The biggest obstacle we have faced is keeping band members. I used to be a prick to my band mates. I usually thought everyone that played music with me wasn’t good enough. I learned the hard way on that one.
Every musician knows how it feels to find that one sound that just makes you feel understood, Sameh Marey of NOVA found that in the music world of LA. After relocating from a small city on the other half of world for the same reason people have been moving there for years, he took a risk to follow a dream.
I love coming up with wordplay, telling stories and creating. Having the power to create shouldn’t be taken lightly and I hope to shift the perspective in the world. If I can help those in dark places find light and those under a rock find the strength to come out and live.
After Aristotle is an Austin based band that’s founded in friendship and a deep love for music. They met each other and came together through different avenues of life. To this day they are grateful for the emo/indie/sometimes very shoe-gazey rock that came out of that meeting.
From my infancy as a singer-songwriter to now, I’ve experienced an overwhelming amount of self-doubt; the fear of thinking I’m not good enough and picking myself apart feels near inescapable at times.
We are all magnificent. In time, some of us just realize it sooner than others but we are not special – we will all get there eventually and since there really is no time in Spirit, what’s the difference of who becomes aware first?
This song is about being broken hearted and telling the audience not to give up. Keep trying to find your soulmate. Cry and then get over it. Start looking for the right person. I created this to give advice from my own experiences. Eventually I found the perfect match but lost him to a brain tumor.
They say that every musician eventually goes back to their roots. The best thing is to keep that inspiration flowing by surrounding yourself with great people, good times and amazing music what ever your feeling at the time.
When I moved to New York City from Japan, I found everything much more difficult in comparison to my home country. The population is much bigger and everything goes very quickly so it’s much more difficult to settle. It’s like a rolling stone, I need too much more energy to keep on catching the moment.