Zed Mizar

zed mizar bio

zed mizar is an independent electronic/alternative music artist from los angeles now living and traveling in europe. trained in theory and guitar by session pros and vocally trained by seth riggs teachers, zed has worked for the los angeles philharmonic and toured the western united states. he currently plays solo, doing vocals and guitar with electronic backing tracks, sequences and loopers. he has four albums currently available and is known for his satirical funky space psychedelia. his lyrics often deal with edgy cyberpunk issues like the surveilance state as well as goofy sci-fi party themes. he is an accomplished producer using apple logic 10. he is looking to form or join a pro traveling band in europe or the US.

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

music is a creative art, although a lot of people these days seem to think it is a system of mind control. music is endlessly deep, you learn all your life but can only discover a little of it. music has been my path to becoming a creative person. the people i am closest to share my love for great music.

What is your music dream?

i am living my dream now, i would never have got to live in europe without music to take me here.

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

too many people want to change the world when what they really need to do is change themselves.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

"light my fire" by the doors.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

see bio profile.

What inspires you to make music?

ideas for songs.

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

creativity is its own message. preaching or instructing mostly sucks, but when music constantly surprises you and goes to unpredictable places it rewires the neurons in your brain to make new connections. creativity is magic.

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

strong.

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

are you kidding? what doesn't suck about the musician's reality these days? getting paid is always like pulling teeth. censorship is getting worse and the silicon valley tech lords are behind it.

What do you think of Drooble?

to quote jim morrison: "i guess i like it fine. . . so far".

What frustrates you most as a musician?

stupid audiences.

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

sure, we go to clubs all the time.

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

they should have very thick knee pads on.

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

i couldn't get kool keith to come up as an influence so he doesn't seem to be well-known on here. we have seen lamb & the avalanches lately, both great, as is jazzanova.