In a candid interview, scene mainstay Lil Lotus shares lessons to be learned in his story of redemption. Crushing coke, downing drinks, and popping pills before the show even goes on has inevitable makings for a rock and roll redemption story. Musical success can particularly be the downfall for an artist who is still being haunted by the pain of the past, but Lotus proves that it is all about how you pick yourself up again and keep moving forward. In his short but eventful 25 years, the vocalist has become a mainstay at the intersection of experimental rap and post-hardcore. No matter the feeling, Lotus has probably spoken about it. That is why it does not take a major motion picture to tell the story of his rise, downfall, and rebirth, but rather, truth extended from broad Texas skies with no room to hide. First inspired by the likes of Paramore and Linkin Park, his taste was largely determined by the fate of a stolen iPod that fell into this lap. His friend helped him jailbreak it, but under one condition: he got to pick what would go on it. While his classmates would retreat home to spaces like Tumblr, Lotus got to work on music after his dad taught him his first four guitar chords. Lotus began filling in spots in local metalcore bands, as well as performing in a church group at the encouragement of his parents.
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By utilizing his seemingly limitless vocal range, Lotus draws from a vast array of metal , pop punk and hip-hop influences as he crafts a genre-shrugging atmosphere of melancholy with his depressively hedonistic lyrics. After years of fusing his raw, Auto-Tuned catharsis with heavy instrumentals, Lotus has seemingly achieved his desired goal of emo revival—he recently signed with Epitaph Records , the independent label known for housing a prestigious list of pop-punk, post-hardcore and emo bands. Recently, Lotus has been preoccupied with working on new music , which is set to be released later this year. It may seem like an overwhelming amount of projects, but Lotus prefers the musical freedom. He was just music. I just want to be music. When I got more into Linkin Park than those other bands, they made me want to listen to even heavier music. But I would listen to a lot of Warped Tour bands, too.
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