Out of Eastern Europe something dark and heavy was born to drill the eardrums of electronic music fans. Dark Beauty got to witness his unique stage energy during his most recent US tour. As quoted by CARBON KILLER, “I just wanted to tell you all how happy I am that I had the chance to tour with Lazerpunk. The second I heard his music I knew he was a genius, but during this tour I realized that he is much more than that. He’s an incredible artist, a real human being and an unstoppable force of passion and love.”
Interview Meikee Magnetic
Where were you born and where are you now?
I was born in a really backwards, isolated place in Budapest. So it was more Eastern Europe than Eastern Europe. Right now I’m in a small village near Manchester to have some rest after my EU and US tour but I’m still not at home. Actually right now I’m thinking where to move after. I could move to LA for a few months, there are people waiting for me in Berlin too, but honestly I’m really thinking about moving to the countryside to the middle of nowhere to be alone and have some time to finish a new album.
Describe your musical genre:
Dark and heavy electronic music for people who like to break things and drive fast. I have my roots in industrial, I used to listen to genres like Aggrotech, Darkelectro, Terror Ebm, etc. I got lots of inspiration from Synthwave, Darksynth, Industrial and Techno. All-in-all I’m trying to create music that is really hard and heavy, but has a good rhythm to it. Something you can dance and mosh to, at the same time.
How long have you been making music in this genre?
4 years or so, but my style has changed a lot since. My first album was pure experimentation, the 2nd one was generic Synthwave, and the 3rd one named ‘Death & Glory’ is where I realized what I really want to do. This was the album that made me into a full-time, internationally touring musician, so I think finally I’m on the right track.
How are you making your tracks?
I always focus on just one beat. If I can listen to that beat for half an hour and I still like it I’ll work on that and make it into a full song. If not, then it goes to the trash. I don’t want to release weak songs and fillers.
We hear this is your first time in America, what is your opinion of our country and how is the tour going?
It is great. I grew up in Eastern Europe so getting to the US was the dream. Now I’m touring the US as an independent musician, playing my music to thousands of people. It’s just great, I never thought that I’d be doing this one day. Also my experience of the US is pretty good. It is very different from Eastern Europe so there are lots of things I have to get used to, but I’ve already made lots of friends here. I didn’t get arrested, or shot, even though everyone – including my manager – thought that this would happen on the first week.
Tell us something about yourself no one else may know:
I wanted to skip this question, but all right, here’s something nobody knows or remembers. I used to be a really nice kid, and I really loved animals. One day when I was like 8 I found a small dead bird and I made a grave for it. I wanted to give the little birdie a proper burial. I even put flowers on the grave. Then came a few bigger boys who started bullying me because of this. One of them started peeing on the grave. I ran up to him and hit him in the face as hard as I could. Which was not very hard, so they beat the hell out of me after. They didn’t return to the grave after that, so I consider this a victory.
New album, music videos, some cool collaborations and world domination. Which you can help me achieve by listening to my noizzze and spreading the word about it. Just tell people it’s cool and it’s the next big thing, they will believe you. People don’t think for themselves.
What does Dark Beauty mean to you?
I always found beauty in dark things. I love dark music, melancholic movies and depressing places. An abandoned factory will always be more beautiful to me, than a sunny beach.