We had the good fortune of connecting with Vago Galindo and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Vago, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
I used to be a very religious human when I was very a very young kid, like everybody at that age I liked fairytales, and when I discover music I changed my religion to music. Literally, I stopped believing in my religion and gave all the focus I could into music but I didn’t know you could make a career out of it, everyone back home thought that was my hobby. The pivoting point for me was when I was studying Industrial Engineering, back in Mexico, everyone I knew was following the exact same path in life: graduate from college, get married, have kids, buy a house then watch your kids graduate, get married and the loop goes on and on and on. Normality freaks me out. That “life plan” really freaked me out. It really really freaked me out. That’s when I decided to really give music a try.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
As a music producer I always try to start with things being as creative as possible, that could mean striking a chord, recording a rooster for a song or freezing mics and record the ice breaking. I try to really have an open door for creativity. I think I got to where I am by getting bored easily and trying to learn or do something different every time I can. It is very important to remain curious and somewhat naive to things or events in life, most of the time in my personal experience, having preconceived notions about a concept or a human can be damaging to learning about something new.

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?
Most places have been closed due to COVID but Los Angeles has a cool thing that you can go hiking and then go to the beach on the same day.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
There’s far too many but my dog, obviously.

Website: www.galin.do

Instagram: vagogalindo

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