Pictured above is Goodknight.
Interview curated by our founder Michael.
Phuture: Guess who’s back??! Goodknight. is back!!!
What’s up fam?! It hasn’t been that long since we last spoke in interview form but it’s soooo great to have you back :D.
Let’s kick things off with what you had for breakfast!
Goodknight.: Two RX Protein bars XD
Phuture: When you think of our theme ‘Wonder’ what does that theme mean to you?
Goodknight.: The theme ‘Wonder,’ to me, represents that warm feeling that you get when you know that what you’re experiencing is going to have a lasting impact on your emotional, mental, and spiritual state. What the listener is experiencing with this collection is exactly that 😀
Phuture: You’ve been upping your production levels SOOO much over the years. If we recall you started producing without your own vocals, began collaborating with other vocalists then began sliding your own in. What’s that process been like and how has the reward of releasing changed since utilizing vocals at the forefront with most every release?
Goodknight.: Yep, I started out releasing non-vocal songs alongside a few vocal songs with other vocalists on the tracks. It’s been quite the journey from then to now and I wasn’t really planning on singing on my tracks, initially. I was messing around with vocals on a track or two and sent them to people, and they really liked what they heard, so I thought “why not”. My vision is to continue to bridge the gap between producer and singer so that I’ll be able to one day play out my songs back to back with me singing on them like a traditional concert!
Phuture: Let’s talk about ‘Focus’! What was the idea behind this track? Please describe the emotions that went into this 🙂
Goodknight.: ‘Focus,’ for me, is a loving song that stresses compassionate self-motivation through adversity. At the time I was going through a lot of mixed emotions, and with my hyperactive brain it was hard to “focus” on tending to myself in a healthy way. My hope is that this track will help bring a renewed and refreshed perspective on whatever challenges that the listener is facing at the time.
Phuture: What are 3 things that most people might not know about you?
Goodknight.: I listen to Folk/Indie music for motivation, I’m originally from Nashville, TN, and I currently work at an electric bike company called Super73 that I love very much 😀
Phuture: If a tree falls in a forest and there is no one there to hear the sound – was there any sound at all? Bonus question – did the tree even fall?
Goodknight.: Trick question; there was no tree to begin with 😉
Phuture: What’s your favorite song so far in 2022?
Goodknight.: Honestly, BS by Still Woozy got me in my feels hella.
Phuture: Ask us a question!
Goodknight.: What are Phuture Collective’s plans for this next year?
Phuture: What does the next year look like for ya? Any album / shows / streams / travel plans being put together?
Goodknight.: I have an EP in the works, an online festival performance, an LP, and some other things in the works. I have a lot in my bag right now 😀
Phuture: Name 5 artists who are going to rapidly emerge in 2022!
Goodknight.: Shockface, ero808, eyezic, Quiet Bison, Colson XL
Phuture: Anything else you wish to mention before we part ways until next time?
Goodknight.: Phuture Collective has been with me since the beginning, and I’ll never forget that. I’ll support you guys until the end 😀
♾Album art by Ethan May:
Website : http://ethanmay.io/
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