Ricardo Rodriguez








What is your music dream?

Have multiple music projects, to own a studio and a bar/restaurant where bands can go and play without worrying about bad treatments or the place taking all their money. Being a music/guitar teacher would be nice too.

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

I'm supposed to be the first in line for a change, but after that i would say Education opportunities and some education systems.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Beat it by Michael Jackson.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Righ now: Animals as leaders, Little Tybee, L'Indécis, Covet and TTNG

What inspires you to make music?

I love music and i'm constantly looking for more and what better way to find more music than creating your own?

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

Here what i know, this is how i applied and i like it's sound. There are little to no emotions attached to it even if some of them sound emotional. I don't write lyrics, i just concentrate on the develepment of my playing unless i'm playing with a band, then i adapt to their interests or at least i try to do it.

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

I can't help feeling nervous. I think i just need to be exposed to more gigs and feel more confident about thr time i've been practicing

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

A lot of people say that music today is awful and effortless and yeah, many songs are composed to appeal and sell using a similar formula over and over again, besides many "artists" just interpret someone else's song and raking most of the credit. But there were artists like that since the beginning. There are a lot of artist who push and innovate with new sounds, new techniques, showing not only skills but also creative.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

I want to play math rock in a band, but people in my area aren't usually into that kind of genres.

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

Sure, i regularly go to local concerts and festivals, buy some merch ans stuff.

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

If you want popularity i think you may need a catchy rhythm, reliable lyrics, okay vocals, good production quality and knowing how to promote it.

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

I don'n even know what you have listened to, but i will go with Little Tybre, Mounika., Mammal Hands, Via Luna, Sawce, Trying science, sorrow plagues, Mr.Bill, Amberian Dawn and Ichikoro