It’s 11 am: He is blind drunk, as usual. Same as every morning, I stand at his bed, which has begun to resemble an ashtray. The bedroom is a maze of decrepit synthesizers, the floor a tapestry of loose keys and cables mingled with food scraps, yellowed porn and empty Prosecco cans. Erobique alias Carsten Meyer was born in 1972 in tranquil Muensterland and has been making music since he was 8. His last release was 10 years ago.