Matt Sperrazza

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

Matt Sperrazza, United States, July 3, 199.  My entire extended family used to go on “field trips” as Camp Ohana.  We kids had so much fun other parents used to ask us our parents if they could send their kids to our camp.  We would tell them it was exclusive.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.

My music career began a couple months ago when I started uploading music to Soundcloud just for the fun of it.  I’ve been playing piano and singing since I’m six years old.  I began writing music because I didn’t like practicing the songs I was supposed to be learning for lessons, I would rather just make up my own.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.

I write pop music.  For “Hindsight (Impossible Solutions)” there is a bit of a musical theater influence as well.  This is the third track of nine of my EP “Camp Ohana”.  “Camp Ohana” is a concept project that has five songs and four scenes creating an overarching storyline.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.

Breaking out as an artist is difficult.  Once you have your music you have to learn to navigate the business side of the industry which is definitely a challenge.  

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

I am the only writer for “Hindsight (Impossible Solutions) as well as the entirety of “Camp Ohana”.  It was co-produced by myself and Anthony Milan.  The primary audio engineer is Camden Hutcheson.  Both are very talented and were vital to making “Camp Ohana” the product it became.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

I have only been trying to forge a career as an artist for a couple months now.  It has been a great experience so far.  For as long as I can remember the largest goal I’ve had has been to sell out Madison Square Garden.  Hopefully it happens one day, just have to keep working hard!

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

I love to tell stories.  I’ve always loved storytelling and that can be seen in the way that I write.  Like other writers I often write when “struck by inspiration” but I found that a lot of the best songs come when you create that inspiration yourself and just aim to tell a great story. 

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.

An important ingredient to a hit song is vulnerability.  Music has the ability to connect people, by allowing yourself to be vulnerable you let listeners truly relate to your music.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

I have new music coming out around every two weeks for about another month.  All the support you’ve given me the last few months is beyond appreciated!

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

You have to work hard.  Plain and simple.  If you’re not putting in a 110 percent you aren’t putting in enough effort.  You have to be chasing the music because you love music.  Music is the motivation!

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

My debut EP Camp Ohana is available on most major platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes).  I have around 35,000 streams on Soundcloud as well.  I’m very appreciative of the support I’ve received thus far and only plan to keep working harder!

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform.

This will be the first blog post, so thanks!

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio.

I have several different processes for writing.  Sometimes I do both music and lyric at the same time, other times it is one or the other first.  I’ve recently begun searching for inspiration in photography. 

Some of my favorite work thus far has been studio work.  Camp Ohana was recorded in a studio, other tracks I have released are mostly recorded via a bedroom set up.

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Name five biggest artists that you look up to like idols.

Jon Bellion, Billy Joel, Andy Grammer, Logic, OneRepublic.

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so.

I would love to be able to write and have a track produced by Jon Bellion.  He has had such an influence over my writing and performing style, it would pretty much be a dream come true.

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network.

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1EUR4pzq5ncyRQQUKzHV5Z

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/matt-sperrazza

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mattsperrazzamusic

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattsperrazza

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattsperrazzamusic/

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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music.

iTunes: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/camp-ohana/id1257442347?app=itunes

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1EUR4pzq5ncyRQQUKzHV5Z

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

Days spent with my family are the best.   Family has always been extremely important to me, so anytime spent with them is time cherished.

JAC

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

Jason Aaron Coons (JAC), Birmingham, Al United States. June 1st 1991. When I was three I remember hearing my father playing The Beatles Blackbird from the next room and I remember thinking…”I’m going to do that when I get older.”

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.

I started playing the piano and guitar at age 8. I studied guitar at the Jacob’s School of Music @ Indiana University.
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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.

I’m in the synth pop genre and the song 3-6-5 is simply a song about the joy of first meeting someone you love. The video is an effort to capture that feeling through color and dance.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.

Last year I signed with management and had a few major labels coming into the picture after my first album “Ride,” was having some success locally. In an effort to meet the needs of these labels we pulled the album down because they wanted to re-release the record through the label. After about 6 months their hadn’t been any movement and the label was telling me to just be patient. As an artist I get meaning in life by creating and sharing what I create. This went on for a year and at around the year mark of talks and waiting I just told them I needed to be an artist and released the single 3-6-5. I plan on releasing new music every few months going into 2018.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

5. I recorded the song with Nashville producer Micah Tawlks. Owen Thomas of AbsorbMe Co. directed and shot the music video. Both of these people are dear friends and I’m reminded when working with them how lucky I am to be surrounded by such gifted people.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

 I’ve been in world of music biz for 4 years. My goal is to grow in my creative works and my ability to connect with the world. I want to give my audience multiple vibes and sonics wrapped in interesting sonics.

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

I’m inspired by multiple things. Sometimes it is my own life that I draw from and sometimes it is observing others and culture. Sometimes I write for myself and sometimes I write for my audience. I write in many other genres outside of my own projects.

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.

I don’t know the secret…I’m all ears if you know?

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

9. I appreciate them and I’m grateful that something I’ve created can be adopted and shared by them. Just thankful to be apart of so many lives.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

10. It takes work and it doesn’t happen over night. If you’re doing it for reasons other than you feel you were put on this Earth to create then you’ve probably picked the wrong profession.

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform.

You’d be the first with this song.

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio.

Every song is different. With 3-6-5 I simply had the idea of using stereotypical hip hop words like “lets Roll” and wanted to put deeper meaning to it for example “I like the way you rollll”, through every corner of my mind. I often have music first and then write lyrics but this had a few lyrical ideas and overall concept before writing music. I just wanted the song to be joyous and capture the feeling of first love or infatuation.

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Name five biggest artists that you like.

My 5 favorite major artist. 1. Peter Gabriel, Miami Nights 1984, The Elms, The Killers, and Dream Chief.

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so.

Never collaborated in my genre. But I want to write Justin Bieber’s next album…I think he has potential;)
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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network.

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

Happiest day was when Broadtube music reached out to me and my saddest day is pretty private.
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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

19. If I were to earn a million dollars I’d probably use the $ to create the coolest music video with director Owen Thomas and hopefully shoot it in Japan. Are you telling me you’re giving me a million $$$? If you did I’d donate 500,000 back to you.

 

The Sleepless Elite

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

All the songs are written by David Carter and Carolina Carter. But, David goes by Baylor and I (Carolina) like to go by my maiden name of Kehoe. We were both born in Montana and grew up in Livingston, MT. We were both drawn to music and met while Bay was drumming for a community theater production and I was singing in it.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.

It wasn’t until Bay moved with me across the country to Boston, MA that we decided to be in a band together. I had moved to go to the Berklee School of Music in Boston and due to a wild Craigslist transaction we both ended up living with Ben Deily (ex-Lemonheads) and Lisa Deily. Ben and Lisa were extremely supportive of our musical career and Ben was a little confused as to why I needed to go to school to be in a band. So, after one semester the prompting from my newfound friends and a sincere lack of funds caused me to leave Berklee and go on a West Coast tour with Ben and Lisa’s band Varsity Drag and my band I started with Bay under the name Carolina’s War. The name did not last long however, and we tried on a few before settling on The Sleepless Elite.
Bay plays drums but, he can play anything. I play electric ukulele and I’m not very good at guitar but my love in life is singing.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.

I have been told by many people that we are pop punk but I feel like we are somewhere in the realm of Indie Rock and Pop Rock. The song Bad Boys was written while I was driving home from work. I had asked myself to write a song like I was writing it for another artist. Just to get me out of my own head, and Bad Boys was written.
Bay’s long time friend Michael Boise started Soundcolor Studios who did the music video for us. Bay and Mike have been friends for so long that it has been a long running joke that they will each leave their partners and run off together eventually. So, that is where the music video idea came from. On the day of the shoot we brainstormed and the ideas that made us laugh were put in the film.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.

The hardest thing is to put music first day after day and year after year and keep the spark alive. Because putting music first means missing out, disappointing people and putting it first when you don’t want to or aren’t inspired. When we recorded the album “Lights” we had to miss a dear friends wedding. Before we left to record the album we had an acoustic fundraiser show planned, the day of the show my grandfather passed away and I had to play through tears. Because music is so personal when you have success you feel it like you have never felt anything else but, when you fail, you feel like your heart, soul and body have all failed, that everything that makes you you has failed.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

For the music video we had the crew from Soundcolor Studios help us create it. And we were extremely lucky to have our dear friend Alexandra Sammy visiting from Paris to play our leading lady, and the gentleman who saves her at the end is actually my cousin Shane Kehoe. They were so perfect together that Bay and I want them to star in the rest of our music videos.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

We have been a band for 4 years. Our most exciting news has been that last year we signed with Spirit Music Productions for music licensing. Our goal would be to be able to make music our full time job. If we made enough touring and selling music to be able to focus only on it then I think we could both die happy.

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

For many of our songs inspiration strikes at random times. Maybe I got a triple shot in my latte that day, maybe the sun hit Bay’s face just right in the morning… But, when a song hits us it’s almost like we just have to open our mouths and it comes out. That being said when the inspiration is gone it is extremely hard to get it back and finish the song.

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.

I’m not sure we have written a hit song yet but, I would say the most important thing is to let a song be what it is. Don’t try to make it into what you think would be a hit because I think people respond well to honesty.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

I think that the most important message to send to our fans would be to be kind to yourself and be kind to everyone else. Our goal is to either make you laugh, smile or help you through if you are crying.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

My advice to an upcoming artist would be to do the work and have patience. We live in a world dictated by numbers, how many subscribers you have, how many views you have, how many likes your picture got, etc… I think for someone who is starting out those numbers can be disheartening. But if you ignore them and keep producing good content I think that you will succeed.

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

The Sleepless Elite has gone on a few DIY tours out to the west coast. We have an EP, and album and a Christmas EP out and we are currently working on our next album. We are currently signed to Spirit Music Productions in LA.

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform.

Our songs can be heard on KGLT Bozeman, MT! Thank you KGLT we love you!

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio.

When we are writing a song we pass the song back and forth between each other. Sometimes I will start a song and then show it to Bay and say, “Ok finish it,” and leave him with it for a while and come back. I think it is our way of keeping the inspiration going and not letting a song get “stale”. Bay’s strong point is melodies and mine is lyrics to together we can get through a song.

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Name five biggest artists that you look up to like idols.

Paramore, Phantogram, Blink-182, Lana Del Rey, Alabama Shakes.

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so.

We have yet to really collaborate with anyone. But given the chance, we would love to work with some of our influences particularly Mark Hoppus. He’s funny and I think would be super fun to hang out with.

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network.

www.facebook.com/thesleeplesseliteband
www.instagram.com/thesleeplesselite
www.twitter.com/theselite
www.thesleeplesseliteband.com

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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music.

Our music is available on:
iTunes: geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/lights/id1250744041?mt=1&app=music
Amazon: amazon.com/Lights-Sleepless-Elite/dp/B0737XLYD3/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508780483&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Sleepless+Elite-+Lights+album

On our website: www.thesleeplesseliteband.com/store

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

Our wedding day was our happiest day. In our time together we have both lost loved ones, I don’t think there is any day that can measure up to those days.

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

If a million dollars were to ever fall into our lap, we would pay off our house and go on a real vacation!               

Miss Beltran

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience. 

Maggie Beltran, US, 10/19/1994

I grew up in a small town in New Jersey with my two brothers and many animals. A majority of my childhood was spent being trained to become an Olympic figure skater. I didn’t have many friends growing up because of figure skating so I always looked to music for when it came to being social. Since I didn’t have many friends I had a lot of spare time, which lead me to teaching myself piano and guitar. When high school came, we moved a couple times, but when we lived in Maryland, we lived in this big empty house that had brilliant acoustics. You could find me banging away on the piano in the foyer or writing sappy songs out on the porch on the bench swing my dad made me. I was super into Lady Gaga at the time so I did crazy performances for the talent shows and went by the artist name maggiesinacup. I think the beginning to me taking music seriously as a career was when my neighbor died in a terrible accident and they put me on the school news to sing a song that I sang to him once and he told me I could really go far.during my junior year of high school I made a bet with my music teacher that by the spring performance of next year if I wrote a choir piece, he would have the school choir perform it. well a year later I actually did it and I was awarded the music scholarship and off to Berklee I went.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills. 

I currently go by Miss Beltran and I produce, DJ, and song write. I started Miss Beltran when I was studying engineering in college and wanted to start producing someone other than myself. I actually start Marilyn in order to start Miss Beltran because no one would let me produce them because I’ve never produced someone other than myself. I had everyone believing that Marilyn wasn’t me then all of a sudden I’m working a bunch of artists. I play guitar and piano. I did play bass in a band once but I haven’t picked it up since. I’ve DJ’ed a lot for private events but I’ve been very focused on producing lately. I decided to go by Miss Beltran because when I was deciding on a brand name one of my friends told me that my name Beltran was just as cool as anything. He really opened my eyes to how great just me is and I decided to add the Miss because I was often called “Miss Maggie” or “Miss Magaloots” by my grandma.
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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song. 
I wrote Right Reason years ago actually. I was walking back to my dorm wasted from a party and I was just so annoyed by how I was being treated by the men at this party thinking that they can so easily just take me home. In my head I was like man I don’t want to just love you, I want to give my love to you for all the right reasons. So me and my drunk self just started singing the chorus and then when I was sober I finished writing the lyrics. I’ve worked with Lyric Rachae a couple of times in the studio and I always thought that she was so amazing. I asked her to sing this song for me because I just didn’t think my voice portrayed the right feeling. For the production I wanted something so simple. The most important part of this song are the lyrics so I needed that to be the thing everyone hears the most. 
I really hate the word genre. At this day in age you’re either playing real instruments or using a computer and all that’s in between. I don’t have a genre I’m just me. 
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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.
My biggest struggle is facing men in this industry. A lot of men will portray me as weak and unable. There have been a couple of times that I’ve spoken in a studio and everyone straight up ignored me. I remember turning to my friend and saying “am I not loud enough?” Out loud and nobody moved or did anything. I often will get cat called in a studio by other engineers or artists coming through and I get so frustrated. I shouldn’t feel like I have to wear a shirt that says “I work here too” because that’s how I feel on a daily basis. 
The best moments I’ve had is when someone saw me for my music ability and not my gender and those were probably the best songs I’ve produced. 
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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.
The only people on this record is me, Lyric Rachae, Jennie O. and Sergio Ramos. Lyric had helped me rewrite some of the verses as well as sing on it. I had hit up Jennie O to provide background vocals. Jennie really gave it that doowop girl band kind of feeling and I loved her ginormous voice. She can do anything. Sergio provided all of the guitar parts. The solo was the best part because that was his first take. We did some more for editing but I ended up using the first one because it was so perfectly real. I also had my friend Henry play some bass and I ended up mixing some sub bass with some real bass. So I basically almost had a real band for this entire production. 
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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal. 
I would say my career in the music biz started when I released my maggiesinacup EP. I had a release party and all the money I made went to my friend to help him get a service dog for his son. I made a video for one of the songs “how to fall in love” and I’m wearing some fairy wings and everybody absolutely loved it. That was when I was 16. Some people still watch it today. I’ve only been doing Miss Beltran for about 2 years now and it was the best decision I’ve ever made. My future goal is to just keep going and meeting as many cool people as I can. Then hopefully I can write about it in something like this. 
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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing. 
What inspires me the most is really my dreadful life. I am a very positive person but it’s hard to talk about a lot of things that have happened to me and what gets me through it the most is music. I always hated it when people say something like that but I didn’t realize how much music was keeping me sane until recently. 
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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song. 
There really is no secret. You just gotta go with what feels right to you and if people hate it, don’t do that shit again, but if the people loved it, you should probably really consider what was so great about that song and include all of those things in your next pieces. 
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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there. 
Don’t let anybody tell you what to do. Nobody know your plans, nobody has your ideas, it’s all you.
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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.
You will never be completely famous, there will always be room to grow and learn something. KEEP LEARNING. 
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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained. 
Since Miss Beltran is only 2 years old I’ve only released a couple of singles, but those singles alone have their own success. My collaboration with Sonofawhatsherface received a license deal with inadaba. Other than that, a lot of blogs have shown some interest in my songs and were willing to help me promote them. I’ve also received advice from well known producers like Greg Wells who loved my single waiting on the line with Juliana Parker.
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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform.
Adobe & Teardrops shared my song with Juliana Parker called “The Moon”
Aipate shared my song with Diallo called “Spanish Town”
Aipate also shared my remix of Pink Lemonade by Trevor Dering
Dj Mishka Lost also shared my remix of Pink Lemonade
Dance Like nobodies watching shared my remix of Back In Time by Noa Vlessing
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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio. 
I LOVE being random. A lot of people try to judge my randomness super hard, but they take up and coming artists way too seriously. When I’m producing a song or writing a song, I always like to have a goal in mind. For example, what do I want this to sound like? or What do I want this to feel like? I usually start something super simple and i won’t go back to it for days. I’ll spend hours in my car listening to music because that’s where I can think the clearest. I’ll do that while driving or if I’m feeling super uninspired I will literally just go in my car and listen to music and write doesn’t my ideas. Then I go to the studio with a plan, I don’t like going into a studio not knowing what I’m going to do. If I do that, I never reach my goal. I’ve had friends try to reach out to me and tell me they just want to vibe out in the studio and just create something. Try that with me and you’ll get the most unfocused sounding shit you’ll ever hear and it’s not good.
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Name five biggest artists that you look up to like idols. 
Lady Gaga, Diplo, Tennyson, Anna Lunoe, Cashmere Cat.
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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so.
Artist i have collaborated with:
Lyric Rachae
Sonofawhatsherface
Jennie O
Sergio Ramos
Diallo
Juliana Parker
Sleeping Lion (remix)
Noa Vlessing (remix)
Caroline Carlson
Trevor Dering (remix)
The House on Cliff
Dwilly and Emilia Ali (remix)
Dan Knight
Lapierre
Mookie Queen
AKM
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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network. 
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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music. 
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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

My saddest day was when I lost my dog max. Not only was I sad for weeks, so was my other dog Toby. We used to cry together. 

My happiest day was when I found out i got into college. I was becoming super depressed because I applied to so many schools, but i kept getting rejected. Surprisingly, out of 8 schools that I applied to, I only got into one and that was Berklee College of Music. Which is not easy to get into, but somehow I think somebody was trying to tell me that I have a calling.

Salt Valley

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

Band Members

Oliver (lead vocals, guitar) London, England. July 1990.

Gabriel (Bass) Utah, USA. May 1991.

Jed (Lead Guitar) London, England. July 1995.

Derek (Drums) California, USA. May 1990

(Oliver) We’re currently based in Utah, USA. Originally however, we’re all over the place! Oliver and Jed are originally from London and moved over to the States a few years ago. Derek hails from LA whereas Gabriel is our only local resident; Park City, Utah.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.

(Oliver) Initially I was a solo artist for a couple of years prior to founding the band ‘Salt Valley’ with the guys. Jed and Derek are relatives, Gabriel an old college friend. Before forming the band, each one of the other three members had been involved in music to some degree with a duo or another group. We felt band name fitting as it represents the geography of where we got started; the famous Great Salt Lake, Bonneville Salt Flats, etc.

In terms of our musical backgrounds, there’s quite the eclectic blend! I’ve been singing and songwriting for years with my earliest inspirations at the feet of Chris Martin of Coldplay. Derek’s percussion is as solid as they come from this high-school drum lining and alt-rock influence. Gabriel is the go-to if we need some specific instrument brought in as he’s got 20 years experience between the violin, piano, mandolin, ukulele and guitar (there’s some irony in having him as a ‘bassist’ as he’ll play like 4 different instruments in any one set!). Jed brings a real creative flare to the group with his unconventional approach to lead guitar work and deep understanding of music theory.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song. 

(Oliver) We feel very fluid when it comes to genre, you’ll hear a lot of variation between our tracks which we take as a strength. Each song is its own story and message.

‘In Time’ is a song that we are very passionate about. Its message is to be patient and that good things will come ‘in time.’ This largely is a message for us as a group as we continue to push forward in our careers. It is also a message to all those that are waiting for their big break, for their ‘good times.’ Life can be tough but with patience all things come around. For this reason we knew that we had to write a song that was upbeat and enthusiastic.

With ‘In Time’ we took the positivity and spontaneity of this Single and put it into a quirky lyric video – I mean who wouldn’t find an ice cream truck traveling all over the world entertaining?

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business. 

(Oliver) The biggest takeaway is that we’re all about stepping outside of our comfort zones. Like I mentioned previously, we are multi-dimensional when it comes to songwriting. The ups and downs of the music industry are inevitable – half of us are married, I’ve got two boys, there’s a lot to juggle in life for us. Ultimately we find joy in the journey of writing music, getting it out to our fans, and playing shows. When all is said and done, that’s what we try and focus on. It’s all about the music at the end of the day.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot. 

(Oliver) The track ‘In Time’ was a pretty long project. Production took about 6 months in and out of the studio. The lengthiness of this undertaking was due to the fact that this song just kept evolving until everything just fell into place. Marko, our producer, is fantastic to work with. He’s been and done it all with house-hold names like Lindsey Stirling. It’s a privilege to work with him.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal. 

(Oliver) As a group we’ve been together coming on two years. Individually speaking however, I’ve been around for about 4 years on the grind. We actually each have some bucket list goals that we’d love to accomplish in our respective musical careers; play Wembley, notable landmarks/stadiums, you name it. Truthfully we want to inspire others with our music, so naturally we want to aim high.

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

(Oliver) Gabriel, Jed, and myself vary quite a bit in our approach to songwriting. We’ll go through tons of demos but once we find a composition that just feels right, we’ll then introduce themes and lyrics. My personal rule is that a song is only as good as its story. At the end of the day that’s what makes or breaks a track in my opinion; it really is a universal language in that regard.

(Gabriel) For me personally, a song comes together in pieces. I have a notepad with tons and tons of two to four line lyrics that I think of just going about my day. Likewise I have voice recordings of melodies that I hear in my head that I just hum into my phone to go home and build around later. Song writing is a funny thing. I will spend lots of random time gathering elements of songs and then eventually one day it will all click and come together beautifully.

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song. 

(Oliver) Quite simply it has to be relevant. The world is constantly changing and music is no different. The shift to streaming has introduced a whole new concept towards ‘hit’ or ‘viral’ tracks. I don’t believe in a standardized formula per se in hit songwriting but ultimately, it’s got to apply to everyone be relevant and said in a way that is unique.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

(Gabriel) We aim to uplift, inspire and bring joy to all those that hear our music. The joy of hearing a fan tell us that a song we wrote has improved, uplifted or helped them through something truly is one of the greatest rewards as an artist. It is moments like those that drive us to write not only for ourselves but for others. We feel that we can give back through music.

(Oliver) Bottom line, we love what we do and we have plenty of new music coming out very soon that we feel will be loved by many.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

(Oliver) It’s all about the music. People get so fixated on social media, covers, and whatnot – these are all distractions. Yes they play their part, but everything should revolve around your original music. You are going to have a lot of failures and frustrations along the way, but it’s all about being consistent, working hard, and celebrating the small victories. The message of our new Single ‘In Time’ becomes very relevant when speaking to new artists — be patient — good things will happen in time.

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained. 

(Oliver) The victories we’ve had along the way we’ve been very appreciative of. We’ve been blessed to have an original track featured in an independent film that received a lot of publicity – ‘Just Let Go’ featuring Henry Ian Cusick. This year we we were booked by a City in Utah to headline a July 4th festival for roughly 10K people. We have had our tracks featured on the BBC in London, and more. Like I mentioned earlier, it’s about celebrating this wins and keeping a positive perspective going forward. We know that there are many more good things to come.

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform.

(Oliver) Our last radio feature was actually with BBC’s @bbcintroducing program for new and upcoming artists last summer. It was a great experience.

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio. 

(Gabriel) Writing music isn’t a pure joy. There is definitely a little bit of hate, frustration and impatience sprinkled into this process. Nothing is quite as aggravating as having a song floating somewhere in your mind and not being able to get it onto the paper and into the music. For me, creativity is like a lightening storm. When it hits, its nothing but brilliance and beauty for those lucky enough to experience it. The issue is waiting for those storms to come. The rest of the time, skies are blue and winds are calm and creativity is at a normal level. Now I’m not saying that nothing good comes from average days. I have written a lot of music that I enjoy just because I do it everyday and the repetition elevates my abilities, but it’s not the same as those rare musical inspirations.

(Oliver) Amen to Gabriel ha. To add to that, the studio is a huge component of seeing if a track is actually ‘produceable.’ In other words, you take a track that works live, and then realize it evolves into something completely different in the studio because that’s just the way it is haha. I’ve written some songs that literally take months, even years, and others that take just a couple hours.

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Name five biggest artists that you like. 

Coldplay

OneRepublic

The Head and The Heart

Mat Kearney

John Mayer (the guitar is simply inspirational)

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so. 

(Gabriel) So far, all of our music has been written and produced by us alone. With that said, we aim to inspire and uplift as mentioned earlier. If there are other artists that feel similarly, we would love to work with them to push that message further. It is something that we would like to do, just have not gotten around to it yet.

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network. 

Website: http://saltvalleymusic.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT0ZlW9iAMand_tcQoUHrbQ

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saltvalleymusic/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/wearesaltvalley/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wearesaltvalley/

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/saltvalleymusic

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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music. 

· Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/09gAq1TYH0lpjOpUg70l6V

· Apple Music: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/salt-valley/id1266034962

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day. 

(Gabriel) Happiest day… either the day the band got together or when McDonalds decided to do 24/7 hour breakfast. As for the Saddest day… well ha dunno, I’m currently focusing on the happy days.

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

(Oliver) Create a live action version of the ‘In Time’ lyric music video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkN7WqCcrxE

(Gabriel) I’m an odd one. Here is a link to one of my adventures… bathing in a bath full of noodles: https://www.instagram.com/p/0QaxO0sAE7/?taken-by=gabrielgledhill I’d like to create a literal lazy river of ramen noodles one day.

Alex Charles

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.  

Alex Charles Sugarman, New Jersey (USA,) OCT 22, 1991. I’ve been singing for over twenty years (since I was four.) I started in the church choir then moved on to singing in many different kinds of ensembles such as rock bands, musicals, cabarets, jazz groups, and beyond.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.  

My name Alex Charles is my real first and middle name. My middle is named after my grandfather on my mom’s side. I am a professional singer, sax player, and music producer. I graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2014. At music school, I developed a love for music production and put out a few songs and videos under my old name “Shugg” (from my last name Sugarman) such as “Change it Up” and “Peace of Mind.” You can find those music videos still on YouTube. Since moving to LA after Berklee, I’ve gone on to develop my skills as a vocalist, writer, sax player, and producer. I made it to the judges round of AGT last year and performed in front of 4000 people. I traveled all over the world singing on cruises as a bandleader of my own cover band, Sweet Spot. I’ve been writing and producing original songs and beats for Warner Brothers television for about a year now and recently had a song placed on BET. As you may know I actually produce all my original songs. As a sax player, I’ve performed with/worked with T-Pain, Eric Bellinger, Dame Dash, Hitboy, Bibi Bourelly, and Brent Faiyaz to name a few.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.  

I love rnb and soul. My love for those genres has grown tremendously in the past couple years. I think my music is what I would call “Alternative Rnb” which I kind of classify as a cross between pop-rock and rnb. Miguel and JT are two of my favorite artists out. DYSTOM is definitely mostly rnb/soul but some of my other records infuse the other genres for sure. The music video has been shot already is currently being edited for Do You Still Think of Me. We shot it at Joshua Tree National Park. We thought the desert in all its isolated beauty would be a perfect setting for a song about feeling lonely and missing an ex.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business. 

I’m sure you hear this lot but it’s definitely a big rollercoaster. Last year, I went through such a deep depression for a couple months. I stopped believing in myself and even wanted to give up music in total. It was a very dark time. I just needed a break from LA and the perfect solution was traveling around the world singing on cruise ships. That definitely toughened me up as well as helped gain the confidence and essentially remember who I was. I have another song out called “Peace” that really illustrates what I’ve been through as far as having big expectations, let downs, and overcoming obstacles.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

I recorded and produced the whole song at my home studio in North Hollywood. My good buddy Eddy Haddad played guitar on it. My friend Estico mixed and mastered it as well. I had a lean mean video team of two of my pals Tyler Shoemaker (full-time video editor at Disney) and Klay Oko (NY Film Academy) shoot and edit it.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal. 

I’ve been in the industry for about 3 years.

My goal is to keep doing what I’m doing and hopefully be able to share on a larger platform.

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

For me, recently it’s been just a “concept” like Do You Still Think of Me was an idea I had based on someone I dated last year before I left the country cruising. Then I pair the concept with a musical concept that can be inspired by just about anything…a voice note, song in a cafe, riff, etc. And then I put them together and hope I can make some magic happen!

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.  

That’s a tough one! I haven’t had a “hit” yet so not sure I’m qualified to answer but I’d imagine a song that grabs you, is catchy, potentially danceable, and relatable.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.  

The support I get is so amazing. Just even being featured here is a blessing. I’m sure you guys know how challenging it can be being an independent artist so when you have people who genuinely connect with your energy and vibe, it just goes a very long way.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.  

Keep going, develop your craft, believe in yourself, don’t be afraid to take risks, and try not to worry too much about what others think (especially your colleagues) because most of them are focused on their own personal journeys.

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.  

Hmmmmm, I already covered most of the details about my successes in the biz. Haven’t won too many awards yet, I was a semi-finalist in the international songwriting contest is all I can think of at the moment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Davis

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience. 

My name is Matthew Davis but everyone calls me Matt. I was born in Huntington Beach California which is thirty minutes from Los Angeles. Growing up in SoCal was definitely a unique experience. The weather was always warm and the beach was usually just a few steps away. Living in this beach city people tended to be more sporty then artistic which made me standout, not always for the best. Regardless of my social situation being positive or negative I always had, “my friends to bring me up” which is a lyric in my song “Life” and it is on the same EP as “I’m Just Here Rockin.“  As a child I grew up around some really funny characters which made me the kid who was always laughing.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills. 

When I was fifteen I started working with a record producer named Mark Vogel. I recorded a single with him called “Let’s Wake Up” which gained popularity in southern California around 2013. When I graduated high school I went to Musicians Institute in Hollywood but ended up dropping out because I was getting a lot of auditions for TV/film. I started really focusing on acting and auditioning almost everyday. Although acting was a passion of mine I starting neglecting my music career because of the demands of auditioning. I decided to come to a college in New York City called The Collective School Of Music because I wanted to focus on  improving my skills as a musician. I also started playing acoustic versions of my songs at bars in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Right now I’m putting together a full band show with a couple background singers and possibly dancers. I still have a few acoustic shows coming up soon. The next one is November 8 at 8:30pm @Hell Phone in Brooklyn.

There isn’t a time in my life where I didn’t want to be a singer. When I was a little kid I would force my mom to drive me to workshops in Los Angeles so I could learn how to write songs, perform on stage and start to know more about the music industry. Having this perpetual dream for singing put me on the path to learn piano and guitar. Getting familiar with these instruments helped me start writing songs. Songwriting really is my life put into melodies and it has been a way I express myself through out the years.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song. 

This song is about getting out of a negative place and not letting anyone take me out of my that mindset. Going through life letting in fun and loving energy and blocking out anything destructive.

I wanted the production of this song to be smooth but still something you can groove to.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business. 

As a singer/songwriter rejection can be an obstacle but the key is to listen to the constructive criticism and forget about the destructive criticism. I always remind myself music is opinion based. Someone can hate a song that another person tells me is their favorite. It all depends on taste. Sometimes my statistically most popular song is disliked by critics and industry. At times it is discouraging but having an encouraging fan base, great friends and family keeps you going in a positive direction. I’m always really grateful for encouraging comments and messages! I don’t know if people realize how it really brings me through the hectic disappointing days.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot. 

I recorded this song with a music producer that goes by the name of ESTICO who is also in a duo band called ESTICO and Griff. Recording this song with him was a really fun creative process.

I filmed and edited the music video for this song. I wanted this video to be artistic but simple. In the beginning I got a shot of a bee pollinating a couple flowers which symbolizes fertility, growth and I added quiet Om sounds which represented finding peace. That is what the song was written about. Finding a place in your life that’s positive, fun and good. Learning to not let anyone take you away from that place and letting the people that bring you down not effect you anymore.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal. 

I’ve had a really great time exploring the music industry and meeting the people I’ve met throughout the journey. I just released an EP called “Life” but I’ve recently written a lot of new songs and am excited to release a full album in the near future!

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing. 

Experiences in life inspire me to compose music, emotions create lyrics and just having a beating heart makes me want to sing.

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song. 

Create something you believe in. Try connecting to the best in the industry that really believe in your sound, direction and vision and have fun.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there. 

Thank you for all the support and love! Follow your dreams, enjoy life and be nice to one and other! 🙂

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist. 

Being the best at your craft is more important than anything else. Don’t let people fool you into believing you have to look or sound a certain way to make it. Really focus on skill. Make every aspect of your act the best you can be. Play gigs that match your genre so you can gain a following. Don’t just play anywhere just to play. Always believe in yourself even when people put you down. Try new things and don’t care what people think. Don’t be ashamed of failure. It has been one of my best teachers throughout the years. Don’t keep trying something or working with someone that’s not showing you results. Time is precious.

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained. 

I just released my first EP called “Life” which is available on any music streaming website, YouTube and Soundcloud. I’m showcasing this EP at various bars and venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn!

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform. 

I’m about to be featured on Music For Your Heart, Conversations About Her, Indie Music Home and Nu.

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio. 

I usually start playing around with a new chord progression or an old one that’s catching my ear in a different way and the chords start looking like words and emotions. I record a lot of music at home for Youtube and Social Media but I recorded this EP at two different studios in Los Angeles.

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Name five biggest artists that you look up to like idols. 

Michael Jackson

Beyonce

The Beatles

Justin Timberlake

Bruno Mars .

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so. 

I collaborated with @MichelleMPaige and @JadeBoxMusic on a song called Russian Roulette which is on Youtube and any music streaming website. I’d love to collaborate with Arianna Grande, Troye Sivan or Todrick Hall I think we’d mix really well together.

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network. 

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEMqlTsbL3U

SoundCloud – https://soundcloud.com/matt-davis-73/head-over-heels-matt-davis

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/mattdavissounds/?hl=en

Youtube Playlist “Head over Heels” Audio  – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XarlBN-ouw8

Life EP Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/mattdavislife/?ref=settings

Matt Davis Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/mattdavissounds/

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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music.

iTunes & Apple Music –https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/life-ep/id1235257704

Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/album/6YFPkXzNTpZf98cLxwJjVd

You can also find my EP “Life” featured in these online stores!

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

It’s always my happiest day when I’m performing and I can’t think of my saddest one.

Cap’n Morgan

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

My real name is Morgan Lazar Freedman (born February 2nd 1996 in Mission BC, Canada) I go by Cap’n Morgan, Along with Khadeem Hamilton (born on November 15th 1993 in Brampton ON, Canada) AKA K-HAM CA we created a collaboration tape called HAMORG where the track was originally from.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.

I’ve been making music since middle school but only have been taking it serious in the last 2 years, since then a collective was formed called SKULK which is a music, skating and art platform to show your what your good at. I was raised on hip-hop/rap influenced from my mom also rock & roll, blues, jazz, R&B and reggae influenced from my dad.    

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.

The genre is hip-hop/rap but I’ve been experimenting trying new things to try to be more flexible as an artist, the concept for the song was introducing myself and our wave of music as the “Nextgen” or the next generation.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.

I’m just trying to make the dopest music possible with others in my crew that are down to get where I wanna be, I work with a lot of talented people and it’s a hustle just trying to balance everything with a full time job and college.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

Chief Klandestine & Donknow and two talented producers from our SKULK collective. The beat for this song was done by Spunk Bigga though. The song was recorded at K-HAM CA’s spot in a basement rental in Kensington market, Toronto on a blue yeti USB mic and his MacBook Pro mounted on a folding deck chair.    

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

Been making music for about 6 years but only taking it serious in the past 2, it’s been a learning experience every step just trying to see every angle of the industry, the end goal is to live comfortable with the people I care about and continue to make timeless music.

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

My inspiration comes from hearing hip-hop at a young age and not having a way to reflect the hardships I dealt with when I was young, but I found music to be a therapeutic and engaging way to express myself .

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.

Yet to be discovered.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

Just continue doing you and do what makes you ultimately happy, because you are the pioneer of your success.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

I would say try new things and don’t be afraid of taking artistic risks.    

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

I have recently released an EP called Agenda Existential on my SoundCloud and am currently working on HAMORG 2.

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio. I put the beat on and just listen till I’m vibing and the words just flow. I created a studio in my room and recording is pretty natural, fire up the instrument and spit your verse.

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Name five biggest artists that you like. Havoc and Prodigy (Mobb deep) MF Doom, Nas, Eazy E  

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so. K-HAM CA  

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network.

https://www.instagram.com/capn.morgan/

https://m.facebook.com/Capn-Morgan-1739287973063680/?ref=bookmarks

https://m.soundcloud.com/morganfreedman

https://capnmorgan1.bandcamp.com/album/hamorg

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

On my family and friends making sure we are all comfortable and don’t have to go to a 9-5 every day. 

Wes Phili

Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

Wesley Harris is my name. I was born in the U.S. on August 22, 1992, and grew up in Philadelphia, P.A. Grew up in a single household, as my parent`s split when I was young. Aside from the typical problems that brings to a child, my father was laid off from his previous job, and was forced to move into one of the rougher areas in Philly. That`s when I had my eye`s opened, and I draw a lot of the inspiration for my music comes from my experiences there and the things I saw growing up.

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills. 

Originally, I was dead set on going into the military. One night, I was randomly invited by a friend of mine to go to the studio with him so I could hear a track he was working on. We started drinking then freestyling, and finally eventually i just decided to record myself. Really liked how I sounded, and haven`t looked back since. I also dabble in Jazz piano from time to time.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song. 

I’ve got somewhat of an old-head mentality when it comes to rap/hip hop. The very first album I ever heard was “The Infamous” by Mobb Deep, which my uncle bought for me when I was young. Album completely blew me 

away, and for the longest time I yearned for something that could capture the sound of an era like that album. 

 “Fool`s Gold” is a concept track, partially inspired by Nas`s “I gave you power”. The idea of this track is God being fed up with peoples overly materialistic nature, and so he sends Death to “cleanse” the world. 

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.

I`m eclectic, so I don`t just limit myself to one sound or style. My heart will forever be connected to that golden age 90`s grit, but I also try to capture sounds that are popping today, plus avenues that have yet to be explored in rap/ hip hop, I`m completely independent, so the ups and downs would just be the typical obstacles associated with doing everything on your own. The goal right now is just to keep creating quality content to strengthen my fan base.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

Solo artist for the time being.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

Started in April of this year, so I`m young in the game. Everyday is a new rope learnt and a new obstacle worth tackling. My goal right now is to just continue increasing my exposure and fan base.

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

I take a lot from my personal experiences, but also sometimes draw inspiration from stories I’ve heard from people I’ve met that come from all walks of life. Think of each EP and future album release as a film, with each track being a scene within that film.

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.

Ha, I’ll know when I find out I have one. If I had to guess, I`d say a combination of creativity and familiarity.

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

If you appreciate that golden age era lyricism and flow being brought to the sounds of this era, follow me and stay up to date on my future releases. Crafting up a storm for you guys.

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

Find a niche and hit it hard. Communicate with your fans that are helping you grow. Find out why they like you in the first place, and focus less on getting signed. Saw a quote that said something like you only need 1000 dedicated fans that will support and purchase all content you release, to survive off your music. Focus on getting that fan base. Really changed my perspective on things.

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

Nothing particularly noteworthy yet, but it’ll happen eventually. I have however, had a few people with big buzz hit me up so I’m in the process of throwing some track ideas around with them.

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform. 

I’ve been on a few playlist and have been featured on blogs such as:

Frontpagehiphop

Backdoorhiphop

Futurbeats

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio. 

I write only when I feel it; the time varies. I can spend a day or two writing a song, or few weeks. Just depends on if the feelings are there.

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Name five biggest artists that you like. 

My top 5 rappers in order (in terms of lyricism)  are:

Black Thought

Nas

Lupe Fiasco

Big L

AZ

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so.

Haven’t done any features yet, but working with WestsideGunn or generally anyone from Griselda`s label would be dope.

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network. 

You can stay up to date with my future release by following me at

http://www.instagram.com/wesphili

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http://www.soundcloud.com/wesphili

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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music.

Everything I’ve got out right now can be found on my Soundcloud. Will be putting music on Itunes, Spotify, and Bandcamp at some point in the near future though. 

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day. 

Happiest day is tied between getting a compliment on my music or relaxing while eating a fresh cinnabon. Saddest day is definitely when I drop said cinnabon on the ground accidentally.

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

$450,000 for my mother, $450,000 for my father, $100,000 for me to invest into my music and promotion.