Tell us how you develop your sound and style to make it different from other musicians.
I’m always listening to all kinds of music; I truly love and appreciate every genre. So when I’m writing I try to think outside the box and work on the song until we absolutely love it.
Tell us your opinion on the way new artists are coming up and the frequent release of songs.
A lot of new artists are bubbling up by being different, cutting through the noise, releasing a single every few months, and getting on playlists through streaming services. Some are even getting their songs cut by major artists and launching that way.
Tell us your experience as a musician.
I’ve been on 3 tours to the Middle East & Africa to entertain our troops, I’ve won the Nashville Hard Rock Rising Competition, the Pepsi Southern Original Competition, I’ve opened for Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Farr, Toto and many more. My band and I try to be on the road as much as we possibly can. I’ve also sung the National Anthem at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Bridgestone Arena for the Professional Bull Riding Assoc. and for many local and major sports around Nashville, TN.
Tell us your opinion on streaming and digital download of songs.
As far as streaming and digital downloading of songs, I am so happy that everyone has access to music.
Tell us how you see yourself in the coming time as a musician.
I see myself on the road more, making more music, and in the next 3-5 years having my own headlining world tour.
Tell us five current artists that are your favorite presently.
Some of my favorite artists are Imagine Dragons, Bruno Mars, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood.
Tell us your best song up to date and share the link.
My best song to date is ‘Ready Set Whiskey’ and you can find it here:
Tell us your dream and hope for the future.
My dream is to always make music, enjoy life, and love everyone.
Tell us what you think has changed in the music industry.
The music industry no longer revolves around record sales; it’s the Wild West out there. It’s scary and fun all at the same time.
Tell us your opinion on TV and radio stations playing the same songs from established artists mostly and giving little chances to independent artists.
A lot of times the masses want to hear something familiar, but more and more outlets are giving opportunities to new artists; it’s a great time to be alive.
Tell us the challenges you think independent artists are facing and how they can be tackled.
There is so much noise out there nowadays that we have to get creative as independent artists. We have to think out of the box and jump into more deep ends than anyone else.
Tell us your opinion on how corruption is affecting society and how it can be eradicated.
Corruption has always been present but we can keep bringing people together through music. Music heals, music is amazing.
State the links to your social media and stores.
@RachelLipsky (TW & IG)
Tell us what you think about using social media to promote music online.
Trying to find the time to post on social media every day is challenging but it’s super fun to have outlets to connect to our fans so easily.
Tell us how you start as a musician.
I was born knowing I wanted to be in this business, I knew from a very young age I was going to be an artist and songwriter.
Tell us what still motivates you to go on with your music career.
My gut feels so strongly about where my life has led, it won’t let me back down, nor do I want to.
Tell us about you as a person.
I love to laugh, travel, make music and be around family and friends as much as possible.
Elaborate on the story behind the song.
I wrote this song with my friend, Dan Banks, we wanted to write something fun and memorable, we did just that.
Tell us the process involved in making this song.
Dan and I wrote this song (this was his title) and then I went into the studio 2 weeks later and we had a full band recording of it. It was a magical accident.
List the people that deserved to be given credits for the making of the song.
Dan Banks and I wrote it, Shane Barrett produced it and Denny Carr advised on the project.
Tell us how you get funds to run your music career.
I try to tour as much as possible and I also bartend when I am not on the road.
Tell us the genre of your music and the reason you decided to go for this genre.
Country Rock is my genre and I picked it because that’s where my heart is and where I internally get the most joy in performing.
Tell us if you prefer to write your own songs or you prefer to write with professional songwriters.
I prefer to write with others, there’s something magical that happens when we get together and co-write.
Tell us if you prefer to produce your songs or you prefer to work with reputable producers.
I am not a producer so I prefer to work with someone who is strong in that department. Shane Barrett was my producer on this song.