ARTIST NAME: Devin Kennedy & Dominique
SONG TITLE: Every Night // Every Morning
RELEASE DATE: March 1st, 2019
Devin Kennedy is an artist/producer/songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Raised in a musical family, Devin learned to play drums, guitar, bass, and piano at a young age.
Through his teenage years, he learned how to produce and write from various mentors, but his acceptance to Berklee College of Music truly jumpstarted his creative music career.
In 2018, his solo music was independently streams 650k times and he was awarded Hollywood Music In Media’s “Best New Emerging Artist” award.
Discuss your music career.
I’m a Los Angeles-based artist/producer/writer. I attended Berklee College of Music and graduated in 2018.
Brief us on how to impress fans during a live performance.
I think it’s all about creating moments. Ideally, every song should have a moment that people want to talk about after the show.
List the names of your biggest supporters.
My parents, my friends, extended family, and the amazing fans all around the world.
Explain what has motivated you so far in your music career.
I love music. It’s endlessly creative and always keeps me on my toes.
Discuss your experience as an artist.
I just started releasing solo music in 2018, but I had an amazing year. I’m so lucky to have an amazing fan base that continues to listen.
Tell us the biggest mistake you have ever made in your music career.
Learning guitar before I learned piano really hurt me when it came to music theory.
Discuss the song.
The song is a collaboration between Dominique and me. We wrote the song last year and loved it since the first session. It means a lot to us.
Tell us how to fund a music project.
I think it all depends on the level, but there’s no recipe for success. Contribute what you can, send your music to people in the industry, and always know that great music will speak for itself.
Discuss your opinion on the safety of fans during shows and live performances.
Fan safety is first priority. As long as everyone is safe, then everyone will have fun.
Tell us the greatest piece of advice someone has given you as an artist.
Trust your gut.
Tell us what you will improve or change in your music.
I’m always evolving and trying new things, incorporating new influences.
Discuss vocal training and how you protect your vocal.
Always warm-up. Your voice is an instrument…
Share your press release and reviews with us.
Discuss your best mood during a performance.
List your best artists with reasons.
John Mayer – My Idol
Mike Posner – Favorite lyricist
All Time Low – Favorite Band
Discuss your existence as an artist.
I’m always working to inspire the people around me.
Tell us the greatest problem you think is facing society and the solution.
I wish I knew the solution, but the working middle class of songwriters are struggling right now, we must continue to work on raising royalty rates for writers.
Discuss your songwriting and recording.
It’s all I do. It’s when I’m at my best. It allows me to be creative in every moment.
State your artist’s name and elaborate on it.
Devin Kennedy is my real name.
State the title of the song and the meaning.
“Every Night // Every Morning”
The song is about the ups and downs of a long-distance relationship.