shannon curtis [shannonacurtis]
What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
i am a lead guitarist and lead singer i do rock/alternative music
Do you work alone or in a group? If in a group, who are the others you work with?
my band my drummer pablo bassist rob and lead guitarist amy
Is there a web address where one can listen, see, or read some of your work?
jeremy is a fake dont even bother hes just an @EvanT wanna be steals all evans songs go check is a phony will all be lies
Please list any awards, competitions, or other acknowledgments you would like to mention.
i have many awards platinum album, magazine shots photoshoots music videos
Please list discography in which you have participated.
nothing on my mind
by day by night
How did you begin making music? Who introduced you?
i started playing guitar when i was 7/8 and when i was just 13 i decided to go into a solo project i wrote and produced four songs of my own and continued to play alone untill i decided i wanted to give others an opportunity and formed my first band, the band formed when i was 20, The bands name was BDBN and alone without my bandmates i produced my first CD in 2010 with the MP record (indipendet label H.R.A). At the same moment i took part to various promotional gigs in hastings and performed in various shows at H.R.A. But after three weeks BDBN broke up cuz its members took different ways and i took mine and kept playin as a solo artist.
What was your musical education?
i went to H.R.A school of music arcadia
When did you realise that making music could be a way of life for you?
when i was 13
What is your creative process?
under the management of warner music/lush promotions have a permanent contract
When do you have your most lucid moments, in the morning or night?
night i dont sleep
Have you ever awoken with a melody created from your dreams?
yes regularly thats why i sleep next to my acoustic taylor and my gibson on the stand hoked up to my amplifier and computer
How do you know when a song is finished or needs no more changes?
i know its finished when i listen and the melodies harmonies and synths lyrics etc give me goosebumps. and i know it needs more changes when i stand and cringe lol
How did you discover your creative territory? How would you describe it?
i penned my 1st song in high school and got asked to perform it in front of my whole grade thats when i new i had what it takes. it was the most sensatonal feeling iv ever felt
What part of your job is your least favourite?
the late nights because iv become a vampire lol
How often do you practice?
6 hours everyday if not more
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
Which musicians or groups have been inspiring to your career?
evan taubenfeld shirley manson hayley williams
List three songs that are key to your life.
anberlin in the silence
placebo running up that hill
evan taubenfeld stubborn
What should be done to stop piracy?
higher security stop youtube mmp3 converters
What type of music do you detest?
What time did you get up this morning?
i dont sleep lol i am crazy
How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
amazing experience i just be me im not changing they take me as i am. the one thing i give myself credit for is this, if i want it, im never giving up. NEVER. i don't give a fuck about statistics, about how hard it is, about the chances, about if people think im crazy or not. im not stopping Lifes 2 short 2 play games you eitha want something or you dnt. If you no what you want go get it dont waste time. if you want sumfin url get it... As long as your persistant... its just a matter of time. there is no such thing as FATE.... people get to choose...and there choices make a difference if you try and you just believe you can and you will reach inside dont be scared 2 dream you will never know UNTILL you JUST TRY if youd like a better life take action and go after it. There is no fate but what we make. Shannon A Curtis rock on xd
What other things have you done to make a living?
i worked as a police officer
Have you ever played on the street or in the subway? How much did you collect each day?
when i was young a little under a 100 dollars a day
Who would you play with, without a doubt?
has to be evan taubenfeld
What advice would you give to someone starting out in the business?
just keep going never give up keep playing and do whatever it takes if its your dream go for it you will succeed
What hobbies have you got?
many skateboarding computer game playing bmxing guitaring
If you were sent to a deserted island, which book, CD and film would you take with you?
anything philisophical bookwise. cd would be a homemade 1 with allsorts on. and film would be resident evil
How do you find the balance between working to live and living to work?
i dont my life is hectic i work and live al in 1
In moments of tension, what techniques work in calming the mind?
i pick up my taylor and play