Interview with, ‘Jaqomo’
Jaqomo is an electronic music producer based in California. She has been producing music for three years.
Where are you from?
I was born in Santa Monica and come from Iranian heritage.
How long have you been making music?
I’ve been making music for three years since 2016.
How many songs /albums have you released to date?
I have eight albums and am currently producing my ninth album. I have produced a total of 106 songs to date.
Can you tell us about your latest release and the background and inspirations behind it?
My latest release “45 rpm” was inspired by the vinyl albums I collect. It has 14 tracks and includes a mixture of electronic and lofi genres.
How have you ended up in the music industry?
Music has always been my passion ever since I was young. I took piano lessons and taught myself the guitar, and it was then that I realized I wanted to make my own music.
What do you think of the music industry in 2018?
I think there’s a lot of new and upcoming artists and the productions are great because they evoke a nostalgic feel.
Who do you think the most influential artist?
Lately I love listening to Kauf and M83.
Who have you collaborated with so far in your career?
I have yet to collaborate with another artist.
How do you think you differ from other artists?
I try to produce a variety of different genres, including vaporwave, Lofi, and instrumental hip hop.
Dead or alive, who would be your dream collaboration?
I would love to collaborate with Jim Morrison. His vocals are so ethereal.
What was the first album you bought?
It was the nineties and I first bought an Ace of Base album called The Sign.
What’s your favourite song at the moment?
Baazi by Mehrad Hidden
If you had to sell your music collection tomorrow, what album would you leave in your draw?
I would definitely keep my Darkside album.
What is your favourite saying?
If there’s a will, there’s a way.
What other hobbies or interests do you have?
I love film and poetry.
Do you have any tattoos or piercings?
I don’t have any tattoos although I’ve always wanted to get one, and my ears are pierced.
Tell us more about your upcoming project or this new project?
My ninth album is entitled “Vinyl” and it features chill electronic vibes.
What’s in the pipeline after this project?
I hope to keep creating music and have a total of ten productions, similar to Quentin Tarantino.
Thank you for your time and may you carry on making great, fresh music.
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