Photo Credit: Itzik Mor
Photo Credit: Itzik Mor

The Tel-Aviv based producer Autarkic had so many great releases lately that for us is really hard to pick a favourite. One of the highlights is definitely his LP ‘I Love You Go Away‘ which was released earlier this year via Moscoman‘s Disco Halal. That being said, we are happy to finally have him in the LSD FAZE TIME chair.


My name is Nadav Spiegel but you might know me as Autarkic. I was born in Tel Aviv and grew up in Tel Aviv. When I was a child my idol was Marco van Basten, because what do you mean?. When I was 7, I started playing football. It was then when I realised that what I want to do in my life and decided to fuck the rest. Since then I am looking for a different thing to do with my life.

One of the best gigs I played was Garzen festival last year. It was so much fun – I cant really explain what happened there.
One of the best gigs I have been to was Greedy Adam in some festival in Israel some years ago. I loved when the acid kicked in.


Now I live in Tel Aviv with Ori, my girlfriend. In my house you can find my studio and my refrigerator is usually full since Ori is living with me, before you could find butter & pita.. I enjoy coffee and cigarettes a lot. I can spend hours combining the two.

My favorite song at the moment is Cody Chessnutt – My woman, my guitars. A film I watched lately and really liked was stroszek. The last series I watched and loved was the news.

My dream is to continue what im doing minus the stress. My worst nightmare is to work in a regular job. I love to wake up early for no reason and hate when I wake up late. I am addicted to coffee, I just cannot stop smoking cigarettes. I get totally fucked up, when I play football. The next day I need to rest.

Local Suicide reminds me of the story about the ‘siege of Masada’.


Tomorrow I i kind of have this week of. Next year I want to create and release new music. In 10 years I hope I’ll still be proud in that music.


If I wasn’t a musician, I would be a frustrated clerk.
If my life was a Hollywood movie, The Graduate would have the main role, because I’m a Dustin Hoffman’s Typecast. If I could have sex with anyone, it would be – cant answer that now.
If I was a car, I would be a rental. If I was an animal, I would be a monkey. If I was an invention, I would be a sampler. If I was an object, I would be a flight case. If I could date myself, I would check my facebook profile before.

If I could play with anyone it would be Robert Wyatt. I would like to collaborate with Ohad Pishuf. If I had only one wish, it would be peace in the middle east.

I would never sell my soul, because he’s already in me.

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