Christian yu or more commonly known as Ian is a musician, producer, director and chief editor of dream perfect regime (dpr)
To our lovely listeners and viewers, we hope you’re having a nice night or day, whichever sphere of the world you’re currently in. Thank you for joining AITA’s first podcast. Here, we have our lovely Christian Yu to talk to us about his creative process with the birth and acknowledgment of MITO。
Also, I’d like to remind our listeners and viewers that they can comment down below their questions or anything they’d like Christian to hear while the podcast is on air. I would be reading these out to him so he can know your thoughts and support, thank you guys。—james reid
The album is a very personal project of mine, I've worked on it for a good while and for instance No Blueberries that is playing right now is a song I actually pretty much finished around two years ago. As for my alter ego, my MITO, it's someone I've tried to ignore for years. I'm not sure how many know of this but I suffer from bipolar and I very much consider MITO as that part that battles the struggles of mental illness, too.
When it comes to the MVs and general visuals of MITO, it was my directing and production. Needless to say I've had the whole crew help me out a ton to bring it to life in many ways.
I wanna ask Christian has he ever encountered an artistic block one of these days? how does he cope with it and overcome it?
It's a very well-rounded question and most of us can use some of your advice on that, man.
It's Welcome To The Show because I only worked on it when I was at my all time lows, during my dips. I didn't touch it otherwise so you can imagine it took some time and also, well... some pain.
And to our listeners and viewers, if you have any last-minute questions, now is the time to send them in.
Hoshi asks: milk before or after the cereal?
roseanne asks: do you hate me because of my shoes joke?
taemin: not really a question, but more of a... input of my own. and he knows it, but once again, i'm proud of the person he is, of all the things he does and goes through and he still has a beautiful heart. you're the kindest, loveliest, immaculate human being and i'm very happy for your existence.
and that concludes our podcast. Thank you for this wonderful experience with you, ian. it's so nice of you to agree to this and be the first guest. I am looking forward to seeing more of your art and your music and vision. And for our listeners, thank you for joining the first episode of AITA PODCAST. For sending in your thoughts and comments, as well as the support and love for our lovely guest, Christian Yu. This has been such a lovely night. I bid you all a very dreamy sleep or a wonderful day, wherever you may be.
Moodswings In This Order, is a sonic embodiment of the phrase that art is not meant to look nice, it’s meant to make you feel something. That’s what DPR Ian has always strived for, from his childhood desire to capture the magic of watching the musical Cats, to being in a heavy metal band in middle school, to his desire to make it in Korea that led him to become part of the idol group C-Clown for three years. Now, he’s an artist and music business architect who can make listeners feel like they’ve entered into another dimension.
On Moodswings, DPR Ian takes fans on a unique journey through a character named “Mito,” who embodies his reflections on his bipolar disorder. Through Mito, listeners are exposed to “the beauty in the darkness” as DPR Ian paints a portrait of introspection, heartbreak, and a world where blueberries and ice cream shouldn’t mix.
I love it when the skies can't sleep, I left a message encased in me。
I love it how you think I'm always this cool. Excusez-Moi I think I'm just a fool。
So you came around my house and you left your marks with your fingertips。
How many times we laugh through this moment just to hold back 'cause I think I know that you compromised this。