Nolie is an artist you positively should be conserving your eye on. He’s contemporary out the gates, not too long ago transitioning from a photographer who labored within the trade to creating his personal music. He’s simply launched his first EP, and contemplating his expertise, it’s evident why he made the change.
The brand new mission, which simply arrive in the present day, known as Dontyoumind, and it options six tracks of flippantly blended, dreamy and dancey bed room pop. We’re actually vibing with Nolie’s model and we’re excited to share this mission with you in the present day. It’s candy, lighthearted, honest, however most of all, enjoyable.
We have been lucky sufficient to have the ability to sit down with this vibrant younger thoughts and discuss in regards to the EP, his favourite artists, his former love for hardcore music, and way more.
Stream the brand new EP from Nolie beneath, and take a look at our dialog with him as nicely. Take pleasure in!
Nolie – Dontyoumind
Present favourite artists: Alto Palo are my latest favourite for positive, however I’m all the time listening to a wholesome mix of King Princess, Rostam and Rhye in the intervening time
Most up-to-date Google search: Nothing too spicy, The Comedy Retailer Documentary and apparently a tab open looking Dolly Parton haha
Favourite studio session snack: Gimme all the dried mangos and tea
Favourite quarantine pastime: It’s definitey not watching 90 Day Fiance 🙃
You returned from a 17-date tour simply as lockdowns started. What did you be taught from these exhibits? Did going into quarantine change your perspective on them in any respect?
That tour already seems like a completely totally different 12 months. I used to be positively fortunate having had touring expertise as a photographer for three years earlier than this, so there was no like shock to being on “the street” however this was clearly an ENTIRELY totally different expertise and one which I completely cherished as horrifying as it could have been.
I believe going into quarantine, none of us knew what was about to occur. As a lot as I might have cherished to do a couple of extra runs this 12 months, it turned a blessing in disguise for my writing and simply form of pumping the brakes and permitting me to breathe a bit, I positively miss the thrill of all of it and simply touring typically, will probably be a greaaaaat day once we can all get again to it safely.
What’s the important thing to conserving a optimistic and inventive thoughts throughout this time?
READ A BOOK!! like an actual tangible guide – put your cellphone away for an hour a day no less than and in addition possibly discover a new interest, I’ve gotten actually into Display printing not too long ago which is one thing I needed to do for some time, so like construct that desk or write that track you all the time needed as a substitute of checking twitter
What drew you to work with artists like Slenderbodies, Christofi, and Jeremy Lloyd (of Marian Hill)?
It was fairly pure how all of us kinda fell into working collectively, With Slenderbodies and Jeremy, we have been all shut pals earlier than I began this mission by way of my artistic work with them and many others, I used to be all the time form of making little demos and issues, however Benji (Slenderbodies) reallllly set this all off when he despatched me a couple of beats one evening in early 2019, out of which my track Renaissance and the ending track “Assist” on my EP actually took their type, I used to be all the time a fan of what they have been making and likewise with Jeremy, Christofi and I’s managers have been good pals as nicely and linked us for my first “official” session and we instantly hit it off writing a couple of songs, “Come Over” being certainly one of them, he’s simply all the time so strong and actually helps deliver me right into a extra pop house manufacturing sensible. Level behind all of this I used to be VERY fortunate to have such proficient pals round me, and even luckier that we musically work so nicely collectively
What’s one of the simplest ways to take heed to your new Dontyoumind EP?
I might say begin it from Monitor 1 in your automotive for finest outcomes
What made you transition from hardcore music to this new dreamy-pop sound you’re working with now?
HAHA ahhh the angst, I believe like quite a lot of that scene all of us kinda transitioned, I stumble upon so many pop, hip/hop producers even artists that have been formally within the hardcore/metallic scene, even once I was in that scene I needed large manufacturing and melody in the way in which that I yelled so it was looming in there/im nonetheless SO emo in order that half has actually stayed the identical
Who have been a few of your favourite hardcore bands?
The final ones I loveddd have been Counterparts, Architects, and Deliver Me The Horizon – I might nonetheless LOVE to jot down with BMTH
Do you continue to work on pictures and video work as a lot as your music?
Ehhhh no, and fortunately so, I’ve reverted it again to one thing I do for myself and my pals with out commercial of it, I nonetheless direct, and and many others however I acquired to some extent the place if I wasn’t on a tour or a shoot I needed nothing to do with a digital camera, form of what drove me into to creating my music once more, I really like the issues and work I’ve created over the past 12 months in that house a lot extra now.
Faux for a second that coronavirus miraculously disappeared. What’s the very first thing you’re doing?
This makes my coronary heart flutter lol I’m gonna go see my household that I haven’t seen
since January, after which fly STRAIGHT to Europe to be with pals and write for a couple of months