Yogi Rulez


Independent artist - music producer, beatmaker, drummer and keyboardist in love with soulful downtempo, triphop, acidjazz, jazzfunk and nujazz. Winner of talent scouting contest Startér on Radio Wave (Czech Broadcasting 4). Exploring emotions and atmosphere using musical experiments. Former member of SURROUNDING, one of the very first bands in northern Czechia playing electronic music in combination with live instruments (SAX / Vít Votruba, CLARINET / Ondřej Maršíček, BASS / David Havlík and GUITAR / Petra Börnerová). He collaborated with singer Jana Fabiánová, vibraphonist Radek Krampl, drummer Martin Kuzma, bassist Matěj Havlíček, Jan Pospíšil (MC One Two) or František Bublík (oboe / North Czech Philharmonic).







What is music to you? What does it give you?

The music is very personal and intimate space for me. It makes me happy whether it's listening or the creative process of composing or playing musical instrument. It´s relax, meditation and artistic self-realization.

What is your music dream?

Release a record that will be a masterpiece and will be admired by both musicians and listeners.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?


Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Večerníček signature tune

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

The Cinematic Orchestra, Bonobo, Portishead, Morcheeba, Massive Attack, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Moloko, Jonah Nilsson and Dirty Loops, Alfa Mist, Yussef Dayes, Butcher Brown

What inspires you to make music?


What is the message you want to send with your music?

Emotion, mood, chill, meditation, love

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?


How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

On the one hand the best time for musicians and on the other hand the worst time for musicians. With internet everything changed. It would be nice if streaming gigants share more revenue with musicians.

What do you think of Drooble?

I'm new here, just curious

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Distribution, reach, budiling fanbase

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I attend local concerts, listen to local bands, try to collaborate on local recordings with local instrumentalists ...

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

He or she should have a marketing spirit

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Radek Krampl