David Ortiz








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

Music is the lifeblood of so many cultures. It's the only true universal language. It gives me whatever I want it to give me, and I feel whatever emotions I desire to feel.

What is your music dream?

I want to make it big and give back to my community

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

I would start with hearing the voice of the people

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Hero by Skillet

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Skillet, Demon Hunter, Linkin Park, and NF

What inspires you to make music?

The freedom to do and be whoever I want

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

There is hope, no matter what you're going through

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

I feel like I'm in my natural environment

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

Too many musicians chase trends, and while that does make the most amount of money, in the end it's just noise. We need more artists who use their voices for good, not just profit.

What do you think of Drooble?

So far, it seems like an amazing tool.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Not being able to get my name out there easily

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

I try to listen to as many other bands play as I can.

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

Humility and a willingness to listen to those who came before you

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

The River Empires, Gloomcatcher, Broken in Black,