Aletris Pinkroot


Aletris Pinkroot takes the best parts of Owl City and Phoebe Bridgers and blends them together into a beautiful and catastrophic experience. Producing music since age 12, Corey Francis began as an EDM producer under the pseudonym 'Broken Mirror'. Today, he creates alternative pop with a unique flair of danceability while remaining truly emotive. Corey co-writes his music with Edward Joseph of 1&Only, and together they create important, enriching, and poetic music that truly means something. In 2020, Aletris Pinkroot released his debut single, On Your Side, to an audience of loyal fans from the days of Broken Mirror. He then released 'Whycantshebeme?', a raw demo, direct to music stores with no production, conveying a story of unrequited feelings and disastrous proms, 'Whycantshebeme?' is a snapshot into Aletris's debut EP, 'Unrequited', which released on May 7th.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music to me is a form of catharsis. It allows me to vent and express my emotions in an easy way. It's also just pretty damn nice to sing along to dancey pop music.

What is your music dream?

My dream in music is to create music that can connect to people. Music that people will cry to, slow dance to, cover for school, cover for fun, etc. I want my music to connect with people, as cliché as that is.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

I would start by making the entire world, every country, a safe place for all people regardless of race, gender, and sexuality.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

The most memorable song from my childhood is the Big Time Rush theme song.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

My favorite artists are Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker, Troye Sivan, torr, Orla Gartland, dodie, and Lorde.

What inspires you to make music?

I'm inspired to make music by the people around me and their situations. I've always found it difficult to write about my own experiences, though when I do, the resulting music is usually much more emotional than my other songs.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

I want to send a message of love with my music.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

I feel invigorated, excited, and a *little* bit dumb when I perform in front of an audience.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Nowadays, it's easier than ever for a musician to get started, which is amazing. To improve the industry, I'd suggest easier ways for artists to collaborate, and easier ways to get music in front of an audience.

What do you think of Drooble?

It's pretty cool.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

The thing that frustrates me most as a musician is when people downplay your talents.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I have no idea what and where the local scene is here.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Musicians should have individuality, intelligence, talent, uniqueness, and good music to be heard by an audience.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Torr, Orla Gartland, dobi, Oyeme, and Nick Ward.