What is your name?
What is your genre of music?
Alternative / Indie
Give us a little bio about you.
I am a singer/songwriter, producer and music video creator from Miami, Florida. I’ve independently released 5-albums and 20-music videos in the past 10-years.
Tell us more about your music.
My music is emotional and“chill”. I try to bring back an “80’s” kind of vibe.
Tell us more about ‘Crush’
“Crush” is a song about an intense infatuation for someone, especially someone unattainable. It deals with my obsession, fear of rejection and the emptiness I feel when that person is not around.
What was the writing process like?
I wrote the song on my guitar and then built the track around it.
What was the recording process like?
The recording process for “Crush” started with the drum track. I recorded the song with an original vintage Roland TR-707 to give the song that classic, retro feel. I then layered the song with my guitar, bass guitar and vocals.
This is your 20th Music Video in 10 years, how does that feel?
Feels great that I’ve built something out of nothing and have some type of contribution in the music and art world.
Any studio memories to tell?
Not really. I work alone so nothing too exciting. lol
Do you have a EP or Album in the works?
I will start writing and recording songs for the next album this summer and plan for a new release sometime in 2018.
Do you have any gigs or tours coming up?
May 17 – Miami, Fl at John A. Ferguson Sr. High ( “Crush” music video will be played at the annual Film Festival)
May 19 – Miami, FL at Echo Tech
June 13 – Miami Beach, FL at FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios
June 30 – Miami, FL at Echo Tech
July 28 – Miami, FL at Echo Tech
What else can we expect from you?
Expect a music video for the song “Lover” to be released sometime this summer.
Are you signed?
Who are your influences?
Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Prince, The Doors, Simon & Garfunkel, Michael Jackson, The Cure, The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, Peter Murphy, New Order, Billy Idol, NIN, Guns and Roses, Tupac, Stone Temple Pilots, Ice Cube, Jeff Buckley and many more.
Where do you see yourself now in 5 Years?
Touring the world and releasing more videos and albums.
When you’re not doing music, what do you do?
I am a very boring person to be honest. But I enjoy exercising, snorkeling, stargazing and filming.
Where would your dream venue to play in your hometown?
Would you be up for collaborating with an unsigned artist or band? If so how can they contact you?
No– I don’t have the time. Would only consider “producing” an artist if the situation was right.
What was the song you listened to most that influenced you to go more in to the music scene?
The Cure – “Love Song”. My uncle use to play it when I was a kid and it stayed with me forever. Also, “Wish you were here” by Pink Floyd.
Where is your dream festival to perform?
What made you go in to music?
My uncle was a musician and he inspired me to play the guitar. He also gave me my first guitar when I was 14 and that was it.
What’s the best advice you have ever been given?
Don’t Quit! You never fail until you stop trying.
What advice would you give to aspiring musicians not just about the industry also just as an artist/band?
If you like music, then pursue it but be prepared to work extremely hard and try to be different. It may take 10-years to get to where you want to go, so be prepared for the fight of your life.
What quote or saying do you always stick by?
“Life is what you make it”
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget?
1. To Smile
2. To bring passion
3. I cannot forget my lyrics 😉
4. I cannot forget my guitar 😉
5. I need my guitar pick
You come off Tour
1/ Where is the first place you go?
There’s no place like home
2/Who is the first person you see?
My family & my dog
3/What is the first thing you eat.
You work with Planetary Group, how did that come about?
I researched them and noticed they had worked with many great artists, so I gave them a call and introduced myself.
Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow you?