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Phocust


Read the Phocust Interview below and share it on social media.


Please tell our readers who you are and what you do?


I’m Tyler Shiffer. I was born and raised in Denver, CO. I produce and DJ Electronic Dance Music under the alias Phocust. I started producing in Ableton in high school and really feel in love with making Dubstep but now I write all genres of EDM.


How would you describe your influences and how have they changed over the years?


I have definitely altered my sound over the years. I grew up with the roots of Dubstep with the OGs such as Rusko, Flux Pavilion, and Skism. But now days I am in love with Sound that relates to artists such as Grey, Soltan, & Chime. I have even started to write some future bass as well as beats to my own raps. I know my sound/style will continue to grow and become more diverse as I continue to write.


What´s new right now?


After recently have my first debut show in LA I have been taking a break from doing a lot of shows to focus more on writing music. I plan to release an EP and/or a small album later this year (2018). I do of course plan to have more shows as they fall into place as my music progresses.

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Are you a superfan of anyone? How did you become a superfan? Do you remember how you become a fan and what turned you into super fan? Have you ever thought about why you´re such a fan?



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What was the biggest mistake you made when you started making music and what would be the number one tip you could give to a newcomer musician?



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How do you get gigs? Can you share any tips?



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Do you have good promotion tips for other musicians?



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Do you have insights on how to grow your audience on soundcloud that you want to share with our audience?



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What has been your biggest challenge right now? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how?



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How do you personally discover new music?



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Once you discovered new music, do you tell others about the new music/artist you discovered? If yes, how exactly?



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What is your number one tip to improve your music production or songwriting skills?



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What is your best tip for those who struggle with finishing their tracks?



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We meet again in one year. What has changed?



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https://www.facebook.com/iamphocust

http://www.soundcloud.com/iamphocust

http://www.facebook.com/iamphocust

http://www.twitter.com/iamphocust

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