Influences & Inspirations

From hometown beats to personal heroes, there’s a story behind every track.

  • Trusting Yourself As A Musician

    As an aspiring musician, the act of trusting yourself and your vision is not as easy as it seems. We face so many different outside influences that pull us in so many directions that it becomes difficult to cancel out…

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  • Becoming Uni The Fly Pilot

    Before I even knew what I was doing, I put myself on the piano at three years old. I was a really expressive and sensitive kid and I tried to show that in every form possible. Music and film influenced…

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  • The Sinner’s Guide To Solace

    Moving an introverted artist into the city is a bit like dropping a lamb into a lion’s den. The artist, drenched in all their idealistic naiveté, oozes easy pickings. It’s a mind and soul ripe for the taking. Or a…

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  • Midnight in Montreal

    It took me weeks to settle on a topic for this article. The eureka moment came in the form of reminiscing about a simpler time and place in my musical journey — back when and where I was just starting…

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  • Yin & Yang: Balancing Music & Mental Health

    My connection to music and mental health is really dynamically intertwined and is probably the healthiest thing in my life. Both have such a deep impact on the other. Music has pulled me out of difficult times, especially with mental…

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  • I Don’t Really Know What I’m Making & That’s Okay

    I wouldn’t say music is something I’m exceptionally good at, I mean I never studied music theory or anything of the sort. However, I can confidently say I’ve developed a particular perspective of music within the confines of my own…

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  • FEAR

    It’s a scary world out there but only if you’re afraid of it. Fear used to be my best friend until I realized our friendship was hurting me more than helping me. I come from a community filled with goodhearted…

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  • How to Maintain – Keep The Balance

    As musicians and artists, balancing our work with the rest of the activities throughout our daily lives can be hard to keep up with. Work is never-ending, chaotic even. And if you also have a job on top of this,…

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  • What is Art?

    We went to see Yayoi Kusama’s infinity room exhibit in NYC. Our photos resurfaced recently after a *phone vortex moment* and the conversation turned to Art at large. Bruno hit me with: “What is art to you? How do you…

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  • Everyone You Love Will Die

    There is a feeling of comfort that arises around visiting a loved one in the hospital. As you drop everything else in your life, your reality shifts to become the hospital. You begin to learn the names of the nurses…

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