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    [By The Wavs Exclusive] 8 Questions With LCAW


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    LCAW

    Currently enjoying the successes of his most recent track “Staring At The Sun” featuring Sophie Hintze, we challenged LCAW to answer our 8 Questions this week…

    1) Who are three of your all-time favourite artists, past or present?

    Eminem, A Tribe Called Quest, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.

    2) Is there a particular tune that you have never got sick of?

    A Tribe Called Quest – “Buggin’ Out”

    3) Describe your perfect day…

    A perfect day would need amazing food, great music and a warm summer night. I always wanted to rent out a house in the South of France for a couple of weeks to work on music, I’d imagine every day would be perfect then!

    4) What would people who know you well say about you in three words?

    Music, Food, Wine.

    5) Ideal studio layout…

    A lot of natural light, windows, grand piano and a bunch of gear. Doesn’t have to be a spaceship as long as I can jam on a piano.

    6) What is your most valued material possession?

    It isn’t really my possession but I still have to say my mom’s grand piano, I learnt to play music on that instrument and I still play on it as much as I can.

    7) Is there something musically you would like to do more of next year?

    I would love to make more music for the clubs and live performances next year.

    8) Where do you want to be in 10 years?

    I’d like to continue with my own artist project but also run my own label where I can help young talented artists to develop. I could also imagine doing film and theatre projects at some point in the future.

     

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