This week we interviewed reggae artist IGNATIUS. Check out his BTA profile from this LINK
Please introduce yourself.
Yo, my name is Tommi Ignatius 35-year-old dude from Finland. Moving to Thailand next month.
How did you end up making music and how did your artist name come about?
I´ve been playing guitar in cover bands for many years, touring all over Finland. A few years ago I bought myself studio equipment and started making my own music. Artist name is just my last name because that´s who I am
How would you describe your music?
I have released two albums this year, one that is Finnish reggae and another that has a variety of genres. I love all sorts of music.
Tell us little about your creative process?
Usually, I watch movies with a guitar or a bass in my hand and then I get some kind of idea. My songwriting is always about the feeling.
What is the best thing about being a reggae artist?
Learning every day something new.
The most memorable show you performed?
About ten years ago we played a show for people with disabilities in Nurmijärvi. That was a great show, everyone was so real and enthusiastic.
Tell us about your regular hangout? Have you ever had a gig there?
My regular hangout is my home, I am that lame And yes, I’ve had a performance here.
If you could choose, which artist would you like to see live? Dead or alive.
Have to say Bob Marley here
Future projects we should know about?
I am planning to release a new reggae single in a few weeks. Also, check out my collabo-project “IGNATIUS & JOPI” We are releasing our 1st single “Kylpyyn” next week featuring Brädi.
Thank you for the interview!
See you next week with a brand new BTA artist interview.