Electric company: Mount Kimbie

Leading up to the inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, we’re running a series of Q+A interviews with the festival’s artists.

Kai Campos of post-dubstep duo Mount Kimbie:

Mountain Xpress: If you could have another Mountain Oasis artist remix one of your songs, who would it be?
Kai Campos: William Basinski was a big catalyst for us cracking on with some of our early work. I would love to hear what he would do with the tapes for our record.

It’s almost Halloween — do you have a costume planned, or can you tell us about a favorite costume from the past? My favorite costume I made was to a “bad taste” party but I’m slightly apprehensive about talking about it in public! Ha, it wasn’t that bad.

Do you have anything special planned for your Mountain Oasis set? Well, it’s the last show of our U.S. tour, so expect three broken men giving it everything. I’m hoping to exclusively drink champagne for the last week of the tour so it’ll be glam.

Mount Kimbie performs Sunday, 9:15 p.m. at The Orange Peel. More info here


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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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