As well as established and up and coming bands we at Soundscape also want to share with you the best new talent Wales has, so say hello to Emma Twomlow.
This young, talented singer/songwriter is the vocalist for Cardiff rock band Fly By Night but is also a solo artist who is currently writing with a view to recording in the next few months.
Please introduce yourself to our readers?
Emma (Twomlow) & I’m a 16 year old musician from Cardiff.
How did you get started?
Started playing guitar at 6 years old & started singing lessons at 11. My first solo gig was at an open mic night in February 2012.
What have you got going on at the moment?
Solo gigs & with the band, and taking GCSE’s this summer at Whitchurch High School!
Favourite music and why?
Definitely P!NK, she’s my inspiration. Also The Vaccines, Two Door Cinema Club, Lana Del Rey etc.
Favourite book and why?
Currently reading A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini and loving it!
Favourite film and why?
I don’t have a specific favourite, but the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is up there with the best! It reminds me of a holiday I had in India.
Best experience in the business?
When the violinist from ‘Dexys Midnight Runners’ asked to accompany me at a recent charity gig.
Why should Soundscape readers care?
Because I’m Welsh and proud of it!
Most embarrassing thing to happen to you while performing?
What inspires you?
Best thing about coming from Wales?
Everyone is so enthusiastic and supportive.
Who are your role models or idols?
P!NK & my mother!
What are your future plans?
Continuing to do what I’m doing, but if fame passes me by… I would like to be a music therapist.
Favourite Batman actor?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Robin)
You can check out her music on her YouTube channel here.
And you check out Emma’s band Fly By Night.