Jacob Kristin


Composer and experimental musician.







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

Music is the essence of life to me. It gives me comfort, and a peace of mind i haven't been able to find anywhere else.

What is your music dream?

My dream is to write music that makes people think, dream, and contemplate.

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

A piano!

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Portishead, Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds, Jacob Pavek, Lambert, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, The Black Angels, The Black Lips, Black Flag, Agent Orange, Slayer, Rimsky-Korsakov, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Cyril Scott, Ben Lukas Boysen (HECQ Audio), Peter Broderick, Lubomyr Melnyk.

What inspires you to make music?

My inner-most feelings and emotions which often cannot be expressed through words.

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

Anything is possible, if you put your mind to it.

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

Nervous, but content.

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

Musicians used to be able to make a living solely off their music, but in the age of the internet, that is no longer the case. I think that says enough about the current situation.

What do you think of Drooble?

I am new here, but I think this is one of the most innovative musician-based social media platforms to date. I love it!

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Persons/businesses trying to convince me to let them use my work for free with the promise of "exposure."

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

Going to unknown/lesser known bands' concerts! Paying for their music!

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

Musicians need to be proactive in showcasing their music to anyone and everyone, be it friends, family, or the next big label.

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

StoneyGate, Jacob Pavek, Ed Carlsen, andddddd meeeee....