impact in my life. I even have a lil peep tattoo R.I.P <3
what was the produce when making Some days We Forget?
I actually had the mentality that Some Days I Forget was going to be one of my biggest track's but it never got put on till The Bootleg Boy uploaded my beat tape titled lonely songs for lonely people https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAH6aCsTkSg Some Days I Forget is the very last song of the Mix it's my oldest track on my SoundCloud as well. I left it on SoundCloud because I put so much work In that project.
Thank you Teqkoi, please go check out Teqkoi's other tracks on his soundcloud.
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