NAS 10 Questions with Marken
Updated: Jan 18, 2022
This time, we get to know Marken. The track "Don’t Want to Stay" is featured in the New Artist Spotlight Family of Playlists.
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𝟭. Where are you from and what are your hobbies?
I come from Stockholm, Sweden. have played in several bands and I now play solo. so my hobby is to create music [Sic] ich try tedta slls genre, also mix different genre.
𝟮. How did your get into music?
It all started at a confirmation camp where my friend and I learned the basics of guitar. when we got home, some friends and I decided that we would start a band. none of us could play so well but over time we got better and better. then it ended up that we won several different music competitions. today I have contacts, and I also write music for others.
𝟯. Who are your biggest influences?
Bad Religion, Nirvana, Metallica, Deftones. These bands laid the foundation for the music I write and produce today.
4. What are your goals in the music industry?
To work more with my own music and to work music for others, help them produce and mix and develop their music.
5. If you could choose a location to perform at, what would it be?
In my studio! I've been on stage for several years and now I just want to work with music in the studio
6. What is your all-time favorite song?
probably more an album I listened to, and I can still listen to it and have not tired
7. Most embarrassing moment?
The first performance! we were then called Rundgång and the sound engineer, who was a real asshole! raised the mic so it became a roundabout. on stage it was not heard but when you saw the audience they had their hands over their ears. then we went underground for a year and came back with a new name and won the talent show!
8. Proudest accomplishment?
Of course, after we went underground and came back, and won the talent show. After that everything went our way and everyone wanted to hire us. Later I began in another band and universial music wanted us. After a while I began working for a record company.
9. What is something about you that might surprise someone who knows you the best?
Now that I have transplanted a kidney and pancreas. then my adhd is clearly visible and before that I had diabetes and was high in blood sugar so I was tired all the time. now I can not sit still and my friends think I'm very annoying!
𝟭𝟬. What is your dream collaboration?
My dream is to expand my studio and work with music full time. where I produce and mix music not only for myself but also others. would also be fun to write music for others. today I only wrote to myself.
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