Published on September 9th, 2016 | by TLV News0
Local Musician Spotlight: Andrew Newman
Name: Andrew Newman
Current Project(s): Lo Noom
Where are you from? Hattiesburg, MS
Your music Style/Genre: Experimental Alternative Pop/R&b
What is your preferred approach to making sounds? Anything and everything. Half the songs I write are on my acoustic guitar while swinging on my back porch. The other half come from sampling other songs and designing cool sounds/beats on my computer
Early music experience: I started playing guitar in the 3rd grade and have been writing music ever since.
Why did you start playing? My brother played and I thought it was really cool. I was too lazy to learn cover songs on guitar so I started writing my own.
What are some of your favorite bands? Radiohead, Tame Impala, Beach Boys, Steely Dan
Most memorable person you’ve jammed with: My mom. We used to always sing Simon and Garfunkel songs together, and she would sing the harmony.
Do you have a “day job”? If so, where? I am a full-time student at the University of Mississippi
Aspirations: To one day make music for a living and to create music that people can jam and relate to.