What do you do when everything seems to go bad? Do you fold back into your shell or face it like Ian Dencker? Ian Dencker is a musical artist who pours his heart out into every production; he has made it sole purpose to empower the world with his music
His latest single “When Stars Collide,” is that one song that can be enjoyed by people from all walks of life regardless of age. Ian is a solo artist who plays the guitar and keyboard, and atop that, he sings as well.
In a recent interview with Mister Styx of Musicarenagh, Ian Decker went deep into his personal life and share some bits of him. When asked about the main inspiration behind “When Stars Collide” this is what he had to say :
“The song is about awakenings, new beginnings and new realisations trying to capture that feeling in song”
Now join us as we get dig deeper into the life of Ian Decker and his latest single “When Stars Collide”
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What is your stage name
Is there a story behind your stage name?
No, it’s just my real name
Where do you find inspiration?
Everywhere, life, dreams, you just have to listen
What was the role of music in the early years of your life?
It offered hope and escape from a very poor upbringing
Are you from a musical or artistic family?
Who inspired you to be a part of the music industry?
I naturally was drawn to music as a young boy and would torment my family on the old piano
How did you learn to sing/write/to play?
I’m self taught
What was the first concert that you ever went to and who did you see perform?
I recall seeing Neil Youg and Crazy Horse
How could you describe your music?
Describe your creative process.
Sometimes I will dream a song and when I wake I record the words and music
What is your main inspiration?
A mixture really but the human condition prevails
What musician do you admire most and why?
I really like Thom Yorke as he is so gifted technically and creates a scenery like no one else
Did your style evolve since the beginning of your career?
Yes I think so and still evolving
Who do you see as your main competitor?
I would like to be as good as Green Day or Radiohead
What are your interests outside of music?
Martial arts and the good side of humanity
If it wasn’t a music career, what would you be doing?
I’d be a farmer or race car driver or a sailor
What is the biggest problem you have encountered in the journey of music?
being understood and getting my ideas across tp production
If you could change one thing in the music industry, what would it be?
more inclusive to all
Why did you choose this as the title of this project?
I was watching the Milky Way with my 9yo son whilst camping
What are your plans for the coming months?
To Promote When Stars Collide and perform it live
Do you have any artistic collaboration plans
Not at this stage but always open to offers 🙂
What message would you like to give to your fans?
I hope you like my new song, this one was very hard to write and I had to dig very deep as my life was undergoing drastic changes