Valderine Charlton






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

Music for me is a way to release everything. I can release pain , joy , frustration and truth. It is my creative outlet. Music gives me a voice and my peace.

What is your music dream?

To be heard around the world and lyrically understood.

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

People’s heart. The heart controls everything.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Anything Michael Jackson, old school 70’s music and happy birthday by Stevie Wonder!

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Michael Jackson, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Sade, Luther Vandross, Whitney Houston, Anita Baker , Queen etc

What inspires you to make music?

Expressing my creativity inspires me to make music. I love creating new ideas an concepts.

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

Positivity, love and soulful bliss!

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

I am the writer of the lyrics , so when let people listen to my songs, I feel a little exposed and vulnerable but very free at the same time.

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

I can’t really speak for all musicians but I feel more transparency is needed in the music industry.

What do you think of Drooble?

I like it. The more interactive you are, the more you will get out of it.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Trying to get my music heard by the public. I don’t really know what to do , so this platform can help many of us .

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

I try to purchase local artist songs and support their events.

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

I’m still trying to figure that out. Lol ? but I’m trying to be more open about letting others listen to my songs.

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

I have one right now. Her name is Syauqi Destanika.