Cold Blue aka Tobias is an uplifting trance producer from Germany, who recently was signed to Music First due to John O’Callaghan’s belief in him as a talent. His DJ sets of recent times has lead to repeat visits to an ever expanding “who’s who” of Trance events around the world. We had a chat with Tobias about his latest achievements – slot at Dreamstate and his new track The Clash.
Hi Tobias, Pleasure to have you on Trance Hub. How did the name Cold Blue come about?
Hey there, thank you very much for having me! 🙂 A friend of mine came up with the name Cold Blue in the early days, when I was looking for a name that perfectly describes the mood, atmosphere and energy that I try to create with my music. I still feel this name sounds like what I do 100%, so it was a good pick I guess (thank you friend!). 🙂
How did you get your start in music? Do you remember your first release?
I grew up somewhere in the German countryside, far away from the stimulus satiation in nowadays cities. I spent most of my time either outside in nature or inside being creative in any way. Music caught my attention very early, because our house was full of various little instruments and also cassettes to listen to. I loved to explore the world of music and always felt the urge to create my own. It started to become easier, when we got our first computer in my teenage years. Music software was very appealing to me and when I got ‚Reason‘, I knew I found a new home. My first release was around 2004/2005, but the really cool stuff started to happen in 2006/2007 with Shah Music, ITWT/Blackhole, Afterglow, Monster Tunes etc.
2017 has been a fantastic year for you – so many new tracks and many gigs. What changed for you?
2017 is amazing for me indeed, I’ve never felt so confident in what I’m doing and how I’m living my life generally. The most important thing for me is to enjoy the journey. I love what I do and I’ve enjoyed it from the first minute. I…