“It is an invitation to be fearless and step out of one’s comfort zone, whether that means physically in the form of travel or emotionally in one’s relationships and personal experiences.”
“I wasn’t in the best place mentally, spiritually or physically but one afternoon, I was on my buddy’s back porch, chilling, in the open air and it really helped me to reassess things.”
“I think it was the only way to try and show people an honest side of me without having someone’s vision take over. And I also like challenges so I was like f**k it, I can do it.”
“It made us think about all the amazing memories of summer. We were really wanting to go back to that. I think that’s something people can really relate to in their own lives, especially right now.”
“’Moments’ explores the strained duality arising from being bruised in the aftermath of a broken romance and attempting to avoid channeling that negative energy into the next one.”
“It’s kind of a small story relating to my last relationship and living situations. The last relationship I had was toxic to the point that I was verbally abused regularly…I left Virginia to pursue my music career in LA.”
“I try to make every show feel like I’m playing Glastonbury even when in actuality I’m playing to rooms only slightly larger than the men’s room at Glastonbury.”
Pronounced Ah-nuhk Koh, and meaning “my child” in Tagalog, one of the native dialects in the Philippines, this album was completed during a week-long solo retreat to Joshua Tree.
The dance floor-ready new release from the LA-based producer (aka Simon Green) is an atmospheric slow-builder, perfectly tuned for festivals this summer.
Honest and authentic are words that come to mind when describing her music. I’m also tempted to add astute, or sagacious, or one of those other fancy adjectives that best implies a mix of wit and good judgement.
“Mr. Yes’ music is for…new born babies, sweet sixteeners, for that cleaning lady in the hotel, for that hot babysitter that your wife doesn’t want you to hire…”