Vincent Liou Interview on Nagamag

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Nagamag:
Which are the genres that describe your music style better?

Vincent Liou:
Indie pop


Nagamag:
Few words about your musical background and career?

Vincent Liou:
I started piano when I was young and then played bass and clarinet for a few years. I loved making huge chords on the piano. I joined a band (Crash Coordinates) in high school and played minimal keys – I was basically the hype man. I wrote my first song in college in 2010 where I (low-key) ripped off Owl City’s ‘”Fireflies.” I wrote four EPs and recorded with Bob Hoag during that time. After graduating from PA school in Massachusetts, I moved back to Arizona to live with my momma (school is expensive you know!). After I came back, I met a girl who was cool, but she broke my heart – she was dating someone else at the same time we were together. My most recent ‘Big Surf’ EP are the songs that came out of that experience.


Nagamag:
Do you remember your first connection of love to music that was the right impact to be a music artist now?

Vincent Liou:
I was lucky enough to have parents that liked good music. My dad would play John Denver and my mom played The Eagles. From there I started discovering new artists that really helped color my world. The artists that really showed me that music was freedom are many but Primus, The Locust, Minus the Bear, really solidified my belief.


Nagamag:
Many artists listen to genres that they are not producing music for. Which track is your favorite that is NOT similar to yours?

Vincent Liou:
Whitney Houston "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"


Nagamag:
Of Course Nagamag would love to listen also which is the track from a similar artist you admire?

Vincent Liou:
Bonnie Raitt "I Can't Make You Love Me"

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