ON THE RCRD: Twin Shadow
On the success of Confess, which is certainly one of the most swoon-worthy LPs released this year, Twin Shadow is the featured artist in the first event of our MINI Normal Crashing Tour. Taking place December 3 in Chicago, this intimate pop-up show will be in a surprising, Not Normal location, so check out the details, RSVP and get ready to party!
In the meantime, we got Twin Shadow mastermind George Lewis Jr. to answer our On The RCRD questionnaire.
Life changing record for you was…
Stevie Wonders talking book, my dad had it on vinyl and CD
What people, outside of music, have influenced you over the last year?
Barack Obama (I wanna be the first Dominican president)
Christian Bale (my favorite batman, great great man )
Javier Bardem (stupidly talented, amazing in every step)
What did you learn about yourself and/or the world at large the last time you made a record?
I learned how stubborn I am, I learned how upset I get when I acquiesce in any way outside of my vision. I relearned how important music and art still is, and I saw that my generation has some of the most beautiful minds.
What gift would you most like to possess?
I wish I was a carpenter.
What quality do you admire most in a song?
A powerful/emotional vocal performance.
What's your take on the music business in 2012?
It's a shit show, as always. It will never not be. But manipulating the way it moves with our songs is always an exciting experience.
Best instrument ever invented was....
I'd have to say the Guitar, you can't really argue that. But the computer is a close second.