October 2021

Discover… Yudan Zou – Aphasia

How did you start music ? At the very beginning: piano - on heavy daily practice, I started out as a young Beethoven fan. Later Rock n' Roll changed my life: I started to listen to The Doors, Led Zeppelin and Queen, until Alternative Rock drew my attention. Musicians like PJ Harvey, The Velvet Underground, Television inspired me to write my first few songs: on a piano with an audio recorder. I was around 13-14 years old. How did you get interested in and start playing contemporary music? Back in my days as a The Velvet Underground fan, I noticed that 'novel composition techniques' such as atonality, noise, polyrhythm and extended techniques were already well...