Jason Turbin is the multi-instrumentalist artist behind Cadence Kid, and has returned just in time for the summer with his brand new single 'Hold On Me', officially released in June.

Cadence Kid

Cadence Kid

We got the chance to put some questions to him all about his music, the future and more...

For those who may be new to your music, how best would you describe yourself as an artist?

A little bit of everything from the 60s up through the 80s mixed together.

What challenges have you faced in the music industry so far?

Rejection is always a hard pill to swallow but it makes you tougher.

How difficult would you say this career path is in terms of making a name for yourself?

It can be difficult but I feel if you approach it with honest intentions and just make music you like to make, then it becomes more about the music and why you started playing it in the first place.

How important is it for you to have creative control over the work you produce?

When I'm hired for a film, there's no such thing as creative control and that's fine. However, for my own music I get to be a tyrant and it's a wonderful feeling.

Where do you draw influence and inspiration from for your work?

It's evolving little by little but I'm seeing influences from my early childhood sneak in like The Zombies, Tears For Fears, some old school hip hop etc., I kind of like the idea of just letting things happen as I record and not caring if I lose my 'identity' in the process.

If you could collaborate with anybody going forward who would you choose and why?

I want to make a song with Bjork. I love her voice!

Tell us a random, funny fact about you that not many people know.

I have a weird thing about watching every Nicolas Cage film. Good or bad, I must see it.

Do you have definitive aims or goals for your career?

To be in a position where I could collaborate with all of my favourite artists that are still alive.

Where do you hope to be this time next year?

It would be lovely to have songs playing on the radio for more folks to enjoy.

What should we expect from you in the coming weeks and months?

I learned Final Cut Pro which means more music videos and more songs. I just got hired for 'Orchestration' on Ouija 2. So, that should be fun and creative!

New single 'Hold On Me' is officially released on June 3 via My Music Mind.

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