Let's start off by talking about your latest release on Future House Cloud, "Six Pack." Can you tell us more about the inspiration for this track and how it fits into your recent vlog series about physical health?
"Six Pack" is a track that was inspired by working out. I wanted to make a track which gives you motivation and energy to work out. Together with my "Beyond Fitness" vlogs, I hope to inspire a lot of people to work out more and to show them that it is a lot of fun.
I always make sure that I find time to do some sports within my busy travel and work schedule. This really helps give me energy throughout the day and beat jet lags more easily when I am on tour.
Last year, you did an official remix with the original Broadway cast of Mean Girls for "I'd Rather Be Me." How did you approach this remix with the knowledge that it might be heard by people outside of your normal listening audience?
I approached this remix by trying to give it a "Sophie Francis" sound, which is a lot of energy. I wanted to make something people could really dance too, but at the same time I wanted it to stay close to the original so a wider audience could hear their favourite Mean Girls track in a new light.
In past interviews, you frequently talk about how women have to work twice as hard in this male-driven industry. If you were curating an all-female lineup for a festival, who all would you book and why?
Allison Wonderland - Because she is awesome! I love her personal style and her music and she is so incredibly talented.
La Twins - Because they have a crazy awesome energy.
Mariana Bo - Because I love her music
Juicy M - Because skill wise, she is incredible with the mixers.
What are some of the personal goals that you've set for yourself going into 2020 and beyond?
For myself I have set out to keep creating music I can really incorporate into my set but also keep into the working out mode. So I will promise to bring out those new tracks and there is definitely some other exciting stuff coming, but you will see more this coming year!
Thanks so much to Sophie Francis and Always Management for making this interview possible! Be sure to follow her with the links below!
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Chris W. Lao
Label Manager, Writer, DJ, and Student.
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