BIRMINGHAM POP ARTIST ON THE RISE ‘BRAN MAZZ’ TALKS TO ME ABOUT HIS NEW SINGLE ‘NEVER SEEN THE START’ AND THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE SONG, GIVE OUR CHAT A READ HERE!

 

 

What is your names?
Bran Mazz

 

 

What is your genre of music?
Pop

 

 

Give us a little bio about you.
The 21 year old multi-instrumentalist originally from Birmingham, now living in South London, Bran Mazz is currently set to release his first single from his debut EP in June entitled ‘Reattach’.
Having released two singles “Wrapped Up” & ‘When I’m Alone’ he has gained attention from BBC introducing and other radio stations across the south of England.

 

 

What made you go in to music?
I was raised into a musical family. My Dad & his brothers taught me to play Sax & Keyboard from a young age.

 

 

Are you a signed?
No

 

 

 “Never Seen The Start” is your new single  what was the writing process like?
The writing process start with me having ½ a song & then I met up with Joe who helped me finish the verses/rest of the song.

 

 

What was the recording process like?
Great! We was in the studio for a week recording the EP, lots of late finishes & early starts but lots of fun!

 

 

Who did you work on the Single with?
My writing partner Joe Nix & the co-producer on the EP Christo Patricios.

 

 

What message are you trying to get out?
The song’s about going through a hard breakup, and just feeling that it’d be much easier to have never met that person. You know when you’re in that bad space where all the negatives seem to outweigh any of the good memories you had.

 

 

 

We can also expect an EP coming soon, can you tell us the release date?
There’s no set release date as of yet. But the next single on the EP will be out next month!

 

 

 

What can we expect from your debut EP?
Lots of bangers.

 

 

Describe the whole EP in two words.
Very Good

 

 

Will we see any music videos from you?
Yes

 

 

 

Do you have gigs coming up or a tour in planning?
Yas:
Wednesday 11th July = Bar 512 – Dalston
Thursday 19th July = Balabam Venue (4 min walk from Seven Sisters Tube)

Friday 31st August = Thunderbird Hampstead – Acoustic Sessions

July 6th = The Library (members bar) Leicester Square – Acoustic Sessions

 

 

 

Do you have any collaborations coming up with any up coming artists?
I’m currently collabing with a Lofi hip hop artist called looms. I also have been featured playing Sax on a recent UK garage tune by my good friend & producer L U C Y.

 

 

Would you be up for collaborations if other musicians wanted one with you? and who would they have to contact?
I’m all up for collabing! Just slide into my DM’s and we’ll arrange something

 

 

 

What else do you have planned this year?
More singles to come!

 

 

Do you play any instruments?
Sax/keys.

 

 

 

Who are your influences?
Prince, MJ, Stevie, JT.
To name a few.

 

 

 

Which TV channel would you like one of your songs to be played on?
BBC 1, I’d love to be on Jools Holland (one day).

 

 

How do you get inspiration to write songs?
Just general everyday things which interest me.

 

 

 

Where do you see yourself now in 5 Years?
Living my best life.

 

 

 

When you’re not doing music, what do you do?
I like football, watching & playing.

 

 

 

What was the song you listened to most that influenced you to go more in to the music scene?
Purple rain, Rock with you…

 

 

 

What’s the best advice you have ever been given?
Persistence is key, you never fail until you give up.

 

 

 

What advice would you give to aspiring musicians not about the industry and just as an artist?
Persistence is key, you never fail until you give up.

 

 

What quote or saying do you always stick by?
Persistence is key, you never fail until you give up.

 

 

Where in your hometown is a must go to visit?
Not sure, there’s not that much to do haha

 

 

Your coming off tour;
1/ Where do you go first?
Home or go for food.
2/ Who do you see first?
Mom/Dad
3/What do you eat first?
Pasta or something healthy.

 

 

 

 

When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget?
Instruments, my voice, my brain, members of the band & my clothes

 

 

 

Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow you?
Yeah hit me up on all social media just search Bran Mazz

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