In each project forward he strives to create compelling soundscapes with powerful lyrics to make his mark. We are happy to introduce you to a talented musician – Nimbus Mar~kel!
[Blaster] Thank you for your time! What music did you grow up listening to?
Nimbus Mar~kel: I listened to a variety of music that my parents played growing up. From Alicia Keys to Nirvana I was pretty exposed to almost everything
[Blaster] How did you become involved in music production?
Nimbus Mar~kel: I got involved by being in various studio sessions with local up and coming artist. Eventually I took interest in engineering and trying to focus on stacking vocal and composing sound around them. I even built a low budget studio in my bedroom.
[Blaster] How would you describe your musical style?
Nimbus Mar~kel: It aims to be versatile I started having faith in the process of throwing ideas to the wall. Trying to test the waters and experiment as much as possible to get better.
[Blaster] Who writes your songs?
Nimbus Mar~kel: They are all written and structured by me and by my experiences.
[Blaster] Is there a hidden meaning in your music?
Nimbus Mar~kel: Some times there’s nuggets of life experience but it’s nothing mind blowing . I’m just aiming to speak to the audience that can attract to these things.
[Blaster] Do you collaborate with other musicians? What is that process?
Nimbus Mar~kel: Yes this project is a collaborative effort with Joe Proulx who mixed and mastered and produced this upcoming album. There are numerous other people I have worked with and learned so much from also.
[Blaster] What skills have you learned that will help you in your music career?
Nimbus Mar~kel: It was something recently during the process of Ill mind my new album that learn from Joe Proulx. I was just told to stay in your lane because you can’t keep up with trends. You will lose the thing that makes you simply you if that happens.
[Blaster] Do you have a record label? Are you a member of any music organization?
Nimbus Mar~kel: I’m independent and I’m founder of the La Paradise Records which is a start up label. Including my myself my producer/ engineer Joe Proulx and Question.
[Blaster] Where do you find your artistic inspiration?
Nimbus Mar~kel: It could be anything once again these life experiences can give a lot of creative insight. I always get ideas from books or YouTube and media in general cause it’s so creatively flexible.
[Blaster] What are the main topics for most of your songs? Do you think topics will change overtime?
Nimbus Mar~kel: Just the growing pains of growing up and mental health. I feel like these are central themes that speak on since I’m living it and I know many others are.
[Blaster] What are you working on right now? Did you release something in the past?
Nimbus Mar~kel: I’m dropping Illmind my upcoming album in July so stay tune !! Also I got collabs, music videos, and shows on the way !!!
[Blaster] What do you feel is the best song you ever released and why?
Nimbus Mar~kel: No Money Down the emotion I was giving off and the passion I have on that track is crazy. It also a positive message that I use to keep moving forward as well.
[Blaster] Who are you inspired by?
Nimbus Mar~kel: I’m heavily inspired by Tyler the Creator, Q Tip, and Jay-Z I mean the list goes on and on. I can praise so many artist so yeah too much talent.
[Blaster] What would be your dream collaboration, with any musician or producer?
Nimbus Mar~kel: I would collab with David Bowie even though he has pass yet still he is a legend. A producer I would work with is Q Tip he’s legit my idol.
[Blaster] How do you balance your music with other obligations – school, hobby, job?
Nimbus Mar~kel: I don’t I’m learning everyday I feel like you are going to have to make some mistakes along the way . Only you know how much you apply your energy to so use it wisely.
[Blaster] At the end of the day, what do you hope people take away from your music?
Nimbus Mar~kel: Preserve and keep moving forward always which isn’t easy.
[Blaster] Would you like to give any message to your fans?
Nimbus Mar~kel: Give your attention to the positive and your goal so you know the difference of what you can control.
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