So of the five emails and YouTube messages I sent out, requesting interviews to YouTube musicians, I got…. drum roll please…
No response, not even to say no. But all well. So I’m going to try and make an interview post, without… actually… having done an interview.
Damn you Wong! You torture me! (PS Jimmy if you read this I’m not mad hit me up on email).
So here we are, my interview questions:
- When and why did you start playing music?
- Do you operate on YouTube by choice? Do you think you could go mainstream if you wanted to?
- Which of your creative activities do you consider as your ‘primary’ (acting, music, photography etc.)
- Which famous musicians do you admire? Why?
- Which famous musicians have you learned from?
- What are your fondest musical memories?
- Describe to me a brief overview of your earlier life in regards to your passions/outlets, such as education or important experiences (acting, filmmaking, music etc.)
- Do you still get nervous before performing or uploading a song?
- Are there any filmmakers or actors you look up to?
- How would you best describe yourself in one, brief sentence?
So there it is. I would give you an idea of what I think Mr. Wong would say, but I honestly don’t know a lot about him. In his videos he is, for the most part just goofy, bouncy, and funny. He rarely seems like a ‘dynamic character’ (Albright be proud!), and I think he consistently wears a facade in his videos, so it’s hard to judge his actual personality.
As you may have been able to tell from the interview, there are a few questions there that were left seemingly unanswered, and yet I kind of… answered them in my speech.
I have a confession to make – I improvised.
Here’s a cute picture of a cat! You’re not allowed to be angry!
Basically, I kind of don’t know what age Jimmy bought his first guitar at, or whether it was even an acoustic, I’m not sure if he had to play it in secret, if he had friends that moved to Japan from China that he was trying to call, or whether he ever gave a guitar to an underprivileged kid.
So yeah, sorry about that. Do you see what you made me DO Jimmy!?
I stated at the beginning that I was confident I’d get an interview with Jimmy, but I guess I had the WONG idea.