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    Bakom Lights & Motion döljer sig Christoffer Franzén som både skriver, spelar, spelar in och mixar sin musik själv. Instrumenten är han självlärd på. David Henriksson har fått en pratstund med Christoffer.


    Björn Olsberg

    Christoffer Franzén som vanligtvis syns under namnet ”Lights & Motion”, komponerar, arrangerar, producerar, spelar in sin musik helt själv. Hans musik har hörts i flera Hollywood-filmer, i Jimmy Fallons och Ellen Degeneres talkshows samt under Super Bowl och Oscars-galan. Här berättar han om sin kreativa process, hur upplevelsen att höra Metallica spela med en symfoniorkester öppnade upp hans tankar om att det går att blanda nästan vilka musikstilar som helst och hur en del studier i musikteori (på senare) har hjälpt honom att effektivisera delar av arbetet. Mycket intressant snack med denna multimusiker och visionär.

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