Woman Extremely solutions our ‘El Tiny’ questionnaire : NPR
To have a good time Alt.Latino’s “El Tiny” takeover of NPR’s Tiny Desk sequence, we requested just a few of the artists contributing performances to reply our “El Tiny” questionnaire. This interview has been edited for size and readability.
Artist Title: Woman Extremely
Nation(s) of Origin: Mexico
Any musician, dwelling or useless, who would you invite over for a cafecito? I might love to combine and match some personalities. And if I do Mexican personalities, I might have a cafecito with Ely Guerra. I really feel like she’s like such a whole and complicated artist. I might love to talk along with her. And perhaps [someone from Época de Oro], from outdated films. Perhaps María Félix or someone complicated like that.
One album that all the time reminds you of residence: An album that all the time jogs my memory of residence is likely to be like all sort of radio pop from the 2000s. Sin Bandera jogs my memory of my mother taking part in the radio. Or [The Mission: Music From The Motion Picture] by Ennio Morricone. My dad all the time performs [that] and it all the time jogs my memory of him cooking within the morning.
If I weren’t a musician, I might be a(n) ____. I will likely be cooking. 100%. I might like to have a [bakery]. Like a small [bakery] within the woods. That might be my retirement plan or my plan B.
Dream place to tour: I might like to go to Asia. Perhaps touring Japan. South Korea. Anyplace the place there’s languages that I do not converse. That is very intriguing to me, to get to know cultures and all these variations.
What are you listening to proper now? I am listening loads to Ethel Cain, and in español all I am listening to is that this buddy of mine who’s referred to as Sonic Emerson. It is a very underground, shoegaze factor.
Is there part of your artistic course of — a chunk of drugs, a instrument, a method — that you have adopted just lately? How has it impacted your artwork? I do not contemplate myself a guitar participant, however just lately I have been attending to know the instrument and making it a part of my music and my creative persona and the present. I began composing, simply me and the guitar, from scratch. I really feel like an instrument turns into like one other limb in your physique. I similar to feeling that, towards guitar, and I am understanding what it means to me and for composition.