The final part of the interview with Motoi Konno from Mashroom.fm is posted below. If you’ve read yesterday’s installment and enjoyed it, now you have a chance to know about the music Motoi-san has always been inspired by. Just what you need to start the week in a motivated way, wouldn’t you say?
MUSIC & YOU
When did you become interested in music? What was the first album or single you ever purchased?
I think it was when I was 6years old. My mother taught me how to play the piano.
The first album that I purchased was probably a SPITZ’s single. (Japanese pop band)
Are you in a band yourself, or have you been in a band in the past? Is there a clip on YouTube or elsewhere we could watch?
Yes, I’ve been playing blues for the last 10 years and I am blues guitarist and singer in Japan. And this is my channel.
Musical likes and dislikes? Favorite artists?
Blues, Soul, R&B, MOTOWN, STAX
I really admire many blues artists. Especially, Robert Cray, Lurrie Bell, and there are plenty of others. Continue reading