Johnny Ray






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

For me, music transcends words and sounds and effects me down to my very soul, emotion, moods. Music has helped bring me through some very dark times in my younger years.

What is your music dream?

To play in front of 100,000 people.

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

I would change the world by reconciling differences between various nations, to effect real peace in the world.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - Walk like a man

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Steven Wilson, Mikael Åkerfeldt, David Maxim Micic, Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter

What inspires you to make music?

Love, Joy, Kindness, and the opposites of those, of course to always bring the listener back to the former.

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

I want to spread the message of do good upon your neighbor, and do your best to love The Universe.

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

Finally myself.

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

Hard work!

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

David Maxim Micic, Caligula's Horse, Monuments