S2E3: ninjandru — Musician, Photographer, & Artist | Interview #2
We had a chat with Andrew Nguyen, who goes by the artist name ninjandru. A soon-to-be senior at Piedmont Hills High School, Andrew is an active photographer and musician. His debut single "same," which is also his most successful song to date, exists as a collaboration with fellow artist vivithot (Viviane Nguyen) that has garnered over 100,000 plays on Spotify.
In this episode, ninjandru begins by introducing himself and his musical beginnings, talking about the various instruments he learned to play and previously making lo-fi hip hop. Then, he describes his musical process and shares the stories behind his previous music releases. Later, he explains his musical and artistic inspirations, how he balances music and schoolwork, the effects quarantine has had on him, and his experience running for ASB Historian at PHHS. He also reveals the equipment and software he uses to produce music, as well as his future plans of performing with a band and releasing an EP. If you're interested in how ninjandru comes up with his musical ideas and his tips for aspiring musicians, or if you just want to learn more about him, then this is the episode for you.
*Note: this podcast is complemented by a YouTube video which can be found at https://youtu.be/xHrBNv2Q4NQ or on our YouTube channel, GGPP Studios. The podcast and the video share the exact same audio.*
Also, we were able to share a preview of his latest single "sidewalks" in this episode! Check it out here: https://open.spotify.com/track/0ksgJ75e2osowWOFVYi0MT
• Recorded on Wednesday, 05/27/20
• Connect with ninjandru on
— Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewnuhwin
— Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ninjandru
— Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/ninjandru
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