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

Music gives me a reason to get up in the morning.

What is your music dream?

To be able to score motion pictures professionally

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

teaching people to play and appreciate all music in all forms.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Nowhere Fast - Fire Inc from the Streets of Fire soundtrack

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Iron Maiden, Mercyful Fate, John Carpenter, Devo, Frank Zappa, Rush, The Cure, 45 Grave, Misfits, blue Oyster Cult, Black Sabbath, Roxy Music, Plugz, DIO, Magazine, PIL, Secret Chiefs 3, Fantomas, Tomahawk, the Cramps, The Doors, Type O Negative, Taylor Dayne, Kate Bush, Pink Floyd - and others

What inspires you to make music?

Music creates feelings, and influences memories. It's the ultimate storytelling device, because it makes the listener use their imagination to fill in the gaps and make their own interpretations.

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

That music is good and pure and untouchable if you let it be.

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

nervous af. and stupid, because all electronic musicians look stupid without millions of dollars worth of lighting rigs - looking at you Justice.

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

a better understanding of versatility for artists, and not having to be shoehorned into a specific genre.

What do you think of Drooble?

seemingly fun and interactive, we shall see though.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

peoples inability and impatience to just sit and listen to a piece of music all the way through.

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

i buy peoples music (if its good) and go to see local bands covid notwithstanding.

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

the ability to see past their own hang ups and shamelessly self promote. nobody knows you exist if they don't know you exist.

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

Keith McCoy, The Brat, Plugz, Mersinary, Ostrogoth, My Faust, Midnight Juggernauts, Dream Division, Warning.