The quickest way to rise up and go fourth in this already saturated industry is by connecting yourself with already established industry professionals. That’s what I have been focused on doing more of for the past few months.
Following the release of his single Paranoid, we caught an interview with artist and songwriter Ghost Polo to find out more about the music, his creative journey so far, and his hopes for the future. Here’s the conversation in full. * * * Hey – thanks for the interview! Congrats on the release of Paranoid – what … Continued
“I’d like to be honest in this, no layers, no filters – no formulas either to attract people for an easy listening. I’ll be appreciated though, from the true music listeners.”
“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.”
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.
“To hear people say my music resonates with them or their personal lives feels out of this world! It’s quite intimidating at the same time because, as a songwriter, I’m in a way exposing my truth. No holds barred.”
My goal in Neon Dreams is to merge the past with the present. To engage my classical fans as much as my EDM groupies.