“Music is my favorite thing in the world. But the challenge is to realise that work is work and downtime is downtime.” Detroit-based vocalist and songwriter Quinn XCII blends fuses pop, hip-hop, reggae, and EDM into his own unique sound. We chat about his upbringing, getting married, music industry and his biggest challenge.
Louisiana based artist Sydney has got it all: an enchanting voice, the ability to write some great songs and she looks so gorgeous. She has just released her latest EP “Dream” – a song about love. “Dream is a song about liking someone but never really doing anything but thinking about it. Dancing with the idea in your mind. It’s a crush song.”
“Funnel cake” a series by photographer and stylist Carianne Older is inspired by the never ending desire to be entertained. Whether it is with music, dance, games, or a constant overflow of stimulating imagery, our senses can’t get enough. Set at a local carnival fair in South Florida, Emily Krobatsch has the entire park for herself.
The dazzling picture language of Yosigo´s work obviate the need for a long description about them. Fascinated I sit in front of my screen and watch picture by picture where forms, colours, light and details blend into masterpieces. The Spanish artist tells us why the camera saved him, his motivation and the natural process of establishing himself.
“Nothing is more fascinating to us than, well, us. Where did we come from? What makes us human?” explains photographer Jose Piña. “This series come from this thought. Caves, body, dance and language shape this series that is a way to explore the primal sense and part of our beginnings.”
“Success means being happy… being really happy with my art.” LA based singer and songwriter Naomi Wild was a featured vocalist on a handful of electronic pop hits before making her solo debut in 2017. With R&B, dance, and hip-hop influences, she began songwriting in college and started reaching out to other songwriters and producers over the internet with vocals recorded on her smartphone.