Interview: "Second 2 Breathe" - AIRPORTS
I am loving the pop-punk vibe of your new single “Second 2 Breathe”! Can you share your inspiration for this new track and what the writing process was like?
AIRPORTS: Thank you! Musically I've been listening to a lot of my fav bands from childhood - Blink 182, Linkin Park. But the song itself didn't really have a hard reference, it was topically inspired by needing a break from artistry over the pandemic and from various frustrating people/situations.
When did passion for music begin? And what inspired you to take that passion and become an artist yourself?
AIRPORTS: My dad's a country/rock&roll musician, so from him and from getting up at gigs with him definitely although I found my own passion for pop, punk, hip hop & electronic music early on.
If you could meet any other artist, dead or alive, who would you pick and why?
AIRPORTS: MJ - I think experiencing his creative process in the studio would be another level.
Who would you say are your influences when it comes to your sound and writing style?
AIRPORTS: Oooo. Well it's a healthy dose of influences from a few genres (pop, pop punk, EDM & hip hop).. I would say Skrillex has been an enormous influence on my production, Blink-182 melodically and guitar wise, vocally I can't be sure but writing style I grew up listening to lots of battle rap so I always try to incorporate good flow, punchlines and sometimes multis.
If you could perform at any venue in the world, where would you pick and why?
AIRPORTS: I don't think I have a particular goal Venue at the moment but something with amazing nighttime scenery would be cool, or Redrocks.
Are you able to share any of your upcoming projects? I can’t wait to hear more from you!
AIRPORTS: YES, more songs from a body of work coming out very soon! Next up is a deeper dive into my pop punk roots.
Interviewed By Sarah Curry