The artist known As iiviivix

Vocal Melodist | Australian Born, Globally Wild.

Australian Born ⅋ Globally Wild Join the journey of a nomadic experimental conscious hip-hop artist My story is in my lyrics, so if you wanna know more about me, just gotta press play yo!

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

Every morning I wake up with a different song in my head. Most of the times it is of someone else's, from underground gold to mainstream mold (sometimes it's even songs I am embarrassed to sing out loud in the shower), and then sometimes I wake up to songs that don't even exist... Yet. So I guess, music for me is just apart of my daily life, it keeps me moving, gives me motivation & even solace, but I guess it is like this for everyone? What I love about music, is it is something that no one could ever take away from me.

What is your music dream?

I am living this woken dream ? My dream was to make and release my own original tracks. Drooble, along with various other online platforms have made this possible.

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

umm. Politics unfortunately, but good question, because to make a difference in politics I would first need to be rich. But, if I was super rich I would be doing other things as well. Like, heading to china to purchase all the plastic factories until I hold a monopoly, and then kill the industry. For now, I sing.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

My parents were kids when they had me, teenages listening to hundreds of tape decks a day. I have too many songs from my Childhood to be able to just recall just one.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

So many! I will try and list them below: For sure I have forgotten someone, Pete Philly, GMB, 213, Slum Village, TOOL, Tribe Called Quest, Jedi Mind Tricks, N.E.R.D, Erykah Badu, Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kewli, Early Kanye West, Dwele, The Roots, Common, REHAB, Horrorshow, Anthony Hamilton, Q-Tip, The Offspring, Matisyahu, Foo Fighters, Amy Winehouse, Fat Freddy's Drop, Mo Def, musiq soulchild, C.W. Stoneking. Oh and is bad to list myself ? iiviivix ? I don't give a fuck.

What inspires you to make music?

I like seeing what can be done, using everything I have learn't so far. I guess in the end I basically treat music the same way I treat every aspect of my life where I am constantly evolving. Without making music, I would cease to be.

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

I want my music to inspire pending artists... I don't know what I am doing, I have no technical music experience, you can hear it is unmastered, some tracks are unfinished and I am even just mumbling along in some lol. I wished to express the mess of my musical journey and that not everything you create has to perfect :) hopefully people pick up on that and feel motivated to create something as well.

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

When everyone is dancing, and the beat is about to drop and people are out with their phones, some heads down ready for that beat to drrrrrrop! In that moment... It's when I forget my my lyrics. But instead of standing their, I start freestyling what ever comes to my head - I am in a good mood, I am feeling awesome.

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

To broad to judge, but everyone needs more love =) For each other, for our music, for the world and most importantly, for ourselves.

What do you think of Drooble?

A wonderful place to grow, be heard, listen, and discover new favorite artists and friends. I find it’s a safe space to speak your mind, ask questions, express concerns and really get a vast insight into the global local music scene.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Nothing. Perhaps if I had to choose, I would say calling myself a musician is the hardest thing to do - I put no effort in to be honest, I only enjoy the challenge of evolving my style and flow, but its fun. In the 3 years of making music, I am still having fun =)

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

Of course. I attend local jam sessions in dive bars, jazz cellars and parks. I browse drooble, soundcloud & bandlab. Was once very active on Allihoopa until it passed away. RIP. But it allowed a large community of us to connect off platform on facebook and instagram. We continue to grow with group chats where we share ideas and concepts whilst continuing to collaborate.

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

Make lots of friends and tell them you make music. Then if they like it, ask them to share to friends and ask them to ask their friends to share. If you do the same thing but with a funny/cool video of you tagged with your socials, and all social pages loaded with clips, links and other music, it would be much more successful thing to share.

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

Well, that depends. Who have you never heard of?