ARLESSA GARCIA INTERVIEW
27-year-old Spanish musician. He has toured all over Spain alongside artists including: La Húngara, Antilopez, Kiko & Shara, Marina García, Nolasco, Juanlu Montoya, Rafa Serna etc. His work as a session musician should be highlighted, as should his work managing his own recording studio in Seville, where tracks for national and international producers are made. Finally, Arlessa appeared as a guest artist at the last TamTam Drumfest.
How would you normally create music and connect with your audience?
I upload content to social media pretty much every day. I think it's a great way to engage with people. I always like to respond when people ask me about a video or photo that I've uploaded. Recently, a lot of people have been asking me about the Yamaha EAD10.
Technology and socials, allow to reach and interact with wide audience. How has your experience been collaborating with the #YamahaLiveFromHome initiative?
Great, it's been a really good way to help people who've had questions or who've wanted to ask me about a product. During my live stream, I talked to people about a lot of things, including my Yamaha Recording Custom 14 x 5.5 aluminium snare drum, which people really loved.
What's the role of music in your life?
Music is my way of life. I've been studying music since I was born, and I'll keep on studying it and trying to improve for as long as I can.
Thanks to the Internet today we have a limitless choice of video, music and educational material. Sometimes we face the so called "paradox of choice", with the difficulty to focus and select want we want to listen and play. What would you recommend music lovers to improve their knowledge?
All the information we have access to nowadays thanks to the Internet is great and it's always good to have, but I think when misapplied, information can be detrimental as it can bring about poor studying habits and injuries linked to bad posture. I always recommend studying with teachers as they can help correct those kinds of issues and create study programmes tailored to your own level and style.
If you have any future projects or record releases you want to share with us add the links below. Spotify link other link.
I'm planning on recording my next single, which is going to be a fusion of flamenco, gospel, latin and funk. I'd love to perform it in a theatre and also film it so that I can gradually upload it to social media. I think in this day and age, if you're a musician and have a record, you're bound to reach fewer people if you don’t have a video.
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