Jonathan Hohl, composer and guitar player for hubris.
Nathan Gros, composer and drummer for hubris.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Jonathan: Being in nature on a cloudless, mildly-hot summer day with a person dear to me and a nice fresh beverage in my hands.
Nathan: Being in an unwavering physical and emotional state as well as having great and stable relationships with your family and friends.
What is your most marked characteristic?
Jonathan: I am constantly cheerful, yet easily irritable.
Nathan: I am a perfectionist.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Jonathan: Having been able to connect some on an emotion-level through my music.
Nathan: My work as a sound engineer and musician.
What is your greatest fear?
Jonathan: My greatest fear is to lose the ability to play music.
Nathan: My greatest fear is to fail to reach my goals in life.
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Jonathan: Even though I am from his hard-working standards, I’ve always admired the dedication and undying determination of Benjamin Franklin.
Which living person do you most admire?
Jonathan: I wish I could have answered this question three years ago and said David Bowie. Second choice would probably be Marilyn Manson.
Nathan: My mother.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Jonathan: My dad and my godfather.
Nathan: My family and my friends.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Jonathan: I get anxious about the minutest things.
Nathan: The anxiety that my perfectionism causes.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Jonathan: Being judgmental.
Nathan: The majority’s perception of how an emotional relationship should work.
What is your favorite journey?
Jonathan: From my home to my dad’s holiday house in the South of France.
Nathan: My trip to Burkina Faso with my father.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Jonathan: Honesty. It should be a given.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Jonathan: Tag questions “innit / doesn’t it / did he” etc.
Nathan: The F word.
What is your greatest regret?
Jonathan: None. But if I could change anything, I would have done a different apprenticeship. But at the same time, I might not be where I am now, so really none.
Nathan: To have slowly decreased my health because of my jobs.
What is your current state of mind?
If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
Jonathan: Too personal.
Nathan: I wish to see them more often.
What is your most treasured possession?
Jonathan: My Gibson SG.
Nathan: My drumkit.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Jonathan: Being alone.
Nathan: Being alone.
Where would you like to live?
Jonathan: I’ll always feel the most at home in Switzerland. I wouldn’t mind living anywhere though.
Nathan: At my place.
What is your favorite occupation?
Jonathan: Playing music. Hiking and playing ice-hockey come close.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
What are your favorite names?
Jonathan: Sam, Gandalf, Aragorn.
What is your motto?
Jonathan: Always have fun.
Nathan: Always remember to be crazy.