We had the good fortune of connecting with Fish, the Vermin and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Fish,, why did you pursue a creative career?
To be honest I just really like making shit. Growing up I liked working with my hands, I was always building random things or doing origami which is folded paper art. Music didn’t peak my interest until about 7th grade. At the time I didn’t really know who’s or what kind of music to download so I just went off what some of the kids at school were playing like Odd Future, MF DOOM, A$AP Mob etc. Immediately upon listening I started picking apart the different layers and patterns in the beat and from there I wanted to start making music. It wasn’t until summer going into freshman year of high school that I started teaching myself how to make beats on FL Studio. Since then I’ve learned how to use other DAWs like Ableton, Logic, and Pro-Tools and I got the privilege to meet so many dope artists from the same city and even in different countries. I still have a lot to learn, a lot to give, and a lot of sounds for the world to hear.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
What sets me apart from others is the unique sound and range of the music I make. Discipline and finding the right motivation brought me to where I am today, I still have a long way to go and I’m excited about the new things I’ll learn along the way. I wouldn’t say it’s been easy but learning to not doubt yourself or what you’re capable of doing will really help you in the long run because all self-doubt does is hold you back. I want the world to know that myself and the artists I’m coming up with are bringing a new era.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I’d take them to my bro Big Gizmos restaurant Miches de la Baja they’re the best mexican and seafood spot around here. Hand down.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Gizmo, Forti, and Ino deserve some recognition. They continue to inspire me and push me to try new things musically. Everyone I associate myself with helped me get to where I am. I would be nothing with out the people that support me.
Other: book studio time/ buy beats: https://www.instagram.com/hitquartersprod
@noli.909 on ig bert