Illy The Chase Tour Interview

h3IllyTheChaseTourInterviewh3IllyistakingTheChasealbumontheroadthroughoutAustraliawithproducerandgoodfriendMPhazes.TheChasehascatapultedIllyintothemusicindustryandwonthetriplejalbumoftheweekforSeptember2010.brbrbTheChaseTourbbrWithspecialguestMPhazesbrSunday20FebruarySummerRhythmFestivalCanberraAAbrFriday25FebruaryUniversityofTasmanaiaHobart18brFriday4MarchOxfordArtsFactorySydney18brSaturday5MarchCambridgeHotelNewcastle18brFriday11MarchKayStTralagon18brSunday13MarchPushOverFestivalMelbourneAAbrFriday18MarchCornerHotelMelbourne18brSaturday19MarchKarovaLoungeBallarat18brThursday24MarchBeachHotelByronBay18brFriday25MarchTheZooBrisbane18brSaturday26MarchCoolangattaHotelGoldCoast18brFriday1AprilFowlersLiveAdelaideLicAAbrSaturday2AprilTheCementHotelKalgoolieAAbrFriday8AprilANUBarCanberra18brbrTicketsfromthevenueandahrefhttpwww.ticketek.com.autargetblankrelnofollowTicketekaahrefhttpwww.oztix.com.autargetblankrelnofollowOztixaorahrefhttpwww.moshtix.com.autargetblankrelnofollowMoshtixabrbrbrh3InterviewwithIllyh3bQuestionbHowdiditfeeltohearyoursongplayedallovertheairwavesbrbrbIllybVerycool.ItsstillatripanditsgoingtobethesamewhenifinallyactuallycatchacliponTVthathasnthappenedyet.brbrbrbQuestionbDidyouhaveanypreconceivedideasaboutthemusicindustrybrbrbIllybIknewthatartiststendtobeexploitedandsohadpreconceptionsaboutthat.IvefoundthatbysurroundingmyselfwithgoodpeoplewhoItrustIvebeenabletoavoidalotofthenegativestuff.TobehonestthoughIleavealotoftheindustrysideofthingstothepeopleonthebusinesssideforthemostpartIjustwanttomakeandplaymusic.brbrbrbQuestionbDoyouwriteyourownsongsWhatsyourinspirationbrbrbIllybIwriteallmyownmaterial.Iwritethehooksandsometimespartsofthemusic.ItsashamethatIcantsingandneverdedicatedenoughtimetomakingbeatsplayinginstrumentsIdbeaonemanbandbrbrbrbQuestionbWhatmusicartistsdoyoulistentowhenyouarenotplayingyourownbrbrbIllybAlotofdifferentstyles.ObviouslyafairbitofhiphopbutIvenotbeenkeepinguptodatewithwhatshappeninginternationally.Latelyabitofdubstepindiepopreggaeandjustlisteningtostuffmymatesareworkingon.brbrbrbQuestionbWhatsnextTourAlbumSinglebrbrbIllybWeannouncedTheChasealbumtourlastweekandwearehittingupbasicallyeverywherewithahandfulmoredatestobeannounced.ImgoingtobeginworkonanewalbuminthenextcoupleofmonthsandwewillbedroppingthenextsingleoffTheChasewhichisthetitletrackftOlivierDaysoulthisweek.Busytimes...brbrbrbQuestionbWasthereamomentyoucontemplatedthrowinginthetowelbrbrbIllybNever.Ihavealwayslovedperformingcreatingtracks.ThatssomethingthatIcantseefadinganytimesoon.brbrbrbQuestionbDoyoupreferperformingliveorrecordingbrbrbIllybItreallydependsbothareawesomebutbothcantrulysuck.IcantcompareleavingthestudioknowingyouvejustnailedaBIGsongwithwalkingoffastagehavingjustblown4000peopleawaysameasIcantcomparebeinginastudiowiththesameloopforhoursonendandleavingwithnothingtoplayingaWednesdaynightgiginthecountrytoabout30people.Bothofthosesituationsareverymuchcharacterbuildinghaha.brbrbrbQuestionbWhatwhowasyourinspirationtogointothemusicindustrybrbrbIllybIthinkjusttheacceptancethatifIwantedtomakethemusicianavenuearealityitwasgoingtohavetomeanputtingmyselfoutthere.Itwasreallybornoutofnecessityforwantingtoreachmygoals.brbrbrbQuestionbWhatisthebiggestchallengeyouhavefacedalongthewaytoyourmusicalsuccessbrbrbIllybIvebeenluckyinthatateverypointalongthewayIvehadpeoplehavemybackandsupportmeandmoreimportantlybelieveinme.ThemostdifficulttimewasprobablyrightafterIhadacomplicationwithmynervoussystemandwasbasicalyunabletorunfor10months.Ittookalottogetbackouttheretothepointwhereyoucouldntnoticetheeffectithadhadonmymobility.ButeventhenIremembergettingsnuckoutoftherehabcentreIwasintogoplayagigwhereIcouldhardlystandupthewholeshowandmylegswereshakinglikeCRAZY.Igotbacktorehabatabout2amandwasthreatenedtogetkickedoutbythenurses.ItwastotallyworthitandshowstomethatIvebeentoodeterminedtoletachallengestopmebrbrbrbQuestionbWhatsatypicaldaylikebrbrbIllybWakeuptoabunchofmissedcallsansweremailsgotothegymgotothestudioandgetbusyItsagreatroutineandonethatIhopeIhaveforafewyearyetbrbrbrbQuestionbWhathasbeenyourfavouritepartofbecomingamusicartistbrbrbIllybAsclichedasitishavingpeopletellyouhowmuchwhatyouredoingmeanstothemhastobeit.Alotofthemusicindustrytomeissuperficialpeopleblowingsmokethenwhenthechipsaredownorwhensomeoneelseishotandthentheyreontothenextone.Thatsallgoodthatsthenatureofthebeast.ButthefewtimeswherepeoplehavesaidtheyweregoingthroughthisandinareallybadplaceandyouhelpedbringmeoutofitLikethatisthesortofthingyoucanneverlose.ItsreallyinspiringandmovingtoseehowmuchpeopleconnectwithwhatyoureonaboutinthesamewayIhavetootherartists.Itsabeautifulthinganddefinitelythebestaspect.brbrbrbQuestionbIfyoucouldcollaboratewithanotherartistwhowoulditbebrbrbIllybIfIhadanyotherartistintheworlditwouldprobablybeKanyeWestgivingmeabeat.Thatdudeisgoingtogodownasoneofthealltimegreats.Ifyoudontclasshimthatwayalready.brbrbrbQuestionbDoyouhaveawebsitefanscanvisitbrbrbIllybahrefhttpwww.illyal.comtargetblankrelnofollowwww.illyal.comabrbrbrbQuestionbCanyoutellus5thingsrequi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