As always Matt has been putting the team on his back, but this week I have for you an interview with up and coming EDM artist Audien from Connecticut. As a member of Solarity here at Oberlin College, I am happy to welcome Audien to our campus on April 27, 2013 to headline our event “Awaken the Wild”. The promotional video is attached here and tickets are on sale to the public. Be sure to check out his interview and keep an eye out for Audien in the future. After all he is playing at Tomorrowland Mainstage this summer…
If you are in the Ohio area and are interested in coming you can buy your tickets online HERE for only $15! Students may purchase their tickets at Wilder Desk or at the door. Here is the facebook event page for Awaken the Wild. The event starts at 5:00 pm and ends at 12:00 am.
Name: Nate Rathbun
Where you are from: Connecticut
Software/ Operating System: Mac OSX
Who are your favorite producers right now?
- John Dahlback, Moguai, so many!
How would you describe your sound to someone who has never heard your music before?
- Melodic, Emotional, Pumping
Have any artists in particular inspired you?
- So many, and from so many different genres too! Hard to pinpoint.
You have about 22,000 likes on Facebook– where do you think most of your fan base comes from?
- All over the world. The greatest thing about Electronic Music, is it’s accepted worldwide, so my first fans on my page were most likely from the UK, Australia, and Mexico.
What is your favorite track that you have produced thus far?
- Leaving You, with Michael S. It’s a toss up between that and Wayfarer but leaving you was more of a collective project.
Do you have any new songs or remixes in the works and any hint to when they will be released?
- Tons of originals, and a few collaborations! No remixes of right now, but that will change soon I bet.
What was your reaction when you found out that you were on the Tomorrowland lineup for this summer?
- My face melted. I’ve always wanted to play that event, seeing as it’s one of the biggest in the world! The fact that I’ll be playing on the MainStage is like icing on the cake for me.
Who would you most like to be stuck in an elevator with?
- Louie C.K for sure!
Who would you want to play you in a movie?
- Jim Carrey
Are you single?
If you were an animal, what would you be?
- I’d be a plankton
Some of Audien’s Music posted below:
Check out his sound cloud at https://soundcloud.com/audien
Email [email protected] with questions