Sunday, March 4, 2012

Obsession Interview

Electronic music is not really my genre of expertise, nor something I listen to often, but I must say when hearing Obsession for the first time I was quite impressed.  I am not one who would go to a club and dance, however, I was definitely "moving" while listening to Obsession. This made me want to know more about them, so I sent them an interview. Jonathon and Aryn are the members of Obsession and the following is the interview that was sent to them.

 1. Give me a short history/background of yourself? (where did you grow up, where you live now, how old you were when music first effected your life)

We were both born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and raised in the same place. Currently we still live in the Indianapolis area. Growing up, both of us listened to all types of music from Pop to Country, Rock to R&B, and everything in between. We were heavily influenced by the major stars of the industry. Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, and many others were all a big impact on both of our lives. Music got us through every issue we had growing up.

2. If you could describe your music, how would you?

The goal of what we try to do with our music is to get people dancing, and to get them excited. When everything else in life is difficult and stressful, music can completely change a person's mood, even just for a few minutes. We want people to have a good time when they hear our songs. We also want to spread around positivity and empowerment to all those who feel like he or she could never make a difference to someone else's life.

3. Favorite song?, band? 

We are both obsessed with Britney Spears at the moment. Everything that she does encompasses what we would like to accomplish. She has been in the industry for a long time & has been successful, and that is extremely difficult to do. She is the true definition of an entertainer. Right now Aryn's favorite song is "Give Me All Your Luvin'" by Madonna, and Jonathan's favorite song is "Stronger" by Kelly Clarkson.

4. What do you do besides making music? 

We both truly revolve our lives around music. Jonathan enjoys going to the gym and laying in the sun, as well as designing personalized clothing items (sunglasses, t-shirts, jeans, etc). Aryn loves to dance and create choreography routines for performances, watching movies, and socializing. We are both very outgoing people and love to have fun with any opportunity.

5. What are your hopes and/or plans for the feature with your music?

We hope to go on tour soon, and finally see some of our fans in other countries. Our South American, Australian, and European fans have given us a huge deal of support. Other than touring, we are currently working on an album titled "Global Domination" that is VERY soon to be released. We only want the best quality and sound for our fans, so we decided to take the recording process slow to achieve that. We also hope to eventually be signed to a label, and that way we know that we are reaching as many people as possible through radio, television, etc. We always tell everyone that we meet to keep an eye out for us, because we will be taking over the world with our music!

If you are intrigued by these answers, or just want to hear some fantastic electronic music with lyrics that make you think and a beat that makes you want to move, check out Obsession's website.  Their music can also be found on Amazon and iTunes.