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True Story Interview With Anthony Collins

Devin Inabinet March 6, 2014 Artist Profile, Interview, Mexico, News, Paris, Promoter No Comments

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There´s a True Story in Mexicali.  The capital city of Baja California, it is the northernmost city of Latin America with about 903,000 residents. There a few people producing great events and making this city a new hot spot for artists to drop off their vibe & music, and True Story is a promising crew, proving themselves with their epic debut featuring Francis Harris.  They are dedicated to booking the highest ranking talent for a comfortable 300 person dance floor at a location that brings the artist on an intimate level with the crowd, ensuring a great time for everyone involved. Continuing in their pursuit, their second event presents Anthony Collins, Co-Owner of Scissor & Thread and curator of Natural History.

Our friends at True Story got a chance to ask Anthony Collins a few questions before he heads down south on March 22nd:

How are you and how is your year going so far?

AC: I am great thank you , been super busy actually as i just moved full time from Paris to New York, been doing back & forth´s since the past 2 years and finally made the big move, and its been great choice for sure.

What are you up to when you’re not touring?

AC: Spending a lot of time in the studio working on my various projects (Anthony Collins – Frank & Tony – Glory Club ), and on the label Scissor & Thread as we got plenty of exiting projects in the pipeline for 2014.

What has been the highlight of your career so far?

AC: Starting Scissor & Thread and seeing it grow.

How has it been from the beginning to this point?

AC: Quite a chaotic journey with plenty of ups & lows , I have been in the industry since 12 years now and it takes time to know what your place is in that and what you want for yourself , following your vision is not always easy and takes patience , but on the long term it’s the most rewarding and that is what I am aiming for.

How important is it for you as an artist to own a label?

AC: Very, it is my only outlet for my music now and ables me to express my artistic vision 100 %.

What does it take for you to want to release a track?

AC: A lot factors come in to place , but first and most importantly is the music itself and the feeling I get when I listen to it, its hard to put it in words , it just feels natural when it’s the good track.

What do you think about what´s going on over the world with EDM?

AC: I really don´t think too much about it , as I feel in no way related to that music, is like if you were asking me what do I think about “country music” scene , it has nothing to do with me.

Anything you would like to say to the people over Baja for your True Story gig on March 22?

 AC: I am very excited to discover this new part of the world, even more that I heard great things about these events from my label partner Francis Harris.

Check out our review of the New Yorker’s fresh Exhibit “F” EP on Natural History and keep up with True Story on Facebook-we foresee great things from this Baja crew! <3

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