Monday, January 31, 2011

Exclusive Interview with Skyler!

I know you've all been waiting for this. So here's our exclusive interview with Skyler! Check it out and let me know what you think! 


And make sure to check him out on the web at:

  • www.skylertunes.com
  • www.facebook.com/skylertunes
  • OR www.youtube.com/skylertunes



How would you describe your sound to someone who hasn't heard of you or listened to your music?
It's a mixture of pop, rock, and country. I get compared to Taylor Swift a lot. I've been called the "guy version of Taylor Swift."

What makes you guys different from every other singer out there?
I have gluten allergy. So I can't eat bread...it sucks... 

What song of yours would you recommend to someone who hasn’t listened to your music before?
All of them. If you're more into catchy pop/rock songs, listen to "Hold My Hand." If you want a great driving song, "This Dream (Nashville)" is for you. If you like a countryfied acoustic tune with some fiddle, listen to "Stephanie." Looking for a great love song? "Any Stupid Thing" is yours. Want a great Tom Petty/Bruce Springsteen inspired rocker? Listen to "It's Just the Night." 

Do you write all your songs? Where do you get inspiration for the songs?
Yes and girls.

What has been your biggest challenge so far as a musician?
Getting the music out there. 

What has been your favorite show to play and why?
I loved playing at Higher Ground in Vermont for the first time. It was my first show in the Green Mountain State, we packed the room, AND there was a blizzard. How could it be anymore fun? 

How do you get pumped up for a show?
Do some vocal warmups with the other members of the band. Just hearing the harmonies always gets me excited. 

What’s your favorite and least favorite thing about performing?
Favorite: playing for the fans. Least favorite: packing the van afterward. 

Who is someone you would like to tour with?
Taylor Swift. 

Out of all the songs you've recorded/written which is your favorite?
I love them all! 

What do you hope you’re accomplishing musically is doing/accomplishing in a year?
More fans, more music, more fun! 

Do you have any advice for someone who wants to pursue a career in music?
Work harder than everybody else. 

What has been your weirdest experience with a fan?
I'll get back to you on that one... 

Who first inspired you to go after your dreams of music?
The Beatles. 

What’s one quote or lyric that inspires you most?
"Timing is Everything" 

What’s something your fans don’t know about you?
I love Thai food. 

Any upcoming plans in the works for you we should know about?
Working on a new EP as we speak! 

Anything else you’d like to include about your music?
Go out and enjoy it for yourself! 

What t-shirt in your closet best describes your personality?
My "rock man" t-shirt from Urban Outfitters. 

What is your ideal date?
February 9, 1964.

If you could have one super power what superpower would you want?
Teleportation.

If you could live in any fast food restaurant what would it be and why?
Q'doba. It's one of the few fast food places where I can eat. 

What drives you to keep pushing for more?
My Subaru Forester. 

Who 1st inspired you to go after your dreams?
Myself. 

What do you wish someone had told you eventually learned on your own?
Most musicians are really unreliable.... 

What’s your favorite flavor popsicle?
The red, white, and blue popsicles.

1 comment:

  1. yahhhhhhhhhhhh you were great at higherground. im glad you jumped down with us :)

    You made SB history, we were all talking about you the rest of the week...the concert was my birthday present:) awesome show!!

    ~Vermont Fan

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