Alice Quint

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Filled with random feelings and ideas from her clouded mind, she brings out her music, simple and personal, meaningful but open to interpretation. This Indie rock / Latin pop singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and artist, invites you to take a walk through her thoughts and create a connection. Growing up, his escape from this reality was always music, she says: "I always felt like Alice in Wonderland, confused and misunderstood, eager to grow up, but lost in this big world, maybe someone can listen to one of my songs and feel better, that someone else feels the same" From a very young age she was influenced by the romantic ballads and pop music that her family used to listen to, she began to sing to those songs at the age of 9, and her interest in music escalated, but her passion for rock music was greater. Growing up in the 90's, her biggest influences were bands like Nirvana, Veruca Salt, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumking, Placebo among others. Born and raised in Cali, Colombia, at the age of fourteen, she fell in love with the electric guitar and began to write her first songs. At seventeen she formed the alternative rock band, “Smoking Alice”, and participated in different local rock festivals. In 2012 she decided to go solo and launch her first musical production entitled “Make the change”. Since then, Alice has been included in different international compilations such as Gustavo Stereo and Eva Powers, both produced by Bela Records, an indie label from Guadalajara Mexico, and has also participated in Discos Urbanos Vol2 Compilation produced by David Mearkena from Lima, Peru She has worked with bands like Limbo from Argentina, Mono Zen from Mexico and Shiba from Brazil. Now she is working on her new full album.

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

Music has always been a very important part of my life. My parents have been separated since I was a child, and my mother suffered from MS, so she was not always an easy person, but music helped me overcome that.

What is your music dream?

to b able to live of what I love, play in front of big audiences, touring across the world, producing other artist, meeting new amazing people everywhere.

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

I´ll start with real equality and real freedom and respect. I think all of us should really learn what we really want and do it. When we learn to accept ourselves and loss the fear of what may or not happen, we will be happy and then, we will be respectful to others and completely free

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

there´re a lot, but one in particularly hit me when i was very very young, was "the man who sold the world" by Nirvana, the play this David Bowie cover on their MTV unplugged, and i was completely hook, then i just wanted to play and write songs

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

this is hard for me because I really love a lot of bands, but one of my first will be Nirvana, then St Vincent, warpaint, pearl jam, placebo, soda stereo, caifanes, and many others