Dorit is an Austrian born Thereminist, composer, producer, and singer. She is the co-founder of the New York Theremin Society and started America’s first school for Theremin, “KidCoolThereminSchool”.
The once described love child of Marianne Faithfull and Nikola Tesla has collaborated with among others Lene Lovich, Dinosaur Jr., Marilyn Manson, Baby Dee and Mercury Rev.
1.) WHICH RECORD HAS HAD THE MOST PROFOUND INFLUENCE ON YOU?
My Bloody Valentine – Loveless.
2.) HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU SPEND A WEEK RECORDING/PLAYING/CREATING?
Every day as many hours as possible, unless I travel.
3.) WHICH OF YOUR OWN CREATIONS IS YOUR FAVOURITE?
4.) WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST REGRET?
Happy is who forgets what can not be changed.
5.) WHAT DO YOU DO TO RELAX?
Strolling in the woods, reading, sex.
6.) OTHER THAN FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHAT IS YOUR MOST CHERISHED POSSESSION?
The Theremin (my prototypes, a Hobbs and a Moog), the joy they give me.
7.) TELL ME THREE OF YOUR HEROES/HEROINES?
Serge Gainsbourg, Suzanne Ciani, Ennio Morricone and Alice Ser.
8.) WHERE IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE IN THE WORLD?
New York City might not be my favorite place but it’s under my skin…
9.) IF YOU DIDN’T HAVE YOUR ART WHAT OCCUPATION DO YOU THINK YOU WOULD BE DOING?
10.) IF THERE IS ONE THING THAT YOU WOULD WANT THE WORLD TO KNOW ABOUT YOU THAT YOU HAVE NEVER CONVEYED IN AN INTERVIEW BEFORE WHAT WOULD THAT BE?
I already gave that away by admitting to liking the Italian singer Alice, other than that, mysteries must remain. xoxo.