autoKratz are David Cox and Russell Crank, two talented English blokes, primed to pump you up with their fresh and exciting brand of electronic music. Finding a home on the French label, Kitsuné Music, the boys have gained a sustainable chunk of international respect and notoriety for both their original works, along with a handful of hand-raising remixes.
Right before Christmas-time, one half of the duo, Russell Crank, found his way to New York City for some rest and relaxation. But not without having a proper chat with us first. Let's dive on in, as Russell waxes about meeting with his bandmate, getting sick, and how autoKratz energetically sounds like absolutely nothing.
SB: So, when did you get into town?
RC: Um, we got here uh really early on, uh, yesterday morning. We didn’t get inside until 3 o’clock or something like that. We’ve just been on tour for four months constantly. So we got, like first opportunity we get to....actually breath.
SB: And have a holiday here. Do you have any plans?
RC: Uh, well, we’re here til Tuesday and then I’m gonna, eh, I’m from Manchester, so I’m going to go spend a bit of time with the family. But it’ll be good to try and concentrate and write some music also.
SB: Awesome! Well aside from family then, how did you and David hook up and decided to make music together?
RC: Um, we, met outside a club, and I got sick all over his shoes.
SB: [laughs] For real?
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