We caught up with Brandon F to talk about his music. At Indiy we champion musicians.
Let's get to it...
The creative control to create the music that I want.
Creative control is what I love most about being an independent artist!
The freedom to create and release what I want is the most rewarding factor.
I don't own my own studio, just yet...
I always hire an engineer and record at their studio!
I love to record!!!
I also like to perform live...
But I prefer the recording process a little bit more!
I plan my music releases at least six months in advance.
I feel like it's more substantial when there's a proper release involved versus just releasing music spontaneously.
My upcoming double EP, entitled '4 A.M.' is due this fall, September 2021.
And I've already released the first single, entitled 'If I Was Your Man'.
No videos as of yet...
But I release everything on my social media accounts.
My producers, 318tae, and Kobie Ellis...They are all up-and-comers!
318tae is reminiscent of an early Kanye West with his gift for sampling and making the music his own.
And Kobie Ellis is reminiscent of Pharrell Williams, with his futuristic sounds and beats.
I can't really say anything in particular inspires my creative process.
The garbage that's on the radio inspires me to bring real music back.
'Cause once I'm where I need to be, a lot of these so-called "artists" will be out of business!
I just love music and I'm always working on something in my mind, whether I know it, or, not!
If I feel it, I usually just go with it...
I can't limit it to just three!!! I need at least twenty!
To be honest, I don't have a top three favorite albums of all-time list...
I love so many albums, past and present so it's extremely difficult to narrow it down to just three but, some examples would be...
The Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death
Timbaland and Magoo - Welcome To Our World
And Kanye West - Late Registration to name a few!
I finance everything, myself...
But, God is the one that keeps me motivated, so, if I had to shout out anyone, it'd be the Man up above.
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Andrea graduated from Roehampton University and The BRIT School, whose globally recognized alumni include Adele, Katy B, Ella Eyre, FKA Twigs, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Katie Melua, Kate Nash and the Rizzle Kicks. She takes her love of the arts and entertainment industry to provide useful information to upcoming musicians, helping them navigate the industry and avoid making costly mistakes. She actively mentors our current contributors. Andrea has qualifications in Content Marketing and also manages our collaborative playlists for independent artists
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