This was a very vivid dream and the next day I made a drawing of it with my colour pencils. I thought well hey that’s a cool record cover why don’t I make some music with it.
I had a few tracks laying around already and I made the rest in the weeks that followed.
Interesting! Ufocus sees you move in a very dance floor ready direction, what prompted the movement in this direction?
It’s a bit of everything, an album with dancefloor stuff but also ambient tracks, some slow jams.
It’s a bit more in the techno and house music direction but it’s got the same adventurous or “colorful” vibe as the Calimex Mental IMplant corporation album I guess, even though that one goes more into the direction of PPU style boogie disco, g-funk, electro and rap music.
Is this the only time we’ll see Ufocus material or do you plan on continuing under this guise?
I don’t know really, there was supposed to be an Ufocus 12″, two tracks called ‘Computerized Paradise’ and ‘Fun With Fractals’ that was before I thought up the album, before I had the dream.
The 12″ was actually sent to the record pressing plant but it got lost somehow so then I decided to do a full album under the Ufocus name instead of a 12″.
The ‘Computerized Paradise’ track somehow didn’t make the album but I still want to release that one in the future, most likely under the Ufocus name on a 12″ with some other track on the b-side.
You’re obviously most recognisably known as Legowelt, do you feel that Legowelt is the real Danny Wolfers and the rest of your work is a side adventure?
No there is no difference really, it’s just a name, I don’t really think about these things. If you can have a different album name with each new release why not a different artist name?
You described Legowelt as “a hybrid form of slam jack combined with deep Chicago house, romantic ghetto technofunk and EuroHorror Soundtrack”, what would you describe Ufocus as?
Northwestern forest techno.
You’ve amassed almost 20 aliases in your career without mentioning Legowelt, all of which have a whackier name than the last, how long do you spend on coming up with each alias and persona?
They just come to me, I don’t really think about it that much. People always think I have some grand design with these concepts but it all just flows from the mind.