Chip Pirrs Tells Us What Happens When In Rome

Songwriter, performer and producer Chip Pirrs who makes music for people who stay up at night with anxiety searching for a way to make ends meet. People who have the courage to chase their dreams but haven’t seen them all come true yet. This is the music for people who have been overlooked but have overcome.

Although Chip Pirrs started doing professional music somewhere in 2010, in NYC. When asked what influences him this is what he said to say . He said

Radiohead is the band that I’m most influenced by…add in some Prince, Nine Inch Nails, Underworld and The-Dream and you start to get an idea of what sounds have had the most impact on me


He added “When In Rome is about coming home from a party or a vacation with your friends and trying to explain what you want your partner to think happened. And not necessarily doing a great job at it.”

Listening to When in Rome” One could tell Chip Pirrs is a musician who hasdedicated himself to produce music for  long term.

He had more to say about himself and his new music, get th full story below:

What is your stage name?

My name is Chip Pirrs (pronounced like purz) or like chippers


Is there a story behind your stage

People have called me Chip or chippers forever so I just made it a little more formal


What was the role of music in the early years of your life?

My mom is a big music fanatic, so all types of genres were always filling up my childhood home. I’ve been. in love ever since.

Are you from a musical or artistic family?

Outside of loving music, no one in my family has any musical training, besides me.


Who inspired you to be a part of the music industry?

All the bands I love. Seeing Radiohead and Prince and Nine Inch Nails and Underworld and Tool (just to name a few) perform inspired me to develop my own musical voice and style.


How did you learn to sing/write/to play?

I’ve had some piano training, but very little. I’m mostly self-taught.

What was the first concert that you ever went to and who did you see perform?

My first concert was Hall & Oates at the Indiana State fairgrounds

How could you describe your music?

I’d describe my music as intricate, soundscape pop with hints of hip hop, alternative rock, and classical. My music is for those people that want to take a long walk with their headphones on and dive deep into an album or song.

Describe your creative process.

I do most of the principal recording in my home studio. Then I take that rough mix to the studio and Josh (Valleau) and I hammer out the special details. The lyrics have usually been written independently at some time before. I don’t usually write my lyrics to a specific song. Sometimes I do but not usually.

What is your main inspiration?

I’m a huge Radiohead fan. I really love the gamut of their sound because I feel like there are so many beautifully used influences.

What musician do you admire most and why?

If I were to pick a single musician and not use the band above, I’d probably say Prince.


Did your style evolve since the beginning of your career?

Yes! Definitely! My initial style was way more free flowing and way less structured. I love a very layered sound so I’ve had to learn constructive restraint as I’ve grown as a musician.

Who do you see as your main competitor?

I don’t feel like I have any competitors. My style isn’t for everyone but I don’t think I do anything so similar to anyone else that we can’t all exist.


What are your interests outside of music?

I’m a lover of art in many forms.

If it wasn’t a music career, what would you be doing?

I’m an artist so I’d be giving the world art in some other form.

What is the biggest problem you have encountered in
the journey of music?

It’s tough finding and developing your audience but it’s really cool engaging with people that enjoy what I do and getting to talk about music with them.

If you could change one thing in the music industry, what would it be?

More transparency into what the actual process is in getting your music to a larger audience is. You gotta be on the inside to know and I’m not there…yet.

What are your plans for the coming months?

I’ll be releasing 2-3 more singles monthly up until my next EP release called, “Places I’ve Left Myself”

Do you have any artistic collaboration plans?

I have a song coming out called “This End Up” with Clive Deamer (Portishead) doing some drumming. It’s really cool and I’m excited for people to hear it.

What message would you like to give to your fans?

If you feel like you have immense talent but suffer from imposter syndrome or you’re at the intersection of revenge and revival. My music is for you. I’m talking to those people. This music is for the late night thinkers.

Follow Chip Pirrs on Facebook, Twitter,  and watch more of his videos on Tik Tok and Youtube.

Mister Styx
Mister Styx
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