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Interview with nasmore
What got you into music, and if you had not gotten into music, what would you be doing today?
I was a 5-year-old kid when our family friend, a conservatory for performing arts professor, discovered a perfect pitch in me and the tendency to feel and understand the music. Based on her recommendations, I was sent to a conservatory where I received a formal and comprehensive musical education. What it meant for a kid back then – no time to play anything but music. I wasn't too happy about it and decided to take a 90-degree turn, stop the music and catch up on everything else. And it's been so until late 2020 when I felt I had lots to "play of the unplayed" in musical terms. I attribute it to the pandemic, lockdowns, and the need to keep active. I think it was meant to be, so I had no chance.
What do you like to do when you are not playing music, and how does that influence your creativity?
I wouldn't say I like music much to play it daily. People laugh at me when I say it. Haha. So outside of spending hours working my other job, I do everything – gym, hanging out with friends, cooking, shopping, watching movies, etc. etc. What is constantly running in the background of my mind is an observational process that points out little details, episodes and ideas. And this is what would trigger my creative ideas. "Like, wait a sec, did this friend of mine just say this? It might be a good song line."
How long have you been making music?
A couple of years now.
Where are you based out of, and how did that influence your music?
I live in Saskatchewan. Someone once said: "what makes a place memorable is its people," and Saskatchewan is indeed famous for its people. Even if they don't influence my music directly, they still do.
Tell me about your most memorable shows, if you haven't played live what is your vision for a live show?
I haven't performed live since I was a kid. But I do have a vision for a live show. It doesn't have to be big, and it absolutely must be interactive. And it must be spectacular, like a fusion of Cirque Du Soleil and a rock concert. I think Imagine Dragons are working on something like that.
What is your favorite venue to play at, and do you have any places you want to play that you have not already?
As I mentioned before, I haven't performed live since I was a kid. But I would be stunned to be part of a show like Cirque Du Soleil + rock concert somewhere in Vegas. It would be amazing!
If you could play any show with any lineup, who would be on the ticket?
It sounds like I've got a chance to think about my Christmas wishlist. Hahaha. Ok. Depending on the mood, it would be either Roger Waters and Imagine Dragons or Billie Eilish and Harry Styles.
What is some advice that you would give to someone who is just getting into making music and some advice that you would give to your younger self?
You will fail no matter what. Sooner or later. So be prepared, be persistent, and keep doing it no matter what. And keep learning even if you think you know it all.
Of your songs which one means the most to you and why?
"When will I Learn." This song is a result of a few realizations I came to some time ago. So here is a little quest for you: if one to browse through my music catalogue, they will find "When will I Learn. The Story." This is where the answer to this question is.
Which songs are your favorite to play and which get requested the most?
"When Will I Learn," "Mind in a Maze," and "Adrenaline Storm." But the most requested one is "Say Goodbye."
What is your creative process, and what inspires you to write your music?
I think all my songwriting starts with a story or some episode. It is almost always visual. The moment I can picture my characters and surroundings, I hear the song in my head. Then the most challenging part is to extract it from my head. Maybe it is so because I don't think I like music that much. Haha.
Do you have messages that you like to get across in your music, if so please tell me about them?
Yes, lots of messages. They could be serious, philosophical in nature, humorous and ironic, or totally hilarious.
"You can't take all your gold to your grave. You are not a pharaoh. And until now, you have left nothing behind." – hey, stop chasing artificial goals and do something really tangible about your life and the people around you.
Or "I know you feel the pain. But it's gotta change. Everything is gonna work out."
"I feel optimistic about the future, though. You can take a ride with me."
What are your plans for the future, and do you have anything that you want to spotlight that is coming up?
I hope the future is bright because plans are big. Haha.
Many new singles and music videos are scheduled for release this and next year, and many new collaborations with amazing artists. I hope you will love or hate them but not be left indifferent to them.
Just follow me on Spotify or social media to keep up to date. Or join our fan club and receive new music, free downloads, rewards, and store discounts straight to your inbox!
How can your fans best keep up to date with you, any socials you want people to check out?
Yes, of course. You can always find our recent pictures and reels on
Your questions and comments are very welcome!
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