“What inspired me was the contentment of being single but also the inner longing to find someone to share life with. It was also the feeling of being tired of going from one broken relationship to another.”
Orla Gartland ‘People aren’t stupid; if you try to be anything other than yourself, it just won’t work long term.’
Following the release of the single Not A Waste, we caught an interview with artist and songwriter Paola to find out more about her musical journey so far. Here’s how it went. * * * Hey – thanks so much for the interview, and congrats on the single! What does Not A Waste represent for you, and … Continued
“Most of us go through phases where we are insecure and want to adapt, some stay there to become mainstream, but then there are those who go their own way and who are completely magical in performance and storytelling.”
“Bands always disagree but one thing we don’t disagree on is creativity. Like I’ve touched on previously, we let each other be as creative as we can and as long as you are playing for the song and not for yourself it works for us.”
“Countless nights I’ve been wide awake in my home studio at 1 or 2am working on the album knowing my alarm for work is going to go off in a few hrs, so it can get hard, but we make time for what we love to do.”
“We are at a cusp of change and innovation and as a society we need to choose our path. Do we choose capitalism, colonization, enslavement, fear and surveillance, or do we choose love? Time will tell.”
My approach to creativity? I often go for a walk through Heidelberg, open my eyes, open my ears and just let my thoughts flow. At some point creativity kicks in. That gives me an idea. But then I need to play around with it – I prefer to do that on my own.
My goal in Neon Dreams is to merge the past with the present. To engage my classical fans as much as my EDM groupies.
I try to stay a bit away from the realism of life, that’s not what music should be, it’s should be about the beauty and magic of it.
We are living in a fargoneworld. Our music in many ways reflects that. We are artists from different social and economic backgrounds coming together to offer music for fans of diverse styles of hip hop. We are promoting unity through diversity of all music genres and views of life. Hip Hop is the melting pot.
“I am no fortune teller but I got a feeling emo-rap will take over the mainstream in a couple of years like emo music took over mid 00s.”
Music is art, but also, music is an exact science. It has soul and represents mathematical principles. The number of possible combinations is enormous and by adding two sources of codes the number of combinations multiply. We recognized each other as good sources of these combinations.