Hey! I’ve been really well! Busy– but in the best kind of way. Thanks for asking!
Can you talk to us more about your latest single “Easy”?
Absolutely. “Easy” the single was written last year- just me and my electric keyboard in the living room of my Brooklyn apartment. It’s crazy to see a song start so small and then make it to the ears of people across the world!
Did any event in particular inspired you to write this song?
It was more a series of events that served as the inspiration behind this song. Mostly pertaining to friendships and previous romantic relationships and how when they’re good- they’re good- but once they fade it’s difficult to forget the memories knowing it’ll never be the same again.
Any plans to release a video for the single?
I have a lyric video on the way!
Why naming the record after this song in particular?
Every track on the Easy EP is absolutely drenched in nostalgia and is an ode to remembering the good times of faded relationships– th0se times when we didn’t have much to worry about– those times when it was easier.
How was the recording and writing process?
Some of the songs I wrote solo while others were co-writes with some absolutely brilliant writers that I have felt so honored to collaborate with.
Drew Ofthe Drew produced the entire EP mostly in his studio in Brooklyn. We did however record one of the songs in Florida at Drew’s childhood home. We had to get some of those dreamy summer vibes while recording a portion of the EP in the middle of winter!
What role does Brooklyn play in your music?
In Brooklyn, there’s never a dull moment. I’m constantly surrounded by inspiration from the street art to the fashion and the diverse hubs of musical genres. If something I see here resonates with me, it serves as inspiration for new music of my own.
How did your days back in Berklee get to influence you as an artist?
When I first went to Berklee I thought I wanted to be a jazz vocalist.
As time progressed I was more inspired to pursue the genres I listened to most which were pop, r&b, soul, indie/alt. rock, and electronic sounds. I saw some of my peers starting artistic projects based on more contemporary styles and I thought- hey! I have a love for this, too! Let’s give it a try!
Where did you find the inspiration for the songs and lyrics?
Most of it comes from my journal entries. For a songwriter-it’s important to write all those feelings down when they’re fresh on the mind!
Any plans to hit the road?
I have plans for a mini-tour of the East Coast and select other U.S. locations this summer. My EP release show happens on June 6th at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY!
What else is happening next in Laney Lynx’s world?
After this release I’ll be continuing to write/record for whatever I decide to put out into the world next!