Over the years I heard from many people that Kernkraft 400 was the song that introduced them to electronic music or that it motivated them to start making music. It’s amazing to know that something I did influenced others in some way. 
I wasn’t aware of this interview with young Tim Berg aka Avicii until recently and unfortunately we had never had a chance to meet. May he Rest In Peace
 Videocredit: @djsounds 
Thanks to @tommiesunshine for sending

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Things went fast in early 2000s. Kernkraft 400 was licensed to labels in different countries. A more straightforward remix of Kernkraft had gained a lot of traction. A video had to be made. The script sounded nice enough so I went along with it. I am still not sure what to think of the result :) MTV/Viva didn’t know how to deal with it because all regular ‘dance music’ videos at the time consisted of a girl driving through the desert in a Ford Mustang and somewhwere along the road the ‘DJ’ would appear trying to hitchhike towards the sunset. One thing I remember is the makeup artist on set saying to me: “hey I don’t know if you are becoming famous from this or not, but going forward promise me you’ll pluck your unibrow” – promise kept

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In March 1999, exactly 20 years ago, Kernkraft 400 was first released on @gigolo_records Here I am in 1999 at the desk where I recorded the song with my MPC 2000 and a tape deck. A couple of weeks ago the crew I used to organize warehouse parties with had left on a bus to Portugal. So I am sitting in our storage room next to the train tracks and I am making music all day long, sleeping on the couch and surviving on Doner Kebap

In March 1999, exactly 20 years ago, Kernkraft 400 was first released on @gigolo_records
Here I am in 1999 at the desk where I recorded the song with my MPC 2000 and a tape deck. A couple of weeks ago the crew I used to organize warehouse parties with had left on a bus to Portugal. So I am sitting in our storage room next to the train tracks and I am making music all day long, sleeping on the couch and surviving on Doner Kebap

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