Can you talk to us more about your latest single “Black & Blue”?
‘Black and Blue’ is my new single out on Be Rich Records featuring the beautiful Akacia.
Did any event in particular inspire you to write this song?
I wouldn’t say a specific event but I was really inspired one night to write something that portrayed my emotion rather than a club track. I wanted this song to make you feel something inside.
Any plans to release a video for any of the single?
I haven’t really thought about that but I’m sure it will happen soon!
How was the recording and writing process?
I wrote the first half of the song, sent it straight over to Akacia and she hit me back within a day or two with some vocals. It was a really smooth process from then on with me finishing everything else on a plane on the way to a show actually.
Do you tend to take a different approach when you are collaborating with someone else rather than in your own?
It really depends, when I work by my self I kind of just zone out and write what I’m feeling. I guess it’s a little different when collaborating because you and the other artist need to be able to work well together.
What role does Brisbane play in your music?
Brisbane plays a big role for my music career. I get to go to shows and watch my favourite artists and it keeps me inspired to push my self. It’s also home to all my music pals and I love them to bits!
Does the new single mean we can expect a new material – how’s that coming along?
The new single has pushed a boundary for me with writing tracks that are dance songs but also anyone can listen to them. I really want the listener to be able to walk away and think “hey I really want to listen to this again”. My new stuff will be a lot like this, although I still have some heaters under my belt ready to just melt your brain.
Any tentative release date or title in mind?
No release date yet but expect to see a big body of work from me in the upcoming months. Am I hinting an EP? You will just have to find out!
Any plans to hit the road?
All I can say is that you will be seeing a lot more of me soon.
What else is happening next in HVWKS’ world?
Something I can say is that I have a really cool remix coming out for a good friend of mine!