Based in New York City (by way of Chile), Nicolas Jaar first started making music at the age of 14 and had his first official releases out on Brooklyn label Wolf + Lamb at the tender age of 17. Now, still only 20, and with a handful of releases under his belt, the young producer has been turning many heads, including that of Seth Troxler who once called him “one of the most talented minds dance music is about to see develop”. While Jaar’s releases appear on dance music labels, his music bends and crosses many genres, and it’s impossible to put his sound into any neat little box. MissRuckus caught up with Nicolas after his set at the MUTEK Festival in Montreal and found out about how hip hop influenced his new album, why he started his own label, and how both Karl Marx and his transnational childhood years helped shape his music.
Read the interview here.