Jay Williams

Jay Williams Productions

Evocative Electronica, and more! Somewhere near the intersection of DJ Shadow and The Future Sound of London is where you’ll find Jay’s sound, with a heathy folk rock influence via Jethro Tull.

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

like breathing. life.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

influences: Public Enemy, The Art of Noise, DJ Shadow, Future Sound of London, Jethro Tull in general: all popular genres from the 50s through 1990s I enjoy, and modern music.

What inspires you to make music?

I can't not do it

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

life is short, scary, wonderful, amazing, and meant to be lived

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

have not done. I think I would probably enjoy it.

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

I think technology has leveled the playing field to a great extent. I'm not sure what could be improved, I'll get back to you on that after awhile.

What do you think of Drooble?

love it

What frustrates you most as a musician?

not having as much control over my creation process as I would like - in the sense that when I create music it feels as if I'm channelling something, and I'm often surprised by the outcome. I'd like to be a bit more intentional with my creation process.

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

I collaborate with local musicians whenever I get a chance.

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

I think being authentic is the most critical thing.

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

I think they are all on this site, great talent here!